“Taking His Chance”


Bushranger Jack Dean comes to the door of the inn and dances with May Carney. Although all know he is an outlaw, the bushmen do not betray him. But at last someone notifies the police. Dean is shot and killed as he prepares to flee


  1. Meredith/Anderson, pp. 270-271, "Taking His Chance" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, MA270


Author: Henry Lawson
Earliest date: 1965
Found in: Australia