Well, the judge he cast his
robe aside; a tear came to his eye
"You fail to understand," he said, "why must you even try?"
While outside the crowd was stirring, you could hear it from the floor
Inside the judge was stepping down while the jury cried for more
"Oh stop that cursed jury,"
cried the attendant and the nurse
"The trial was bad enough, but this is ten times worse"
Just then a bolt of lightning struck the courthouse out of shape
And while everybody knelt to pray, the drifter did escape