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tary places shall be glad. They shall blossom like the rose. The eyes of the blind shall see the day, and the ears of the deaf shall be opened. The suckling child shall put his hand upon the dragon's lair, he shall lead the lions by their manes.


SECOND SOLDIER

Make him be silent. He is always saying ridiculous things.


FIRST SOLDIER

No, no. He is a holy man. He is very gentle, too. Every day, when I give him to eat he thanks me.


THE CAPPADOCIAN

Who is he?


FIRST SOLDIER

A prophet.


THE CAPPADOCIAN

What is his name?


FIRST SOLDIER

Jokanaan.


THE CAPPADOCIAN

Whence comes he?

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