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JOKANAAN

Where is he whose cup of abominations is now full? Where is he, who in a robe of silver shall one day die in the face of all the people? Bid him come forth, that he may hear the voice of him who hath cried in the waste places and in the houses of kings.


SALOMÉ

Of whom is he speaking?


THE YOUNG SYRIAN

No one can tell, Princess.


JOKANAAN

Where is she who saw the images of men painted on the walls, even the images of the Chaldeans painted with colours, and gave herself up unto the lust of her eyes, and sent ambassadors into the land of Chaldaea?


SALOMÉ

It is of my mother that he is speaking.


THE YOUNG SYRIAN

Oh, no. Princess.


SALOMÉ

Yes; it is of my mother that he is speaking.


JOKANAAN

Where is she who gave herself unto the Captains

of Assyria, who have baldricks on their

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