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SALOMÉ

I am not hungry, Tetrarch.


HEROD


[To Herodias.] You see how you have brought up this daughter of yours.


HERODIAS

My daughter and I come of a royal race. As for thee, thy father was a camel driver! He was a thief and a robber to boot!


HEROD

Thou liest!


HERODIAS

Thou knowest well that it is true.


HEROD

Salomé, come and sit next to me. I will give thee the throne of thy mother.


SALOMÉ

I am not tired, Tetrarch.


HERODIAS

You see in what regard she holds you.


HEROD

Bring me—what is it that I desire? I forget. Ah! ah! I remember.

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