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come. Howbeit, Cæsar is lord, he will come if such be his pleasure. Nevertheless, I think he will not come.


FIRST NAZARENE

It was not concerning Cæsar that the prophet spake these words, sire.


HEROD

How?—it was not concerning Cæsar?


FIRST NAZARENE

No, my lord,


HEROD

Concerning whom then did he speak?


FIRST NAZARENE

Concerning Messias who has come.


A JEW

Messiah hath not come.


FIRST NAZARENE

He hath come, and everywhere He worketh miracles.


HERODIAS

Ho! ho! miracles! I do not believe in miracles. I have seen too many. [To the page] My fan.

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