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HERODIAS

I do not believe in omens. He speaks like a drunken man.


HEROD

It may be he is drunk with the wine of God.


HERODIAS

What wine is that, the wine of God? From what vineyards is it gathered? In what wine-press may one find it?


HEROD

[From this point he looks all the while at Salomé].

Tigellinus, when you were at Rome of late, did the Emperor speak with you on the subject of . . . ?


TIGELLINUS

On what subject, my Lord?


HEROD

On what subject? Ah I I asked you a question, did I not? I have forgotten what I would have asked you.


HERODIAS

You are looking again at my daughter. You must not look at her. I have already said so.


HEROD

You say nothing else.

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