Salome

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Author: Oscar Wilde
Published: 1893
Language: French
Wordcount: 11,236 / 40 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,772
mnybks.net#: 7505
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Drama
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elle me regarde. Pourquoi me regarde-t-elle avec ses yeux d'or sous ses paupieres dorees? Je ne sais pas qui c'est. Je ne veux pas le savoir. Dites-lui de s'en aller. Ce n'est pas a elle que je veux parler.

SALOME. Je suis Salome, fille d'Herodias, princesse de Judee.

IOKANAAN. Arriere! Fille de Babylone! N'approchez pas de l'elu du Seigneur. Ta mere a rempli la terre du vin de ses iniquites, et le cri de ses peches est arrive aux oreilles de Dieu.

SALOME. Parle encore, Iokanaan. Ta voix m'enivre.

LE JEUNE SYRIEN. Princesse! Princesse! Princesse!

SALOME. Mais parle encore. Parle encore, Iokanaan, et dis-moi ce qu'il faut que je fasse.

IOKANAAN. Ne m'approchez pas, fille de Sodome, mais couvrez votre visage avec un voile, et mettez des cendres sur votre tete, et allez dans le desert chercher le fils de l'Homme.

SALOME. Qui est-ce, le fils de l'Homme? Est-il aussi beau que toi, Iokanaan?

IOKANAAN. Arriere! Arriere! J'entends dans le palais le battement des ailes de

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