Quotation by Jean Racine

Another [Israelite]: The blood of the orphan,
A third [Israelite]: The tears of the miserable,
The Second [Israelite]: These are his most delightful dishes; This is his sweetest drink.
Jean Racine (1639–1699), French playwright. The choir, in Esther, act 3, sc. 3 (1689).

The choir is speaking of the anti-Semitic oppressor.
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