My desire also was to have speech privately with the great conqueror, Holofernes.
Holofernes, too, is with her a pet name for any fell domestic despot.
Among these is the well-known story of Judith and Holofernes.
The answer to which, was, 'Yes—when Judith bore the head of Holofernes.'
The perils of the heathen will surround you, and harm will surely befall you, for Holofernes will work lamentable evil upon you.
In a sense, her act was one of heroism like that of Judith in the tent of Holofernes.
And now call them unto you, and deliver up the whole city for a prey to the people of Holofernes, and to all his host.
Holofernes, called a general of Nebuchadnezzar in the story.
And the watchmen seeing this, ran to the tent of Holofernes.
Holofernes buckled on his fire-spurs, and flew after the fugitives.