The horse is followed by Tosca Zoppé, his trainer, who guides him through his paces.
For the moment Cavaradossi forgets Angelotti; then, however, urges Tosca to leave him, so that he may continue with his work.
Scarpia eats in Tosca and the heroine kills him with a table knife.
It being granted, he begins to write, but soon loses himself in memories of Tosca.
They are dancing, while waiting for Tosca, who is to sing in the cantata.
With Tosca Scarpia begins his interview quietly, deferentially.
Kneeling beside him Tosca lavishes tears and kisses upon him.
With trembling hand Tosca, standing at the table, raises to her lips the wineglass filled for her by Scarpia.
The life of Tosca's lover is in the hands of the man who has told her how she may save him.
Tosca elects to be comforted, and with a final thrust she goes out, requesting her lover to change the lady's eyes to black ones.