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FRIEDERICH WERNER The Templars in Cyprus


Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

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The Templars in Cyprus
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8 THE TEMPLARS ES CYPRCS. [ACT I. A WORKMAX. Who would not bo a soldier ! Helm nnd lance ! How different from the apron and tho trowel ! CLACS. Think'st so ? WORKMAN. /. Ave sure ! CLACS. The noble Master Molay So thinks not. WORKMAN. No ?—and he a man of war ! CLACS. He says, before God's kingdom comes on earth, Lances must plough-shares be and armonr trowels ! SEVERAL LADS. How ? CLACS. And the sword lo changed into a plummet, And it shall have two fastenings : Strength and Truth. THE CHURL. What may he mean ? CLAUS. How should I tell thee, bungler ? [During these remarks, they diverse, as they work, into the side-wings ; AXXE also, who drags the mortar after her hitsbaiul. ASTRALIS (rising from prayer). 0 thou, the eternal Mother's gracious Son,

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