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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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•C. t.] Till TI MI-LA M IK CYt-KTS. Wh'-nco fish ou all these maxim* ? in the wood* For over rut-in/, yet you often talk More wisuly than that legend-worm, tho Chaplain. RoaiKT TIIOM' thin/-, my friend, we hunt not out in wood* Wo *nrely shall in legend* never find. '1 ho -|. irk of human reason glows a* bright In forests, growing with tho cedar'* growth, As it i* dulled within the lutrrow evil. Hut your reminder of tho sylvan jo_\s Come* in good time. Farewell ! GOITFKUD. Saw you not yet The Master ? Sleeps he oat tho past day'* trouble ? ROBERT. He sleep '—Was ever such a stormy day As could tire out tho old man ? E'en ns I Was starting out at three o'clock, ho trod That mountain-path already, which to climb lit fore tho sun-riso daily is his wont. GOTTfRUD. A quaint old grey-beard ! Kver wise and staid As tits his Mastcrhood—yet, when his heart Is stirred to effervescence, forth ho goes At full burst over every obstacle. ROBERT. Poor heart, magnanimous, inscrutable ! GOTTFRIED. There on tho mountain, so the old folks say, Ho with his tutelary spirit holds, Kach morning, converse ; many indeed pretend That, after heathen fashion—God be with us ! Ho doth the sun adore. RORERT. Knight-LSrothcr, say,

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