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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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IS THE TEMPLARS IN CYPRUS. [ACT I. CHAPLAIN. I come from matins, Pronounced is witta est ; and wo go homo. GOTTFRIED. And have yon on hand much business, reverend Father ? CHAPLAIN. For Christendom's well-being, who would not toil ? GOTTFRIED. Troo—in things temporal and eternal you Aro foremost ! Yesterday, for instance, you Wero writing, so they tell me, all day long, Most urgent and most weighty documents. CHAPLAIN. Wisdom and knowledge gave the Lord to me, And theso my gifts aro often in demand. GOTTFRIED. Wero not those missives to tho Cardinal sent, And to the Marshal of Brienne ? CHAPLAIN. To whom ?— I could not rightly say. GOTTFRIED. But were they not Dictated by the Master to yourself ? CHAPLAIN. Dictated ? Certainly, the phrases were ; But all tho strokes and flourishes wero mine. GOTTFRIED. They'd weighty matters in them ; had they not ? CHAPLAIN. To that I paid no very great regard,

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