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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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tin TKMI-LMM IX • xnvt. But, if I rightly ptthi-red anything, The Order and the Clergy were concro- 1. GUTTIBIEO. Oh, Holy Father, tell ' Ciurtjuv. 1' faith 'til all 1 c«n recall to mind. GOTTFRIED. And yet you wrote it ! fairy RI Look yon, good Gottfried mino ! Whon ono of u A Literate, write*, tho letters buzz and swarm Hy thousands in his head ; ho scnrcely marks What things aro written by his crafty pen. For instance: if " God greet you" BO tho words-Two G's aro writ, you think, as soon as spoke. No, Gottfried, by no means : for each G must Wind cunningly like spiral of a snail ; And this voluto must also delicate bo As finest cobwob. In such subtlo wise Tho U must terminate, that should need be, You might without much troublo call it X— And only so the text can suit tho reader; It must bo seemly orcn though it kill ; Tho writer,—well,—can always writo again,— And so provides himself, whate'er befall. Is not this so ? GOTTFRIED. Yes, that tho mind can grasp— ClUI XAI.V. So grasp it then ! GOTTFRIED. Xo easy thing With all those crooks and twists !

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