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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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THE TEMPI A»» Is • TPMM. Ourua. Thon mark ! to writer of such d«ninciiU A fair caligruphy maat !o the aoto Object of hi* endeavours;—and the rest Hi' ma)' entrust in faith to holy Luke, Tho 1'itron saint of |mint«r and of scribe; And pru(l nt, whilst the letters form and flow, lteatruin his thoughts from dwelling on the aensc. GOTTFRIED. Suro that there is an ancient saw which says, Men cannot choose but think of what they write. ClIATLAIN. Wall, yes, my friend, with Laymen that may hold ; lint then, tho Church is, you should know, inspired Tho same, too, may bo said of potentates, And tho superior Knights, so long as thoy Relieve, and pray, and offer to tho Church. GOTTFRIED. Xow see I clearly, Hovcrtnd Sir, how much Ono learns by talking with the erudite' And hero's hot-headed Robert been to-day, Hon-ting that in his forests he can learn More wisdom far than you from breviary ! CHAPLAIN-. So says the heretic-dog, tho ignorant dolt, Who scarco knows how to scribblo his own namo ? And understands engrossing just as well As I do Greek ? (JUflk) Rut softly, Brother Cy (Privately to th Chir-txy.) To Mother Klsio go, and bid her cook Tho calf's-hend for my luncheon, with sharp sauce. {Choir-boy GOTTFRIED. Y11 by tho Master this wild huntsman's held In great indulgence. Lately gave he him A spleudid charger.

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