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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
page 26

sc. i.J TUE TIN rima IN ci ran, . ; I'd gladly change with. He ia a new lirother— Dimbtlttw jou know of him already? CHAIUIX. No, Praise God, wo know of nothing— CIUKLOT. Then I'll tell you ! A' yeatcr-night, when from tho bastion I Was coming back, and to Colosaa camo ;— Chaplain ! yii know, just where tho pretty ho*Ua»— ClIAILAlV. I ?—God forbid ! CHARIOT. Well, well, but hear me out ! As I rodo up to tho inn, a young «OJMI Had just arrived beforo me. Ho is son Of Poitou's Bcnoschnl, a rich old churl, Who in his stronghold quietly consumes Tho golden gain that in tho holy wars Ho plundered from tho Turks. Good Sirs, 'tis long Sinco such a head of game as this youth is Has run into our snares ! Just think of it ! Ho comes with ten Arabian steeds as rich In gear as is our I/ndy of Mulplaquct, More handsome tlinntlio Master's own dear Tartar. Ho has ten followers with him; strike mo dead ! Why on tho chapel altar tho St. John Is bnt an errand-boy compared with them ; So fino tiny nro! Himself, a student lad Of milk and blood complexion, so figged out, So hung with chains and bells, that by their tinkle He'd dance yon on Shrove Tuesday tho Cliaconno Without a fiddle. CHAPLAIN. Your preface end, and come To fact*.

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