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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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30 THE TEMPLARS IX CYPRUS. [km i. God mend it, gossipping the Inst half-hour ! Not yet been to tho Master ? Docs ho know The service, tho obedience, or tho rules ? March !—forth ! Six minutes, and I como myself. [CIIARLOT hastens away. I COMMANDER. Theso nro tho Temple's gnardinns ! Ah, poor Molay ! Thou, thou remainest only ! Yet with such As theso thon need'st must fall, and I ! 0, tako Me, Hugo ! soon to thino eternal rest ! [Exi'. SCENE II. --1 natural garden set with many flowers ami shrubs : Behind, a trellis adjoining a court-yard, and at the siilc, part of the Temple-court, with Farm-buildings. PHILIP (busy gardening, sings). Ere the early snn has left his bed, (While yet from the steaming sea Above and below floats the morning-red, Nor with gleaming spear strides he j) Hither and thither the blithe birds go, Singing above and singing below A song, a jubilant song. Little birds, why are ye always so gay, As ye welcome the sun's warm fostering ray ? We rejoice that we live, and exist through the hours, Rejoice that such blithesome companionship's ours. Our fashion is good, So gaily to flit through tho wood ; While fann'd by sweet breezy dawn's quickening powers. The sun too is merry of mood. Little birds, why sit ye silent and pressed To the eaves in your mossy nest ? We sit, for wc feel not the warmth of the sun ; Night has buried his beams in the waves, every one j

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