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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 37

34 THE TEMPLARS 1* CTPKCS. [ACT I. FRANK. Even he. MOLAY (sets down the pail nnd hastens to PRANK with open arms). Ah ! Welcomo then a thonsand, thousand times, My heart's dear lad of gold ! And tell me now What does thy father ? stumps ho bravely yet Upon that wooden leg ?— FRANK. Yes, but three years, lie goes on crutches. MOLAY. Poor friend ! Lives ho still His own old life ? Doth he still polish up Tho lances? Gives he drink to the Polak And to his faithful Nimrod ? FRANK. He is dead. MOLAY. Then let him pass !—Doth he still think of me ? Hath he not sent me greeting ? Hath he not ? Forgive ! I'm well-nigh wildercd with the joy Of seeing mine old faithful Henry's son ! FRANK. Thcso words he sent yon. " Brotherhood and Gaza." And after them MOLAY. Right, right ! That was the watchword Of our eternal bond of brotherhood ! Ah, Gaza, Gaza ! Plague on my hot zeal !— Has ho had nought to tell you about Gaza ? FRANK. A thonsand times he bas, and how he lost His leg, in action sorely wounded there.

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