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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 46

•C. 11.] Tilt TCMfLAKJ IX CÏMl s. I'oor follow ! ami there lacka him company.— (!o you ami help him ; f«*w bed* yet remain. To-day, to-morrow, next day, nil i* finished. FRANK. Kxeuso me, if, with all submission, I Kemind you of my station I, tho son Of I'oitou's Seneschal—I'oor of tho realm '— Ml'IAY. We're nil of im tho gons of various fathers, Wo'vo nil been fain to sow lieforu wo reaped. Tho Soueachal* father wns a Marshal ; his Was F.cjuerry, hi*, Falconer, and so on, B»ck to the groom who currycombs tho nags, And on to tho primeval Adam who, Himself a labourer, needs must cam his bread With sweat of brow. Then conversely pcrchanco May l'hilip'h grnnd.«on wear a Cross of gold, Whose grandson, in his turn, may rulo as King O'er land and jicople, and for frolic hunt Some shepherd'a sheep, himself onco from a Peer Of Franco descended.—So 1 pray thee, go, And help jioor Philip! FRANK. I am still full tired. MOXAT. Stay not for that ; your food will taste the better. FRANK. Hut in this knightly garb! MOI.AY. Oh, throw it off ! I must nttend tho Chapter—Wo shall meet, At latest, at the midday meal.

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