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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 49

4G TI1E TEMPLARS IN CYPRUS. [ACT II. Tnkc thou thy half, And in thy dearest, lovo thou wholly God !— [He gives to ASTRAI.IS her half, which the cats gladly ; as he brings the other half to his mouth, it becomes liquefied, and some of it dropping on his raiment, cleanses some spots that are on it. After he has consumed the remainder, he lies down and sleeps, for as long as is convenient to the economy of the piece. Whilst he sleeps, ASTRALIS busies herself in various ways, plants jlou-cr-shoats, ami when these have grown tip 1 she talks to them in their language, and sprinkles the flowers with the waves that come lapping around her, picks them, crowns with them the figure of Isis—or Mary— that is within the hut, and so forth : then Ei'DO awakes. ECDO. Hast offered sacrifice ? ASTRALIS. Prepared it only. EUDO. Hast prayed ? ASTRALIS. Yes !—Ardently for Robert !8 ECDO. Sweet The prayer ! 'Tis tho last time he comes to theo ' The above phenomena would, no doubt, be intelligible to the Theo-sophists. The " Valley" claims to be in possession of absolute truth, and of miraculous powers.—Trans. * To Astralis, a deputy of the " Valley," was given the task of pre-paring Robert for the fall of the Order, and tho establishment of a new Order, to be founded by him in Scotland.—Trans.

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