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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 62

II.] TUX T'ltrUU IX C Y MILL M"L-lY. Outvoted !— Plltl.IP (embracing him). Host on thy friend's heart MiLAY. Itrotlicr, thou know'st if I mean loyally,— Hw warmly for my brethren'* welfare bents My heart, wear they the Cross or wear it not,— Too warmly beat* ! PlIlLIP. ALis ! yea !—Let it beat !— MOLAT. Thou know'st in how degenerate a caso 1 found tho Order, from those rabblo dregs How much I havo created, how much more 1 fain would yet create ! PHILIP. And it shall bo Created ! MOLAY. No—'twill not be ! Nevermore ! From such a lifeless mass tho Pluenix pure Will never rise !—That they should misconceive, That they should scorn mo, that they should ignorc,-Nor even deign to dream of,—all that I (Bear with my storm-tossed heart !) as sacrifice Havo freely offered in our holy cause,— God is my witness, that I can endure ! But that they now, in tho full light of day, Blindfold their eyes, and cannot, will not, see The one thing needful to humanity For whoso defence they're consecrated ; this Torments mo with a thousand martyrdoms. PUILIP. Thou livest still—thou art a young man still !

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