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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 68

*c. ll.j THE TrMPHKH IS • ti fcl -. 05 So dreams that sho has wings. Yet can sho fly ?— She can bat coil in circles, nothing more !— M'iiaï. Fie ! from thy spirit no such emblem sprang ! Fllll If. It eamo not with my «pirit to thin world ; Men wrote it there in character" of blood. MOLAT. And would'tt thon blame tho firmament, because 'Tis mirror'd turbidly in tnrbid eyes ? FRANK (teith ble*ling hund, rum ing in). (To PHILIP.) Water! old fellow! (Perceiving MOLAT.) Pardon, noble Sir ! PHILIP. What ails you, then ? FRANK. I lay immersed in thought Hep-wing 'neath tho shadow of yon tree, When near me drew a confident gazelle, Lured by tho fragrance of tho juicy crops. MOLAT. My little favourite ! PHILIP. Well?— FRANK. Somo evil star Next sent a jackal, nowiso of tho smallest. He, furious, seized tho tremulous beast, and rent My heart with pity, and I uprose in wrath, And ere ho could destroy tho gentlo thing I struck him, being unarmed, with my bare fist, A blow that told. Tho slayer I destroyed, And saved the victim,—and that's all. F

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