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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 76

iC. IH.l tue ILMrLAIt* IN CïNlUs. 73 That I spoke scornfully !—Tis true wo pine Together on ono chain. -Sing mo, good brother, Tho song about the priest felled by tho knight, Which at nightfall tho pilgrim* *aug to un At Acre. I cannot recall it quite, The end rupecially— Norro. Neither can I. PltlOB. It sounds like fifes of Hell—tho reason I So long to hear it ! — Norro. Always tho saino song ! Still, if it gives you pleasure I will sing it. [Seise* the guitar, play* anil ring*, ttateil, during tchieh the PlilOK, tcho itand* before him, listen* icith every tign of i.irl rage. Knight Williba! I rule, at all i|ccl from tbo fight, About the uiidni.-ht | The smart of his wounds Is unceasing, and ho l'ut» spurs to his s (red through tho forest free. He speeds through the moon-ray bright, Ami thinks of his wounds all night, Nought heeding the little stars' radiant light. He came to the crossroad where midmost the wood A crucifix stood, And there stood a nebulous priest by the war, And " Greeting in God's name, Sir Knight! h did he say. •' Slay, Sir WiUibald," said, where he stood ; " Thou'sl o'er ridden thyself, 'lis not good! " " Would st thou stay me, palo speclre in hood ? • " And If I do stay thee, thy safeguard am I," Was the priest's reply. " Wounded thou wrrt 'ncath the sun-ray bright, Healing thou'It find 'neat h the cool moonlight," Was the shimmering priest's reply. " Hide not so i|iuekly by ; Thy ulies and thy \ .uns for a respite cry."

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