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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 85

82 THK TEMPLARS IN CYPRUS. The primitive club, that only strikes behind, And surely slays. CHAPLAIN. And so ho thinks, if now A pair of valiant and God-fearing men Connected with tho Order, could resolve For their own good and for the Church's health,— PRIOR. Well ! CnAPLAIN. And attest at Clement's judgment seat All tho abominable things tho Order has Already practised, equally with thoso Which might bo practised probably, 'twould have Great weight— PRIOR. I can believe it ! CHAPLAIN. (Looking at them both askance, significantly.) Yes, indeed. And certain men might find themselves set frco From charge of heresy, from dungeon air ; (Looking at the PRIOR.) Some men might rise, should some events befall, To posts of highest honour. NOFFO. Thou dost speak Like Habakkuk. Come, here's a kiss for thee, Thou archchaplain of all the cowled ! (Tliroics his arms round him.) CHAPLAIN (hastily). Then may I to tho Holy Father tell— PRIOR (bursting out in a rage). That I

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