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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 101

08 THE TEMPLARS I.\ CYPRUS, [ACT 111. ROBERT (addressing himself throughout to the GRAND-COMMAXDER). Couimnndcr ! joy !—I'vo taken tho Tunisian ! COMMANDER. Where wcrt thou nt tho Chapter-hour to-day ? ROBERT. Hear you not, then ?—I bring you tho Tunisian ! COMMANDER. Where wort thou at tho Chapter-hour to-day ? ROBERT. I was—out in tho forest, watching for Tho tiger, but a better prize I bring ! COMMANDER. Though duty called thee to the Chapter-watch ! ROBERT. I heard upon my way the turn was mine, But thought—(as the GRAND-COMMANDER I* going to inter-rupt him impatiently) Z Permit me speech. A substitute Can do this trifling service—often does,— And leaves mo rougher work. So it befell !— Tho news came that tho Turks had anchored. I Could not endure this ; forth I rushed in haste, And six young giants followed where I led. Wo conched ourselves in ambush on tho beach, And soon saw Turks who with their Captain camo Ashore, the fortress to investigate. COMMANDER (hastily interrupting). How many ?— ROBERT. Well, I did not number them. COMMAXDER (irritably). God mend it !—

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