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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
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ItOHKkT. Parasite ! ClUm.llT (to (ioTTFUIKp). Thou Prince of gormandizer* ! Ay, they como. (To HUM UT, ]**nting to Comim i ) lie'» found hi* proper niche 1 Come, foolish Hubert, Why fo torment thyself't Thy father own* Wealth, rank, authority.—My God! had I Such iower, «nch proattccts, I'd be very glad To load my mantle. Then, light-hearted I Would ramblo through the world, until at length I il »triko root in some castlo of my own, Take a xoung wife, go hunt tho hnrt and roe, And leave tho Crescent, Cross, and Pnlentino To Coil Almighty's guardianship. GOTTl'RIEP. I too!— Hero's nothing but vexation. Pcoplo say Wo'ro necromancers,1 and I think myself There's something that is not quito orthodox About our ternph-hend.1 tiod help m all ! 'Tis well to keep one's sheep in pastures dry. ROBF.RT. A spurious wisdom now you're babbling of, Tho offspring of these frost-numbed latter times, And, were it wisdom truly, oh ! yet there floats High o'er my heart a wholly different aim. Ho this a dream,- (I doubt it bo scarco more)— Yet no'er would I exchange it for your Truth, And for your joyless heaven. Tho Master may Indeed have sacrificed himself for nought; Yet would I sooner burn in that sweet dream Than in tho winter of your Truth I'd freeze. 1 " They were commanded to extirpate magic and heresy. I» ! tbty are charged with studying tho accursed cabslittical sccreu'of the Jews and the magic of the l'aynun Saracens."—Ira»hoe, vol. iiL,ch. v.—Trout. ' See note to p. 232, "Act »i.— Tram. Tilt TlVllla • IS 123

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