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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 149

Where'er ye look, on every side, is death. Turn hack again ! Thou, my good Adalbert, Thou knowcst the placo whcro blooms thy sanctuary ! Al)AI.nERT (Aside). Yes—in tho grave !— MOLAY. And thou, my dear Poitou ! Pack to thy mother's loving arms return, Thy sire's ancestral castlo seek onco more ; Support his hoary head, so battle-worn ! FRANK. Himself ho sent mo here—I waver not ! ADALBERT. For mc remains no home but Heaven ! I stay. MOLAY. Then stay !—But me accuse not before God! For of this step of yours I solemnly Absolve mo of all consequence, and cost Its burden on you !—You have mado your choice, I consecrato you to your destiny. (Long solemn pause.) Prepare for tho midnight solemnity ; When stroko of twelve comes booming from tho tower, Then will your lot be sealed. Depart and pray ! [FRANK and ADALHERT go off. MOLAY (Aside). Ay ! there they go, tho victims ! [Suddenly rising from his seat. But by Heaven ! Almost I had forgotten ! Adalbert ! (To the PCRSUIVANT.) Watch thou without, that wo bo not disturbed. [Exit PURSUIVANT. ADALBERT comes bach MOLAY (to ADALBERT, as he opens a folding-door leading to the garden). First take leave of thy father !— [Calling after them. 14G THE TEMPLARS IN CYPKC8. [ACT IV.

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