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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 156

A (lrtinkcn man, ho sought with tottering «tenu The chamber, where he aauk upon tho couch. CHAPLAIN. And sleeps ? Norro. And sleeps 1—well ' if wo call that " sleep." I rather would keep watch in purgatory,— Como in thyself and see. [Taking the limp /rum th- till, h- I i ' th CHAI-I.AIS /•] the little door •» th. It ft, • hi h he opens sluxclj. Can'st make him out Ity tho lamp's glimmer?—See, open stand his eyes; And yet I'd wager ho would nothing seo Albeit tho devil himself stood there and grinned. [looking more closely into the cell anil searching round tcith his eye*. Hut look ! Is't fancy ?—Verily mcthinks There glitters round him vaporously a light— CHAPLAIN*. No, 'tis tho lamp-light's shining, and wo know It is tho property of light to shine ! NOFFO. May IMJ ! CHAPLAIN (ah j-.ring into the cell). Look, how he's crumpling that fair sheet Of paper!—all those well-formed characters ! NOFFO. That is tho letter which ho grips, as though "l'wcro rooted in his ]alm. He knits his brow, Ho stirs—hark !—hush ! - what words aro theso ho mutters ? CllAl'l UN. Nought hear I ! Norro. Hark ! Now dost thou nothing hear? •C. II!.] IIIK Tl MPLAuS IN CTPBII. 153

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