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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 158

Thanks, rascal-friend, for timely warning me. (Softened, t» the CHAPLAIN.) Hear me, your Reverence !—Somo time ago— About eight ilayii, I think—«lit! Noffodei Read mo a curious letter, which gavo mo much Amusement. I would liko to hear it read A second time. My dear friend, read it me!— CHAPLAIN. With pleasure ! only I fear— PBIOR. I' tho devil's name, read CHAPLAIN (rend* with every tiyn of Jmr, at the tame time Ire imj thtrj) vatch on the PRIOR, with ttolen glances). " Private instruction for tho Brother Marshal. I must, bclovotl Brother, ero I go, I'nfold to you tho secret of my soul. Repeat no word of it, n]on your Tife ! You know tho arrogant Prior Montfaucon, You know what has occurcd 'twixt him and me. 'Tis true ho licth in prison, but tho snake Is only scotched, it keeps its venom still, And dangerously will raise its head again L'nlcss wo tread it down. Dear Brother, while Ho still draws breath, Molay sleeps not secure. Tho Chapter, Brother, is favourablo to him. Should ono decree bo in his favour passed, Ho'll start up stronger than ho ever was. This needeth haste !—To-morrow, Brother, I go, Tho following day will set the prisoner free. liCt him bo freed—you mark mo! -from the bonds Of prison and of life—and without blood." PRIOR. The thing's impossible !—Give me the noto ! [ITr matches it from the CHAPLAIN'S handt and l-'kt at Norro. You cannot read ! Tilt: TrMrUM IX CÏIttL*.

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