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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 162

PRIOR. Comrndo ? Well be it so, Hell Has matlo u* brother*:. (To the CIIAI LAIX) Pricat, thy hand uj)on it I ('/'•' Xi»rn») Here, Xoffodei, thy hand ujion it!—I'm your* !— I'll go to Prnnce, tho Po|e, tho King himself. Ha ! I'd not murder him, foul hypocrite ! Ah, no ! but 1 will slowly torturo him, And when tho torment'* gnawing at hi* life, I'll taunt him with thi* grisly cry : " Behold Tho serpent'* head ! " [Seising one of the nitcU frmn the /.iW.-. Givo mo tho cowl ! So ! Xow I'm ready for the journey. CiiArutis (to the PRIOR). Pare you well. Dear friend, soon Master of tho Order !—Xow I must bo gone. Soon tolls tho Chapter-bell. E'en now tho Acolytes wend townrds tho Church. Adiou !— PRIOR. Adieu ! Wo meet again, unfailing, E'en now the owl's prophetic death-songs wailing ; The great exploit begins at midnight, when Tho licnd and vengeance watch o'er blindfold men. [Exit CUAPLAIS. (Curt-tin falh.) SC. III.] Tilt: TlMPI An- IS T m ltt

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