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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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ADAt.nikT. Thank, oh thank (îotl ! - My hair still stand* on «.nd ! (Pointing to the tidl open cavity from whirl, h* cam* up.) W'hat dreadful darkness ! lia! I am drenched with blood ! Ai vi i MAS. Listen ! [Thr lamp rutjtémj»! from the Dome g—i ont ; in the background, irkere lately »/••••/ the skeleton* ami Tho Demon's Head, then upprart al«re, HI I O»-bur-d trausjtareney, a decapitatetl In a I ami a *i ••nl lying in a trencher ;• from the tjiot lehrre it appear*, thr following wonl* found forth, Redemption springs from Hlood and Darkness ! [The apparition goes slowly to one tvlr, while ADAI.HKKT is speaking, ami thai disappear*. ADALBERT. See I aright ?—Whoso is the bloody head ? {Hastening toward* it.) Depart not yet! 'Tis e'en already gono ! AHMI D MAN. 'Tis the Haptizer, who with Oro baptizes ! From his blood's fountain tho red Cross arose, Tho truo Cross of tho Saviour, and our sign. [Point* with his sinwl bacard* the middle of the background, where on the very spot where Tho Head had been teen apjiears a tnmrjMrrntly-paintal reil Cross, having the attribute* which ht procefls to enumerate. And from the Cross shoot upwards unto Heaven The solstice, and the roses nnd tho palms. [He swings hi* **nnl. Close up thy portals, Heaven ! [The apparition vanish'*. 1 Apparently the head of John the Itaptut, whom name Molay in ibe next KTIH couplet with those of God and Our Lady.— Trent. ....] Till Tl MCIUI!» IS Cil 1.1 -. 17J

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