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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 206

I'KInH. No, we'll remain ! Thin wild place pleases me, and beautiful The night ia, aa with howl* it echoes back Tho frenzy raging in mo ! Norro (shuddering). Why, it la A murderous night, as though all fiends wero loosed ! Like red-hot witches'-brooms whiz slantingly Tho ruddy lightnings—rain pours down iu streams, Mixed with a thousand heavy hail-stones. Fast And furious fares tho unfettered blustering wind Through all tho boughs; all round in tho dark forest Aro shrieks and groans, as though old Night brought forth. In dismal emulation of tho storm Cry owl and jackal !—brr !—'Tis fearful, fearful ! PEIOK (starting ami drawing Norro lo him). Hist ! Noffo !—look !—Sco'st not yon littlo flamo ? It has a human aspect. (Springing up and shrinking in terror to one side.) Noffo, seo ! Is it not Molay, whom wo would sacrifico ?— KUDO'S Voice. Herilcrt, turn from thino infamy ; Child of tho light, let tho fire bo ; In tho Now dwells thino Kternity 1 PRIOR (breaking into wild laughter). Ua ! Ha ! tho thunder speaks ! (suddenly pausing.) Shall I or ? NOFJO. Come !— An 'twere tho devil himself—revenge to find ! PRIOR (seising him furiously by the hand). Ha !—thank thee, Owlet, for thy lullaby ! Yes, Hell !—Hero tako my whole self's dedication !— That laughter, is't tho expression of thy joy ? •C. IV.] THE TLMHata IX Cïrltl». 2-3

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