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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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(To NOFFO.) Como !—for tho moment quickly passcth by ! Como !—for our victim's hour is nigh— Come, mate ! we'll share tho wages, thou and 11 [He rushes out like a madman, draggini NOFFO along vith him. KUDO {appearing with a lute). The night-storm drives him on, Ilis help's in the Cross alono ;— I wander till to Templars the Temple shall bo shown. Then rest mo in tho chamber, thero with my bride made one, Who seals my union With HIM by power and lovo for ever known ; Unending, still beginning, I revel, godlike, on In tho Shall Be, and the Has Been that is gone, And embrace them with tho Present all in one ! [Evvo passes on as he utters this rhapsody holding his lute under his arm. SCENE V. MOLAY'S sleeping cell. The moonlight streams in through an open window. It is still night. MOLAY (silting alone by the window). A fearful hurricane !—So old I am, Yet no'er saw such a tempest !—Now praise God ! 'Tis over, and the Eternal's levin-flash Hath only served to purify the air And onr poor dwellings graciously hath spared. Do liko results await us Y Will tho storm, That o'er our heads is gathering fearfully, Our work so purify, and not destroy ? Destroy ?—What chaos !—Yet canst thou, mere dust, Command the flame to purify, whose work 201 THF. TKMPLARS IX CYPRUS. [ACT

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