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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 248

My ost hunt ion of tho coloured Cross, Aa al-o of tho Knights. Cm*. Vos ; tliou doat oft Throw in ouo JHH ao many things, ono looks To soo a hotch-potch cotno of it, yet when The broth is ready, it is nutritive. Moi.AT. Thou art a handicraftsman, Hrother Clan», A German true; ye Germans apprehend Slowly indeed but surely, aud 'tis well ! Dear Clans, I die ; tho Order too, |erhaps,— Hut I undoubtedly ! Cl.AUs (with intense ixi/ri). Wilt thou destroy Me utterly? M01.AY (smiling). Poor fool !—a testament Is not yet absolutely death ! (Seriously.) I gavo The Knowledge to thee, seeing thou could'st act ; Thou stridest forth in action, so no less In Wisdom surely ! Tho red Cross—tho Knights ! A colour red is; it can le wash'd out ! A Knight, a Chevalier, is ono who rides, Put like his poor old horse, goes lamo at last ! E'en though tho Cross ho shatter'd, there remain Yet fragments doing duty for tho whole ! And as for knights, there's no great need of them, h'or who knows how to use his arms and legs, He has been knighted by Queen Nature. (After a j-ause, during which he holds CLACS with a fixed g i:; looking into his eyes with intense and increasing scrutiny.) Clans ! What wilt thou do ? If I should die, what part Wilt thou perform ? Thou caust do much ! He mine *C. II.] Tilt: Tl MPI Aké IX Cil XI». 24-,

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