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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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MOLAY (shocked and alarmed). Noffo ! In God's name Pursue him !—Yet, no, stop !—For liberty May bring him punishment or emendation ! Heribert too !—(Aside.) Alas 1 how fiercely stings An injury dono that cannot be repaired ! Enter CHARLOT. A favouring wind invites ns out to sea. MOLAY. Then in God's name unfurl our banner free ; Peal bells ; with song and music greet this day, Our last in Cyprus !—To our goal, away ! [Exit quickly ; the rest foliote him. SCENE III. Harbour, the sea in the background; on the left, on the shore, the Castle, whereon waves the flag of the Order. An armed warder with a trumpet, stands on the battlement. A red glow mijfusing the sky announces the approaching sunrise. The bells sound from the distance, faintly at first, then louder. People of every age and sex throng the shore in the background. Amongst them, CLAUS with his wife and two children, a boy and a girl from four to five years old. A WOMAN. Are they not yet in sight ? of the Temple of Solomon " whose murderers are said to have stood out-side tbe doors of the Temple to take bis life) Kquin de Florian. Nnffodci, nnd the Unknown, on whose depositions Philip the Fair accused the Order before the Fope ; or else, (lwsides) the three abominable ones, Philip the Fair, Clement the Vth, and Noflbdci. Other degrees of Masonry substituted others (such as Judas, Caiaphas, and Pilate, murderers of Jesus).—Tliuilcur de ï Ecossiamc. Fronde speaks of Sjuin (he calls him Ksquin von Florian) as having been Prior of Montfaucon, in " Good Words," July, 18SG.— Trans. TIIK Tl.MPLARS IN CYPRUS. [ACT VI.

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