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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 247

Thyself. Thou'rt far yet from tho goal,—a good, A well-trained—bungler— Cl.ACS (naively). Were 1 thco ! MOLAT. What moro Am I ? Yet higher is my aim than thino ! He who but seeks to garnish his own hut Is but a bungler ! Gave I thco thy cot, Plicd'st thou thy tools thereon, but to remain A bungler, and build up no solid houso For all mankind ?— CLACS. Fain would I—though 'tis hard,— And yet, because of thee, I fain would part From wife and child, and go with theo to France. MOLAT. Ah, bungler !—why should'st thou pull down to build? Art thou tho master-builder ? Scarcely thou Art journeyman ! Leave each man his ; perform Thino own. CLACS. What is it ? MOLAT. The red Cross perhaps May fall ; but even if a thing bo like To One, tho Eternal ; yet it lets itself This way or that be handled, by who would Lay fast hold on it. Thy meaning ? CLACS. Do I comprehend MOLAT. I believe thou dost. Thou knowest 244 Til F. TEMPLARS IX CTI'RUS. [ACT VI.

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