The Templars in Cyprus
On finding him at Paris. (To the KNIGHT.) But do thou
Speed fast as on tho pinions of tho wind
To Poictiers ; first to tho Preceptor show
Thyself, and then, without delay, present
This letter to tho Cardinal Promotor.—
Then, Imply should tho Holy Father grant
Tho foot-kiss to thee, tell him reverently
What's passing hero, and that, in a few days,
Myself will como and kiss his Holiness' hands,
And with me, of tho Templars sixty more.
Now go. God prosper you !
(The KNIGHT and three MESSENGERS go.) (To the CHAPLAIN.) Is't ready, CHAPLAIN- ?
CHAPLAIN (writing). I am but colouring tho initial letter.
Ah, let be,—givo it hero !
(Takes a paper out of his liands and reads it.)'
GREGER (wlw has hitherto been standing behind MOLAY'S chair, after a ichile addresses him timidly).
Will not your Graco Bo pleased to break your fast ?—Collation's ready.—
MOLAY. The brothers may partake.
GREGER (with gentle pleading).
But, gracious Sir ! Since two this morning you've sat fasting here !
MOLAY (with emotion). That troubles thee, poor Greger ?—Let it pass ! Hast thou not still thy mother in Toulon ?
These 6even years past she lies in Hospital— Tho " Holy Ghost's "—She sent me word she fain
1 " Mrs. Markham " says that Do Molay could not read, in conse-quence of which he was led to affix his teal to a confession of crimes.— Trant.
THE TEMPLARS IX CYPRUS.