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Acre afterwards arms army attack Bailiff Bajazet battle besieged brave breach brethren capture castle CHAPTER Charles Christ Christendom Christian church civil command Constantinople Council cross Crown Crusade Cyprus death defence dominions Dragut Duke elected Elmo Emperor enemy England esquire Europe expedition faith fight fleet forces fortifications fortress founded France galleys garrison Grand Master hands Holy Land honour Hospital Hospitallers inhabitants instituted island Jerusalem John King King of Aragon Knights of Rhodes Knights of St L'Isle Adam Louis Mahomet Malta Moors Moslem motto noble Order of Calatrava Order of knighthood Order of St Palestine pilgrims Pope Portugal possession Post 8vo princes prisoners ranks received religious Rhodes Saladin sent ships Sicily sick siege soldiers Solyman soon Spain succour Sultan Sultan of Egypt sword taken Templars Temple terrible Teutonic Knights Teutonic Order took town troops Turkish Turks Valette valour vessels victory vows walls wounded
Page xix - Our little systems have their day; They have their day and cease to be; They are but broken lights of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they.
Page 205 - There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, but he shall receive an hundred-fold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions, and in the world to come eternal life.
Page 1 - I made them lay their hands in mine and swear To reverence the King, as if he were Their conscience, and their conscience as their King, To break the heathen and uphold the Christ, To ride abroad redressing human wrongs...
Page 31 - God, the heathen are come into thine inheritance ; thy holy temple have they defiled ; they have laid Jerusalem on heaps.
Page xix - Let knowledge grow from more to more, But more of reverence in us dwell; That mind and soul, according well, May make one music as before, But vaster.
Page 41 - Crosse he bore, The deare remembrance of his dying Lord, For whose sweete sake that glorious badge he wore, And dead, as living, ever him ador'd : Upon his shield the like was also scor'd, For soveraine hope which in his helpe he had.
Page v - The old order changeth, yielding place to new, And God fulfils himself in many ways, Lest one good custom should corrupt the world Comfort thyself: what comfort is in me?
Page 261 - A KNIGHT ther was, and that a worthy man, That fro the time that he firste began To riden out, he loved chevalrie, Trouthe and honour, fredom and curtesie.
Page 16 - To chase these pagans, in those holy fields, Over whose acres walked those blessed feet, Which, fourteen hundred years ago, were nailed, For our advantage, on the bitter cross.