But the most noteworthy of them, as a fresh strand in the rope we are here weaving, is the miracle-play of Théophile.
Our earliest instance of a miracle-play in England was near the beginning of the twelfth century.
For over an hour the children, not to mention the grown folks, were fascinated by the miracle-play.
A miracle-play without a full display of the diabolic element in it would have stood a fair chance of being pelted from the stage.
Come with me to see the miracle-play, and be not so ready to answer these rascallions.
He then made his way to Dunstable, and while there proved his spirit by getting up a miracle-play of "Sancta Katarina."