Besides, their affairs had now become as exciting to us as a mystery play.
Jordantown had become the stage upon which a mystery play was being enacted with all the farcical features of a comedy.
Was she not the wife of the best captain they had ever had, and had she not knelt like one of the holy saints in a mystery play?
They tweaked his tail on carven misericords, and in the mystery play he was invariably cast for the clown.
It was, in fact, a mystery play designed by the High Priests of the Communist faith to instruct the people.
In the Middle Ages one went to church to see the mystery play; now one goes to the music-hall to hear a sermon.
She saw it all in a mystery play long long ago—when a Hand came out, and put in the stars and sun and moon.'
Davie responded that it was like a pasteboard town in a mystery play, and that he longed to strike at it with his good broadsword.
Until the mystery play fell into disuse, the trading companies and guilds seem principally to have maintained them.
The Spaniards also developed a new form of the mystery play,—the autos sacramentales.