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Volume IV. Prose and Poetry: Sir Thomas North to Michael Drayton.

III. The Early Religious Drama

§ 20. Mankynd

In the morality Mankynd, there are numerous additions of a rough kind of humour. The chief representative of the evil principle is our old acquaintance, the merry devil Tutivillus, who begins the work of temptation by stealing from man his implement of work, a spade.