Feast-of-fools Sentence Examples
The burlesque ritual which characterized the Feast of Fools throughout the middle ages was now at its height.
Of this kind of retribution Scott in The Abbot gives a vivid picture, the Protestants interrupting the mass celebrated by the trembling remnant of the monks in the ruined abbey church, and insisting on substituting the traditional Feast of Fools.
Various efforts were made during the middle ages to abolish the Feast of Fools.
To preside over these festivities it was customary to have a master of the ceremonies, who was called king in Provence, somewhat after the manner of the Feast of Fools.Advertisement