The New International Encyclopædia/Badman, The Life and Death of Mr.

The New International Encyclopædia
Badman, The Life and Death of Mr.

Edition of 1905.  See also The Life and Death of Mr Badman on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

BAD′MAN, The Life and Death of Mr. An allegorical tale by John Bunyan, in 1680. It is the story of a petty villain of the middle classes. As a realistic picture of the masses during Charles II.'s reign, it is quite as vivid as anything of Defoe's or Pepys's.