Thought it was time for a little William Shakespeare aside, taken from the bard’s The Tempest, Act V, Scene I. This particular quote also inspired the 1930s English novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.

Paradise Lost is an epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English poet John Milton.

Isn’t this fun? I wasn’t even an English major! In fact, I’ve never ready any of these literary classics. I suddenly feel uncultured again…