Thursday, April 02, 2009
Caliban: "The day when I begin to feel that everything is lost, just let me get hold of a, few barrels of your [Ariel's] infernal powder and as you fly around up there in your blue skies you'll see this island, my inheritance, my work, all blown to smithereens . . . and, I trust, Prospero and me with it" The Tempest - William Shakespeare Noted author and scientist Aldous Huxley gave a lecture on his deathbed. In it he states the "The Tempest" was actually Shakespeare's first play and preceded all the others though added to the list at the end due to its controversial descriptions.