Who is being described here, in this Bible verse? For, lo, thou shalt conceive, and bear a son; and no razor shall come on his head: for the child shall be a Nazarite unto God from the womb This is from the Book of Judges 13:5, in which the birth […]
George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, completed in 1948 and published a year later, is a classic example of dystopian fiction. Indeed, it’s surely the most famous dystopian novel in the world, even if its ideas are known by far more people than have actually read it. (According to at least one […]
‘If music be the food of love, play on’: these nine words are among the most famous opening lines in all of Shakespeare, but how many people who recognise them could name the character who speaks them, or even the play which they begin?