|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Under the Red Robe by Stanley Weyman:
the wood and the heat and Madame's wariness. We must have come a
league, or two-thirds of a league, at least. How far did the man
expect her to plod to meet him? I began to grow angry. There is
moderation even in the cooking of eggs, and this wood might
stretch into Spain, for all I knew!
Presently she turned the corner and was gone again, and I had to
repeat my manoeuvre. This time, surely, I should find a change.
But no! Another green ride stretched away into the depths of the
forest, with hedges of varying shades--here light and there dark,
as hazel and elder, or thorn, and yew and box prevailed--but
always high and stiff and impervious. Halfway down the ride
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Passionate Pilgrim by William Shakespeare:
And I in deep delight am chiefly drown'd
Whenas himself to singing he betakes.
One god is god of both, as poets feign;
One knight loves both, and both in thee remain.
Fair was the morn when the fair queen of love,
* * * * * *
Paler for sorrow than her milk-white dove,
For Adon's sake, a youngster proud and wild;
Her stand she takes upon a steep-up hill:
Anon Adonis comes with horn and hounds;
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from When the World Shook by H. Rider Haggard:
generations, he went so far as to express real admiration, a very
rare thing with Oro, who was by nature critical. I could see that
mentally he put a white mark against their name.
India, too, really moved him. He admired the ancient buildings
at Delhi and Agra, especially the Taj Mahal. This, he declared,
was reminiscent of some of the palaces that stood at Pani, the
capital city of the Sons of Wisdom, before it was destroyed by
The English administration of the country also attracted a word
of praise from him, I think because of its rather autocratic
character. Indeed he went so far as to declare that, with certain
When the World Shook