|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Dracula by Bram Stoker:
Then our promise shall be made to each other anew.
For there is a terrible task before us, and once our feet
are on the ploughshare we must not draw back."
DR. SEWARD'S DIARY-cont.
When we arrived at the Berkely Hotel, Van Helsing found a telegram
waiting for him.
"Am coming up by train. Jonathan at Whitby. Important news.
The Professor was delighted. "Ah, that wonderful Madam Mina,"
he said, "pearl among women! She arrive, but I cannot stay.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Letters from England by Elizabeth Davis Bancroft:
word about it I must tell you of A.'s safe arrival and how happy I
have been made by having him with me again. . . . On Saturday the
9th we had the honor of dining with the LORD MAYOR to meet the Duke
of Cambridge, a FETE so unlike anything else and accompanied by so
many old and peculiar customs that I must describe it to you at full
length. The Mansion House is in the heart of the CITY, and is very
magnificent and spacious, the Egyptian Hall, as the dining-room is
called, being one of the noblest apartments I have seen. The guests
were about 250 in number and were received by the Lady Mayoress
SITTING. When dinner was announced, the Lord Mayor went out first,
preceded by the sword-bearer and mace-bearer and all the insignia of
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Shadow out of Time by H. P. Lovecraft:
was a terrible familiarity about them - which somehow made me
look furtively and apprehensively over the abominable, sterile
terrain toward the north and northeast.
Around the first week
in July I developed an unaccountable set of mixed emotions about
that general northeasterly region. There was horror, and there
was curiosity - but more than that, there was a persistent and
perplexing illusion of memory.
I tried all sorts of psychological
expedients to get these notions out of my head, but met with no
success. Sleeplessness also gained upon me, but I almost welcomed
Shadow out of Time