|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Outlaw of Torn by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
will serve neither, but rather plunder the castles of
both rebel and royalist whilst their masters be absent
"It be more to his liking to come while the master
be home to welcome him," said De Stutevill, ruthfully.
"But yet I am always in fear for the safety of my wife
and daughters when I be away from Derby for any
time. May the good God soon deliver England from
this Devil of Torn."
"I think you may have no need of fear on that score,"
spoke Mary, "for Norman of Torn offered no violence
The Outlaw of Torn
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells:
early October, when I raided in upon Ewart! I found my old
schoolfellow in bed in a room over an oil-shop in a back street
at the foot of Highgate Hill. His landlady, a pleasant, dirty
young woman with soft-brown eyes, brought down his message for me
to come up; and up I went. The room presented itself as ample
and interesting in detail and shabby with a quite commendable
shabbiness. I had an impression of brown walls--they were
papered with brown paper-- of a long shelf along one side of the
room, with dusty plaster casts and a small cheap lay figure of a
horse, of a table and something of grey wax partially covered
with a cloth, and of scattered drawings. There was a gas stove
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Rape of Lucrece by William Shakespeare:
But happy monarchs still are fear'd for love:
With foul offenders thou perforce must bear,
When they in thee the like offences prove:
If but for fear of this, thy will remove;
For princes are the glass, the school, the book,
Where subjects eyes do learn, do read, do look.
'And wilt thou be the school where Lust shall learn?
Must he in thee read lectures of such shame:
Wilt thou be glass, wherein it shall discern
Authority for sin, warrant for blame,
To privilege dishonour in thy name?