|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy:
"No," said Thomasin, alarmed.
"And not that I have left Alderworth?"
"No. I never hear tidings from Alderworth unless you
bring them. What is the matter?"
Clym in a disturbed voice related to her his visit
to Susan Nunsuch's boy, the revelation he had made,
and what had resulted from his charging Eustacia
with having wilfully and heartlessly done the deed.
He suppressed all mention of Wildeve's presence with her.
"All this, and I not knowing it!" murmured Thomasin
in an awestruck tone, "Terrible! What could have made
Return of the Native
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Foolish Virgin by Thomas Dixon:
medicines in the world, too----"
"Will you ask him to come for me?" Mary broke
"I'll jump on my hoss an' have him thar in half a'
hour. You can run right back, honey, and look out for
the po' ole critter till we get thar."
"Thank you! Thank you!" she answered grate fully.
"Not at all, not at all!" he protested as he swung
through the door and hurried to the low-pitched sheds
in which his horse and cow were stabled. "Be thar in
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Rape of Lucrece by William Shakespeare:
As lagging fowls before the northern blast.
Speed more than speed but dull and slow she deems:
Extremely still urgeth such extremes.
The homely villain court'sies to her low;
And, blushing on her, with a steadfast eye
Receives the scroll, without or yea or no,
And forth with bashful innocence doth hie.
But they whose guilt within their bosoms lie
Imagine every eye beholds their blame;
For Lucrece thought he blush'd to see her shame:
When, silly groom! God wot, it was defect