|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Othello by William Shakespeare:
a Fly as Cassio. I smile vpon her, do: I will giue thee
in thine owne Courtship. You say true, 'tis so indeed.
If such tricks as these strip you out of your Lieutenantrie,
it had beene better you had not kiss'd your three fingers
so oft, which now againe you are most apt to play
the Sir, in. Very good: well kiss'd, and excellent Curtsie:
'tis so indeed. Yet againe, your fingers to your
lippes? Would they were Cluster-pipes for your
The Moore I know his Trumpet
Cassio. 'Tis truely so
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells:
Anyhow--there is no need to go hurting you, is there?"
And I turned about and drew her to me, and kissed her ear....
Yes, I had a very bad time--I still recall. I suffered, I
suppose, from a sort of ennui of the imagination. I found
myself without an object to hold my will together. I sought. I
read restlessly and discursively. I tried Ewart and got no help
from him. As I regard it all now in this retrospect, it seems to
me as if in those days of disgust and abandoned aims I discovered
myself for the first time. Before that I had seen only the world
and things in it, had sought them self-forgetful of all but my
impulse. Now I found myself GROUPED with a system of
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Alexander's Bridge by Willa Cather:
by the river, didn't we?"
Hilda laughed and looked at him questioningly.
He saw a gleam in her eyes that he remembered
even better than the episode he was recalling.
"I think we did," she answered demurely.
"It was on the Quai we met that woman
who was crying so bitterly. I gave her a spray
of lilac, I remember, and you gave her a
franc. I was frightened at your prodigality."
"I expect it was the last franc I had.
What a strong brown face she had, and very