|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Dreams by Olive Schreiner:
And I said to God, "I should like to go up and drink." And God said,
"Wait." And I saw men coming in to the Banquet House; they came in from
the back and lifted the corner of the curtain at the sides and crept in
quickly; and they let the curtain fall behind them; they bore great jars
they could hardly carry. And the men and women crowded round them, and the
new-comers opened their jars and gave them of the wine to drink; and I saw
that the women drank even more greedily than the men. And when others had
well drunken they set the jars among the old ones beside the wall, and took
their places at the table. And I saw that some of the jars were very old
and mildewed and dusty, but others had still drops of new must on them and
shone from the furnace.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Tom Sawyer Abroad by Mark Twain:
down friendly and sociable, and took a chance in every-
thing that was going, and the caravan could depend on
us to be on hand every time, it didn't make no differ-
ence what it was.
When they camped, we camped right over them, ten
or twelve hundred feet up in the air. When they et a
meal, we et ourn, and it made it ever so much home-
liker to have their company. When they had a wed-
ding that night, and Buck and Addy got married, we
got ourselves up in the very starchiest of the professor's
duds for the blow-out, and when they danced we jined
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates:
cousin. Dr. Fletcher- Miss Madrigal Stukely. How are the
"Flourishing," replied the leech. I took eleven out of your
"And fourteen out of Berry- that's twenty-five. I say, there's
no chance of their getting bee hydrophobia, is there? And
stinging us, or anything?"
At this moment Daphne appeared, smelling like a consulting room."
"Why, Madrigal darling, so Boy brought you to fetch us back; did
he? I'm so awfully sorry Berry and I weren't there for dinner.
I hope Boy entertained you properly."
The Brother of Daphne