|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Chouans by Honore de Balzac:
them that General Brune was appointed to command the troops in the
west of France. Hulot, whose experience was known to the government,
had provisional control in the departments of the Orne and Mayenne. An
unusual activity began to show itself in the government offices.
Circulars from the minister of war and the minister of police gave
notice that vigorous measures entrusted to the military commanders
would be taken to stifle the insurrection at its birth. But the
Chouans and the Vendeans had profited by the inaction of the Directory
to rouse the whole region and virtually take possession of it. A new
Consular proclamation was therefore issued. This time, it was the
general speaking to his troops:--
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling:
'Yes, a dormouse, Sir.'
'I understand. I passed a woodman on the low grounds. Come!'
He wheeled up the ride again, and pointed through an opening
to the patch of beech-stubs, chestnut, hazel, and birch that old
Hobden would turn into firewood, hop-poles, pea-boughs, and
house-faggots before spring. The old man was as busy as a beaver.
Something laughed beneath a thorn, and Puck stole out, his
finger on his lip.
'Look!' he whispered. 'Along between the spindle-trees.
Ridley has been there this half-hour.'
The children followed his point, and saw Ridley the keeper in
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare:
Signior Baptista, will you be so strange?
Sorry am I that our good will effects
Why will you mew her up,
Signior Baptista, for this fiend of hell,
And make her bear the penance of her tongue?
Gentlemen, content ye; I am resolv'd.
Go in, Bianca.
The Taming of the Shrew