|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas:
me there is but one; the other was an instrument, that was all."
"What, brother!" cried Milady, "must I name him again? Have you
not yet divined who he is?"
"What?" cried Felton, "he--again he--always he? What--the truly
"The truly guilty," said Milady, "is the ravager of England, the
persecutor of true believers, the base ravisher of the honor of
so many women--he who, to satisfy a caprice of his corrupt heart,
is about to make England shed so much blood, who protects the
Protestants today and will betray them tomorrow--"
"Buckingham! It is, then, Buckingham!" cried Felton, in a high
The Three Musketeers
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Wrong Box by Stevenson & Osbourne:
needed it badly. We want every man we can get,' he added;
'there's terrible work before us, and nobody should shirk. If you
can do no more, you can carry a stretcher.'
The doctor was hardly gone before Morris, under the spur of the
dram, awoke to the full possession of his wits.
'My God!' he cried. 'Uncle Joseph!'
'Yes,' said John, 'where can he be? He can't be far off. I hope
the old party isn't damaged.'
'Come and help me to look,' said Morris, with a snap of savage
determination strangely foreign to his ordinary bearing; and
then, for one moment, he broke forth. 'If he's dead!' he cried,
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart:
"Right-o," said the doctor, who had been to France and had brought
home some British phrases.
Bassett walked back from the hospital alone. The game was up and
he knew it. Sooner or later - In a way he tried to defend himself
to himself. He had done his best. Two or three days ago he would
have been exultant over the developments. After all, mince things
as one would, Clark was a murderer. Other men killed and paid the
penalty. And the game was not up entirely, at that. The providence
which had watched over him for so long might continue to. The
hospital was new. (It was, ironically enough, the Clark Memorial
The Breaking Point