|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Verses 1889-1896 by Rudyard Kipling:
And those that heard him sickened where they lay.
Thus came the Sickness to Er-Heb, and slew
Ten men, strong men, and of the women four;
And the Red Horse went hillward with the dawn,
But near the cattle-troughs his hoof-prints lay.
That night, the slow mists of the evening dropped,
Dropped as a cloth upon the dead, but rose
A little higher, to a young girl's height;
Till all the Valley glittered like a lake,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from A Straight Deal by Owen Wister:
than the South was England's business in 1861. That the Irish question
should defeat an understanding between ourselves and England would be, to
quote what a gentleman who is at once a loyal Catholic and a loyal member
of the British Government said to me, "wrecking the ship for a
ha'pennyworth of tar."
The following is selected from the nays, and was written by a business
man. I must not omit to say that the writers of all these letters are
strangers to me.
"As one American citizen to another... permit me to give my personal
view on your subject of 'The Ancient Grudge'...
"To begin with, I think that you start with a false idea of our kinship--
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Duchess of Padua by Oscar Wilde:
folk are forced to look like knaves so as to be different.
[Enter the Headman, who takes his stand behind GUIDO.]
Yon be the headsman then! O Lord! Is the axe sharp, think you?
Ay! sharper than thy wits are; but the edge is not towards him,
[scratching his neck]
I' faith, I like it not so near.