|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery:
was very lovely but it wasn't my idea of a diamond. Will you let
me hold the brooch for one minute, Marilla? Do you think
amethysts can be the souls of good violets?"
ON the Monday evening before the picnic Marilla came down from
her room with a troubled face.
"Anne," she said to that small personage, who was shelling peas
by the spotless table and singing, "Nelly of the Hazel Dell" with
a vigor and expression that did credit to Diana's teaching, "did
you see anything of my amethyst brooch? I thought I stuck it in
Anne of Green Gables
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Caesar's Commentaries in Latin by Julius Caesar:
inter ipsos habeantur longissimeque absint; XV milia Atrebates, Ambianos X
milia, Morinos XXV milia, Menapios VII milia, Caletos X milia, Veliocasses
et Viromanduos totidem, Atuatucos XVIIII milia; Condrusos, Eburones,
Caerosos, Paemanos, qui uno nomine Germani appellantur, arbitrari ad XL
Caesar Remos cohortatus liberaliterque oratione prosecutus omnem
senatum ad se convenire principumque liberos obsides ad se adduci iussit.
Quae omnia ab his diligenter ad diem facta sunt. Ipse Diviciacum Haeduum
magnopere cohortatus docet quanto opere rei publicae comnlunisque salutis
intersit manus hostium distineri, ne cum tanta multitudine uno tempore
confligendum sit. Id fieri posse, si suas copias Haedui in fines
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from An International Episode by Henry James:
ladies at Jones's Hotel received a visit from Willie Woodley.
Such was the social appellation of a young American who had sailed
from New York a few days after their own departure, and who,
having the privilege of intimacy with them in that city, had lost
no time, on his arrival in London, in coming to pay them his respects.
He had, in fact, gone to see them directly after going to see his tailor,
than which there can be no greater exhibition of promptitude on the part
of a young American who has just alighted at the Charing Cross Hotel.
He was a slim, pale youth, of the most amiable disposition,
famous for the skill with which he led the "German" in New York.
Indeed, by the young ladies who habitually figured in this Terpsichorean