|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Jolly Corner by Henry James:
He lay an instant taking it in - as if he wished to be quite
reasonable. "At the same moment?"
"Yes - in my dream again, the same one I've named to you. He came
back to me. Then I knew it for a sign. He had come to you."
At this Brydon raised himself; he had to see her better. She
helped him when she understood his movement, and he sat up,
steadying himself beside her there on the window-bench and with his
right hand grasping her left. "HE didn't come to me."
"You came to yourself," she beautifully smiled.
"Ah I've come to myself now - thanks to you, dearest. But this
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare:
Bot. Not so neither: but if I had wit enough to get
out of this wood, I haue enough to serue mine owne
Tyta. Out of this wood, do not desire to goe,
Thou shalt remaine here, whether thou wilt or no.
I am a spirit of no common rate:
The Summer still doth tend vpon my state,
And I doe loue thee; therefore goe with me,
Ile giue thee Fairies to attend on thee;
And they shall fetch thee Iewels from the deepe,
And sing, while thou on pressed flowers dost sleepe:
A Midsummer Night's Dream
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker:
and Lady Arabella, followed by the nigger, another. Then Oolanga
disappeared amongst the trees; but Caswall could see that he was
still watching. Lady Arabella, after looking around her, slipped in
by the open door, and he could, of course, see her no longer.
Presently, however, he heard a light tap at his door, then the door
opened slowly, and he could see the flash of Lady Arabella's white
dress through the opening.
CHAPTER XVI--A VISIT OF SYMPATHY
Caswall was genuinely surprised when he saw Lady Arabella, though he
need not have been, after what had already occurred in the same way.
The look of surprise on his face was so much greater than Lady
Lair of the White Worm