|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini:
In that moment, with a long shuddering sigh Aline sank swooning to
the carriage floor behind Mme. de Plougastel.
By fast driving Andre-Louis had reached the ground some minutes
ahead of time, notwithstanding the slight delay in setting out.
There he had found M. de La Tour d'Azyr already awaiting him,
supported by a M. d'Ormesson, a swarthy young gentleman in the
blue uniform of a captain in the Gardes du Corps.
Andre-Louis had been silent and preoccupied throughout that drive.
He was perturbed by his last interview with Mademoiselle de
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau by Honore de Balzac:
to whiten the hands, the composition of which he dictated to him.
Birotteau named this cosmetic the "Double Paste of Sultans." To
complete the work, he applied the same recipe to the manufacture of a
lotion for the complexion, which he called the "Carminative Balm." He
imitated in his own line the system of the Petit-Matelot, and was the
first perfumer to display that redundancy of placards, advertisements,
and other methods of publication which are called, perhaps unjustly,
The Paste of Sultans and the Carminative Balm were ushered into the
world of fashion and commerce by colored placards, at the head of
which were these words, "Approved by the Institute." This formula,
Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Proposed Roads To Freedom by Bertrand Russell:
than craft unionism is absolutely necessary if Trade
Unionism is to succeed in playing that part in altering
the economic structure of society which its advocates
claim for it rather than for the political
parties. Industrial unionism organizes men, as craft
unionism does not, in accordance with the enemy
whom they have to fight. English unionism is still
very far removed from the industrial form, though
certain industries, especially the railway men, have
gone very far in this direction, and it is notable that
the railway men are peculiarly sympathetic to Syndicalism