|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The School For Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan:
and what's more I will too--what! tho' I was educated in the country
I know very well that women of Fashion in London are accountable
to nobody after they are married.
SIR PETER. Very well! ma'am very well! so a husband is to have
no influence, no authority?
LADY TEAZLE. Authority! no, to be sure--if you wanted authority
over me, you should have adopted me and not married me[:] I am sure
you were old enough.
SIR PETER. Old enough--aye there it is--well--well--Lady Teazle,
tho' my life may be made unhappy by your Temper--I'll not be ruined
by your extravagance--
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Riverman by Stewart Edward White:
trying to say. Then he steamed away and bustled into a cab without
once looking back.
When the train had passed the Harlem River and was swaying its
uneven way across the open country, Carroll opened the envelope. It
contained a check for a thousand dollars.
"Dear old daddy!" she murmured. "Our only wedding present!"
"You are the capitalist of the family," said Orde. "You don't know
how poor a man you've married. I haven't much more than the
proverbial silver watch and bad nickel."
She reached out to press his hand in reassurance. He compared it
humorously with his own.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte by Karl Marx:
President can set aside the National Assembly only unconstitutionally,
he can set it aside only by setting aside the Constitution itself.
Accordingly, by these provisions, the National Assembly challenges its
own violent destruction. It not only consecrates, like the character of
1830, the division of powers, but it extends this feature to an
unbearably contradictory extreme. The "play of constitutional powers,"
as Guizot styled the clapper-clawings between the legislative and the
executive powers, plays permanent "vabanque" in the Constitution of
1848. On the one side, 750 representatives of the people, elected and
qualified for re-election by universal suffrage, who constitute an
uncontrollable, indissoluble, indivisible National Assembly, a National