|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from All's Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare:
I thank you, and will stay upon your leisure.
You came, I think, from France?
I did so.
Here you shall see a countryman of yours
That has done worthy service.
His name, I pray you.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Criminal Sociology by Enrico Ferri:
Illegal Practising of Medicine and
Surgery ... ... ... ... ... -- -- -- -- --2 --2
Frauds on Keepers of Refreshment
Houses ... ... ... ... ... -- -- -- -- I-4 1 4
Rural Offences ... ... ... ... -- -- -- -- 6 --6
-- -- m
Yeally Average of Convictions,
Gross Totals 6,273 43,584 49,857 3,300 163,997 167,297
 Devastation of crops, destruction of fences.  Unauthorised gaming
houses; secret lotteries.  An exceptional figure, owing to 528 convictions
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac:
Your silversmith has the faculty of walking in his sleep. This is the
third case I have seen of that singular malady. If you would give
yourself the amusement of watching him at such times, you would see
that old man stepping without danger at the very edge of the roof. I
noticed in the two other cases I have already observed, a curious
connection between the actions of that nocturnal existence and the
interests and occupations of their daily life."
"Ah! Maitre Coyctier, you are a wise man."
"I am your physician," replied the other, insolently.
At this answer, Louis XI. made the gesture which was customary with
him when a good idea was presented to his mind; he shoved up his cap