|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen:
these highflown expressions Elizabeth listened with all the
insensibility of distrust; and though the suddenness of their
removal surprised her, she saw nothing in it really to lament; it
was not to be supposed that their absence from Netherfield
would prevent Mr. Bingley's being there; and as to the loss of
their society, she was persuaded that Jane must cease to regard
it, in the enjoyment of his.
"It is unlucky," said she, after a short pause, "that you should
not be able to see your friends before they leave the country.
But may we not hope that the period of future happiness to
which Miss Bingley looks forward may arrive earlier than she is
Pride and Prejudice
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Dunwich Horror by H. P. Lovecraft:
theory, persist in believing the remains Caucasian.
was in the township of Dunwich, in a large and partly inhabited
farmhouse set against a hillside four miles from the village and
a mile and a half from any other dwelling, that Wilbur Whateley
was born at 5 a.m. on Sunday, the second of February, 1913. This
date was recalled because it was Candlemas, which people in Dunwich
curiously observe under another name; and because the noises in
the hills had sounded, and all the dogs of the countryside had
barked persistently, throughout the night before. Less worthy
The Dunwich Horror
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from King Henry VI by William Shakespeare:
me. I have good witness of this; therefore I beseech your
majesty, do not cast away an honest man for a villain's
Uncle, what shall we say to this in law?
This doom, my lord, if I may judge:
Let Somerset be Regent o'er the French,
Because in York this breeds suspicion;
And let these have a day appointed them
For single combat in convenient place,