|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The School For Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan:
at the Coffee-House. [Knock.]
SURFACE. 'Sdeath--here's Sir Oliver at the Door----Now I beg--
CHARLES. Aye aye and I beg Mr. Premium----
SIR OLIVER. Gentlemen----
SURFACE. Sir, by Heaven you shall go--
CHARLES. Aye out with him certainly----
SIR OLIVER. This violence----
SURFACE. 'Tis your own Fault.
CHARLES. Out with him to be sure.
[Both forcing SIR OLIVER out.]
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Charmides by Plato:
That is what we have to consider, he said.
And here, Critias, I said, I hope that you will find a way out of a
difficulty into which I have got myself. Shall I tell you the nature of
By all means, he replied.
Does not what you have been saying, if true, amount to this: that there
must be a single science which is wholly a science of itself and of other
sciences, and that the same is also the science of the absence of science?
But consider how monstrous this proposition is, my friend: in any parallel
case, the impossibility will be transparent to you.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Redheaded Outfield by Zane Grey:
second baseman, which, striking squarely in his
hands, recoiled as sharply as if it had struck a
wall. Doran scored, and still the bases were filled.
The laboring pitcher began to get rattled; he
could not find his usual speed; he knew it, but
evidently could not account for it.
When I came to bat, indications were not wanting
that the Canadian team would soon be up in
the air. The long pitcher delivered the ``rabbit,''
and got it low down by my knees, which
was an unfortunate thing for him. I swung on
The Redheaded Outfield