|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Twice Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne:
far more freedom than is even yet the privilege of the native
subjects of Great Britain.
At length a rumor reached our shores that the Prince of Orange
had ventured on an enterprise, the success of which would be the
triumph of civil and religious rights and the salvation of New
England. It was but a doubtful whisper: it might be false, or the
attempt might fail; and, in either case, the man that stirred
against King James would lose his head. Still the intelligence
produced a marked effect. The people smiled mysteriously in the
streets, and threw bold glances at their oppressors; while far
and wide there was a subdued and silent agitation, as if the
Twice Told Tales
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
"especially if she happened to be a very--a very--" He
"A very what, your majesty?" asked the girl.
"A very young woman," he ended lamely.
Emma von der Tann knew that he had not intended say-
ing that at all. Being a woman, she knew precisely what he
had meant to say, and she discovered that she would very
much have liked to hear him say it.
"Suppose," said Barney, "that Peter's soldiers run across
"They will take you back to Blentz, your majesty."
The Mad King
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Rig Veda:
Let us sing glory to the far-famed Hero who must be praised
hymns by the singer.
2 Unto the great bring ye great adoration, a chant with praise
Through whom our sires, Angirases, singing praises and knowing
the places, found the cattle.
3 When Indra and the Angirases desired it, Sarama found provision
The Rig Veda