|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Confessio Amantis by John Gower:
Who that is out of loves grace 90
And mai himselven noght availe,
He wolde an other scholde faile;
And if he may put eny lette,
He doth al that he mai to lette.
Wherof I finde, as thou schalt wite,
To this pourpos a tale write.
Ther ben of suche mo than twelve,
That ben noght able as of hemselve
To gete love, and for Envie
Upon alle othre thei aspie; 100
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay:
been pierced by a rapier. He barely recovered himself from falling,
and as he did so he saw that a spout had formed on the water, and was
now subsiding again. The next moment he was knocked down by a
violent blow in the mouth, delivered by an invisible hand. He picked
himself up; and observed that a second spout had formed. No sooner
was he on his legs, than a hideous pain hammered away inside his
brain, as if caused by a malignant tumour. In his agony, he stumbled
and fell again; this time on the arm Krag had wounded. All his other
mishaps were for gotten in this one, which half stunned him. It
lasted only a moment, and then sudden relief came, and he found that
Earthrid's rough music had lost its power over him.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln:
Jimmie Turnbull never forged that letter or stole McIntyre's
securities, but I admit that everything points to his guilt,
even his death."
"Because the theft of the securities supplies a motive for his
suicide - fear of exposure and imprisonment," argued Kent. "But
there is no motive, so far as I can see, for Jimmie's murder.
Men don't kill each other without a motive. "There is homicidal
mania," suggested Clymer.
"But not in this case," retorted Kent. "We are sane men and it is
up to us to find out if Jimmie died by his own hand or was killed
The Red Seal