|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare:
But, and you will not wed, Ile pardon you.
Graze where you will, you shall not house with me:
Looke too't, thinke on't, I do not vse to iest.
Thursday is neere, lay hand on heart, aduise,
And you be mine, Ile giue you to my Friend:
And you be not, hang, beg, starue, die in the streets,
For by my soule, Ile nere acknowledge thee,
Nor what is mine shall neuer do thee good:
Trust too't, bethinke you, Ile not be forsworne
Iuli. Is there no pittie sitting in the Cloudes,
Romeo and Juliet
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Dunwich Horror by H. P. Lovecraft:
reticulated hide of a crocodile or alligator. The back was piebald
with yellow and black, and dimly suggested the squamous covering
of certain snakes. Below the waist, though, it was the worst;
for here all human resemblance left off and sheer phantasy began.
The skin was thickly covered with coarse black fur, and from the
abdomen a score of long greenish-grey tentacles with red sucking
mouths protruded limply.
Their arrangement was odd, and seemed
to follow the symmetries of some cosmic geometry unknown to earth
or the solar system. On each of the hips, deep set in a kind of
pinkish, ciliated orbit, was what seemed to be a rudimentary eye;
The Dunwich Horror
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen:
and the abbey in itself was no more to her now than any
other house. The painful remembrance of the folly it
had helped to nourish and perfect was the only emotion
which could spring from a consideration of the building.
What a revolution in her ideas! She, who had so longed
to be in an abbey! Now, there was nothing so charming
to her imagination as the unpretending comfort of a
well-connected parsonage, something like Fullerton,
but better: Fullerton had its faults, but Woodston probably
had none. If Wednesday should ever come!
It did come, and exactly when it might be reasonably