|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Rinkitink In Oz by L. Frank Baum:
"Oh, he is merely a boy; but he is very ferocious and
obstinate and he is assisted by a little fat sorcerer
called Rinkitink and a talking goat."
"Oho! A talking goat, do you say? That certainly
sounds like magic; and it also sounds like the Land of
Oz, where all the animals talk," said Kaliko, with a
But King Gos assured him the talking goat had never
been to Oz.
"As for Rinkitink, whom you call a sorcerer,"
Rinkitink In Oz
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from A Start in Life by Honore de Balzac:
Warned by the general movement which, since the Peace, was
revolutionizing his calling, Pierrotin would not allow himself to be
outdone by the progress of new lights. Since the beginning of the
summer season he had talked much of a certain large coach, ordered
from Farry, Breilmann, and Company, the best makers of diligences,--a
purchase necessitated by an increasing influx of travellers.
Pierrotin's present establishment consisted of two vehicles. One,
which served in winter, and the only one he reported to the tax-
gatherer, was the coucou which he inherited from his father. The
rounded flanks of this vehicle allowed him to put six travellers on
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from In the Cage by Henry James:
gave a wondrous image of their life. If Lady Bradeen was Juno it
was all certainly Olympian. If the girl, missing the answers, her
ladyship's own outpourings, vainly reflected that Cocker's should
have been one of the bigger offices where telegrams arrived as well
as departed, there were yet ways in which, on the whole, she
pressed the romance closer by reason of the very quantity of
imagination it demanded and consumed. The days and hours of this
new friend, as she came to account him, were at all events
unrolled, and however much more she might have known she would
still have wished to go beyond. In fact she did go beyond; she
went quite far enough.