|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Oedipus Trilogy by Sophocles:
Who may this woman be whom thus you fear?
Merope, stranger, wife of Polybus.
And what of her can cause you any fear?
A heaven-sent oracle of dread import.
A mystery, or may a stranger hear it?
Aye, 'tis no secret. Loxias once foretold
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Mucker by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
ranchhouse they could see the enemy, consisting of a detachment
of some twenty of Pesita's troopers riding at a brisk trot
in their direction.
"Pesita's with them," announced Bridge, presently. "He's
the little fellow on the sorrel. Wait until they are close up,
then give them a few rounds; but go easy on the ammunition
--we haven't any too much."
Pesita, expecting no resistance, rode boldly into the
ranchyard. At the bunkhouse and the office his little force halted
while three or four troopers dismounted and entered the
buildings in search of victims. Disappointed there they moved
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Jungle by Upton Sinclair:
head cut, and bloody, and one eye purplish black and entirely
closed. "What have you to say for yourself?" queried the
"Your Honor," said Jurgis, "I went into his place and asked the
man if he could change me a hundred-dollar bill. And he said he
would if I bought a drink. I gave him the bill and then he
wouldn't give me the change."
The magistrate was staring at him in perplexity. "You gave him a
hundred-dollar bill!" he exclaimed.
"Yes, your Honor," said Jurgis.
"Where did you get it?"