|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Secret Places of the Heart by H. G. Wells:
thoroughly respectable old women, have the same quality.
Because they have gone out of the personal sex business.
Haven't you found that?"
"I have never," said the doctor, known what you call an
openly bad woman,--at least, at all intimately. . . . "
Sir Richmond looked with quick curiosity at his companion.
"You have avoided them!"
"They don't attract me."
"They repel you?"
"For me," said the doctor, "for any friendliness, a woman
must be modest. . . . My habits of thought are old-fashioned,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft:
any definite structure or building, he dwells only on broad impressions
of vast angles and stone surfaces - surfaces too great to belong
to anything right or proper for this earth, and impious with horrible
images and hieroglyphs. I mention his talk about angles because
it suggests something Wilcox had told me of his awful dreams.
He said that the geometry of the dream-place he saw was abnormal,
non-Euclidean, and loathsomely redolent of spheres and dimensions
apart from ours. Now an unlettered seaman felt the same thing
whilst gazing at the terrible reality.
Johansen and his men
landed at a sloping mud-bank on this monstrous Acropolis, and
Call of Cthulhu
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Persuasion by Jane Austen:
to give him some shooting, and he seemed quite delighted, and, for my part,
I thought it was all settled; when behold! on Tuesday night,
he made a very awkward sort of excuse; `he never shot' and he had
`been quite misunderstood,' and he had promised this and he had
promised that, and the end of it was, I found, that he did not mean to come.
I suppose he was afraid of finding it dull; but upon my word
I should have thought we were lively enough at the Cottage
for such a heart-broken man as Captain Benwick."
Charles laughed again and said, "Now Mary, you know very well
how it really was. It was all your doing," (turning to Anne.)
"He fancied that if he went with us, he should find you close by: