|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from From London to Land's End by Daniel Defoe:
clergy belonging to the cathedral, have their houses, as is usual
in all cities, where there are cathedral churches. These are so
considerable here, and the place so large, that it is (as it is
called in general) like another city.
The cathedral is famous for the height of its spire, which is
without exception the highest and the handsomest in England, being
from the ground 410 feet, and yet the walls so exceeding thin that
at the upper part of the spire, upon a view made by the late Sir
Christopher Wren, the wall was found to be less than five inches
thick; upon which a consultation was had whether the spire, or at
least the upper part of it, should be taken down, it being supposed
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Richard III by William Shakespeare:
KING RICHARD. Up With my tent! Here will I lie to-night;
[Soldiers begin to set up the KING'S tent]
But where to-morrow? Well, all's one for that.
Who hath descried the number of the traitors?
NORFOLK. Six or seven thousand is their utmost power.
KING RICHARD. Why, our battalia trebles that account;
Besides, the King's name is a tower of strength,
Which they upon the adverse faction want.
Up with the tent! Come, noble gentlemen,
Let us survey the vantage of the ground.
Call for some men of sound direction.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Rig Veda:
altars seat thee willingly, O Priest.
Accept for thy delight the proffered Soma meath: drink from
Kindler's bowl and fill thee with thy share.
5 This is the strengthener of thy body's manly might: strength,
victory for all time are placed within thine arms.
Pressed for thee, Maghavan, it is offered unto thee: drink
chalice of this Brahman, drink thy fill.
6 Accept the sacrifice; mark both of you, my call: the Priest
The Rig Veda