|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Critias by Plato:
surrounding allotment, which was the largest and best, and made him king
over the rest; the others he made princes, and gave them rule over many
men, and a large territory. And he named them all; the eldest, who was the
first king, he named Atlas, and after him the whole island and the ocean
were called Atlantic. To his twin brother, who was born after him, and
obtained as his lot the extremity of the island towards the pillars of
Heracles, facing the country which is now called the region of Gades in
that part of the world, he gave the name which in the Hellenic language is
Eumelus, in the language of the country which is named after him, Gadeirus.
Of the second pair of twins he called one Ampheres, and the other Evaemon.
To the elder of the third pair of twins he gave the name Mneseus, and
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas:
And the attitude of Gryphus became more and more
"Rosa is not at Loewestein?" cried Cornelius.
"You know well she is not. Once more, will you restore her
"I see," said Cornelius, "this is a trap you are laying for
"Now, for the last time, will you tell me where my daughter
"Guess it, you rogue, if you don't know it."
"Only wait, only wait," growled Gryphus, white with rage,
The Black Tulip
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Tom Sawyer, Detective by Mark Twain:
out plain and square towards trial time and acknowledge
that he TRIED to kill the man. Why, that was awful,
you know. It made things seem fifty times as dreadful,
and there warn't no more comfort for Aunt Sally and Benny.
But he promised he wouldn't say a word about his murder
when others was around, and we was glad of that.
Tom Sawyer racked the head off of himself all that month
trying to plan some way out for Uncle Silas, and many's
the night he kept me up 'most all night with this kind
of tiresome work, but he couldn't seem to get on the right
track no way. As for me, I reckoned a body might as well