|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Sportsman by Xenophon:
against one another, and leaping over one another at a great
rate." Al. "over one obstacle, and then another."
 Or, "this is the true line at last."
 Al. "with a crash of tongues."
When at length the hounds show symptoms of fatigue, and it is already
late in the day, the time has come for the huntsman to look for his
hare that lies dead-beat; nor must he wittingly leave any patch of
green or clod of earth untested. Backwards and forwards he must
try and try again the ground, to be sure that nothing has been
overlooked. The fact is, the little creature lies in a small compass,
and from fatigue and fear will not get up. As he leads the hounds on
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Herbert West: Reanimator by H. P. Lovecraft:
cause, West fully realised. It had at first been his hope to find
a reagent which would restore vitality before the actual advent
of death, and only repeated failures on animals had shewn him
that the natural and artificial life-motions were incompatible.
He then sought extreme freshness in his specimens, injecting his
solutions into the blood immediately after the extinction of life.
It was this circumstance which made the professors so carelessly
sceptical, for they felt that true death had not occurred in any
case. They did not stop to view the matter closely and reasoningly.
It was not long after the faculty had interdicted his work that
West confided to me his resolution to get fresh human bodies in
Herbert West: Reanimator
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Message by Honore de Balzac:
of it with the Juliette whom my poor comrade had so praised to
me. In her lightest words, her gestures, in all that she did and
said, I saw proofs of the nobleness of soul, the delicacy of
feeling which made her what she was, one of those beloved,
loving, and self-sacrificing natures so rarely found upon this
In the evening the Comte de Montpersan came himself as far as
Moulins with me. There he spoke with a kind of embarrassment:
"Monsieur, if it is not abusing your good-nature, and acting very
inconsiderately towards a stranger to whom we are already under
obligations, would you have the goodness, as you are going to