|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay:
She explored his features with her black, slow-gleaming eyes. "Why
do you fear to speak your feelings, Maskull?"
"Things seem to open up before me like a sunrise, but what it means I
Sullenbode laughed outright. "It assuredly does not mean the
approach of night."
Corpang, who had been staring steadily along the ridge, here abruptly
broke in. "The road is plain now, Maskull. If you wish it, I'll go
"No, we'll go on together. Sullenbode will accompany us."
"A little way," said the woman, "but not to Adage, to pit my strength
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from A Prince of Bohemia by Honore de Balzac:
of the Faubourg Saint-Germain; she had freed her bearing of the
unhallowed traces; she walked with a chastened, inimitable grace; but
this was not enough. This praise of her enabled Claudine to swallow
down the rest.
"But one day La Palferine said, 'If you wish to be the mistress of one
La Palferine, poor, penniless, and without prospects as he is, you
ought at least to represent him worthily. You should have a carriage
and liveried servants and a title. Give me all the gratifications of
vanity that will never be mine in my own person. The woman whom I
honor with my regard ought never to go on foot; if she is bespattered
with mud, I suffer. That is how I am made. If she is mine, she must be
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The First Men In The Moon by H. G. Wells:
that, of course, was a matter we had to settle later. "That's all right,"
I shouted, " that's all right." The great point, as I insisted, was to get
the thing done.
"Here is a substance," I cried, "no home, no factory, no fortress, no ship
can dare to be without - more universally applicable even than a patent
medicine. There isn't a solitary aspect of it, not one of its ten thousand
possible uses that will not make us rich, Cavor, beyond the dreams of
"No!" he said. "I begin to see. It's extraordinary how one gets new points
of view by talking over things!"
"And as it happens you have just talked to the right man! "
The First Men In The Moon