|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Koran:
save me from the water.' Said he, 'There is none to save to-day from
the command of God, except for him on whom He may have mercy.' And the
wave came between them, and he was amongst the drowned.
And it was said, 'O earth! swallow down thy water!' and, 'O
heaven! hold!' and the water abated; and the affair was decided, and
it settled on Gudi, it was said, 'Away with the people who are
And Noah went unto his Lord and said, 'My Lord, verily, my son is of
my people, and, verily, Thy promise is true, and Thou art the
justest of judges.' He said, 'O Noah! he is not of thy people; verily,
it is a work that is not right. Then, ask me not for that of which
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Enoch Arden, &c. by Alfred Tennyson:
And I said, `Let us part: in a hundred years it'll all
be the same,
You cannot love me at all, if you love not my good
And he turn'd, and I saw his eyes all wet, in the sweet
Sweetheart, I love you so well that your good name
And what do I care for Jane, let her speak of you well
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart:
Mrs. Klopton came in at that moment, with an eggnog in her hand.
She glanced at the clock, and, without addressing any one in
particular, she intimated that it was time for self-respecting folks
to be at home in bed. McKnight, who could never resist a fling at
her back, spoke to me in a stage whisper.
"Is she talking still? or again?" he asked, just before the door
closed. There was a second's indecision with the knob, then,
judging discretion the better part, Mrs. Klopton went away.
"Now, then," McKnight said, settling himself in a chair beside the
bed, "spit it out. Not the wreck - I know all I want about that.
The Man in Lower Ten