|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, etc. by Oscar Wilde:
the development of astral bodies, was of course quite a different
matter, and really not under his control. It was his solemn duty
to appear in the corridor once a week, and to gibber from the large
oriel window on the first and third Wednesday in every month, and
he did not see how he could honourably escape from his obligations.
It is quite true that his life had been very evil, but, upon the
other hand, he was most conscientious in all things connected with
the supernatural. For the next three Saturdays, accordingly, he
traversed the corridor as usual between midnight and three o'clock,
taking every possible precaution against being either heard or
seen. He removed his boots, trod as lightly as possible on the old
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling:
ago days, or some wonderful Jungle being, but glad to feel that
he was at least flesh and blood.
"Son," she said at last,--her eyes were full of pride,--
"have any told thee that thou art beautiful beyond all men?"
"Hah?" said Mowgli, for naturally he had never heard anything of
the kind. Messua laughed softly and happily. The look in his
face was enough for her.
"I am the first, then? It is right, though it comes seldom,
that a mother should tell her son these good things. Thou art
very beautiful. Never have I looked upon such a man."
Mowgli twisted his head and tried to see over his own hard
The Second Jungle Book
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll:
They would not listen to advice.
I took a kettle large and new,
Fit for the deed I had to do.
My heart went hop, my heart went thump;
I filled the kettle at the pump.
Then some one came to me and said,
"The little fishes are in bed."
I said to him, I said it plain,
"Then you must wake them up again."
I said it very loud and clear;
I went and shouted in his ear.'
Through the Looking-Glass