|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Europeans by Henry James:
"They want him to make a political marriage. It is his brother's idea.
His brother is very clever."
"They must be a precious pair!" cried Robert Acton.
The Baroness gave a little philosophic shrug. "Que voulez-vous?
They are princes. They think they are treating me very well.
Silberstadt is a perfectly despotic little state, and the Reigning
Prince may annul the marriage by a stroke of his pen.
But he has promised me, nevertheless, not to do so without
my formal consent."
"And this you have refused?"
"Hitherto. It is an indignity, and I have wished at least to make it
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from All's Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare:
restrained yourself within the list of too cold an adieu: be more
expressive to them; for they wear themselves in the cap of the
time; there do muster true gait; eat, speak, and move, under the
influence of the most received star; and though the devil lead
the measure, such are to be followed: after them, and take a more
And I will do so.
Worthy fellows; and like to prove most sinewy sword-men.
[Exeunt BERTRAM and PAROLLES.]
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Shadow out of Time by H. P. Lovecraft:
the titan towers, how much had still survived the writhings of
Had I come upon a whole buried world of unholy
archaism? Could I still find the house of the writing master,
and the tower where S'gg'ha, the captive mind from the star-headed
vegetable carnivores of Antarctica, had chiselled certain pictures
on the blank spaces of the walls?
Would the passage at the second
level down, to the hall of the alien minds, be still unchoked
and traversable? In that hall the captive mind of an incredible
entity - a half-plastic denizen of the hollow interior of an unknown
Shadow out of Time