|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from An Historical Mystery by Honore de Balzac:
of her shrinking modesty she had been forced by her formidable father
to play the part of Goddess of Liberty in some republican ceremony.
The new proprietor came only three times to Gondreville in the course
of seven years. His grandfather had been bailiff of the estate under
the Simeuse family, and all Arcis took for granted that the citizen
Marion was the secret representative of the present Marquis and his
twin brother. As long as the Terror lasted, Michu, still bailiff of
Gondreville, a devoted patriot, son-in-law of the president of the
revolutionary tribunal of Troyes and flattered by Malin,
representative from the department of the Aube, was the object of a
certain sort of respect. But when the Mountain was overthrown and
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Koran:
Then he said to his young men, 'Put their chattels in their packs,
haply they may know it when they are come back to their family;
haply they may return.'
And when they returned to their father, they said, 'O our father!
Measure is withheld from us; so send with us our brother that we may
get measure, and, verily, him we will keep!'
He said, 'Shall I entrust you with him, save as entrusted you with
his brother before? but God is the best of keepers, and He is the most
merciful of the merciful.'
And when they opened their goods they found their chattels
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Royalty Restored/London Under Charles II by J. Fitzgerald Molloy:
Murder.--A memorable storm.--The end of all.--Richard Cromwell
made Protector.--He refuses to shed blood.--Disturbance and
dissatisfaction.--Downfall of Richard.--Charles Stuart proclaimed
king.--Rejoicement of the nation.--The king comes into his own.
--Entry into London.--Public joy and satisfaction.
On the 30th of January, 1649, Charles I. was beheaded. In the
last days of August in the year of grace 1658, Oliver Cromwell
lay sick unto death at the Palace of Whitehall. On the 27th day
of June in the previous year, he had, in the Presence of the
Judges of the land, the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City, and
Members of Parliament assembled at Westminster Hall, seated