|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Walden by Henry David Thoreau:
Who has not sometimes derived an inexpressible satisfaction from
his food in which appetite had no share? I have been thrilled to
think that I owed a mental perception to the commonly gross sense of
taste, that I have been inspired through the palate, that some
berries which I had eaten on a hillside had fed my genius. "The
soul not being mistress of herself," says Thseng-tseu, "one looks,
and one does not see; one listens, and one does not hear; one eats,
and one does not know the savor of food." He who distinguishes the
true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not
cannot be otherwise. A puritan may go to his brown-bread crust with
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Cromwell by William Shakespeare:
And give him yours--the States, they know you not,
For, as I think, they never saw your face--
And at a watch-word must I call them in,
And will desire, that we safe may pass
To Mantua, where I'll say my business lies.
How doth your Honor like of this devise?
O wondrous good! But wilt thou venter, Hodge?
O noble Lord, I do accord,
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Rinkitink In Oz by L. Frank Baum:
that I believe I can capture him alone, and with ease.
He does not seem very terrible and I suspect that King
Gos and his warriors were frightened at nothing."
Then, aloud, she said to Inga:
"I wish to invite you, mighty Prince, and your
friend, the great King of Gilgad, to visit my poor
palace at Coregos, where all my people shall do you
honor. Will you come?"
"At present," replied Inga, uneasily, "I must refuse
your kind invitation."
"There will be feasting, and dancing girls, and games
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