|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Betty Zane by Zane Grey:
was succeeded by a yell which seemed to come from under the window. Several
dark forms rose so suddenly that they appeared to spring out of the ground.
Then came the peculiar twang of Indian bows. There were showers of sparks and
little streaks of fire with long tails like comets winged their parabolic
flight toward the cabin. Falling short they hissed and sputtered in the grass.
Jonathan's rifle spoke and one of the fleeing forms tumbled to the earth. A
series of long yells from all around the Fort greeted this last shot, but not
an Indian fired a rifle.
Fire-tipped arrows were now shot at the block-house, but not one took effect,
although a few struck the stockade-fence. Col. Zane had taken the precaution
to have the high grass and the clusters of goldenrod cut down all round the
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Lamentable Tragedy of Locrine and Mucedorus by William Shakespeare:
Nay, shepherd, reason not with me.
I'll manifest thy fact unto the King,
Whose doom will be thy death, as thou deservest.
What ho, Mouse, come away!
Why how now, what's the matter?
I thought you would be calling before I had done.
Come, help; away with my friend.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Study of a Woman by Honore de Balzac:
all blanch before her. She has conquered the right to converse as long
and as often as she chooses with the men who seem to her agreeable,
without being entered on the tablets of gossip. Certain coquettish
women are capable of following a plan of this kind for seven years in
order to gratify their fancies later; but to suppose any such
reservations in the Marquise de Listomere would be to calumniate her.
I have had the happiness of knowing this phoenix. She talks well; I
know how to listen; consequently I please her, and I go to her
parties. That, in fact, was the object of my ambition.
Neither plain nor pretty, Madame de Listomere has white teeth, a
dazzling skin, and very red lips; she is tall and well-made; her foot