|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from King Henry VI by William Shakespeare:
And fightest with the sword of Deborah.
Christ's Mother helps me, else I were too weak.
Whoe'er helps thee, 'tis thou that must help me:
Impatiently I burn with thy desire;
My heart and hands thou hast at once subdued.
Excellent Pucelle, if thy name be so,
Let me thy servant and not sovereign be:
'Tis the French Dauphin sueth to thee thus.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Lesson of the Master by Henry James:
head of the profession, for hadn't that very talk made it clear
that the late accomplished lady was the influence that ruled his
life? What catastrophe could be more cruel than the extinction of
such an influence? This was to be exactly the tone taken by St.
George in answering his young friend upwards of a month later. He
made no allusion of course to their important discussion. He spoke
of his wife as frankly and generously as if he had quite forgotten
that occasion, and the feeling of deep bereavement was visible in
his words. "She took everything off my hands - off my mind. She
carried on our life with the greatest art, the rarest devotion, and
I was free, as few men can have been, to drive my pen, to shut
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from All's Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare:
But she is arm'd for him, and keeps her guard
In honestest defence.
The gods forbid else!
WIDOW. So, now they come:--
[Enter, with a drum and colours, a party of the Florentine army,
BERTRAM, and PAROLLES.]
That is Antonio, the Duke's eldest son;
Which is the Frenchman?