|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Lucile by Owen Meredith:
And sad, . . . "You mistake, sir! that other is here."
Eugene and Matilda both started.
With a half-stifled scream, as she felt herself reel
From the place where she stood, cried Matilda.
What! eaves-dropping, madam?" . . . the Duke cried. . . "And so
You were listening?"
"Say, rather," she said, "that I heard,
Without wishing to hear it, that infamous word,--
Heard--and therefore reply."
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Taras Bulba and Other Tales by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol:
stood the Setch, which so often changed its situation.
A throng of people hastened to the shore with boats. The Cossacks
arranged the horses' trappings. Taras assumed a stately air, pulled
his belt tighter, and proudly stroked his moustache. His sons also
inspected themselves from head to foot, with some apprehension and an
undefined feeling of satisfaction; and all set out together for the
suburb, which was half a verst from the Setch. On their arrival, they
were deafened by the clang of fifty blacksmiths' hammers beating upon
twenty-five anvils sunk in the earth. Stout tanners seated beneath
awnings were scraping ox-hides with their strong hands; shop-keepers
sat in their booths, with piles of flints, steels, and powder before
Taras Bulba and Other Tales
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Pagan and Christian Creeds by Edward Carpenter:
whether in mankind or animals, TWINS were ever
counted especially blest, and were credited with a magic
power. (The Constellation of the Twins was thought
peculiarly lucky.) Perhaps after a time it was discovered
that twins sometimes run in families, and in such cases really
do bring fertility with them. In cattle it is known nowadays
that there are more twins of the female sex than of the
 Primitive Culture, vol. i, p. 106.
 See The Golden Bough, i, 127.
 See Evolution of Sex, by Geddes and Thomson (1901), p. 41,
Pagan and Christian Creeds