|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Night and Day by Virginia Woolf:
things this game needed a great deal of skill; and, perhaps, at the
age she had reached--she was over sixty--she played far more to
deceive herself than to deceive any one else. Moreover, the armor was
wearing thin; she forgot to keep up appearances more and more.
The worn patches in the carpets, and the pallor of the drawing-room,
where no chair or cover had been renewed for some years, were due not
only to the miserable pension, but to the wear and tear of twelve
children, eight of whom were sons. As often happens in these large
families, a distinct dividing-line could be traced, about half-way in
the succession, where the money for educational purposes had run
short, and the six younger children had grown up far more economically
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Koran:
and have become dust and bones, shall we then indeed
be raised? or our fathers of yore?'
Say, 'Verily, those of yore and those of the latter day
shall surely be gathered together unto the tryst of
the well-known day.'
Then ye, O ye who err! who say it is a lie! shall eat of
the Zaqqum tree! and fill your bellies with it! and
drink thereon of boiling water! and drink as drinks
the thirsty camel.
This is their entertainment on the judgment day!
We created you, then why do ye not credit?
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Koran:
Hast thou not looked to thy Lord how He prolongs the shadow? but had
He willed He would have made it stationary; then we make the sun a
thereto, then we contract it towards us with a gul an easy
And He it is who made the night for a garment; and sleep for repose,
and made the day for men to rise up again. And He it is who sent the
winds with glad tidings before His mercy; and we send down from the
heavens pure water, to quicken therewith the dead country, and to give
it for drink to what we have created,-the cattle and many folk.
We have turned it in various ways amongst them that they may