|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Cromwell by William Shakespeare:
It seems she doth address her self to me.
God save you, sir, sir; pray, is your name master Cromwell?
My name is Thomas Cromwell, gentlewoman.
Know you not one Bagot, sir, that's come to Antwerp?
No, trust me, I never saw the man,
But here are bills of debt I have received,
Against one Banister, a Merchant fallen into decay.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from At the Mountains of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft:
The torch, flashing over the grotesquely carved walls
of the blocked corridor in which we stood, showed several doorways
in various states of obstruction; and from one of them the gasoline
odor-quite submerging that other hint of odor - came with especial
distinctness. As we looked more steadily, we saw that beyond a
doubt there had been a slight and recent clearing away of debris
from that particular opening. Whatever the lurking horror might
be, we believed the direct avenue toward it was now plainly manifest.
I do not think anyone will wonder that we waited an appreciable
time before making any further motion.
At the Mountains of Madness
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Duchesse de Langeais by Honore de Balzac:
"Oh!" said the General, with feigned surprise. "She must have
rejoiced over the victory of the House of Bourbon."
"I told them the reason of the mass; they are always a little
"But Sister Theresa may have interests in France. Perhaps she
would like to send some message or to hear news."
"I do not think so. She would have come to ask me."
"As a fellow-countryman, I should be quite curious to see her,"
said the General. "If it is possible, if the Lady Superior
"Even at the grating and in the Reverend Mother's presence, an