|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Lost Princess of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
into a potato masher and back again, and the Cowardly Lion into a
pussycat and back again, and then I knew the thing would work all
"When did you perform those enchantments?" asked the Wizard, much
"One night when all the rest of you were asleep but Scraps, and she
had gone chasing moonbeams."
"Well," remarked the Wizard, "your discovery has certainly saved us a
lot of trouble, and we must all thank the Frogman, too, for making
such a good fight. The dove's shape had Ugu's evil disposition inside
it, and that made the monster bird dangerous."
The Lost Princess of Oz
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy:
I give my true sentiments, I shall hurt your feelings; if I don't,
I shall hurt my own judgment. And remember, I don't know much
'But you have had attachments, although you tell me very little
'And I only hope you'll continue to prosper till I tell you more.'
Stephen winced at this rap. 'I have never formed a deep
attachment,' continued Knight. 'I never have found a woman worth
it. Nor have I been once engaged to be married.'
'You write as if you had been engaged a hundred times, if I may be
allowed to say so,' said Stephen in an injured tone.
A Pair of Blue Eyes
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from King Henry VI by William Shakespeare:
But Reignier, king of Naples, that prevail'd.
A married man! that's most intolerable.
Why, here's a girl! I think she knows not well
There were so many, whom she may accuse.
It's sign she hath been liberal and free.
And yet, forsooth, she is a virgin pure.
Strumpet, thy words condemn thy brat and thee: