|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Wife, et al by Anton Chekhov:
cherishes the best of feelings for me, and talks to me simply in
order to give me pleasure, and I repay him by looking at him as
though I wanted to hypnotize him, and think, "Go, go, go! . . ."
But he is not amenable to thought-suggestion, and sits on and on
and on. . . .
While he is with me I can never shake off the thought, "It's
possible when I die he will be appointed to succeed me," and my
poor lecture-hall presents itself to me as an oasis in which the
spring is died up; and I am ungracious, silent, and surly with
Pyotr Ignatyevitch, as though he were to blame for such thoughts,
and not I myself. When he begins, as usual, praising up the
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Reign of King Edward the Third by William Shakespeare:
And is it possible
That they are now so loyal in them selves?
All but the Scot, who solemnly protests,
As heretofore I have informed his grace,
Never to sheath his Sword or take a truce.
Ah, that's the anchorage of some better hope!
But, on the other side, to think what friends
King Edward hath retained in Netherland,
Among those ever-bibbing Epicures,
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne:
needle. It is an earthquake that is threatening us."
My undaunted uncle calmly shook his head.
"Do you think," said he, "an earthquake is coming?"
"Well, I think you are mistaken."
"What! don't you recognise the symptoms?"
"Of an earthquake? no! I am looking out for something better."
"What can you mean? Explain?"
"It is an eruption, Axel."
"An eruption! Do you mean to affirm that we are running up the shaft
of a volcano?"
Journey to the Center of the Earth