|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Edition of The Ambassadors by Henry James:
to him. It would naturally be his kind of traffic. While he thought
of these things he reminded Chad of the truth they mustn't lose
sight of--the truth that, with all deference to her susceptibility
to new interests, Sarah would have come out with a high firm
definite purpose. "She hasn't come out, you know, to be bamboozled.
We may all be ravishing--nothing perhaps can be more easy for us;
but she hasn't come out to be ravished. She has come out just
simply to take you home."
"Oh well, with HER I'll go," said Chad good-humouredly. "I suppose
you'll allow THAT." And then as for a minute Strether said nothing:
"Or is your idea that when I've seen her I shan't want to go?" As
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Europeans by Henry James:
But Charlotte kissed her and took her hand, looking at her
sweetly and solemnly. Gertrude seemed to her almost funereal,
though Gertrude might have found a source of gayety in the fact
that Felix, with his magnificent smile, had been talking to her;
he had greeted her as a very old friend. When she kissed
the Baroness she had tears in her eyes. Madame Munster took each
of these young women by the hand, and looked at them all over.
Charlotte thought her very strange-looking and singularly dressed;
she could not have said whether it was well or ill.
She was glad, at any rate, that they had put on their silk gowns--
especially Gertrude. "My cousins are very pretty,"
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Koran:
Reclining on green cushions and beautiful carpets.
Then which of your Lord's bounties will ye twain deny?
Blessed be the name of thy Lord possessed of majesty and
THE CHAPTER OF THE INEVITABLE
IN the name of the merciful and compassionate God.
When the inevitable happens; none shall call its
happening a lie!- abasing- exalting!
When the earth shall quake, quaking! and the mountains
shall crumble, crumbling, and become like motes