|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Caesar's Commentaries in Latin by Julius Caesar:
et simulatione usi Germani frequentes, omnibus principibus maioribusque
natu adhibitis, ad eum in castra venerunt, simul, ut dicebatur, sui
purgandi causa, quod contra atque esset dictum et ipsi petissent, proelium
pridie commisissent, simul ut, si quid possent, de indutiis fallendo
impetrarent. Quos sibi Caesar oblatos gavisus illos retineri iussit; ipse
omnes copias castris D eduxit equitatumque, quod recenti proelio
perterritum esse existimabat, agmen subsequi iussit.
Acie triplici instituta et celeriter VIII milium itinere confecto,
prius ad hostium castra pervenit quam quid ageretur Germani sentire
possent. Qui omnibus rebus subito perterriti et celeritate adventus
nostri et discessu suorum, neque consilii habendi neque arma capiendi
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell:
riding. I never did know who she was, but I've got my suspicions.
She couldn't have been very nice or she wouldn't have gone out
with him in the late afternoon without a chaperon. And, my dear,
they stayed out nearly all night and walked home finally, saying
the horse had run away and smashed the buggy and they had gotten
lost in the woods. And guess what--"
"I can't guess. Tell me," said Scarlett enthusiastically, hoping
for the worst.
"He refused to marry her the next day!"
"Oh," said Scarlett, her hopes dashed.
"He said he hadn't--er--done anything to her and he didn't see why
Gone With the Wind
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Poems by T. S. Eliot:
The red-eyed scavengers are creeping
From Kentish Town and Golder's Green;
Where are the eagles and the trumpets?
Buried beneath some snow-deep Alps.
Over buttered scones and crumpets
Weeping, weeping multitudes
Droop in a hundred A.B.C.'s
["ABC's" signifes endemic teashops, found in all parts of
London. The initials signify "Aerated Bread Company,
Limited."--Project Gutenberg Editor's replacement of