|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne:
and the immense crowd.
As for again watching Nadia and Marfa Strogoff, that
was equally useless. It was evident that the two women
would keep on their guard, and it would be impossible to
overhear anything of a nature to compromise the courier
of the Czar. The Tsigane's first thought was to tell Ivan
Ogareff. She therefore immediately left the encampment.
A quarter of an hour after, she reached Zabediero, and was
shown into the house occupied by the Emir's lieutenant.
Ogareff received the Tsigane directly.
"What have you to tell me, Sangarre?" he asked.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare:
When at your hands did I deserue this scorne?
Ist not enough, ist not enough, yong man,
That I did neuer, no nor neuer can,
Deserue a sweete looke from Demetrius eye,
But you must flout my insufficiency?
Good troth you do me wrong (good-sooth you do)
In such disdainfull manner, me to wooe.
But fare you well; perforce I must confesse,
I thought you Lord of more true gentlenesse.
Oh, that a Lady of one man refus'd,
Should of another therefore be abus'd.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Herland by Charlotte Gilman:
own emotion as I had unconsciously assumed would be the case.
It made me feel as, one might imagine, a man might feel who
loved a goddess--not a Venus, though! She did not resent my
attitude, did not repel it, did not in the least fear it, evidently.
There was not a shade of that timid withdrawal or pretty resistance
which are so--provocative.
"You see, dearest," she said, "you have to be patient with us.
We are not like the women of your country. We are Mothers, and
we are People, but we have not specialized in this line."
"We" and "we" and "we"--it was so hard to get her to be
personal. And, as I thought that, I suddenly remembered how we