|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from King Lear by William Shakespeare:
Reg. I never shall endure her. Dear my lord,
Be not familiar with her.
Edm. Fear me not.
She and the Duke her husband!
Enter, with Drum and Colours, Albany, Goneril, Soldiers.
Gon. [aside] I had rather lose the battle than that sister
Should loosen him and me.
Alb. Our very loving sister, well bemet.
Sir, this I hear: the King is come to his daughter,
With others whom the rigour of our state
Forc'd to cry out. Where I could not be honest,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from A Treatise on Parents and Children by George Bernard Shaw:
the monarchs. Democracy in America has led to the withdrawal of
ordinary refined persons from politics; and the same result is coming
in England as fast as we make Democracy as democratic as it is in
America. This is true also of popular religion: it is so horribly
irreligious that nobody with the smallest pretence to culture, or the
least inkling of what the great prophets vainly tried to make the
world understand, will have anything to do with it except for purely
Before we can clearly understand how baleful is this condition of
intimidation in which we live, it is necessary to clear up the
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde:
the family, and sent down with either no woman at all, or two. In
the third place, I know perfectly well whom she will place me next
to, to-night. She will place me next Mary Farquhar, who always
flirts with her own husband across the dinner-table. That is not
very pleasant. Indeed, it is not even decent . . . and that sort
of thing is enormously on the increase. The amount of women in
London who flirt with their own husbands is perfectly scandalous.
It looks so bad. It in simply washing one's clean linen in public.
Besides, now that I know you to be a confirmed Bunburyist I
naturally want to talk to you about Bunburying. I want to tell you