|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Othello by William Shakespeare:
Giue me some helpe
Iago. O mee, Lieutenant!
What Villaines haue done this?
Cas. I thinke that one of them is heereabout.
And cannot make away
Iago. Oh treacherous Villaines:
What are you there? Come in, and giue some helpe
Rod. O helpe me there
Cassio. That's one of them
Iago. Oh murd'rous Slaue! O Villaine!
Rod. O damn'd Iago! O inhumane Dogge!
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Ursula by Honore de Balzac:
"If you don't feel well, dear child, we have only the street to
"What is the matter, my dear?" said the old lady to the girl.
"Madame," said the doctor severely, "her soul is chilled, accustomed
as she is to be met by smiles."
"A very bad education, monsieur," said Madame de Portenduere. "Is it
not, Monsieur l'abbe?"
"Yes," answered Minoret, with a look at the abbe, who knew not how to
reply. "I have, it is true, rendered life unbearable to an angelic
spirit if she has to pass it in the world; but I trust I shall not die
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Falk by Joseph Conrad:
holding me up to Falk in the light of a rival. I
was young enough to be shocked at so much duplic-
ity. "Did he tell you that in so many words?" I
asked with indignation.
Hermann had not. He had given hints only;
and of course it had not taken very much to alarm
Falk; but, instead of declaring himself, he had
taken steps to remove the family from under my in-
fluence. He was perfectly straightforward about
it--as straightforward as a tile falling on your
head. There was no duplicity in that man; and