|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Richard III by William Shakespeare:
To stop all hopes whose growth may damage me.
I must be married to my brother's daughter,
Or else my kingdom stands on brittle glass.
Murder her brothers, and then marry her!
Uncertain way of gain! But I am in
So far in blood that sin will pluck on sin.
Tear-falling pity dwells not in this eye.
Re-enter PAGE, with TYRREL
Is thy name Tyrrel?
TYRREL. James Tyrrel, and your most obedient subject.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy:
"No, no; I am very careful. She is a clean little girl now. You
take her," said Mary, turning to Rintzeva, "while I go and help
Katusha, and I will also bring him his plaid."
Rintzeva took the little girl on her lap, pressing her plump,
bare, little arms to her bosom with a mother's tenderness, and
gave her a bit of sugar. As Mary Pavlovna left the room, two men
came in with boiling water and provisions.
NABATOFF AND MARKEL.
One of the men who came in was a short, thin, young man, who had
a cloth-covered sheepskin coat on, and high top-boots. He stepped
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Adam Bede by George Eliot:
great and beautiful. I am of opinion that love is a great and
beautiful thing too, and if you agree with me, the smallest signs
of it will not be chips and sawdust to you: they will rather be
like those little words,"light" and "music," stirring the long-
winding fibres of your memory and enriching your present with your
most precious past.
LISBETH'S touch of rheumatism could not be made to appear serious
enough to detain Dinah another night from the Hall Farm, now she
had made up her mind to leave her aunt so soon, and at evening the