|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Tour Through Eastern Counties of England by Daniel Defoe:
are principally in Portugal and Italy. This corporation is
governed by a particular set of men who are called governors of the
Dutch Bay Hall. And in the same building is the Dutch church.
2. The guildhall of the town, called by them the moot hall, to
which is annexed the town gaol.
3. The workhouse, being lately enlarged, and to which belongs a
corporation or a body of the inhabitants, consisting of sixty
persons incorporated by Act of Parliament Anno 1698 for taking care
of the poor. They are incorporated by the name and title of the
governor, deputy governor, assistants, and guardians of the poor of
the town of Colchester. They are in number eight-and-forty, to
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Men of Iron by Howard Pyle:
turning in, he stood upon his cot and shouted: "Silence! List to
me a little!" And then, in the hush that followed-- "I want those
bachelors to hear this: that we squires serve them no longer, and
if they would ha' some to wait upon them, they must get them
otherwheres than here. There be twenty of us to stand against
them and haply more, and we mean that they shall ha' service of
us no more."
Then he jumped down again from his elevated stand, and an uproar
of confusion instantly filled the place. What was the effect of
his words upon the bachelors he could not see. What was the
result he was not slow in discovering.
Men of Iron
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde:
"It should matter everything to you, Mr. Gray."
"Because you have the most marvellous youth, and youth is the one thing
"I don't feel that, Lord Henry."
"No, you don't feel it now. Some day, when you are old
and wrinkled and ugly, when thought has seared your forehead
with its lines, and passion branded your lips with its
hideous fires, you will feel it, you will feel it terribly.
Now, wherever you go, you charm the world. Will it always
be so? . . . You have a wonderfully beautiful face, Mr. Gray.
The Picture of Dorian Gray