|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald:
and music were the work of undergraduates, and the club itself
was the most influential of institutions, over three hundred men
competing for it every year.
Amory, after an easy victory in the first sophomore Princetonian
competition, stepped into a vacancy of the cast as Boiling Oil, a
Pirate Lieutenant. Every night for the last week they had
rehearsed "Ha-Ha Hortense!" in the Casino, from two in the
afternoon until eight in the morning, sustained by dark and
powerful coffee, and sleeping in lectures through the interim. A
rare scene, the Casino. A big, barnlike auditorium, dotted with
boys as girls, boys as pirates, boys as babies; the scenery in
This Side of Paradise
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Blix by Frank Norris:
"Because we've had no foolishness. We've just been ourselves, and
haven't pretended we were in love with each other when we are not.
Condy, let's do this lots."
"Go round to queer little, interesting little places. We've had a
glorious time to-day, haven't we?--and we haven't been talked out
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Songs of Innocence and Experience by William Blake:
Rising from unrest,
The trembling woman pressed
With feet of weary woe;
She could no further go.
In his arms he bore
Her, armed with sorrow sore;
Till before their way
A couching lion lay.
Turning back was vain:
Soon his heavy mane
Bore them to the ground,
Songs of Innocence and Experience