|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte:
you another brood to-morrow.'
'If you do, Mr. Robson, I shall kill them too,' said I.
'Humph!' replied he, and having honoured me with a broad stare -
which, contrary to his expectations, I sustained without flinching
- he turned away with an air of supreme contempt, and stalked into
the house. Tom next went to tell his mamma. It was not her way to
say much on any subject; but, when she next saw me, her aspect and
demeanour were doubly dark and chilled. After some casual remark
about the weather, she observed - 'I am sorry, Miss Grey, you
should think it necessary to interfere with Master Bloomfield's
amusements; he was very much distressed about your destroying the
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Augsburg Confession by Philip Melanchthon:
through faith but command us to merit grace through satisfactions of
Article XIII: Of the Use of the Sacraments.
Of the Use of the Sacraments they teach that the Sacraments
were ordained, not only to be marks of profession among men,
but rather to be signs and testimonies of the will of God
toward us, instituted to awaken and confirm faith in those who
use them. Wherefore we must so use the Sacraments that faith
be added to believe the promises which are offered and set
forth through the Sacraments.
They therefore condemn those who teach that the Sacraments
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling:
'Really mad?' said Una. 'Or just silly?'
'Crazy, I should say - from the things she does. Her devotion to
me is terribly embarrassing. You know I have all the keys of the
Hall except the brewery and the tenants' kitchen. I give out all
stores and the linen and plate.'
'How jolly! I love store-rooms and giving out things.'
Ah, it's a great responsibility, you'll find, when you come to
my age. Last year Dad said I was fatiguing myself with my duties,
and he actually wanted me to give up the keys to old Amoore, our
housekeeper. I wouldn't. I hate her. I said, "No, sir. I am Mistress
of Marklake Hall just as long as I live, because I'm never going to