|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart:
"But to move, mademoiselle, only to the next village!" they would
remonstrate, and as a final argument: " You are too valuable to risk an
"I must remain here," she said. And some of them thought they
understood. When an unusually obdurate officer came along, Sara Lee
would insist on taking him to the cellar.
"You see!" she would say, holding her candle high. "It is a nice cellar,
warm and dry. It is "- proudly one of the best cellars in the village.
It is a really homelike cellar."
The officer would go away then, and send her cigarettes for her men or,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Massimilla Doni by Honore de Balzac:
vaulted passage which runs from end to end on each floor of a Venetian
palazzo, and stopped before another door, so familiar that it made his
heart beat. On seeing him, a lady companion came out of a vast
drawing-room, and admitted him to a study where he found the Duchess
on her knees in front of a Madonna.
He had come to confess and ask forgiveness. Massimilla, in prayer, had
converted him. He and God; nothing else dwelt in that heart.
The Duchess rose very unaffectedly, and held out her hand. Her lover
did not take it.
"Did not Gianbattista see you, yesterday?" she asked.
"No," he replied.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Pagan and Christian Creeds by Edward Carpenter:
and Baal and Indra and Agni and Kali and Demeter
and the Virgin Mary and Apollo and Jesus Christ and
Satan and the Holy Ghost, are only shadows cast outwards
onto a screen; the constitution of the human mind makes
them all tend to be anthropomorphic; but that is all; they
each and all inevitably pass away. Why waste time over
And this is in a sense a perfectly fair way of looking at
the matter. These gods and creeds ARE only projections
of the human mind. But all the same it misses, does this
view, the essential fact. It misses the fact that there
Pagan and Christian Creeds