|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from All's Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare:
Farewell.--Come hither to me.
[The king retires to a couch.]
O my sweet lord, that you will stay behind us!
'Tis not his fault; the spark--
O, 'tis brave wars!
Most admirable: I have seen those wars.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Outlaw of Torn by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
into place and Norman of Torn trotted into the court-
He was escorted to an apartment where Mary de
Stutevill and Joan de Tany were waiting to receive him.
Mary de Stutevill greeted him as an old friend, and
the daughter of de Tany was no less cordial in wel-
coming her friend's friend to the hospitality of her fath-
"Are all your old friends and neighbors come after
you to Essex," cried Joan de Tany, laughingly, address-
ing Mary. "Today it is Roger de Conde, yesterday it
The Outlaw of Torn
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Sportsman by Xenophon:
by the nets." Blane.
 "As the scent grows warmer," the translator in "Macmillan's Mag."
above referred to. Aristot. "H. A." ix. 44. 4.
 Lit. "fixing landmarks for themselves."
They meanwhile, with sterns wagging, tumbling and leaping over one
another's backs, at intervals loudly giving tongue, and lifting up
their heads and peering into their master's face, as much as to say,
"There is no mistake about it this time," will presently of
themselves start the hare and be after her full cry, with bark and
clamour. Thereupon, whether the hare falls into the toils of the
funnel net or rushes past outside or inside, whatever incident betide,