|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Ebb-Tide by Stevenson & Osbourne:
lighted stage with all heaven for spectators! And you call that
There followed a bar of silence, during which the captain sat
Then Attwater laughed softly. 'These are the diversions of a
lonely, man,' he resumed, 'and possibly not in good taste. One
tells oneself these little fairy tales for company. If there
SHOULD happen to be anything in folk-lore, Mr Hay? But here comes
the claret. One does not offer you Lafitte, captain, because I
believe it is all sold to the railroad dining cars in your great
country; but this Brine-Mouton is of a good year, and Mr Whish
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Eve and David by Honore de Balzac:
Another Study of Woman
The Lily of the Valley
Jealousies of a Country Town
A Marriage Settlement
A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
Letters of Two Brides
The Ball at Sceaux
The Secrets of a Princess
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from King Henry VI by William Shakespeare:
For whereso'er thou art in this world's globe
I'll have an Iris that shall find thee out.
And take my heart with thee.
A jewel, lock'd into the wofull'st cask
That ever did contain a thing of worth.
Even as a splitted bark, so sunder we;
This way fall I to death.