|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare:
Then common sleepe; of all these, fine the sense
Tita. Musicke, ho musicke, such as charmeth sleepe.
Rob. When thou wak'st, with thine owne fooles eies
Ob. Sound musick; come my Queen, take hands with me
And rocke the ground whereon these sleepers be.
Now thou and I new in amity,
And will to morrow midnight, solemnly
Dance in Duke Theseus house triumphantly,
And blesse it to all faire posterity.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Maria, or the Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft:
property was settled, prevented me from making the addition to the
fortune of my surviving sister, that I could have wished; but I
had prevailed on him to bequeath her two thousand pounds, and she
determined to marry a lover, to whom she had been some time attached.
Had it not been for this engagement, I should have invited her to
accompany me in my tour; and I might have escaped the pit, so
artfully dug in my path, when I was the least aware of danger.
"I had thought of remaining in England, till I weaned my child;
but this state of freedom was too peaceful to last, and I had soon
reason to wish to hasten my departure. A friend of Mr. Venables,
the same attorney who had accompanied him in several excursions to
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Caesar's Commentaries in Latin by Julius Caesar:
quicquam esse imperii aut potestatis trans Rhenum postularet? Ubii autem,
qui uni ex Transrhenanis ad Caesarem legatos miserant, amicitiam fecerant,
obsides dederant, magnopere orabant ut sibi auxilium ferret, quod graviter
ab Suebis premerentur; vel, si id facere occupationibus rei publicae
prohiberetur, exercitum modo Rhenum transportaret: id sibi auxilium
spemque reliqui temporis satis futurum. Tantum esse nomen atque opinionem
eius exercitus Ariovisto pulso et hoc novissimo proelio facto etiam ad
ultimas Germanorum nationes, uti opinione et amicitia populi Romani tuti
esse possint. Navium magnam copiam ad transportandum exercitum
Caesar his de causis quas commemoravi Rhenum transire decrevat; sed