|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
the rumour had it, they sacrificed to some terrible god
in an orgy which ended in the eating of their victims.
I had an excellent opportunity to examine them, as the
strife occasionally brought now one and now another close
to where I stood. They were large men, possibly six feet and
over in height. Their features were clear cut and handsome
in the extreme; their eyes were well set and large, though a
slight narrowness lent them a crafty appearance; the iris, as
well as I could determine by moonlight, was of extreme
blackness, while the eyeball itself was quite white and clear.
The physical structure of their bodies seemed identical with
The Gods of Mars
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Two Noble Kinsmen by William Shakespeare:
For onely in thy Court, of all the world,
Dwells faire-eyd honor.
All his words are worthy.
Sir, we are much endebted to your travell,
Nor shall you loose your wish: Perithous,
Dispose of this faire Gentleman.
What ere you are y'ar mine, and I shall give you
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Under the Red Robe by Stanley Weyman:
company I had sometimes encouraged him to be free with me at
home, I took that to be no reason why I should be plagued with
him before gentlemen. I shook him off, therefore, hoping by a
frown to silence him.
He was not to be so easily put down, however, and perforce I had
to speak to him.
'Afterwards, afterwards,' I said hurriedly. 'I am engaged now.
'For God's sake, don't, sir!' the poor fool cried, clinging to
my sleeve. 'Don't do it! You will bring a curse on the house.
He is but a lad, and--'
'You, too!' I exclaimed,losing patience. 'Be silent, you scum!