no clue how to interpret the last one which makes this somewhat worthless buuuut
The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
of herself to be frightened like a little child by ghostly noises?
She tried to return to her reading, but for the life of her she could not keep her eyes off the silent, painted woman who stared and stared and stared
in cold, threatening si- lence upon this ancient enemy of her house.
Presently the girl's eyes went wide in horror. She could feel the scalp upon her head contract with fright. Her terror- filled gaze was frozen upon
that awful figure that loomed so large and sinister above her, for the thing had moved! She had seen it with her own eyes. There could be no mistake--
no hallucination of overwrought nerves about it. The Blentz
The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley:
rivers? This might be the nucleus of a great commercial settlement--
And yet, was even that worth while? To settle here only to torment his soul with fresh schemes, fresh ambitions; not to rest, but only to change one
labor for another? Was not your dreamer right? Did they not all need rest? What if they each sat down among the flowers, beside an Indian bride? They
might live like Christians, while they lived like the birds of heaven.--
What a dead silence! He looked up and round; the birds had ceased to chirp; the parroquets were hiding behind the leaves; the monkeys were clustered
motionless upon the highest twigs; only out of the
The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from On Horsemanship by Xenophon:
of the mouth, in first one, and then the other half of the exercise. But of the two we commend the oval form of the volte rather than the
circular; for the horse, being already sated with the straight course, will be all the more ready to turn, and will be practised at once in the
straight course and in wheeling. At the curve, he should be held up, because it is neither easy nor indeed safe when the horse is at full speed to
turn sharp, especially if the ground is broken or slippery.
 [pede], figure of eight.
 Or, "on first one and then the other half of the manege."
 [upolambanein]. See "Hipparch," iii. 14; "Hunting," iii. 10; vi.
question? (oh i hope this edit thingie makes the question small)(haha nope, whats that font size thing for if it doesnt change my font's size
i asked if my boyfriend would call me tomorrow
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