|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Tarzan the Untamed by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
their arms and gesticulating wildly as though they would
force him to relinquish her, the while they dared not lay hands
upon royalty. The other guardsmen, as though suffering in
sympathy the madness of their prince, ran forward screaming
and brandishing their sabers.
The girl fought to release herself from the horrid embrace
of the maniac, but with his left arm about her he held her as
easily as though she had been but a babe, while with his free
hand he drew his saber and struck viciously at those nearest
One of the messengers was the first to feel the keen edge of
Tarzan the Untamed
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter:
Mittens, Tom Kitten, and Moppet.
They had dear little fur coats of
their own; and they tumbled about
the doorstep and played in the dust.
But one day their mother--Mrs.
Tabitha Twitchit--expected friends to
tea; so she fetched the kittens indoors,
to wash and dress them, before the
fine company arrived.
First she scrubbed their faces (this
one is Moppet).
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from A Book of Remarkable Criminals by H. B. Irving:
At half-past three the following morning, about fifteen miles
from Dunedin, on the road to Waikouaiti, two constables met a man
whom they recognised as Butler from a description that had been
circulated by the police. The constables arrested and searched
him. They found on him a pair of opera glasses, the property of
Mr. Stamper, whose house had been burgled and burned down on the
morning of the 13th. Of this crime Butler acknowledged himself
to be the perpetrator. Besides the opera glasses the constables
took from Butler two tins of salmon, a purse containing four
shillings and sixpence, a pocket knife, a box of matches, a
piece of candle, and a revolver and cartridges. The prisoner was
A Book of Remarkable Criminals