|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Amy Foster by Joseph Conrad:
to perish mysteriously at sea. Of her nothing ever
came to light, and yet the hue and cry that was
raised all over the world would have found her out
if she had been in existence anywhere on the face
of the waters.
"A completeness without a clue, and a stealthy
silence as of a neatly executed crime, characterise
this murderous disaster, which, as you may remem-
ber, had its gruesome celebrity. The wind would
have prevented the loudest outcries from reaching
the shore; there had been evidently no time for sig-
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard:
'Who are you?' he said, 'who wear the shape of one dead and are
dressed in the garments of the dead?'
'I am Papantzin,' she answered, 'and I am risen out of death to
bring you a message, Montezuma, my brother.'
'What message do you bring me?' he asked hoarsely.
'I bring you a message of doom, my brother. Your empire shall fall
and soon you shall be accompanied to death by tens of thousands of
your people. For four days I have lived among the dead, and there
I have seen your false gods which are devils. There also I have
seen the priests that served them, and many of those who worshipped
them plunged into torment unutterable. Because of the worship of
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Koran:
knows best who your enemies are, and God suffices as a patron, and
sufficient is God as a help.
And those who are Jews, and those who pervert the words from their
places, and say, 'We hear but we rebel, and do thou listen without
hearing,' and (who say) 'ra'hina,' distorting it with their tongues
and taunting about religion. But had they said, 'We hear and we
obey, so listen and look upon us,' it would have been better for
them and more upright;- but may God curse them in their misbelief, for
they will not believe except a few.
O ye who have been given the Book! believe in what we have revealed,
confirming what ye had before; ere we deface your faces and turn