|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Ancient Regime by Charles Kingsley:
can never be lost; which stands, and will stand; marches, and will
march, proving its growth, its health, its progressive force, its
certainty of final victory, by those very changes, disputes,
mistakes, which the ignorant and the bigoted hold up to scorn, as
proofs of its uncertainty and its rottenness; because they never
have dared or cared to ask boldly--What are the facts of the case?--
and have never discovered either the acuteness, the patience, the
calm justice, necessary for ascertaining the facts, or their awful
and divine certainty when once ascertained.
[But these philosophers (it will be said) hated all religion.
Before that question can be fairly discussed, it is surely right to
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln:
the porch and get my envelope."
"You were a long time about it," commented McIntyre, sitting down
by Mrs. Brewster and possessing himself of her fan. "I waited to
tell you that Helen and Barbara were worn out after the inquest
and so stayed at home to-night, but you didn't show up."
"Neither did the envelope," retorted Kent, and as his companions
looked at him, he added. "It had disappeared off the table."
"Probably blew away," suggested McIntyre. "I noticed a strong
current of air from the dining room, and two of the windows
inclosing the porch were open.
"That's hardly possible," Kent replied skeptically. "The envelope
The Red Seal
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin:
expressions of some of the lower animals; and in the succeeding chapters
those of man. Everyone will thus be able to judge for himself,
how far my three principles throw light on the theory of the subject.
It appears to me that so many expressions are thus explained
in a fairly satisfactory manner, that probably all will hereafter
be found to come under the same or closely analogous heads.
I need hardly premise that movements or changes in any part of the body,--
as the wagging of a dog's tail, the drawing back of a horse's ears,
the shrugging of a man's shoulders, or the dilatation of the capillary
vessels of the skin,--may all equally well serve for expression.
The three Principles are as follows.
Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals