|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The United States Constitution:
after it shall have been presented to him, the Same shall be a Law,
in like Manner as if he had signed it, unless the Congress by their
Adjournment prevent its Return, in which case it shall not be a Law.
Every Order, Resolution, or Vote to which the Concurrence of the Senate
and House of Representatives may be necessary (except on a question
of Adjournment) shall be presented to the President of the United States;
and before the Same shall take Effect, shall be approved by him,
or being disapproved by him, shall be repassed by two thirds of
the Senate and House of Representatives, according to the Rules
and Limitations prescribed in the Case of a Bill.
Section 8. The Congress shall have Power to lay and collect Taxes, Duties,
The United States Constitution
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from A Start in Life by Honore de Balzac:
Saturday! It is always the same when you want money! A dog's life, and
a dog's business!"
"If you had more, where would you put them? There's nothing left but
the cabriolet," said the hostler, intending to soothe Pierrotin.
"You forget the new coach!" cried Pierrotin.
"Have you really got it?" asked the man, laughing, and showing a set
of teeth as white and broad as almonds.
"You old good-for-nothing! It starts to-morrow, I tell you; and I want
at least eighteen passengers for it."
"Ha, ha! a fine affair; it'll warm up the road," said the hostler.
"A coach like that which runs to Beaumont, hey? Flaming! painted red
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley:
"There!" said Jack, pausing and blowing, "will you laugh at me any
more, Mr. Cary; or say that I cannot fight, because I am a poor
Cary took him by the hand, and asked pardon of him for his
scoffing, saying that he had that day played the best man of all of
them; and Jack, who never bore malice, began laughing in his turn,
"Oh, Mr. Cary, we have all known your pleasant ways, ever since you
used to put drumble-drones into my desk to Bideford school." And
so they went to the boats, and pulled off, thanking God (as they
had need to do) for their great deliverance: while all the boats'