|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from A Princess of Parms by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
point at each end. The driver sits on top of this plane upon
a seat constructed over the small, noiseless radium engine
which propels it. The medium of buoyancy is contained
within the thin metal walls of the body and consists of
the eighth Barsoomian ray, or ray of propulsion, as it may
be termed in view of its properties.
This ray, like the ninth ray, is unknown on Earth, but
the Martians have discovered that it is an inherent property
of all light no matter from what source it emanates. They
have learned that it is the solar eighth ray which propels
the light of the sun to the various planets, and that it is
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Kreutzer Sonata by Leo Tolstoy:
about me? Cursed me, I suppose?"
As the elder hesitated somewhat, Michael commanded him to speak
and tell him the whole truth. "Tell me all," said he; "I want to
know their exact words. If you tell me the truth I shall reward
you; but if you conceal anything from me you will be punished.
See here, Catherine, pour out a glass of vodki to give him
After drinking to the health of his superior, the elder said to
himself: "It is not my fault if they do not praise him. I shall
tell him the truth." Then turning suddenly to the superintendent
The Kreutzer Sonata
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Lamentable Tragedy of Locrine and Mucedorus by William Shakespeare:
But tell me, cousin, camest thou through the plains?
And sawest thou there the fain heart fugitives
Mustering their weather-beaten soldiers?
What order keep they in their marshalling?
After we passed the groves of Caledone,
Where murmuring rivers slide with silent streams,
We did behold the straggling Scithians' camp,
Replete with men, stored with munition;
There might we see the valiant minded knights