|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
mass that was to be our guide for several weary marches.
At last we came close to the towering crags, Alp-like in
Rising nobly among its noble fellows, one stupendous
peak reared its giant head thousands of feet above the
others. It was he whom we sought; but at its foot no
river wound down toward any sea.
"It must rise from the opposite side," suggested Perry,
casting a rueful glance at the forbidding heights that
barred our further progress. "We cannot endure the
arctic cold of those high flung passes, and to traverse the
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum:
the little man's revolvers. In this way none of them was shocked by
the dreadful report more than once, for the main band kept far away
and each time a new company was sent into the battle. When the Wizard
had fired all of his twelve bullets he had caused no damage to the
enemy except to stun a few by the noise, and so he as no nearer to
victory than in the beginning of the fray.
"What shall we do now?" asked Dorothy, anxiously.
"Let's yell--all together," said Zeb.
"And fight at the same time," added the Wizard. "We will get near
Jim, so that he can help us, and each one must take some weapon and do
the best he can. I'll use my sword, although it isn't much account in
Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Catherine de Medici by Honore de Balzac:
at the /bailli/ of Orleans, who held the office of chancellor to the
Queen of Navarre, and was watching the court attentively.
"She will do it!" said the /bailli/, dryly.
This personage, the Orleans Jacques Coeur, one of the richest burghers
of the day, was named Groslot, and had charge of Jeanne d'Albret's
business with the court of France.
"Do you really think so?" said the chancellor of France, appreciating
the full importance of Groslot's declaration.
"Are you not aware," said the burgher, "that the Queen of Navarre has
nothing of the woman in her except sex? She is wholly for things
virile; her powerful mind turns to the great affairs of State; her