|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from In Darkest England and The Way Out by General William Booth:
"suspended sentence," to be brought up for judgment when called
upon, the record of each sentence to be wiped out on report being
favourable of their conduct in the Salvation Army Home.
3. We should seek access to the prisons in order to gain such
acquaintance with the prisoners as would enable us the more
effectually to benefit them on their discharge. This privilege,
we think, would be accorded us by the prison authorities when they
became acquainted with the nature of our work and the remarkable
results which followed it. The right of entry into the gaols has
already been conceded to our people in Australia, where they have
free access to, and communion with, the inmates while under going
In Darkest England and The Way Out
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad:
did not come from a Danish tin, cutlets, and even a dish of
potatoes. It was three weeks since I had seen a real, live potato.
I contemplated them with interest, and Mr. Jacobus disclosed
himself as a man of human, homely sympathies, and something of a
"Try them, Captain," he encouraged me in a friendly undertone.
"They are excellent."
"They look that," I admitted. "Grown on the island, I suppose."
"Oh, no, imported. Those grown here would be more expensive."
I was grieved at the ineptitude of the conversation. Were these
the topics for a prominent and wealthy merchant to discuss? I
'Twixt Land & Sea
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from At the Mountains of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft:
of cable from each of the ships and preparing to unload supplies
by means of a breeches-buoy arrangement. Our sensations on first
treading Antarctic soil were poignant and complex, even though
at this particular point the Scott and Shackleton expeditions
had preceded us. Our camp on the frozen shore below the volcano’s
slope was only a provisional one, headquarters being kept aboard
the Arkham. We landed all our drilling apparatus, dogs, sledges,
tents, provisions, gasoline tanks, experimental ice-melting outfit,
cameras, both ordinary and aerial, aeroplane parts, and other
accessories, including three small portable wireless outfits -
besides those in the planes - capable of communicating with the
At the Mountains of Madness