|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Virginian by Owen Wister:
right. "Number one has got on. My God, what's that?"
At a crashing in the woods very close to us we both flung round
and caught sight of a vanishing elk.
It left us confronted, smiling a little, and sounding each other
with our eyes. "Well, we didn't need him for meat," said the
"A spike-horn, wasn't it?" said I.
"Yes, just a spike-horn."
For a while now as we rode we kept up a cheerful conversation
about elk. We wondered if we should meet many more close to the
trail like this; but it was not long before o'er words died away.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Disputation of the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences by Dr. Martin Luther:
remissiones et participationes tribueret?
14.  Ex quo Papa salutem querit animarum per venias magis quam
pecunias, Cur suspendit literas et venias iam olim concessas, cum
sint eque efficaces?
15.  Hec scrupulosissima laicorum argumenta sola potestate
compescere nec reddita ratione diluere, Est ecclesiam et Papam
hostibus ridendos exponere et infelices christianos facere.
16.  Si ergo venie secundum spiritum et mentem Pape
predicarentur, facile illa omnia solverentur, immo non essent.
17.  Valeant itaque omnes illi prophete, qui dicunt populo
Christi `Pax pax,' et non est pax.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Oakdale Affair by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
do you suppose he give me this fer, if it wasn't to keep
me from talkin'," and the boy drew a crumpled one dol-
lar bill from his pocket. It was worth the dollar to escape
"He give you thet?" asked his mother. Willie nodded
"'N' thet ain't all he had neither," he said. "Beside
all them bills he showed me a whole pocket full o'
jewlry, 'n' he had a string o' things thet I don't know
jest what you call 'em; but they looked like they was
made outen the inside o' clam shells only they was all
The Oakdale Affair