|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Tarzan the Untamed by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
dued the man, and while Otobu was removing the outer cloth-
ing from the corpse, Tarzan asked the black to question the
young man as to his evident excitement at the sight of the body.
"I can tell you Bwana," replied Otobu. "This man was his
"What is he saying to the girl?" asked Tarzan.
"He is asking her if she knew that the body of his father was
under the couch. And she is saying that she did not know it."
Tarzan repeated the conversation to Smith-Oldwick, who
smiled. "If the chap could have seen her removing all evi-
Tarzan the Untamed
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from One Basket by Edna Ferber:
of beauty in distress as quickly as Don Quixote. Any man with a
blue shirt as clean and a shave as smooth and a haircut as round
as Chet Ball's has no meanness in him. A certain daredeviltry
went hand in hand with his work--a calling in which a careless
load dispatcher, a cut wire, or a faulty strap may mean instant
death. Usually the girls laughed and called back to them or went
on more quickly, the color in their cheeks a little higher.
But not Anastasia Rourke. Early the first morning of a two-week
job on the new plant of the Western Castings Company, Chet Ball,
glancing down from his dizzy perch atop an electric-light pole,
espied Miss Anastasia Rourke going to work. He didn't know her
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay:
manner one thing of what-is, lives with another thing. Depth is the
path which leads from what-is, to our own body. In music it is not
otherwise. Tone is existence, without which nothing at all can be.
Symmetry and Numbers are the manner in which tones exist, one with
another. Emotion is the movement of our soul toward the wonderful
world that is being created. Now, men when they make music are
accustomed to build beautiful tones, because of the delight they
cause. Therefore their music world is based on pleasure; its
symmetry is regular and charming, its emotion is sweet and lovely....
But my music is founded on painful tones; and thus its symmetry is
wild, and difficult to discover; its emotion is bitter and terrible."