|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London:
have no knowledge of his position save when all the angles between himself,
the sun, and me, were in proper conjunction. Then he flashed, and only then.
But the flashes were more brilliant than the rainbow--purest blue, most
delicate violet, brightest yellow, and all the intermediary shades, with the
scintillant brilliancy of the diamond, dazzling, blinding, iridescent.
But in the midst of our play I felt a sudden cold chill, reminding me of deep
mines and gloomy crypts, such a chill as I had experienced that very morning.
The next moment, close to the net, I saw a ball rebound in mid-air and empty
space, and at the same instant, a score of feet away, Paul Tichlorne emitted a
rainbow flash. It could not be he from whom the ball had rebounded, and with
sickening dread I realized that Lloyd Inwood had come upon the scene. To make
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The United States Bill of Rights:
without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war,
but in a manner to be prescribed by law.
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers,
and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated,
and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath
or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched,
and the persons or things to be seized.
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime,
unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from End of the Tether by Joseph Conrad:
tain Whalley's efforts were directed to making the money
secure. Was it not Ivy's money--a part of her fortune
whose only other asset was the time-defying body of her
old father? Sure of his forbearance in the strength of
his love for her, he accepted, with stately serenity,
Massy's stupidly cunning paragraphs against his in-
competence, his dishonesty, his drunkenness, for the sake
of other stringent stipulations. At the end of three
years he was at liberty to withdraw from the partner-
ship, taking his money with him. Provision was made
for forming a fund to pay him off. But if he left the
End of the Tether