|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells:
thrilled and gurgled....
"We got here, George," said my uncle, ending a long pause.
"Didn't I say?"
"Say!--when?" I asked.
"In that hole in the To'nem Court Road, eh? It's been a Straight
Square Fight, and here we are!"
"'Member me telling you--Tono-Bungay?.... Well.... I'd just that
afternoon thought of it!"
"I've fancied at times;" I admitted.
"It's a great world, George, nowadays, with a fair chance for
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Alexandria and her Schools by Charles Kingsley:
they did infinite service by marking out for us certain writers whom He
had certainly taught and inspired. No doubt they were right in their
sense of the awful change which had passed over their nation. There was
an infinite difference between them and the old Hebrew writers. They
had lost something which those old prophets possessed. I invite you to
ponder, each for himself, on the causes of this strange loss; bearing in
mind that they lost their forefathers' heirloom, exactly in proportion
as they began to believe it to be their exclusive possession, and to
deny other human beings any right to or share in it. It may have been
that the light given to their forefathers had, as they thought, really
departed. It may have been, also, that the light was there all around
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Crisis in Russia by Arthur Ransome:
Communist clerks from the offices, and every one else who
wished to help, marched to work, 182 in all, and put in
1,012 hours of manual labor, in which they finished
the repairs of four locomotives and sixteen wagons and
loaded and unloaded 9,300 poods of engine and wagon parts
and material. It was found that the productivity of labor in
loading and unloading shown on this occasion was about
270 per cent. of the normal, and a similar superiority of
effort was shown in the other kinds of work. This example
was immediately copied on other railways. The Alexandrovsk
railway had its first "Saturdaying" on May 17th. Ninety-eight