|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The United States Bill of Rights:
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
in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service
in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for
the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb;
nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Kenilworth by Walter Scott:
render himself no less useful to him in his rapid and splendid
advance to fortune; thus establishing in him an interest resting
both on present and past services, which rendered him an almost
indispensable sharer of his confidence.
"Help me to do on a plainer riding-suit, Varney," said the Earl,
as he laid aside his morning-gown, flowered with silk and lined
with sables, "and put these chains and fetters there" (pointing
to the collars of the various Orders which lay on the table)
"into their place of security--my neck last night was well-nigh
broke with the weight of them. I am half of the mind that they
shall gall me no more. They are bonds which knaves have invented
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Bab:A Sub-Deb, Mary Roberts Rinehart by Mary Roberts Rinehart:
while opening the door for me, he said:
"I beg pardon, Miss Bab, but I see Henry is driving you today."
"It is not hard to see," I replied, in a hauty manner. It is not
the Butler's business who is driving me, and anyhow I had no
intention of any unecessary conversation with a Spy.
"Your own car being out of order, miss?"
"It is," I retorted. "As you will probably be going to the Garage,
although against orders, while Henry is out, you can see it yourself."
I then went out and sat in front in order to converce with Henry,
as the back is lonely. I looked up at the door and William was
standing there, with a very queer look on his face.