|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death by Patrick Henry:
1970's were produced in ALL CAPS, no lower case. The
computers we used then didn't have lower case at all.
These original Project Gutenberg Etexts will be compiled into a file
containing them all, in order to improve the content ratios of Etext
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Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death
Patrick Henry, March 23, 1775.
No man thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism, as well as abilities,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Mucker by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
the numbers of their assailants seemed undiminished.
Billy Byrne had been lying all night upon his stomach
before a window firing out into the darkness at the dim forms
which occasionally showed against the dull, dead background
of the moonless desert.
Presently he leaped to his feet and crossed the floor to the
room in which the horses had been placed.
"Everybody fire toward the rear of the house as fast as they
can," said Billy. "I want a clear space for my getaway."
"Where you goin?" asked one of the Clark brothers.
"North," replied Billy, "after some of Funston's men on the
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Ann Veronica by H. G. Wells:
at the further door. When she saw Ann Veronica she stood for a
moment as if entranced, and then advanced with outstretched
hands. "Veronique!" she cried with a rising intonation, though
never before had she called Ann Veronica anything but Miss
Stanley, and seized her and squeezed her and kissed her with
profound emotion. "To think that you were going to do it--and
never said a word! You are a little thin, but except for that
you look--you look better than ever. Was it VERY horrible? I
tried to get into the police-court, but the crowd was ever so
much too big, push as I would. . . .
"I mean to go to prison directly the session is over," said Miss