|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Aesop's Fables by Aesop:
the way when they desired to sit down and hold a friendly
conversation with one another. He failed to see any advantage in
carrying about such a useless encumbrance. "That is all very
well," said one of the older foxes; "but I do not think you would
have recommended us to dispense with our chief ornament if you had
not happened to lose it yourself."
Distrust interested advice.
The One-Eyed Doe
A Doe had had the misfortune to lose one of her eyes, and
could not see any one approaching her on that side. So to avoid
any danger she always used to feed on a high cliff near the sea,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley:
Round earth doth run in wake of sun, and brings wealthier cargo."
"Runs with a right fa-lal-la," observed Cary; "and would go nobly
to a fiddle and a big drum."
"Ye Spaniards, quake! our doughty Drake a royal swan is tested,
On wing and oar, from shore to shore, the raging main who breasted:--
But never needs to chant his deeds, like swan that lies a-dying,
So far his name, by trump of fame, around the sphere is flying."
"Hillo ho! schoolmaster!" shouted a voice from behind; "move on,
and make way for Father Neptune!" Whereon a whole storm of
raillery fell upon the hapless pedagogue.
"We waited for the parson's alligator, but we wain't for yourn."
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from An Inland Voyage by Robert Louis Stevenson:
believe they would do it more freely and with a better grace.
They began to ask about our voyage. You should have seen how they
sympathised. They seemed half ready to give up their barge and
follow us. But these CANALETTI are only gypsies semi-domesticated.
The semi-domestication came out in rather a pretty form. Suddenly
Madam's brow darkened. 'CEPENDANT,' she began, and then stopped;
and then began again by asking me if I were single?
'Yes,' said I.
'And your friend who went by just now?'
He also was unmarried.
O then - all was well. She could not have wives left alone at