|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Underdogs by Mariano Azuela:
cooked up between Cervantes and the General."
"Certainly! That city dude's nothing but a . . ."
"I don't like to talk about friends behind their backs,"
said Blondie, "but I can tell you this: one of the two
sweethearts he had, one was mine, and the other was
for the General."
They burst into guffaws of laughter.
When War Paint realized what had happened, she
sought out Camilla and spoke with great affection:
"Poor little child! Tell me how all this happened."
Camilla's eyes were red from weeping.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Maid Marian by Thomas Love Peacock:
what they meant, and they answered that they meant to dine:
how he ordered them to be seized and bound, and led captive
to Nottingham, that they might know wild-flesh to have been destined
by Providence for licensed and privileged appetites, and not for
the base hunger of unqualified knaves: how they prayed for mercy,
and how the abbot swore by Saint Charity that he would show them none:
how one of them thereupon drew a bugle horn from under his
smock-frock and blew three blasts, on which the abbot and his
train were instantly surrounded by sixty bowmen in green:
how they tied him to a tree, and made him say mass for their sins:
how they unbound him, and sate him down with them to dinner,
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The People That Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
hanging down to the knees. The fellow was armed with a
stone-shod spear, a stone knife and a hatchet. In his black
hair were several gay-colored feathers. As we struggled to and
fro, I was slowly gaining advantage of him, when a score of his
fellows came running up and overpowered me.
They bound my hands behind me with long rawhide thongs and then
surveyed me critically. I found them fine-looking specimens of
manhood, for the most part. There were some among them who bore
a resemblance to the Sto-lu and were hairy; but the majority had
massive heads and not unlovely features. There was little about
them to suggest the ape, as in the Sto-lu, Bo-lu and Alus.
The People That Time Forgot