|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from In Darkest England and The Way Out by General William Booth:
themselves have been rescued.
The dulness and deadness of country life, especially in the Colonies,
leads many men to prefer a life of hardship and privation in a City
slum. But in our Colony they would be near to each other, and would
enjoy the advantages of country life and the association and
companionship of life in town.
SECTION 2.--THE INDUSTRIAL VILLAGE.
In describing the operations of the Household Salvage Brigade I have
referred to the enormous quantities of good sound food which would be
collected from door to door every day of the year. Much of this food
would be suitable for human consumption, its waste being next door to
In Darkest England and The Way Out
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Chinese Boy and Girl by Isaac Taylor Headland:
Others slept upon globular pillows that when they
became so restless as to move and cause the pillow to roll
from under their head they might get up and study.
The child once more took the blocks and illustrated how one who
was so poor as to be unable to furnish himself with candles,
confined a fire-fly in a gauze lantern using that instead of a
lamp. At the same time he explained that another who was perhaps
not able to afford the gauze lantern, studied by the light of a
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from A Footnote to History by Robert Louis Stevenson:
astern. Topmasts were struck, and the ships made snug. The night
closed black, with sheets of rain. By midnight it blew a gale; and
by the morning watch, a tempest. Through what remained of
darkness, the captains impatiently expected day, doubtful if they
were dragging, steaming gingerly to their moorings, and afraid to
steam too much.
Day came about six, and presented to those on shore a seizing and
terrific spectacle. In the pressure of the squalls the bay was
obscured as if by midnight, but between them a great part of it was
clearly if darkly visible amid driving mist and rain. The wind
blew into the harbour mouth. Naval authorities describe it as of