|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot:
And on her daughter 200
They wash their feet in soda water
_Et, O ces voix d'enfants, chantant dans la coupole!_
Twit twit twit
Jug jug jug jug jug jug
So rudely forc'd.
Under the brown fog of a winter noon
Mr. Eugenides, the Smyrna merchant
Unshaven, with a pocket full of currants 210
The Waste Land
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Dream Life and Real Life by Olive Schreiner:
made her strong--she laughed. She had never felt such night wind before.
So the night smells to the wild bucks, because they are free! A free thing
feels as a chained thing never can.
At last she came to a place where the willows grew on each side of the
river, and trailed their long branches on the sandy bed. She could not
tell why, she could not tell the reason, but a feeling of fear came over
On the left bank rose a chain of kopjes and a precipice of rocks. Between
the precipice and the river bank there was a narrow path covered by the
fragments of fallen rock. And upon the summit of the precipice a kippersol
tree grew, whose palm-like leaves were clearly cut out against the night
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Iron Puddler by James J. Davis:
The war that killed them did the business. Why should I come
along and cut off their feet, when some one else has been there
and cut off their heads? But as an educator I promote the
industrial trades, because they educated and promoted me. I have
done well in life, and if you ask me how I did it, I'm telling
you. Industry first and literature afterward. And if you wish to
see that kind of school in action, you can see it at Mooseheart,
There is a school with more than a thousand students, boys and
girls of various ages, ranging from one month to eighteen years.
Some of the students were born there, the mother having been