|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Glinda of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
hold of a bit of rock. With his head above the water he
said in a cross voice:
"What do you want?"
"We want you to cut the web of the purple spiders
with your claws, so we can get through it," answered
Dorothy. "You can do that, can't you?"
"I suppose so," replied the crab. "But if I do what
will you give me?"
"What do you wish?" Ozma inquired.
"I wish to be white, instead of green," said the
crab. "Green crabs are very common, and white ones are
Glinda of Oz
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson:
square for the most part, sometimes printed three or more to
the page, and each having a printed legend of its own,
however trivial the event recorded, you will soon become
aware of two things: first, that the man can draw, and,
second, that he possesses the gift of an imagination.
'Obstinate reviles,' says the legend; and you should see
Obstinate reviling. 'He warily retraces his steps'; and
there is Christian, posting through the plain, terror and
speed in every muscle. 'Mercy yearns to go' shows you a
plain interior with packing going forward, and, right in the
middle, Mercy yearning to go - every line of the girl's
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson:
'H'm,' grunted the lady. 'Did ye see nobody else?'
'No, ma'am,' said Francie, with the face of an angel, 'except
Jock Crozer, that gied me the billet.'
'Jock Crozer!' cried the lady. 'I'll Crozer them! Crozers
indeed! What next? Are we to repose the lives of a
suffering remnant in Crozers? The whole clan of them wants
hanging, and if I had my way of it, they wouldna want it
long. Are you aware, sir, that these Crozers killed your
forebear at the kirk-door?'
'You see, he was bigger 'n me,' said Francie.
'Jock Crozer!' continued the lady. 'That'll be Clement's