|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Beasts of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
death reached them there was always that to buoy them up.
It seemed quite evident that their little Jack had not been
brought aboard the Kincaid. Anderssen would have known
of it had such been the case, but he had assured Jane time
and time again that the little one he had brought to her cabin
the night he aided her to escape was the only one that had
been aboard the Kincaid since she lay at Dover.
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As Jane and Tarzan stood upon the vessel's deck recounting
to one another the details of the various adventures
The Beasts of Tarzan
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Men of Iron by Howard Pyle:
farther open; it creaked and grated horribly on its rusty hinge,
and, as in instant answer to the discordant shriek, came a faint
piping squeaking, a rustling and a pattering of soft footsteps.
"The ghosts!" cried Gascoyne, in a quavering whisper, and for a
moment Myles felt the chill of goose-flesh creep up and down his
spine. But the next moment he laughed.
"Nay," said he, "they be rats. Look at yon fellow, Francis! Be'st
as big as Mother Joan's kitten. Give me that stone." He flung it
at the rat, and it flew clattering across the floor. There was
another pattering rustle of hundreds of feet, and then a
Men of Iron
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Confessio Amantis by John Gower:
In haste that it were do."
And thei him seiden alle no;
For wel thei wiste it was no vice,
Whan he ne thoghte no malice,
Bot onliche of a litel slouthe:
And thus thei leften as for routhe
To do justice upon his gilt,
For that he scholde noght be spilt.
And whanne he sih the maner hou
Thei wolde him save, he made avou 2880
With manfull herte, and thus he seide,