|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Danny's Own Story by Don Marquis:
man would say.
Samuel Palmour, or whoever it was, would hist
himself to his feet, and he would say something
He wouldn't say it joyous. He wouldn't say it
mad. He would be pale when he said it, mebby--
and mebby trembling. But he would say it like it
was a duty he had to do, that couldn't be got out
of. That there trial had lasted so long they wasn't
hot blood left in nobody jest then--only cold blood,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Tom Sawyer, Detective by Mark Twain:
"Oh, shucks, Huck Finn, can't you see? Look at it.
What's a-going to happen? There's going to be an inquest
in the morning. Them two men will tell how they heard
the yells and rushed there just in time to not save
the stranger. Then the jury'll twaddle and twaddle
and twaddle, and finally they'll fetch in a verdict that he
got shot or stuck or busted over the head with something,
and come to his death by the inspiration of God.
And after they've buried him they'll auction off his
things for to pay the expenses, and then's OUR chance."
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Republic by Plato:
light; and if any force a way to the birth, the parents must understand
that the offspring of such an union cannot be maintained, and arrange
That also, he said, is a reasonable proposition. But how will they know
who are fathers and daughters, and so on?
They will never know. The way will be this:--dating from the day of the
hymeneal, the bridegroom who was then married will call all the male
children who are born in the seventh and tenth month afterwards his sons,
and the female children his daughters, and they will call him father, and
he will call their children his grandchildren, and they will call the elder
generation grandfathers and grandmothers. All who were begotten at the