|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from When the World Shook by H. Rider Haggard:
blundering and casual words, as he might any ordinary incident of
every-day life, I wondered? Also his idea of High Church
observances was not mine, or, I imagine, that of anybody else.
But I will not attempt to set it out.
His peculiarities, however, were easy to excuse and entirely
swallowed up by the innate goodness of his nature which soon made
him beloved of everyone in the place, for although he thought
that probably most things were sins, I never knew him to discover
a sin which he considered to be beyond the reach of forgiveness.
Bastin was indeed a most charitable man and in his way
When the World Shook
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Chessmen of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
is it that you have been summoned here again to be judged by the
highest authority of Manator. Word has reached me that you are
suspected of being a Corphal. What word have you to say in
refutation of the charge?"
Tara of Helium could scarce restrain a sneer as she answered the
ridiculous accusation of witchcraft. "So ancient is the culture
of my people," she said, "that authentic history reveals no
defense for that which we know existed only in the ignorant and
superstitious minds of the most primitive peoples of the past. To
those who are yet so untutored as to believe in the existence of
Corphals, there can be no argument that will convince them of
The Chessmen of Mars
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Madam How and Lady Why by Charles Kingsley:
earthquakes than I can teach you, if you will only bear in mind
the simple general rules for understanding the "how" of them which
I have given you here.
But you do not seem satisfied yet? What is it that you want to
Oh! There was an earthquake here in England the other night,
while you were asleep; and that seems to you too near to be
pleasant. Will there ever be earthquakes in England which will
throw houses down, and bury people in the ruins?
My dear child, I think you may set your heart at rest upon that
point. As far as the history of England goes back, and that is