|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
strength necessary to construct a shelter by night
wherein he might be reasonably safe from the large
carnivora, and by day he still further exhausted his
strength in digging for edible roots, and searching for
A few stagnant pools at considerable distances apart
saved him from death by thirst; but his was a pitiable
state when finally he stumbled by accident upon a large
river in a country where fruit was abundant, and small
game which he might bag by means of a combination of
stealth, cunning, and a crude knob-stick which he had
Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The School For Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan:
so why should I?
ROWLEY. There's no making you serious a moment.
CHARLES. Yes, faith, I am so now. Here, my honest Rowley, here,
get me this changed directly, and take a hundred pounds of it
immediately to old Stanley.
ROWLEY. A hundred pounds! Consider only----
CHARLES. Gad's life, don't talk about it! poor Stanley's wants
are pressing, and, if you don't make haste, we shall have some one
call that has a better right to the money.
ROWLEY. Ah! there's the point! I never will cease dunning you
with the old proverb----
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Men of Iron by Howard Pyle:
hence for a ducat! Only this morning he told Philip Mowbray that
he would have thy blood for the fall thou gavest him. Look to
thyself, Falworth; he cometh again Wednesday or Thursday next;
thou standest in a parlous state."
"Myles," said Gascoyne, as they entered the great quadrangle, "I
do indeed fear me that he meaneth to do thee evil."
"I know not," said Myles, boldly; "but I fear him not."
Nevertheless his heart was heavy with the weight of impending
One evening the bachelors were more than usually noisy in their
end of the dormitory, laughing and talking and shouting to one
Men of Iron