|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
The outcome of it all was that I agreed to the Mahars'
proposition. They promised that Dian would be well
treated and protected from every indignity during my
absence. So I set out with a hundred Sagoths in search
of the little valley which I had stumbled upon by acci-
dent, and which I might and might not find again.
We traveled directly toward Sari. Stopping at the
camp where I had been captured I recovered my express
rifle, for which I was very thankful. I found it lying
where I had left it when I had been overpowered in my
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Tin Woodman of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
out of flour?" she replied. "That is altogether too
tedious a process for a Yookoohoo. I set some traps
this afternoon and caught a lot of field-mice, but as I
do not like to eat mice, I transformed them into hot
biscuits for my supper. The honey in this pot was once
a wasp's nest, but since being transformed it has
become sweet and delicious. All I need do, when I wish
to eat, is to take something I don't care to keep, and
transform it into any sort of food I like, and eat it.
Are you hungry?"
"I don't eat, thank you," said the Scarecrow.
The Tin Woodman of Oz
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy:
circumstances. I feel it deeply; and I tell you plainly, I shall
never forget it!'
'Your behaviour at that meeting in the family vault, when I told
you we were going to be married. Deception, dishonesty,
everywhere; all the world's of a piece!'
Stephen did not much like this misconstruction of his motives,
even though it was but the hasty conclusion of a friend disturbed
'I could do no otherwise than I did, with due regard to her,' he
A Pair of Blue Eyes