|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Philosophy 4 by Owen Wister:
"Very well, There you are. Duality of the ego."
"Subject and object," said Billy. "Perfectly true, and very queer when
you try to think of it. Wonder how far it goes? Of course, one can
explain the body's being an object to the brain inside it. That's mind
and matter over again. But when my own mind and thought, can become
objects to themselves--I wonder how far that does go?" he broke off
musingly. "What useless stuff!" he ended.
"Gentlemen," said Oscar, who had been listening to them with patient,
Oriental diversion, "I--"
"Oh," said Bertie, remembering him. "Look here. We mustn't keep you
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Duchess of Padua by Oscar Wilde:
Ay! to the gallows, knave.
Is this the law?
It is the law most certainly, my liege.
Show me the book: 'tis written in blood-red.
Look at the Duchess.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain:
"I reckon maybe we'll tackle the old tree that's
over yonder on Cardiff Hill back of the widow's."
"I reckon that'll be a good one. But won't the
widow take it away from us, Tom? It's on her land."
"SHE take it away! Maybe she'd like to try it once.
Whoever finds one of these hid treasures, it belongs
to him. It don't make any difference whose land
That was satisfactory. The work went on. By
and by Huck said:
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer