|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Spirit of the Border by Zane Grey:
in the woods are ten or twenty or a hundred savages we may convert."
"That is why, and it is enough. It is hard to give up the women you love to a
black-souled renegade, but that is not for my thought. What kills me is the
horror for her--for her."
"I, too, suffer with that thought; more than that, I am morbid and depressed.
I feel as if some calamity awaited us here. I have never been superstitious,
nor have I had presentiments, but of late there are strange fears in my mind."
At this juncture Mr. Wells and Heckewelder came out of the adjoining cabin.
"I had word from a trustworthy runner to-day. Girty and his captives have not
been seen in the Delaware towns," aid Heckewelder.
"It is most unlikely that he will take them to the towns," replied Edwards.
The Spirit of the Border
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Heroes by Charles Kingsley:
and the temple of Britomartis, and the dancing-hall of
Ariadne, which he carved of fair white stone. And in
Sardinia he worked for I”laos, and in many a land beside,
wandering up and down for ever with his cunning, unlovely and
accursed by men.
But Theseus stood before Minos, and they looked each other in
the face. And Minos bade take them to prison, and cast them
to the monster one by one, that the death of Androgeos might
be avenged. Then Theseus cried -
'A boon, O Minos! Let me be thrown first to the beast. For
I came hither for that very purpose, of my own will, and not
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling:
them back again and again, till their hair stood up all over
their bodies, and they trembled in every limb, while Mowgli
stared and stared.
"Now," said he, "of us five, which is leader?"
"Thou art leader, Little Brother," said Gray Brother, and he
licked Mowgli's foot.
"Follow, then," said Mowgli, and the four followed at his heels
with their tails between their legs.
"This comes of living with the Man-Pack," said Bagheera,
slipping down after them. "There is more in the Jungle now
than Jungle Law, Baloo."
The Second Jungle Book