|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Danny's Own Story by Don Marquis:
several men a-telling of him to shut up. And him
not a-doing it. Till finally one feller says very
"Boys, I'm going to turn this nigger loose."
"We'll want his evidence," says another one.
"Evidence!" says the first one. "What's the
evidence of a scared nigger worth?"
"I reckon that one this afternoon was consider-
able scared, when he give us that evidence against
himself--that is, if you call it evidence."
"A nigger can give evidence against a nigger,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Adventure by Jack London:
CHAPTER XI--THE PORT ADAMS CROWD
"And so it was all settled easily enough," Sheldon was saying. He
was on the veranda, drinking coffee. The whale-boat was being
carried into its shed. "Boucher was a bit timid at first to carry
off the situation with a strong hand, but he did very well once we
got started. We made a play at holding a court, and Telepasse, the
old scoundrel, accepted the findings. He's a Port Adams chief, a
filthy beggar. We fined him ten times the value of the pigs, and
made him move on with his mob. Oh, they're a sweet lot, I must
say, at least sixty of them, in five big canoes, and out for
trouble. They've got a dozen Sniders that ought to be
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Parmenides by Plato:
In the first place, the others will not be one?
Nor will they be many; for if they were many one would be contained in
them. But if no one of them is one, all of them are nought, and therefore
they will not be many.
If there be no one in the others, the others are neither many nor one.
They are not.
Nor do they appear either as one or many.
Because the others have no sort or manner or way of communion with any sort