|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by Sir John Mandeville:
the tother Karanke-Chan.
The folk of that country begin all their things in the new moon,
and they worship much the moon and the sun and often-time kneel
against them. And all the folk of the country ride commonly
without spurs, but they bear always a little whip in their hands
for to chace with their horses.
And they have great conscience and hold it for a great sin to cast
a knife in the fire, and for to draw flesh out of a pot with a
knife, and for to smite an horse with the handle of a whip, or to
smite an horse with a bridle, or to break one bone with another, or
for to cast milk or any liquor that men may drink upon the earth,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Case of the Registered Letter by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:
against him. My letter, given to the Presiding Judge after the
Attorney has made his speech, will cause him humiliation, will ruin
his brilliant arguments and cast ridicule upon him.
Do not think me hard or revengeful. I do not hate anyone now that
death is so near. But is it inhuman that I should want to teach
these two men a lesson? a lesson which they need, believe me, and
it is such a slight compensation for the torture these last eight
years have been to me!
And now I will explain in detail all the circumstances. I have
arranged that Albert Graumann shall come to me on the evening of
September 23rd between 7 and 8 o'clock. I asked him to do so by
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne:
traces, and knowing that if it did so, and the others were
not recovered, their journey could not be continued, with
the most perfect coolness she again approached the bear,
and, as it raised its paws to strike her down, gave it the
contents of the second barrel.
This was the report which Michael had just heard. In
an instant he was on the spot. Another bound and he
was between the bear and the girl. His arm made one
movement upwards, and the enormous beast, ripped up by
that terrible knife, fell to the ground a lifeless mass. He
had executed in splendid style the famous blow of the