|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Black Dwarf by Walter Scott:
sumptuous, under which the very board groaned. But the mirth was
not in proportion to the good cheer. The lower end of the table
were, for some time, chilled by constraint and respect on finding
themselves members of so august an assembly; and those who were
placed around it had those feelings of awe with which P. P.,
clerk of the parish, describes himself oppressed, when he first
uplifted the psalm in presence of those persons of high worship,
the wise Mr. Justice Freeman, the good Lady Jones, and the great
Sir Thomas Truby. This ceremonious frost, however, soon gave way
before the incentives to merriment, which were liberally
supplied, and as liberally consumed by the guests of the lower
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Travels and Researches in South Africa by Dr. David Livingstone:
the original was typed in (manually) twice and electronically compared.
[Note on text: Italicized words or phrases are CAPITALIZED.
Some obvious errors have been corrected.]
Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa.
Also called, Travels and Researches in South Africa;
or, Journeys and Researches in South Africa.
By David Livingstone [British (Scot) Missionary and Explorer--1813-1873.]
David Livingstone was born in Scotland, received his medical degree
from the University of Glasgow, and was sent to South Africa
by the London Missionary Society. Circumstances led him to try to meet
the material needs as well as the spiritual needs of the people he went to,
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Mistress Wilding by Rafael Sabatini:
should lie hidden there until those who hunted them should have gone
by. Obviously that was the only plan, and his companions instantly
adopted it. They found a way through a gate into an adjacent field,
and from this they gained the shelter of the trees. Trenchard,
neglectful of his finery and oblivious of the ubiquitous brambles,
left his horse in Vallancey's care and crept to the edge of the thicket
that he might take a peep at the pursuers.
They came up very soon, six militiamen in lobster coats with yellow
facings, and a sergeant, which was what Mr. Trenchard might have
expected. There was, however, something else that Mr. Trenchard
did not expect; something that afforded him considerable surprise.