|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Heart of the West by O. Henry:
As soon as Lucullus Polk got cool enough I picked him up, and with no
greater effort than you would employ in persuading a drowning man to
clutch a straw, I inveigled him into accompanying me to a cool corner
in a dim cafe.
And it came to pass that man-servants set before us brewage; and
Lucullus Polk spake unto me, relating the wherefores of his
beleaguering the antechambers of the princes of the earth.
"Did you ever hear of the S.A. & A.P. Railroad in Texas? Well, that
don't stand for Samaritan Actor's Aid Philanthropy. I was down that
way managing a summer bunch of the gum and syntax-chewers that play
the Idlewild Parks in the Western hamlets. Of course, we went to
Heart of the West
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from U. S. Project Trinity Report by Carl Maag and Steve Rohrer:
among a small group of soldiers present at Shot SMOKY, a test of
Operation PLUMBBOB, the series of atmospheric nuclear weapons tests
conducted in 1957. Since that initial report by the Centers for
Disease Control, the Veterans Administration has received a number of
claims for medical benefits from former military personnel who believe
their health may have been affected by their participation in the
weapons testing program.
** The Centers for Disease Control are part of the U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services (formerly the U.S. Department of Health,
Education, and Welfare).
In late 1977, DOD began a study to provide data to both the Centers
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Caesar's Commentaries in Latin by Julius Caesar:
expectare atque ibi decertare constituisse. Quod ubi Caesar comperit,
omnibus iis rebus confectis, quarum rerum causa exercitum traducere
constituerat, ut Germanis metum iniceret, ut Sugambros ulcisceretur, ut
Ubios obsidione liberaret, diebus omnino XVIII trans Rhenum consumptis,
satis et ad laudem et ad utilitatem profectum arbitratus se in Galliam
recepit pontemque rescidit.
Exigua parte aestatis reliqua Caesar, etsi in his locis, quod omnis
Gallia ad septentriones vergit, maturae sunt hiemes, tamen in Britanniam
proficisci contendit, quod omnibus fere Gallicis bellis hostibus nostris
inde subministrata auxilia intellegebat, et si tempus anni ad bellum
gerendum deficeret, tamen magno sibi usui fore arbitrabatur, si modo