|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson:
that Moses fells the sinner. Good and bad people, whom we at
once distinguish in the text by their names, Hopeful, Honest,
and Valiant-for-Truth, on the one hand, as against By-ends,
Sir Having Greedy, and the Lord Old-man on the other, are in
these drawings as simply distinguished by their costume.
Good people, when not armed CAP-A-PIE, wear a speckled tunic
girt about the waist, and low hats, apparently of straw. Bad
people swagger in tail-coats and chimney-pots, a few with
knee-breeches, but the large majority in trousers, and for
all the world like guests at a garden-party. Worldly-Wiseman
alone, by some inexplicable quirk, stands before Christian in
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from United States Declaration of Independence:
into compliance with his measures.
He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing
with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people.
He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions,
to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative Powers,
incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large
for their exercise; the State remaining in the mean time exposed
to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.
He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States;
for that purpose obstructing the Laws of Naturalization of Foreigners;
refusing to pass others to encourage their migration hither,
United States Declaration of Independence
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Across The Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson:
believe my friend was very fit, though I can never regard it as an
easy one. I know indeed a point or two, on which I would gladly
question Mr. Shakespeare, that lover of big words, could he revisit
the glimpses of the moon, or could I myself climb backward to the
spacious days of Elizabeth. But in the second case, I should most
likely pretermit these questionings, and take my place instead in
the pit at the Blackfriars, to hear the actor in his favourite
part, playing up to Mr. Burbage, and rolling out - as I seem to
hear him - with a ponderous gusto-
"Unhousel'd, disappointed, unanel'd."
What a pleasant chance, if we could go there in a party I and what