|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Moby Dick by Herman Melville:
so that through Captain Peleg's obstinate mistake touching his
appellative, it stood something like this:--
his X mark.
Meanwhile Captain Bildad sat earnestly and steadfastly eyeing
Queequeg, and at last rising solemnly and fumbling in the huge
pockets of his broad-skirted drab coat, took out a bundle of tracts,
and selecting one entitled "The Latter Day Coming; or No Time to
Lose," placed it in Queequeg's hands, and then grasping them and the
book with both his, looked earnestly into his eyes, and said, "Son of
darkness, I must do my duty by thee; I am part owner of this ship,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Wyoming by William MacLeod Raine:
gallop to an instant halt, and simultaneously Mac landed beside
her, one hand holding the wide-brimmed hat he had snatched off in
his descent, the other hitched by a casual thumb to the belt of
She laughed. "You really did it very well."
Mac blushed. He was still young enough to take pride in his
picturesque regalia, to prefer the dramatic way of doing a
commonplace thing. But, though he liked this girl's trick of
laughing at him with a perfectly grave face out of those dark,
long-lashed eyes, he would have liked it better if sometimes they
had given back the applause he thought his little tricks merited.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Criminal Sociology by Enrico Ferri:
more methodical kind will gradually reinforce the accuracy of this
classification of symptoms.
In the first place, it is evident that in a classification not
exclusively biological, if it is to form the anthropological basis
of criminal sociology, criminals of unsound mind must in all
fairness be included.
The usual objection, recently repeated by M. Joly (``Le Crime,''
p. 62), which holds the term ``criminal madness'' to be self-
contradictory, since a madman is not morally responsible, and
therefore cannot be a criminal, is not conclusive. We maintain