|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from When the World Shook by H. Rider Haggard:
a grain of sand upon the shore?"
"This, Yva; it is ours, who can count on nothing else."
"Oh! Humphrey, if I thought that, no more wretched creature
would breathe tonight upon this great world."
"What do you mean?" I asked, growing fearful, more at her
manner and her look than at her words.
"Nothing, nothing, except that Time is so very short. A kiss, a
touch, a little light and a little darkness, and it is gone. Ask
my father Oro who has lived a thousand years and slept for tens
of thousands, as I have, and he will say the same. It is against
Time that he fights; he who, believing in nothing beyond, will
When the World Shook
|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:
months after the detonation (1; 19).
3.3 OFFSITE MONITORING GROUP
Four two-man teams and one five-man team supervised by the chief
offsite monitor constituted the Offsite Monitoring Group. Before the
detonation, the four two-man teams established monitoring posts in
towns outside the test area. These towns were Nogal, Roswell, Fort
Sumner, and Socorro, all in New Mexico. The five-man team remained at
Guard Post 2 to assist in evacuation of nearby residences if the
TRINITY cloud drifted in that direction. These residences, the Fite
house and the homes in the town of Tokay, were 24 and 32 kilometers
northwest of ground zero, respectively. Since the cloud drifted to
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Sylvie and Bruno by Lewis Carroll:
without imprudence, to any lady, even if she brought nothing. I doubt
if there would be anything on her side: the Earl is poor, I believe.
But I should have enough for both, even if health failed."
"I wish you all happiness in your married life!" I cried.
"Shall you speak to the Earl to-morrow?"
"Not yet awhile," said Arthur. "He is very friendly, but I dare not
think he means more than that, as yet. And as for--as for Lady Muriel,
try as I may, I cannot read her feelings towards me. If there is love,
she is hiding it! No, I must wait, I must wait!"
I did not like to press any further advice on my friend, whose
judgment, I felt, was so much more sober and thoughtful than my own;
Sylvie and Bruno