|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Elizabeth and her German Garden by Marie Annette Beauchamp:
lord's remark, as becomes a properly constructed German she-owl.
They say the same thing over and over again so emphatically
that I think it must be something nasty about me; but I shall
not let myself be frightened away by the sarcasm of owls.
This is less a garden than a wilderness. No one has lived
in the house, much less in the garden, for twenty-five years,
and it is such a pretty old place that the people who might have
lived <2> here and did not, deliberately preferring the horrors
of a flat in a town, must have belonged to that vast number of eyeless
and earless persons of whom the world seems chiefly composed.
Noseless too, though it does not sound pretty; but the greater
Elizabeth and her German Garden
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott:
of the highest society gave to Edinburgh the ECLAT which we now
endeavour to derive from the unbounded expense and extended
circle of our pleasures.
I was more confirmed in this opinion by the peculiarity of the
dialect which Mrs. Baliol used. It was Scottish--decidedly
Scottish--often containing phrases and words little used in the
present day. But then her tone and mode of pronunciation were as
different from the usual accent of the ordinary Scotch PATOIS, as
the accent of St. James's is from that of Billingsgate. The
vowels were not pronounced much broader than in the Italian
language, and there was none of the disagreeable drawl which is
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from U. S. Project Trinity Report by Carl Maag and Steve Rohrer:
0.032 R/h. The occupied ranch house was also surveyed, both inside
and outside. The highest reading outdoors was 0.028 R/h, and the
highest reading indoors was 0.004 R/h (11; 19).
Monitoring was also conducted in offsite areas other than those to the
north and northeast of ground zero. Monitors found no radiation
readings above background levels (11).
Significant fallout from the TRINITY cloud did not reach the ground
within about 20 kilometers northeast of ground zero. From this point,
the fallout pattern extended out 160 kilometers and was 48 kilometers
wide. Gamma intensities up to 15 R/h were measured in this region
several hours after the detonation. One month later, intensities had