|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Sanitary and Social Lectures by Charles Kingsley:
imperfect people, as like each other as so many sheep; and, like
so many sheep, having no will or character of our own, but rushing
altogether blindly over the same gap, in foolish fear of the same
dog, who, after all, dare not bite us; and so it always was and
always will be.
For the third time I say,
Unless above himself he can
Exalt himself, how poor a thing is man.
But, nevertheless, any man or woman who WILL, in any age and under
any circumstances, can live the heroic life and exercise heroic
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Bab:A Sub-Deb, Mary Roberts Rinehart by Mary Roberts Rinehart:
but to show that we can get along without them."
"Quite right," he said. "I'm sure you can get along without us,
miss, much better than we could get along without you."
Mademoiselle considered this a flirtatious speach and walked out of
the shop. But I consider that it was a General Remark and not
personal, and anyhow he was thirty at least, and had a married apearance.
As there was not room for the Tent and camp chairs in my car, the
delivery waggon followed us, making quite a procession.
We tried several farm houses, but one and all had no Patriotism
whatever and refused to let us use their terratory. It was
heartrending, for where we not there to help to protect that very
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
had lost their men or their children in the day's massacre
and battle made night hideous with their continued wailing
and howling. Finally, however, Tarzan succeeded in silencing
them, on the plea that their noise would attract the Arabs to
their hiding-place, when all would be slaughtered.
When dawn came Tarzan explained his plan of battle to
the warriors, and without demur one and all agreed that it
was the safest and surest way in which to rid themselves of
their unwelcome visitors and be revenged for the murder of
First the women and children, with a guard of some
The Return of Tarzan