|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Criminal Sociology by Enrico Ferri:
and applied, not only against the individual but also for him.
For we believe that if the individual ought to be always
responsible for the crimes which he commits, he ought also to be
always indemnified for the crimes of which he is the victim.
In any case, as the indefinite segregation of the criminal is the
fundamental principle of the positive system of social defence
against crime, apart from the technical systems of imprisonment
and detention, so indemnification as a social function is a second
essential principle, apart from the special rules of procedure for
carrying it into effect.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Rescue by Joseph Conrad:
within the transparent shelter devised by Lingard and Jorgenson
to make Mrs. Travers' existence possible during the time when the
fate of the two men, and indeed probably of everybody else on
board the Emma, had to hang in the balance. Very soon Lingard's
unbidden and fatal guests had learned the trick of stepping in
and out of the place quickly. Mr. d'Alcacer performed the feat
without apparent haste, almost nonchalantly, yet as well as
anybody. It was generally conceded that he had never let a
mosquito in together with himself. Mr. Travers dodged in and out
without grace and was obviously much irritated at the necessity.
Mrs. Travers did it in a manner all her own, with marked
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Danny's Own Story by Don Marquis:
other, and making licks at each other with our
tommyhawks, and letting out sudden wild yips
in the midst of that chant. That night I like to
of killed Looey with that tommyhawk, I was feeling
so good. If it had been a real one, instead of painted-up
wood, I would of killed Looey, the lick I give him.
The worst part of that was that, after the show,
when we got back to camp and the hosses was
picketed out fur the night, I had to tell Looey all
about how I felt fur an explanation of why I hit