|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie:
shall pay for it--oh, yes, you shall pay for it! I have a long
"I'm surprised you should have been gulfed so easily," said
Tuppence scornfully. "Did you really think I was the kind of
girl to roll about on the floor and whine for mercy?"
"You may do--some day!" said the other significantly.
The cold malignity of her manner sent an unpleasant chill down
Tuppence's spine, but she was not going to give in to it.
"Supposing we sit down," she said pleasantly. "Our present
attitude is a little melodramatic. No--not on the bed. Draw a
chair up to the table, that's right. Now I'll sit opposite you
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Call of the Wild by Jack London:
had gripped and pulled it. He followed the new scent into a
thicket and found Nig. He was lying on his side, dead where he
had dragged himself, an arrow protruding, head and feathers, from
either side of his body.
A hundred yards farther on, Buck came upon one of the sled-dogs
Thornton had bought in Dawson. This dog was thrashing about in a
death-struggle, directly on the trail, and Buck passed around him
without stopping. From the camp came the faint sound of many
voices, rising and falling in a sing-song chant. Bellying forward
to the edge of the clearing, he found Hans, lying on his face,
feathered with arrows like a porcupine. At the same instant Buck
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Koran:
people, that, did we please, we would smite them in their sins, and
would set a stamp upon their hearts, and then they should not hear?
These cities, we do relate to thee their stories. There came to them
our apostles with manifest signs; but they did not at all believe in
what they called a lie before.- Thus doth God set a stamp upon the
hearts of those who misbelieve.
Nor did we find in most of them a covenant; but we did find most
of them workers of abomination.
Then we raised up after them Moses with our signs to Pharaoh and his
chiefs; but they dealt unjustly therewith, and see what was the end of