|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Marvelous Land of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
might easily have been my own interpreter!"
"It was all my fault, your Majesty," said Jack, looking rather foolish," I
thought we must surely speak different languages, since we came from
"This should be a warning to you never to think," returned the Scarecrow,
unless one can think wisely it is better to remain a dummy -- which you most
"I am! -- I surely am!" agreed the Pumpkinhead.
"It seems to me," continued the Scarecrow, more mildly, "that your
The Marvelous Land of Oz
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Anabasis by Xenophon:
March 399 B.C.
This was typed from Dakyns' series, "The Works of Xenophon," a
four-volume set. The complete list of Xenophon's works (though
there is doubt about some of these) is:
Work Number of books
The Anabasis 7
The Hellenica 7
The Cyropaedia 8
The Memorabilia 4
The Symposium 1
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Oakdale Affair by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
scended toward the lower floor. Near the bottom Bridge
came to a questioning halt. The front room lay entirely
within his range of vision, and as his eyes swept it he
gave voice to a short exclamation of surprise.
The youth and the girl, shivering with cold and ner-
vous excitement, craned their necks above the man's
"O-h-h!" gasped The Oskaloosa Kid. "He's gone," and,
sure enough, the dead man had vanished.
Bridge stepped quickly down the remaining steps,
entered the rear room which had served as dining room
The Oakdale Affair