|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland by Olive Schreiner:
came to this country, and hadn't half-a-million in shares, they wouldn't
think much of Him."
Peter built up his fire. Suddenly he felt the stranger's eyes were fixed
"Who gave you your land?" the stranger asked.
"Mine! Why, the Chartered Company," said Peter.
The stranger looked back into the fire. "And who gave it to them?" he
"Why, England, of course. She gave them the land to far beyond the Zambezi
to do what they liked with, and make as much money out of as they could,
and she'd back 'em."
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Warlord of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
just before dark, though it must have been nearly morning before
the rear guard passed through the gateway.
Fortunately, I was well up toward the head of the column, and
after the great banquet, which I attended with the officers of the
royal guard, I was free to seek repose. There was so much activity
and bustle about the palace all during the night with the constant
arrival of the noble officers of the visiting jeddak's retinue that
I dared not attempt to prosecute a search for Dejah Thoris, and so,
as soon as it was seemly for me to do so, I returned to my quarters.
The Warlord of Mars
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland by Olive Schreiner:
himself up; "and the lions go down to the streams to drink."
"Ah--yes--" said Peter; "but that's because we can't help it!"
They were silent again for a little while. Then Peter, seeing that the
stranger showed no inclination to speak, said, "Did you hear of the spree
they had up Bulawayo way, hanging those three niggers for spies? I wasn't
there myself, but a fellow who was told me they made the niggers jump down
from the tree and hang themselves; one fellow wouldn't bally jump, till
they gave him a charge of buckshot in the back: and then he caught hold of
a branch with his hands and they had to shoot 'em loose. He didn't like
hanging. I don't know if it's true, of course; I wasn't there myself, but
a fellow who was told me. Another fellow who was at Bulawayo, but who