|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Jungle Tales of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
of the great anthropoids.
"Teeka is Taug's," replied the bull ape.
Thaka and Numgo and Gunto, disturbed by the growlings
of the two young bulls, looked up half apathetic,
half interested. They were sleepy, but they sensed a fight.
It would break the monotony of the humdrum jungle life
Coiled about his shoulders was Tarzan's long grass rope,
in his hand was the hunting knife of the long-dead father
he had never known. In Taug's little brain lay a great
respect for the shiny bit of sharp metal which the ape-boy
The Jungle Tales of Tarzan
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Market-Place by Harold Frederic:
with a cheerless, ruminative little laugh, "because it
is my own organization that I am describing, too.
The difference is that I was allowed to exploit my
capacity for mischief very early. I had my own way
in my teens--my own money, my own power--of course
only of a certain sort, and in a very small place.
But I know what I did with that power. I spread trouble
and misery about me--always of course on a small scale.
Then a group of things happened in a kind of climax--a
very painful climax--and it shook the nonsense out of me.
My brother and my father died--some other sobering things
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Water-Babies by Charles Kingsley:
times, on which occasions Tom saw pheasants, and wondered what they
tasted like; with a noble salmon-river, in which Mr. Grimes and his
friends would have liked to poach; but then they must have got into
cold water, and that they did not like at all. In short, Harthover
was a grand place, and Sir John a grand old man, whom even Mr.
Grimes respected; for not only could he send Mr. Grimes to prison
when he deserved it, as he did once or twice a week; not only did
he own all the land about for miles; not only was he a jolly,
honest, sensible squire, as ever kept a pack of hounds, who would
do what he thought right by his neighbours, as well as get what he
thought right for himself; but, what was more, he weighed full