|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson:
cheery, as you may imagine; especially as I felt all the time my
sympathy with the boarders, and knew that I was only a prisoner
with these horrid Malays. Then I saw a signal being given, and
knew they were going to blow up the ship. I leaped right off, and
heard my captors splash in the water after me as thick as pebbles
when a bit of river bank has given way beneath the foot. I never
heard the ship blow up; but I spent the rest of the night swimming
about some piles with the whole sea full of Malays, searching for
me with knives in their mouths. They could swim any distance under
water, and every now and again, just as I was beginning to reckon
myself safe, a cold hand would be laid on my ankle - ugh!
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Spirit of the Border by Zane Grey:
you, and, I flatter myself, much handsomer. You'll have a dangerous rival
presently. Settle it! You can't both have her; settle it!"
This outburst from their usually kind leader placed the earnest but awkward
gentlemen in a terrible plight.
On the afternoon following the crisis Heckewelder took Mr. Wells to one of the
Indian shops, and Jim and Nell went canoeing. Young and Edwards, after
conferring for one long, trying hour, determined on settling the question.
Young was a pale, slight man, very homely except when he smiled. His smile not
only broke up the plainness of his face, but seemed to chase away a serious
shadow, allowing his kindly, gentle spirit to shine through. He was nervous,
and had a timid manner. Edwards was his opposite, being a man of robust frame,
The Spirit of the Border
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Travels and Researches in South Africa by Dr. David Livingstone:
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Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa.
Also called, Travels and Researches in South Africa;
or, Journeys and Researches in South Africa.
By David Livingstone [British (Scot) Missionary and Explorer--1813-1873.]
David Livingstone was born in Scotland, received his medical degree
from the University of Glasgow, and was sent to South Africa
by the London Missionary Society. Circumstances led him to try to meet