|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeanette Duncan:
says he will not have a plain photograph--besides, it is difficult.
He will have a painting, and he will pay.'
'Ah,' I said, 'I begin to see.'
'You see? Then I send this Armour. Look!' Mr. Kauffer continued
with rising excitement, baited apparently by the unfortunate canvas
to which he pointed, 'when Armour go to make that I say you go paint
ze Maharajah of Gridigurh spearing ze wild pig. You see what he
'Well,' I said, 'it is a wonderfully spirited, dashing thing, and
the treatment of all that cane-brake and jungle grass is superb.'
'Ze treatment--pardon me, sir, I overboil--do you know which is ze
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from King James Bible:
JOS 23:9 For the LORD hath driven out from before you great nations and
strong: but as for you, no man hath been able to stand before you unto
JOS 23:10 One man of you shall chase a thousand: for the LORD your God,
he it is that fighteth for you, as he hath promised you.
JOS 23:11 Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love the
LORD your God.
JOS 23:12 Else if ye do in any wise go back, and cleave unto the
remnant of these nations, even these that remain among you, and shall
make marriages with them, and go in unto them, and they to you:
King James Bible
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Moral Emblems by Robert Louis Stevenson:
All won beneath the Jolly Flag!'
Ben moralised and shook his head:
'You wanderers earn and eat your bread.
The foe is found, beats or is beaten,
And, either how, the wage is eaten.
And after all your pully-hauly
Your proceeds look uncommon small-ly.
You had done better here to tarry
Apprentice to the Apothecary.
The silent pirates of the shore
Eat and sleep soft, and pocket more