|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Son of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
had visions of ransom. His intentions, if not his attitude toward
the prisoner underwent a change--he would investigate further.
"What were you doing poaching in my country?" growled he.
"I was not aware that you owned Africa," replied the Hon. Morison.
"I was searching for a young woman who had been abducted from the
home of a friend. The abductor wounded me and I drifted down river
in a canoe--I was on my back to his camp when your men seized me."
"A young woman?" asked The Sheik. "Is that she?" and he pointed
to his left over toward a clump of bushes near the stockade.
Baynes looked in the direction indicated and his eyes went
wide, for there, sitting cross-legged upon the ground, her back
The Son of Tarzan
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Philebus by Plato:
'With the sixth generation cease the glory of my song.'
Here, at the sixth award, let us make an end; all that remains is to set
the crown on our discourse.
SOCRATES: Then let us sum up and reassert what has been said, thus
offering the third libation to the saviour Zeus.
SOCRATES: Philebus affirmed that pleasure was always and absolutely the
PROTARCHUS: I understand; this third libation, Socrates, of which you
spoke, meant a recapitulation.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Glinda of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
fishes. If they consent, why -- why, then, I'll think
Reera bent over the kettle and asked:
"Can you hear me, little fishes?"
All three popped their heads above water.
"We can hear you," said the bronzefish.
"I want to give you other forms, such as rabbits, or
turtles or girls, or something; but your master, the
surly Skeezer, does not wish me to. However, he has
agreed to the plan if you will consent."
"We'd like to be girls," said the silverfish.
Glinda of Oz