|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from In the South Seas by Robert Louis Stevenson:
protect the isle against inroads from the sea - divine or
diabolical martellos, probably sacred to Taburik, God of Thunder.
The bay immediately opposite Equator Town, which we called Fu Bay,
in honour of our cook, was thus fortified on either horn. It was
well sheltered by the reef, the enclosed water clear and tranquil,
the enclosing beach curved like a horseshoe, and both steep and
broad. The path debouched about the midst of the re-entrant angle,
the woods stopping some distance inland. In front, between the
fringe of the wood and the crown of the beach, there had been
designed a regular figure, like the court for some new variety of
tennis, with borders of round stones imbedded, and pointed at the
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from An Unsocial Socialist by George Bernard Shaw:
"Very clever. Very clever indeed," said Sir Charles. "I should
like to meet the lady."
"I have often been on the point of burning them," said Trefusis;
"but there they are, and there they are likely to remain. The
portrait has been much admired."
"Can you give us an introduction to the original, old fellow?"
"No, happily. She is dead."
Disagreeably shocked, they looked at him for a moment with
aversion. Then Erskine, turning with pity and disappointment to
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from In Darkest England and The Way Out by General William Booth:
and avaricious persons might otherwise inflict, and the same
considerations may induce them to accord without compulsion the right
of the weak and friendless.
I also calculate upon a wide sphere of usefulness in the direction of
friendly arbitration and intervention. There will be at least one
disinterested tribunal, however humble, to which business, domestic,
or any other questions of a contentious and litigious nature can be
referred without involving any serious costs.
The following incidents have been gathered from operations already
undertaken in this direction, and will explain and illustrate the kind
of work we contemplate, and some of the benefits that may be expected
In Darkest England and The Way Out