|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells:
of flowers in the centre. He left the door open behind him and
stopped short with the table between them. She looked up at him--
intelligently and calmly. Her pose had a divine dignity.
"I want to tell them now," said Benham without a word of greeting.
"Yes," she said, "tell them now."
They heard steps in the passage outside. "Betty!" cried Amanda.
Her mother's voice answered, "Do you want Betty?"
"We want you all," answered Amanda. "We have something to tell
you. . . ."
"Carrie!" they heard Mrs. Morris call her sister after an interval,
and her voice sounded faint and flat and unusual. There was the
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Virginian by Owen Wister:
top of the gulch, in vain trying to find an outlet through its
rocky rim to the levels above. He soon judged this to be no
thoroughfare, and changing his plan, trotted down to the bottom
and up the other side, gaining more and more; for in this new
descent Pedro had fallen twice. Then the sorrel showed the
cleverness of a genuinely vicious horse. The Virginian saw him
stop and fall to kicking his companion with all the energy that a
short rope would permit. The rope slipped, and both,
unencumbered, reached the top and disappeared. Leaving the
packhorse for Balaam, the Virginian started after them and came
into a high tableland, beyond which the mountains began in
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne:
Passepartout was all eyes and ears. Mr. Fogg patiently
waited without a word. The Parsee jumped to the ground,
fastened the elephant to a tree, and plunged into the thicket.
He soon returned, saying:
"A procession of Brahmins is coming this way. We must prevent
their seeing us, if possible."
The guide unloosed the elephant and led him into a thicket,
at the same time asking the travellers not to stir. He held himself
ready to bestride the animal at a moment's notice, should flight
become necessary; but he evidently thought that the procession
of the faithful would pass without perceiving them amid
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