|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells:
himself that he was making a triumphant progress to limitless
wealth gnawed deeper and deeper. A curious feature of this time
with him was his buying over and over again of similar things.
His ideas seemed to run in series. Within a twelve-month he
bought five new motor-cars, each more swift and powerful than its
predecessor, and only the repeated prompt resignation of his
chief chauffeur at each moment of danger, prevented his driving
them himself. He used them more and more. He developed a
passion for locomotion for its own sake.
Then he began to chafe at Lady Grove, fretted by a chance jest he
had overheard at a dinner. "This house, George," he said. "It's
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Moran of the Lady Letty by Frank Norris:
subject, his face glowing, his eyes sparkling. Suddenly, however,
he broke off.
"But no!" he exclaimed. "You don't understand, Moran. How can
you--you're foreign-born. It's no affair of yours!"
"Mate! mate!" cried Moran, her hands upon his shoulders. "It's
you who don't understand--don't understand me. Don't you know--
can't you see? Your people are mine now. I'm happy only in your
happiness. You were right--the best happiness is the happiness
one shares. And your sorrows belong to me, just as I belong to
you, dear. Your enemies are mine, and your quarrels are my
quarrels." She drew his head quickly toward her and kissed him.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Complete Angler by Izaak Walton:
powdered beef, and a radish or two, that I have in my fish bag: we shall,
I warrant you, make a good, honest, wholesome hungry breakfast. And I
will then give you direction for the making and using of your flies: and
in the meantime, there is your rod and line; and my advice is, that you
fish as you see me do, and let's try which can catch the first fish.
Venator. I thank you, master. I will observe and practice your direction
as far as I am able.
Piscator. Look you, scholar; you see I have hold of a good fish: I now
see it is a Trout.
I pray, put that net under him; and touch not my line, for if you do, then
we break all. Well done, scholar: I thank you.