|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Young Forester by Zane Grey:
game was all up for me. Several of the men began to prod through the thin
covering of dry brush. One of them reached me, and struck so hard that I
That was too much for the rickety loft floor. It was only a bit of brush
laid on a netting of slender poles. It creaked, rasped, and went down with
a crash. I alighted upon somebody, and knocked him to the floor. Whoever it
was, seized me with iron hands. I was buried, almost smothered, in the
dusty mass. My captor began to curse cheerfully, and I knew then that
Herky-Jerky had made me a prisoner.
XV. THE FIGHT
Herky hauled me out of the brush, and held me in the light. The others
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|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Where There's A Will by Mary Roberts Rinehart:
being there, and his having had a good look at Mr. Pierce, and
that he was waiting around with his jaws open to snap up the
place when it fell under the hammer, Mr. Dick stopped laughing
and looked serious.
"Lord deliver us from our friends!" he said. "Between you and
Sam, you've got things in a lovely mess, Minnie. What are you
going to do about it now?"
"It's possible we can get by Thoburn," I said. "You can slip in
to-night, we can get Mr. Pierce out--Lord knows he'll be glad
to go--and Miss Dorothy can go back to school. Then, later, when
you've got things running and are making good--"
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from A Book of Remarkable Criminals by H. B. Irving:
had been in his possession at the time of his arrest.
Such were the main facts of the case which Butler had to answer
when, a few weeks later, he was put on his trial before the
Supreme Court at Dunedin. The presiding judge was Mr. Justice
Williams, afterwards Sir Joshua Williams and a member of the
Privy Council. The Crown Prosecutor, Mr. Haggitt, conducted
the case for the Crown, and Butler defended himself.
THE TRIAL OF BUTLER
To a man of Butler's egregious vanity his trial was a glorious
opportunity for displaying his intellectual gifts, such as they
A Book of Remarkable Criminals