|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Anthem by Ayn Rand:
with two great choruses from the Home of
the Actors, which speak and answer all together,
in two great voices. The plays are about
toil and how good it is. Then we walk
back to the Home in a straight column.
The sky is like a black sieve pierced
by silver drops that tremble, ready to
burst through. The moths beat against
the street lanterns. We go to our beds
and we sleep, till the bell rings again.
The sleeping halls are white and clean and
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Dracula by Bram Stoker:
of their excuses is that they had been with a "bloofer lady."
It has always been late in the evening when they have
been missed, and on two occasions the children have
not been found until early in the following morning.
It is generally supposed in the neighborhood that,
as the first child missed gave as his reason for being away
that a "bloofer lady" had asked him to come for a walk,
the others had picked up the phrase and used it as occasion served.
This is the more natural as the favorite game of the little
ones at present is luring each other away by wiles.
A correspondent writes us that to see some of the tiny tots
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Miracle Mongers and Their Methods by Harry Houdini:
Sieur Boaz, K. C., featured a performer who
was billed as the ``Man-Salamander.'' The
fact that Boaz gave him a place on his
programme is proof that this man was clever, but
the effects there listed show nothing original.
In 1818 a Mr. Carlton, Professor of Chemistry,
toured England in company with Rae,
the Bartholomew Fair magician. As will be
seen by the handbill reproduced here, Carlton
promised to explain the ``Deceptive Part'' of
the performance, ``when there is a sufficient
Miracle Mongers and Their Methods