|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Wyoming by William MacLeod Raine:
weak as a kitten he sorter takes to things that are about kids."
Nora came in and cleared away the supper things. She was just
beginning to wash them when McWilliams and Denver dropped into
the kitchen by different doors. Each seemed surprised and
disappointed at the presence of the other. Nora gave each of them
a smile and a dishcloth.
"Reddy, he's shavin' and Frisco's struggling with a biled
shirt--I mean with a necktie," Denver hastily amended. "They'll
be along right soon, I shouldn't wonder."
"Y'u better go tell the boys Miss Nora don't want her kitchen
littered up with so many of them," suggested his rival.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Nada the Lily by H. Rider Haggard:
and, as they came in thousands and tens of thousands, they filled the
night with their cries, till it seemed as though the whole world were
mourning, and loudly. None might cease their crying, and none dared to
drink so much as a cup of water. The daylight came, and Chaka rose,
saying, "Come, let us go forth, Mopo, and look on those who mourn with
us." So we went out, and after us came men armed with clubs to do the
bidding of the king.
Outside the kraal the people were gathered, and their number was
countless as the leaves upon the trees. On every side the land was
black with them, as at times the veldt is black with game. When they
saw the king they ceased from their howling and sang the war-song,
Nada the Lily
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Rezanov by Gertrude Atherton:
down the vale of tears as he deemed wise, then per-
mitted himself a magnificent burst of spontaneity.
"I must tell you the object of my mission to
California, my kind friends!" he cried, "although I
beg you will not betray me to the other powers until
I think it wise to speak myself. But I must have
your sympathy and advice. It has long been my
desire to establish relations between Russia and
Spain that should be of mutual benefit to the col-
onies of both in this part of the western hemis-
phere. I have told you of the horrible condition