|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Emma McChesney & Co. by Edna Ferber:
EMMA McCHESNEY & CO.
by Edna Ferber
I. BROADWAY TO BUENOS AIRES
II. THANKS TO MISS MORRISSEY
III. A CLOSER CORPORATION
IV. BLUE SERGE
V. "HOOPS, MY DEAR!"
VI. SISTERS UNDER THEIR SKIN
VII. AN ETUDE FOR EMMA
Emma McChesney & Co.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad:
for it. Our courts do let off these fellows too often, on some
miserable excuse or other. But, at any rate, there's an end of the
famous Bonito. I have just heard in the harbour-office that she
must have gone on at the very top of high-water; and she is in
ballast, too. No human power, they think, can move her from where
she is. I only hope it is so. It would be fine to have the
notorious Bonito stuck up there as a warning to others."
Mr. J. Mesman, a colonial-born Dutchman, a kind, paternal old
fellow, with a clean-shaven, quiet, handsome fade, and a head of
fine iron-grey hair curling a little on his collar, did not say a
word in defence of Jasper and the Bonito. He rose from his arm-
'Twixt Land & Sea
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Somebody's Little Girl by Martha Young:
So Bessie Bell could only cry--and that very softly--and feel
ashamed as she was bid, and forget what it was that she remembered.
Bessie Bell might have remembered one time when a great house was
all desolate, and when nobody or nothing at all breathed in the
whole great big house, but one little tiny girl and one great big
white cat, with just one black spot on its tail.
The nurse that always had played so nicely with the tiny little girl
was lying with her cheek in her hand over yonder.
The Grandmother who had always talked so much to the tiny little
girl was not talking any more.