|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle:
Up hill and down dale walked Little John, the fresh wind blowing in his face
and his robes fluttering behind him, and so at last he came to a crossroad
that led to Tuxford. Here he met three pretty lasses, each bearing
a basket of eggs to market. Quoth he, "Whither away, fair maids?"
And he stood in their path, holding his staff in front of them,
to stop them.
Then they huddled together and nudged one another, and one presently
spake up and said, "We are going to the Tuxford market, holy friar,
to sell our eggs."
"Now out upon it!" quoth Little John, looking upon them
with his head on one side. "Surely, it is a pity that such
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Desert Gold by Zane Grey:
drove, mostly bays and blacks, with one spotted sorrel.
"Some of Carter's--sure as you're born!" exclaimed Belding. "His
bunch has been split up, divided among several bands of raiders.
He has a grass ranch up here in Three Mile Arroyo. It's a good
long ride in U. S. territory from the border."
"Those horses I saw will go home, don't you think?" asked Dick.
"Sure. They can't be caught or stopped."
"Well, what shall I do now?"
"Stay here and rest," bluntly replied Belding. "You need it. Let
the women fuss over you--doctor you a little. When Jim gets back
from Sonoyta I'll know more about what we ought to do. By Lord!
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Underdogs by Mariano Azuela:
ment when Blondie left the bedroom to feed his
horses. . . .
"Come on, Angel Face. Run home quick!"
The blue-eyed girl, with a face like a Madonna, stood
naked save for her chemise and stockings. War Paint
covered her with Manteca's lousy blanket, took her by the
hand and led her to the street.
"God, I'm happy," War Paint cried. "I'm crazy . . .
about Blondie . . . now."
Like neighing colts, playful when the rainy season