|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Emma McChesney & Co. by Edna Ferber:
will attend to him with all care and courtesy, unless he can
postpone his trip until our return. Suggest that he call around
a week or two later."
"T. A. Buck, I know it isn't considered good form to rage and
glare at one's fiance on the eve of one's wedding-day. If this
were a week earlier or a week later, I'd be tempted to--shake
Buck stood up, came over to her, and laid a hand very gently on
her arm. With the other hand he took the letter from her
"Emma, you're tired, and a little excited. You've been under an
Emma McChesney & Co.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Vendetta by Honore de Balzac:
The beauty of the young man, the mighty charm lent to him by his
attachment to the Emperor, his wound, his misfortunes, his danger, all
disappeared to Ginevra's mind, or, rather, all were blended in one
sentiment,--a new and delightful sentiment. This persecuted man was a
child of Corsica; he spoke its cherished language! She stood, for a
moment, motionless; held by a magical sensation; before her eyes was a
living picture, to which all human sentiments, united by chance, gave
vivid colors. By Servin's invitation, the officer had seated himself
on a divan, and the painter, after removing the sling which supported
the arm of his guest, was undoing the bandages in order to dress the
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from O Pioneers! by Willa Cather:
Swedes liking to buy Danish bread and the
Danes liking to buy Swedish bread, because
people always think the bread of another
country is better than their own. Anyway,
I've heard so much about the river farms, I
won't be satisfied till I've seen for myself."
Lou fidgeted. "Look out! Don't agree to
anything. Don't let them fool you."
Lou was apt to be fooled himself. He had not