|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Beasts of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
Immediately from different points of the compass rose a
horrid semicircle of similar shrieks and screams, punctuated
now and again by the blood-curdling cry of a hungry panther.
The two savages, Kaviri and Mugambi, squatting before
the entrance to Kaviri's hut, looked at one another--
Kaviri with ill-concealed alarm.
"What is it?" he whispered.
"It is Bwana Tarzan and his people," replied Mugambi.
"But what they are doing I know not, unless it be that they
The Beasts of Tarzan
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates:
She just waved my head round and began.
"Police," I said feebly. "Assault and wounding stalk in your
She really got it out very well...
"And so you live here?" she said, after a while.
"In the vicinity," said I. "About a mile and a half away as the
crow flies or a beer runs- the terms are synonymous, you know.
Large, grey, creepered residence, four reception, two bed, six
bath, commands extensive views, ten minutes from workhouse, etc.,
"Is it 'White Ladies?'"
The Brother of Daphne
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Europeans by Henry James:
But she seemed not to hear him; she was looking at him still.
"My word was never doubted before," she said.
"We are to have another marriage," Acton repeated, smiling.
Then she appeared to understand. "Another marriage?"
And she looked at the others. Felix was chattering to Gertrude;
Charlotte, at a distance, was watching them; and Mr. Brand,
in quite another quarter, was turning his back to them, and,
with his hands under his coat-tails and his large head on one side,
was looking at the small, tender crescent of a young moon.
"It ought to be Mr. Brand and Charlotte," said Eugenia,
"but it does n't look like it."