|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Tom Grogan by F. Hopkinson Smith:
blind staggers?" insisted the Scotchman.
McGaw did not answer.
"Does anybody know any of the facts connected with this dreadful
accident to Mrs. Grogan?" asked the president. "Have you heard
anything, Mr. Quigg?"
Mr. Quigg had heard absolutely nothing, and had not seen Mrs.
Grogan for months. Mr. Crimmins was equally ignorant, and so were
several other gentlemen. Here a voice came from the back of the
"I met Dr. Mason, sir, an hour ago, after he had attended Tom
Grogan. He was on his way to Quarantine in his buggy. He said he
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Mosses From An Old Manse by Nathaniel Hawthorne:
giant would have been.
"Heaven! What have I done?" exclaimed he. "The vapor, the
influence of that brute force,--it has bewildered me and obscured
my perception. I have made the very stroke--the fatal
stroke--that I have dreaded from the first. It is all over--the
toil of months, the object of my life. I am ruined!"
And there he sat, in strange despair, until his lamp flickered in
the socket and left the Artist of the Beautiful in darkness.
Thus it is that ideas, which grow up within the imagination and
appear so lovely to it and of a value beyond whatever men call
valuable, are exposed to be shattered and annihilated by contact
Mosses From An Old Manse
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Tanach:
1_Chronicles 7: 20 And the sons of Ephraim: Shuthelah--and Bered was his son, and Tahath his son, and Eleadah his son, and Tahath his son,
1_Chronicles 7: 21 and Zabad his son, and Shuthelah his son--and Ezer, and Elead, whom the men of Gath that were born in the land slew, because they came down to take away their cattle.
1_Chronicles 7: 22 And Ephraim their father mourned many days, and his brethren came to comfort him.
1_Chronicles 7: 23 And he went in to his wife, and she conceived, and bore a son, and he called his name Beriah, because it went evil with his house.
1_Chronicles 7: 24 And his daughter was Sheerah, who built Beth-horon the nether and the upper, and Uzzen-sheerah.
1_Chronicles 7: 25 And Rephah was his son, and Resheph, and Telah his son, and Tahan his son;
1_Chronicles 7: 26 Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son;
1_Chronicles 7: 27 Nun his son, Joshua his son.
1_Chronicles 7: 28 And their possessions and habitations were Beth-el and the towns thereof, and eastward Naaran, and westward Gezer, with the towns thereof; Shechem also and the towns thereof, unto Aiah and the towns thereof;
1_Chronicles 7: 29 and by the borders of the children of Manasseh, Beth-shean and the towns thereof, Taanach and the towns thereof, Megiddo and the towns thereof, Dor and the towns thereof. In these