|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Paz by Honore de Balzac:
"My intention in taking you to the Opera was to amuse you, captain;
but do as you prefer," said Clementine, rather piqued.
"I will go," said Paz.
"Duprez sings 'Guillaume Tell,'" remarked Adam. "But perhaps you would
rather go to the 'Varietes'?"
The captain smiled and rang the bell. "Tell Constantin," he said to
the footman, "to put the horses to the carriage instead of the coupe.
We should be rather squeezed otherwise," he said to the count.
"A Frenchman would have forgotten that," remarked Clementine, smiling.
"Ah! but we are Florentines transplanted to the North," answered
Thaddeus with a refinement of accent and a look in his eyes which made
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Frankenstein by Mary Shelley:
may occasion the poignant misery which you appear to feel."
"My dear father, reassure yourself. I love my cousin tenderly
and sincerely. I never saw any woman who excited, as Elizabeth does,
my warmest admiration and affection. My future hopes and prospects
are entirely bound up in the expectation of our union."
"The expression of your sentiments of this subject, my dear Victor,
gives me more pleasure than I have for some time experienced. If you
feel thus, we shall assuredly be happy, however present events may
cast a gloom over us. But it is this gloom which appears to
have taken so strong a hold of your mind that I wish to dissipate.
Tell me, therefore, whether you object to an immediate
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
unslung his spear and lowered one end of it to Chulk.
The ape seized it, and while Tarzan held tightly to the
upper end, the anthropoid climbed quickly up the shaft
until with one paw he grasped the top of the wall.
To scramble then to Tarzan's side was the work of but an
instant. In like manner Taglat was conducted to their
sides, and a moment later the three dropped silently
within the enclosure.
Tarzan led them first to the rear of the hut in which
Jane Clayton was confined, where, through the roughly
repaired aperture in the wall, he sought with his
Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar