|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte:
from her father yesterday."
His sisters looked at each other and at me; we all three looked at
him: he was serene as glass.
"The match must have been got up hastily," said Diana: "they cannot
have known each other long."
"But two months: they met in October at the county ball at S-. But
where there are no obstacles to a union, as in the present case,
where the connection is in every point desirable, delays are
unnecessary: they will be married as soon as S- Place, which Sir
Frederic gives up to them, can he refitted for their reception."
The first time I found St. John alone after this communication, I
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Dunwich Horror by H. P. Lovecraft:
overturned chairs. Professor Rice declares that he wholly lost
consciousness for an instant, though he did not stumble or fall.
The thing that lay half-bent on its side in a foetid pool of
greenish-yellow ichor and tarry stickiness was almost nine feet
tall, and the dog had torn off all the clothing and some of the
skin. It was not quite dead, but twitched silently and spasmodically
while its chest heaved in monstrous unison with the mad piping
of the expectant whippoorwills outside. Bits of shoe-leather and
fragments of apparel were scattered about the room, and just inside
the window an empty canvas sack lay where it had evidently been
thrown. Near the central desk a revolver had fallen, a dented
The Dunwich Horror
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Emerald City of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
dressed herself in her prettiest gown and put on her coronet, for she
thought that this might be the last time she would ever appear as a
Princess of Oz.
The Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and Jack Pumpkinhead all sat at the
dinner table, although none of them was made so he could eat. Usually
they served to enliven the meal with their merry talk, but to-night
all seemed strangely silent and uneasy.
As soon as the dinner was finished Ozma led the company to her own
private room in which hung the Magic Picture. When they had seated
themselves the Scarecrow was the first to speak.
"Is the Nome King's tunnel finished, Ozma?" he asked.
The Emerald City of Oz