|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton by Edith Wharton:
as the maundering of a maniac. The discovery froze Granice with
horror--he seemed to see the mad-house gaping for him.
"Isn't there a man a good deal like him--a detective named J. B.
But he knew in advance what McCarren's answer would be. "Hewson?
J. B. Hewson? Never heard of him. But that was J. B. Stell fast
enough--I guess he can be trusted to know himself, and you saw he
answered to his name."
Some days passed before Granice could obtain a word with the
District Attorney: he began to think that Allonby avoided him.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence:
the fields. So he appeared at the pit-top, often with a stalk
from the hedge between his teeth, which he chewed all day to keep
his mouth moist, down the mine, feeling quite as happy as when he
was in the field.
Later, when the time for the baby grew nearer, he would
bustle round in his slovenly fashion, poking out the ashes,
rubbing the fireplace, sweeping the house before he went to work.
Then, feeling very self-righteous, he went upstairs.
"Now I'm cleaned up for thee: tha's no 'casions ter stir
a peg all day, but sit and read thy books."
Which made her laugh, in spite of her indignation.
Sons and Lovers
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Marie by H. Rider Haggard:
effectually hiding any flavour or colour that there might be in the
herb. Also the vrouw cooked some food which she gave to Hans to carry.
First, however, he went to investigate the old mealie-pit which was
within a few paces of the back door of the Prinsloos' house. He
reported that it would do well to hide a man in, especially as tall
grass and bushes grew about its mouth.
Then the three of them started, and arriving at the door of my house,
which was about a hundred yards away, were of course challenged by the
"Heeren," said Marie, "the commandant has given us leave to bring food
to my husband, whom you guard within. Pray do not prevent us from