|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Wyoming by William MacLeod Raine:
his eyes hardly long enough for complete innocence "Why, yes,
secrets." He measured looks with her deliberately before he
changed the subject, and he knew again the delightful excitement
of victory. "Are y'u going to read to me this evening?"
She took his opening so eagerly that he smiled, at which her
color mounted again.
"If y'u like. What shall I read?"
"Some more of Barrie's books, if y'u don't mind. When a fellow is
weak as a kitten he sorter takes to things that are about kids."
Nora came in and cleared away the supper things. She was just
beginning to wash them when McWilliams and Denver dropped into
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Reef by Edith Wharton:
ceases when he lays it at his master's feet. Anna, on
arriving, had explained that Owen's unannounced flight had
made her fear some fresh misunderstanding between himself
and Miss Viner. In the interests of peace she had thought it
best to follow him; but she hastily added that she did not
wish to see Sophy, but only, if possible, to learn from her
where Owen was. With these brief instructions Miss Painter
had started out; but she was a woman of many occupations,
and had given her visitor to understand that before
returning she should have to call on a friend who had just
arrived from Boston, and afterward despatch to another
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Lone Star Ranger by Zane Grey:
far among the exacting conditions of the Southwest? The answer
was, perhaps, that Longstreth had guided him, upheld him,
protected him. The coming of Ray Longstreth had been the
entering-wedge of dissension.
"You're too impatient," concluded Longstreth. "You'll ruin any
chance of happiness if you rush Ray. She might be won. If you
told her who I am she'd hate you for ever. She might marry you
to save me, but she'd hate you. That isn't the way. Wait. Play
for time. Be different with her. Cut out your drinking. She
despises that. Let's plan to sell out here--stock, ranch,
property--and leave the country. Then you'd have a show with
The Lone Star Ranger