|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from An International Episode by Henry James:
and he now began to laugh and swing his stick. "Ah, you
would have been sure to know!" he said. And then he added,
after an instant, "I'm sorry I am not a better specimen."
The young girl looked away; but she smiled, laying aside her impressiveness.
"You must remember that you are only a beginning," she said.
Then she retraced her steps, leading the way back to the lawn, where they
saw Mrs. Westgate come toward them with Percy Beaumont still at her side.
"Perhaps I shall go to England next year," Miss Alden continued;
"I want to, immensely. My sister is going to Europe, and she has
asked me to go with her. If we go, I shall make her stay as long
as possible in London."
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Dust by Mr. And Mrs. Haldeman-Julius:
caustic gratification in the fact that, although his attitude
toward it and religion was well known, he too was counted as one
of the fold. To do its leaders justice, he admitted that this
might have been partly through their hesitancy to hurt Rose who
was always to be found in the thick of its sale-dinners, bazaars
and sociables. How she was able to accomplish so much without
neglecting her own heavy duties, which now included cooking,
washing, mending and keeping in order the old shack for the hired
men, was a topic upon which other women feasted with appreciative
gusto, especially at missionary meetings when she was not
present. It really was extraordinary how much she managed to put
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Koran:
difficult command.' So they set out until they met a boy, and he
killed him. And he (Moses) said, 'Hast thou killed a pure person
without (his killing) a person? thou hast produced an unheard-of
Said he, 'Did I not tell thee, verily, thou canst not have
patience with me?'
Said he, 'If I ask thee about anything after it, then do not
accompany me. Now hast thou arrived at my excuse.' So they set out
until when they came to the people of a city; and they asked the
people thereof for food; but they refused to entertain them. And
they found therein a wall which wanted to fall to pieces, and he set