|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson:
Prestongrange. V. Butter and Thunder. VI. I make a fault in
honour. VII. The Bravo. VIII. The Heather on Fire. IX. I
begin to be haunted with a red-headed man. X. The Wood by
Silvermills. XI. On the march again with Alan. XII. Gillane
Sands. XIII. The Bass Rock. XIV. Black Andie's Tale of Tod
Lapraik. XV. I go to Inveraray.
That is it, as far as drafted. Chapters IV. V. VII. IX. and
XIV. I am specially pleased with; the last being an
episodical bogie story about the Bass Rock told there by the
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Dracula by Bram Stoker:
of angels' eyes. Your husband is noble nature, and you are noble too,
for you trust, and trust cannot be where there is mean nature.
And your husband, tell me of him. Is he quite well?
Is all that fever gone, and is he strong and hearty?"
I saw here an opening to ask him about Jonathan, so I said,
"He was almost recovered, but he has been greatly upset
by Mr. Hawkins death."
He interrupted, "Oh, yes. I know. I know. I have read
your last two letters."
I went on, "I suppose this upset him, for when we were in town on Thursday
last he had a sort of shock."
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Letters from England by Elizabeth Davis Bancroft:
moulding, and has the American arms on the panel. The liveries are
blue and red; on Court Days they have blue plush breeches, and white
silk stockings, with buckles on their shoes. Your father leaves all
these matters to me, and they have given me no little plague. When
I thought I had arranged everything necessary, the coachman, good
old Brooks, solicited an audience a day or two ago, and began,
"Mistress, did you tell them to send the pads and the fronts and the
hand-pieces?" "Heavens and earth! what are all these things?" said
I. "Why, ma'am, we always has pads under the saddle on Court Days,
trimmed round with the colors of the livery, and we has fronts made
of ribbin for the horses' heads, and we has white hand-pieces for