|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield:
courage of a--And now the crew had come forward and parted the passengers;
they had lowered the rails for the gangways.
The voices on shore and the voices on board flew to greet each other.
"Hillo, Aun' Emily!"
"Had a good voyage?"
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Mansion by Henry van Dyke:
and went up to the Riding Club for his afternoon canter in the
So it came to pass, early in December, that Mrs. Weightman and
her two daughters sailed for Europe, on their serious pleasure
even as it had been written in the book of Providence; and John
who had made the entry, was left to pass the rest of the winter
his son and heir in the brownstone mansion.
They were comfortable enough. The machinery of the massive
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates:
When the tour was over, he brought me cigarettes and asked me if
I would like tea served in the garden.
"By all means," I said.
"Tell her ladyship she will find me out of doors."
I passed through the dining-room and on to a great lawn. The
garden was in exquisite order. Everywhere there was a profusion
of flowers, and on all sides beyond a sunk fence lay the great
park. Far in a cool glade I saw some deer browsing. On the
left, I could see the drive by which we had come. Lazily I
traced its line curling away between the trees. Suddenly
The Brother of Daphne