|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Hermione's Little Group of Serious Thinkers by Don Marquis:
must have chop suey or I'll DIE! The Exotic has
worked into her subliminal being, you know.
She has an intense and passionate nature, and
I'm sure I don't know what would become of her
if it were not for the spiritual discipline she gets
out of modern thought.
Next week we're taking up Syndicalism -- it's
frightfully interesting, they say, and awfully ad-
I suppose it's a new kind of philosophy or social-
ism, or maybe anarchy -- or something like that.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln:
Turnbull's inquest which tells about the post-mortem."
"Well, what then?" asked Barbara quickly as the butler paused and
again glanced up and down the hall.
"Just this, miss," he spoke almost in a whisper. "The doctors do
say poor Mr. Turnbull was poisoned by acca - aconitine," stumbling
over the word. "It's a curious thing, miss, that I brought some of
that very drug into this house last Sunday."
"You did!" Barbara's fresh young voice rose in astonishment.
"Hush, miss!" The butler raised both hands. "Hush!" He glanced
cautiously around, then continued. "Colonel McIntyre sent me to
the druggist with a prescription from Dr. Stone for Mrs. Brewster
The Red Seal
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Enoch Arden, &c. by Alfred Tennyson:
Doctors, they knaws nowt, for a says what's nawways
Naw soort o' koind o' use to saay the things that
I've 'ed my point o' yaale ivry noight sin' I bean
An' I've 'ed my quart ivry market-noight for foorty
Parson's a bean loikewoise, an' a sittin' ere o' my