|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Tapestried Chamber by Walter Scott:
your lordship mentioned that you were rather straitened for room)
been dislodged from her chamber for my accommodation, had
forgotten the circumstance, and returned by twelve to her old
haunt. Under this persuasion I moved myself in bed and coughed a
little, to make the intruder sensible of my being in possession
of the premises. She turned slowly round, but, gracious Heaven!
my lord, what a countenance did she display to me! There was no
longer any question what she was, or any thought of her being a
living being. Upon a face which wore the fixed features of a
corpse were imprinted the traces of the vilest and most hideous
passions which had animated her while she lived. The body of
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
you can slip past him, out of his reach, and he
will soon let me go because I am not fit to eat."
They decided to try this plan and Dorothy
took Toto in her arms, so as to protect him. She
followed just after the Scarecrow. Then came
Ojo, with Scarps the last of the four. Their
hearts beat a little faster than usual as they again
approached the Giant's cave, this time moving
It turned out about the way the Scarecrow had
planned. Mister Yoop was quite astonished to see
The Patchwork Girl of Oz
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Desert Gold by Zane Grey:
Both white and black horses showed against the green,
and a thin curling column of blue smoke rose lazily from amid
"I reckon we'd better wait till dark, or mebbe daylight," said
"Let me figger some. Dick, what do you make of the outlet to
this hole? Looks rough to me."
With his glass Gale studied the narrow construction of walls and
roughened rising floor.
"Laddy, it's harder to get out at that end than here," he replied.
"Shore that's hard enough. Let me have a look....Well, boys, it