|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Desert Gold by Zane Grey:
He must not betray his honor, his duty, for me....Ah, you two
splendid Americans--so big, so strong, so fierce! What is that
little black half-breed slave Rojas to such men? Rojas is a coward.
Now, let me waste no more precious time. I am ready. I will be
She came close to Gale, holding out her white hands, a woman all
fire and soul and passion. to Gale she was wonderful. His heart
leaped. As he bent over her hands and kissed them he seemed to
feel himself renewed, remade.
"Senorita," he said, "I am happy to be your servant. I can conceive
of no greater pleasure than giving the service you require."
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson:
which keep in a vial; it is good, ill or well, and whether man or
And then, in the minister's own hand, was added:
"Likewise for sprains, rub it in; and for the cholic, a great
spooneful in the hour."
To be sure, I laughed over this; but it was rather tremulous
laughter; and I was glad to get my bundle on my staff's end and
set out over the ford and up the hill upon the farther side;
till, just as I came on the green drove-road running wide through
the heather, I took my last look of Kirk Essendean, the trees
about the manse, and the big rowans in the kirkyard where my
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from McTeague by Frank Norris:
flushing. "They don't know how good a dentist you are.
What difference does a diploma make, if you're a first-class
dentist? I guess that's all right. Mac, didn't you ever go
to a dental college?"
"No," answered McTeague, doggedly. "What was the good? I
learned how to operate; wa'n't that enough?"
"Hark," said Trina, suddenly. "Wasn't that the bell of your
office?" They had both heard the jangling of the bell that
McTeague had hung over the door of his "Parlors." The
dentist looked at the kitchen clock.
"That's Vanovitch," said he. "He's a plumber round on