|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Tom Grogan by F. Hopkinson Smith:
was dead sure that somebody had hid in the stable and knocked her
on the head with a club."
McGaw steadied himself with his hand and grasped the seat of his
chair. The sweat was rolling from his face. He seemed afraid to
look up, lest some other eye might catch his own and read his
thoughts. If he had only seen Lathers come in!
Lathers's announcement, coupled with the Scotchman's well-known
knowledge of equine diseases discrediting the blind-staggers
theory, produced a profound sensation. Heads were put together,
and low whispers were heard. Dempsey, Quigg, and Crimmins did not
move a muscle.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Amy Foster by Joseph Conrad:
his other farm-buildings.
"It was there that I saw him first, in a long low
room taken upon the space of that sort of coach-
house. It was bare and whitewashed, with a small
square aperture glazed with one cracked, dusty
pane at its further end. He was lying on his back
upon a straw pallet; they had given him a couple
of horse-blankets, and he seemed to have spent the
remainder of his strength in the exertion of clean-
ing himself. He was almost speechless; his quick
breathing under the blankets pulled up to his chin,
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Cromwell by William Shakespeare:
What, shall we to the Convocation house?
We'll follow you, my Lord; pray, lead the way.
[Enter Old Cromwell like a Farmer.]
How? one Cromwell made Lord Keeper since I
And dwelt in Yorkshire. I never heard better news:
I'll see that Cromwell, or it shall go hard.