|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Twilight Land by Howard Pyle:
help them along; but who knows but that there is something better
even than silver money out in the wide world?" So, after all, and
in spite of the chest of silver money they had found, the two of
them were for going on to try their fortunes a little farther.
And as for Joseph, why, after all, when he came to think of it,
he was not sorry to have his chest of silver money all to
So the two travelled on and on for a while, here and there and
everywhere, until at last it was John's ball that slipped out of
his fingers and fell to the ground. They digged where it fell,
and this time it was a chest of gold money they found.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Tales of the Klondyke by Jack London:
played with men as a child with bubbles. Not a word was spoken.
Prince stepped aside, and a few moments later might have been seen
resigning, with warm incoherence, the post to which he had been
A woman, flexible of form, slender, yet rhythmic of strength in
every movement, now pausing with this group, now scanning that,
urged a restless and devious course among the revellers. Men
recognized the furs, and marvelled,--men who should have served
upon the door committee; but they were not prone to speech. Not
so with the women. They had better eyes for the lines of figure
and tricks of carriage, and they knew this form to be one with
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Tom Grogan by F. Hopkinson Smith:
by a thread. The Scotchman still had a lingering doubt. He also
wished to clear up the blind-staggers theory.
"Did he say how she was hurt?" asked the Scotchman.
"Yes. He said he was a-drivin' by when they picked her up, and he
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