|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Tarzan the Untamed by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
was slowly changing into cries of rage while the silly leer upon
his face was supplanted by a ferocious scowl and upcurled
lips, which revealed the sharpened fangs beneath.
He now ran rapidly in almost to the spear's point, only to
jump away, run a few steps to one side and again attempt to
make an entrance, the while he slashed and hewed at the
spear with such violence that it was with difficulty the girl
maintained her guard, and all the time was forced to give
ground step by step. She had reached the point where she was
standing squarely against the couch at the side of the room
when, with an incredibly swift movement, Metak stooped and
Tarzan the Untamed
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Pupil by Henry James:
give him up; I'm fond of him and he thoroughly interests me, in
spite of the inconvenience I suffer. You know my situation
perfectly. I haven't a penny in the world and, occupied as you see
me with Morgan, am unable to earn money."
Mrs. Moreen tapped her undressed arm with her folded bank-note.
"Can't you write articles? Can't you translate as I do?"
"I don't know about translating; it's wretchedly paid."
"I'm glad to earn what I can," said Mrs. Moreen with prodigious
"You ought to tell me who you do it for." Pemberton paused a
moment, and she said nothing; so he added: "I've tried to turn off
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Danny's Own Story by Don Marquis:
wouldn't be no use learning to read. He'd done a
lot of reading, he said, and it never helped him none.
All he ever read showed him this feller Hamlet was
right, he said, when he wrote Shakespeare's works,
and they wasn't much use in anything, without you
had a lot o' money. And they wasn't no chancet
to get that with all these here trusts around gobbling
up everything and stomping the poor man into the
dirt, and they was lots of times he wisht he was a
Injun sure enough, and not jest a medical one, fur
then he'd be a free man and the bosses and the