|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Lesson of the Master by Henry James:
about her. My boys - my children are all boys - are straight and
strong, thank God, and have no poverty of growth about them, no
penury of needs. I receive periodically the most satisfactory
attestation from Harrow, from Oxford, from Sandhurst - oh we've
done the best for them! - of their eminence as living thriving
"It must be delightful to feel that the son of one's loins is at
Sandhurst," Paul remarked enthusiastically.
"It is - it's charming. Oh I'm a patriot!"
The young man then could but have the greater tribute of questions
to pay. "Then what did you mean - the other night at Summersoft -
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum:
"What are Gargoyles?" asked Zeb.
"I do not know, young sir. Our greatest Champion, Overman-Anu, once
climbed the spiral stairway and fought nine days with the Gargoyles
before he could escape them and come back; but he could never be
induced to describe the dreadful creatures, and soon afterward a bear
caught him and ate him up."
The wanders were rather discouraged by this gloomy report, but Dorothy
said with a sigh:
"If the only way to get home is to meet the Gurgles, then we've got to
meet 'em. They can't be worse than the Wicked Witch or the Nome King."
"But you must remember you had the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman to
Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Danny's Own Story by Don Marquis:
woman's. Which is the kind that gets the biggest
piece of pie at the lunch counter and fergits to
thank the girl as cuts it big. She was setting in
front of a table, twisting her fingers together, and
he was walking up and down. I seen he was mad
and trying not to show it, and I seen he was scared
of the smallpox and trying not to show that, too.
And jest about that time something happened that
kind o' jolted me.
They was one of them big chairs in the room
where they was that has got a high back and spins