|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells:
"Well?" said Henderson.
"It's out on Horsell Common now."
"Good Lord!" said Henderson. "Fallen meteorite! That's
"But it's something more than a meteorite. It's a cylinder
--an artificial cylinder, man! And there's something inside."
Henderson stood up with his spade in his hand.
"What's that?" he said. He was deaf in one ear.
Ogilvy told him all that he had seen. Henderson was a
minute or so taking it in. Then he dropped his spade, snatched
War of the Worlds
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Vendetta by Honore de Balzac:
Laure, and said, as she went up to the girl's easel:--
"You are staying late, my dear. That head seems to me finished; you
only want a high-light,--see! on that knot of hair."
"You would do me a great kindness," said Laure, in a trembling voice,
"if you would give this copy a few touches; for then I could carry
away with me something to remind me of you."
"Willingly," said Ginevra, painting a few strokes on the picture. "But
I thought it was a long way from your home to the studio, and it is
"Oh! Ginevra, I am going away, never to return," cried the poor girl,
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Professor by Charlotte Bronte:
"Necessity would teach me if I didn't."
"Go, then, and let your wits make a way for you when you get
there. I know Brussels almost as well as I know X----, and I am
sure it would suit such a one as you better than London."
"But occupation, Mr. Hunsden! I must go where occupation is to
be had; and how could I get recommendation, or introduction, or
employment at Brussels?"
"There speaks the organ of caution. You hate to advance a step
before you know every inch of the way. You haven't a sheet of
paper and a pen-and-ink?"