|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Pupil by Henry James:
shape of the mocking foreign ejaculation "Oh la-la!"
Pemberton, in some confusion, glanced at him as he walked slowly to
the window with his back turned, his hands in his pockets and the
air in his elderly shoulders of a boy who didn't play. The young
man wondered if he should be able to teach him to play, though his
mother had said it would never do and that this was why school was
impossible. Mrs. Moreen exhibited no discomfiture; she only
continued blandly: "Mr. Moreen will be delighted to meet your
wishes. As I told you, he has been called to London for a week.
As soon as he comes back you shall have it out with him."
This was so frank and friendly that the young man could only reply,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from An Inland Voyage by Robert Louis Stevenson:
anyway; and I hope he has got a better situation, and married a
more suitable wife since then.
DOWN THE OISE
CARNIVAL notoriously cheated us at first. Finding us easy in our
ways, he regretted having let us off so cheaply; and taking me
aside, told me a cock-and-bull story with the moral of another five
francs for the narrator. The thing was palpably absurd; but I paid
up, and at once dropped all friendliness of manner, and kept him in
his place as an inferior with freezing British dignity. He saw in
a moment that he had gone too far, and killed a willing horse; his
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from 1492 by Mary Johntson:
None died; in ten days all were recovered. Other
ailments aboard I doctored also. Don Diego de Arana was
subject to fits of melancholy with twitchings; of the body. I
had watched Isaac the Physician cure such things as this,
and now I followed instruction. I put my hands upon the
patient and I strengthened his will with mine, sending into
him desire for health and perception of health. His inner
man caught tune. The melancholy left him and did not
return. Master Bernardo threw off the fever, sat up and
moved about. But he was still weak, and still I tended the
others for him.