|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from A Drama on the Seashore by Honore de Balzac:
everything; he sold it to go to Nantes and carry on his capers there.
The poor mother wept day and night. This time it couldn't be hidden
from the father, and she feared him--not for herself, you may be sure
of that. When Pierre Cambremer came back and saw furniture in his
house which the neighbors had lent to his wife, he said,--
"'What is all this?'
"The poor woman, more dead than alive, replied:
"'We have been robbed.'
"'Where is Jacques?'
"'Jacques is off amusing himself.'
"No one knew where the scoundrel was.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Dunwich Horror by H. P. Lovecraft:
seized and steadied him. All he could do was moan half-inaudibly.
'Oh, oh, great Gawd... that... that...'
There was a pandemonium
of questioning, and only Henry Wheeler thought to rescue the fallen
telescope and wipe it clean of mud. Curtis was past all coherence,
and even isolated replies were almost too much for him.
a barn... all made o' squirmin' ropes... hull thing sort o' shaped
like a hen's egg bigger'n anything with dozens o' legs like hogs-heads
that haff shut up when they step... nothin' solid abaout it -
all like jelly, an' made o' sep'rit wrigglin' ropes pushed clost
The Dunwich Horror
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from In Darkest England and The Way Out by General William Booth:
they can but snatch him as a brand from the burning. Now, we want to
make more use of this, to make the Salvation Army the nucleus of a
great agency for bringing comfort and counsel to those who are at their
wits' end, feeling as if in the whole world there was no one to whom
they could go.
What we want to do is to exemplify to the world the family idea.
"Our Father" is the keynote. One is Our Father, then all we are
brethren. But in a family, if anyone is troubled in mind or
conscience, there is no difficulty. The daughter goes to her father,
or the son to his mother, and pour out their soul's troubles, and are
relieved. If there is any serious difficulty a family council is held,
In Darkest England and The Way Out