|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Betty Zane by Zane Grey:
"Humph! I'll have to speak to Sam. As for knowing Girty, there is nothing
terrible in that. All the women seem to think that Simon is the very prince of
devils. I have known all the Girtys for years. Simon was not a bad fellow
before he went over to the Indians. It is his brother James who has committed
most of those deeds which have made the name of Girty so infamous."
"I don't like Miller," continued Mrs. Zane in a hesitating way. "I must admit
that I have no sensible reason for my dislike. He is pleasant and agreeable,
yes, but behind it there is a certain intensity. That man has something on his
"If he is in love with Betty, as you seem to think, he has enough on his mind.
I'll vouch for that," said Col. Zane. "Betty is inclined to be a coquette. If
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton by Edith Wharton:
it is full of wearisome repetitions, and the main lines of the
story are forever straying off into side issues. So I have tried
to disentangle it, and give it here in a simpler form. At times,
however, I have reverted to the text because no other words could
have conveyed so exactly the sense of what I felt at Kerfol; and
nowhere have I added anything of my own.
It was in the year 16-- that Yves de Cornault, lord of the domain
of Kerfol, went to the pardon of Locronan to perform his
religious duties. He was a rich and powerful noble, then in his
sixty-second year, but hale and sturdy, a great horseman and
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter:
His mother put him to bed, and
made some camomile tea; and she
gave a dose of it to Peter!
"One table-spoonful to be taken at
But Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cotton-tail
had bread and milk and blackberries
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"I'll be at charges for a looking-glass;