|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Secret Places of the Heart by H. G. Wells:
her stood the paterfamilias of the family automobile, and he
was making a trumpet with his hands in order to repeat the
name of Anthony with greater effect. A short lady in grey
emerged from among the encircling megaliths, and one or two
other feminine personalities produced effects of movement
rather than of individuality as they flitted among the
stones. "Well," said the lady in grey, with that rising
intonation of humorous conclusion which is so distinctively
American, "those Druids have GOT him."
"He's hiding," said the automobilist, in a voice that
promised chastisement to a hidden hearer. "That's what he is
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Lesson of the Master by Henry James:
wanted him to be - she liked his conventional uniform. Overt
longed to hear more about the book she had induced him to destroy.
As they all came out from luncheon General Fancourt took hold of
him with an "I say, I want you to know my girl!" as if the idea had
just occurred to him and he hadn't spoken of it before. With the
other hand he possessed himself all paternally of the young lady.
"You know all about him. I've seen you with his books. She reads
everything - everything!" he went on to Paul. The girl smiled at
him and then laughed at her father. The General turned away and
his daughter spoke - "Isn't papa delightful?"
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Criminal Sociology by Enrico Ferri:
relapsed several times.''
Quite recently, Senator Brenger introduced a measure in France
``on the progressive increase of punishment in cases of relapse,''
which became law on March 26, 1891, under the title of ``the
modification and increase of punishments.''
It is therefore very probable that even the classical criminalists
will end by accepting the indefinite seclusion of hardened
criminals, as they have already come to accept criminal lunatic
asylums, though both ideas are opposed to the classical theories.
This is so true that at the Prison Congress at St. Petersburg in