|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln:
impression from your clever imitations of the handwritings of
Barbara, Colonel McIntyre, and Mrs. Brewster."
They crowded about Kent, all but Ferguson and his prisoner, who had
subsided in his chair with what the detective concluded was
"My next step, now that suspicion was directed against Sylvester,
was to make personal inquiries regarding him," went on Kent. "Judge
Hildebrand, who had just returned to Washington, said that he first
met Sylvester at a circus sideshow where he gave exhibitions as a
contortionist. One of his special stunts was to slip out of
handcuffs and ropes."
The Red Seal
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Whirligigs by O. Henry:
to the coast. They leave Sunday newspapers, ice, quinine,
bacon, watermelons and vaccine matter at the island and
that is about all the touch Ratona gets with the world.
The Pajaro paused at the mouth of the harbour, roll
ing heavily in the swell that sent the whitecaps racing
beyond the smooth water inside. Already two dories
from the village -- one conveying fruit inspectors, the
other going for what it could get -- were halfway out to
The inspectors' dory was taken on board with them,
and the Pajaro steamed away for the mainland for its
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
the Wicked Witch of the West; and that I can never do."
Her friends were sorry, but could do nothing to help her; so
Dorothy went to her own room and lay down on the bed and cried
herself to sleep.
The next morning the soldier with the green whiskers came to
the Scarecrow and said:
"Come with me, for Oz has sent for you."
So the Scarecrow followed him and was admitted into the great
Throne Room, where he saw, sitting in the emerald throne, a most
lovely Lady. She was dressed in green silk gauze and wore upon
her flowing green locks a crown of jewels. Growing from her
The Wizard of Oz