|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis:
He found her on a curious tilted bed, her face an unwholesome yellow but her
purple lips moving slightly. Then only did he really believe that she was
alive. She was muttering. He bent, and heard her sighing, "Hard get real
maple syrup for pancakes." He laughed inexhaustibly; he beamed on the nurse
and proudly confided, "Think of her talking about maple syrup! By golly, I'm
going to go and order a hundred gallons of it, right from Vermont!"
She was out of the hospital in seventeen days. He went to see her each
afternoon, and in their long talks they drifted back to intimacy. Once he
hinted something of his relations to Tanis and the Bunch, and she was inflated
by the view that a Wicked Woman had captivated her poor George.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeanette Duncan:
man she loved was loyal to his own mistake, and the formless
premonition that he might continue to be. She contorted her lip to
keep her emotion back, and deliberately turned away from a matter in
which she was not mistress, and which contained ugly possibilities
of buffeting. She would wait a little, and though consideration for
Violet Prendergast had nothing to do with it, she would not tell him
'I am sorry,' she said; and, after a moment, 'Did I tell you that I
have changed my plans?'
'You are not going so soon?' she took all the comfort there was in
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson:
dressing-rooms), three small rooms (chambers of BONNE and sich), a
large kitchen, a lumber room, many cupboards, a back court, a
large, large olive yard, cultivated by a resident PAYSAN, a well, a
berceau, a good deal of rockery, a little pine shrubbery, a railway
station in front, two lines of omnibus to Marseille.
48 pounds per annum.
It is called Campagne Defli! query Campagne Debug? The Campagne
Demosquito goes on here nightly, and is very deadly. Ere we can
get installed, we shall be beggared to the door, I see.
I vote for separations; F.'s arrival here, after our separation,
was better fun to me than being married was by far. A separation