|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Macbeth by William Shakespeare:
1. Let it come downe
Ban. O, Trecherie!
Flye good Fleans, flye, flye, flye,
Thou may'st reuenge. O Slaue!
3. Who did strike out the Light?
1. Was't not the way?
3. There's but one downe: the Sonne is fled
2. We haue lost
Best halfe of our Affaire
1. Well, let's away, and say how much is done.
|The fourth excerpt represents the element of Earth. It speaks of physical influences and the impact of the unseen on the visible world, and is drawn from Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson:
woods afforded, where they must abide all change of weather and keep
house with wolves and vipers. Often there was none left alive, when
they returned, to show the old divisions of field from field. And
yet, as times went, when the wolves entered at night into depopulated
Paris, and perhaps De Retz was passing by with a company of demons
like himself, even in these caves and thickets there were glad hearts
and grateful prayers.
Once or twice, as I say, in the course of the ages, the forest may
have served the peasant well, but at heart it is a royal forest, and
noble by old associations. These woods have rung to the horns of all
the kings of France, from Philip Augustus downwards. They have seen