|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from A Legend of Montrose by Walter Scott:
applied to me, who am no way to be distinguished by the same,
unless in so far as I have been called fellow-soldier by the
great Gustavus Adolphus, the Lion of the North, and other choice
commanders, both in Germany and the Low Countries. But, touching
Sir Duncan Campbell's guarantee of my safety, I will gage my life
upon his making my words good thereanent, when he comes hither
"If Sir Duncan be soon expected, my Lord," said one of the
intercessors, "it would be a pity to anticipate matters with this
"Besides that," said another, "your lordship--I speak with
|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 The Human Drift by Jack London:
ALICE HEMINGWAY. [Speaking quickly, and trying to withdraw.] No,
no. I only came to see if the mail had arrived.
LORETTA AND NED
[Speaking together.] No, it hasn't arrived.
LORETTA. [Suddenly moving toward door to right.] I am going to
[NED looks at her reproachfully.]
[LORETTA looks back tantalisingly from doorway and disappears.]
[NED flings himself disgustedly into Morris chair.]
ALICE HEMINGWAY. [Moving over and standing in front of him.
Speaks accusingly.] What have you been saying to her?