|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Case of the Golden Bullet by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:
will not be weak this time."
Just then the Chief entered the room, accompanied by Councillor
"Won't you sit down here a little?" asked the friendly host. "You
will find it much quieter in this room." He pulled up a little
table laden with cigars and wine, close to a comfortable armchair.
Then, noticing Muller, he continued with a friendly nod: "I'm glad
they told you to wait in here. You must be frozen after your long
ride. If you will wait just a moment more, I will return at once
and we can go into my office. And if you will make yourself
comfortable here, my dear Kniepp, I will send our friend Horn in
|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 She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith:
stammering voice, and a look fixed on the ground.
HARDCASTLE. He met me with a loud voice, a lordly air, and a
familiarity that made my blood freeze again.
MISS HARDCASTLE. He treated me with diffidence and respect; censured
the manners of the age; admired the prudence of girls that never
laughed; tired me with apologies for being tiresome; then left the room
with a bow, and "Madam, I would not for the world detain you."
HARDCASTLE. He spoke to me as if he knew me all his life before;
asked twenty questions, and never waited for an answer; interrupted my
best remarks with some silly pun; and when I was in my best story of
the Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene, he asked if I had not a good
She Stoops to Conquer