|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen:
>From the drawing-room they could distinguish nothing in the
lane, and were indebted to Mr. Collins for the knowledge of
what carriages went along, and how often especially Miss de
Bourgh drove by in her phaeton, which he never failed coming
to inform them of, though it happened almost every day. She
not unfrequently stopped at the Parsonage, and had a few
minutes' conversation with Charlotte, but was scarcely ever
prevailed upon to get out.
Very few days passed in which Mr. Collins did not walk to
Rosings, and not many in which his wife did not think it
Pride and Prejudice
|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 Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard:
face in his hands and broke into sobs that were dreadful to hear.
'Would that you had told us this tale before, father,' I said so
soon as I could speak. 'Then there would have lived a devil the
less in the world to-day, and I should have been spared a long
Little did I know how long that journey would be!
Within twelve days of the burial of my mother and the telling of
the story of his marriage to her by my father, I was ready to start
upon my search. As it chanced a vessel was about to sail from