|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Poems by Bronte Sisters:
Cooling the fever with pity's balm
Safe as the petrel on tossing billow,
Safe in mine own soul's golden calm!
"Guardian-angel he lacks no longer;
Evil fortune he need not fear:
Fate is strong, but love is stronger;
And MY love is truer than angel-care."
Silent is the house: all are laid asleep:
One alone looks out o'er the snow-wreaths deep,
Watching every cloud, dreading every breeze
|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 Wrecker by Stevenson & Osbourne:
crew in the village and the early woodmen were afoot, when he
THE REMITTANCE MAN.
Singleton Carthew, the father of Norris, was heavily built and
feebly vitalised, sensitive as a musician, dull as a sheep, and
conscientious as a dog. He took his position with seriousness,
even with pomp; the long rooms, the silent servants, seemed in
his eyes like the observances of some religion of which he was
the mortal god. He had the stupid man's intolerance of
stupidity in others; the vain man's exquisite alarm lest it should