|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from Heroes by Charles Kingsley:
with mists, and above all a dreary down.
But over that down he must go, for there was no road right or
left; so he toiled on through bog and brake, till he came to
a pile of stones.
And on the stones a man was sitting, wrapt in a bearskin
cloak. The head of the bear served him for a cap, and its
teeth grinned white around his brows; and the feet were tied
about his throat, and their claws shone white upon his chest.
And when he saw Theseus he rose, and laughed till the glens
'And who art thou, fair fly, who hast walked into the
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde:
It was dreadful. Are you ill? You have no idea what it was.
You have no idea what I suffered."
The girl smiled. "Dorian," she answered, lingering over
his name with long-drawn music in her voice, as though it
were sweeter than honey to the red petals of her mouth.
"Dorian, you should have understood. But you understand now,
"Understand what?" he asked, angrily.
"Why I was so bad to-night. Why I shall always be bad.
Why I shall never act well again."
He shrugged his shoulders. "You are ill, I suppose.
The Picture of Dorian Gray