|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from The Iron Puddler by James J. Davis:
who are there with their children, and several old men whose
working days are over. The dream of the Moose has come true. In
many ways the "City of Happy Childhood" is the most beautiful and
the most wonderful city in the world.
THE DREAM COMES TRUE
What kind of school is Mooseheart? That can not be answered by
making comparisons, for it is the only school of its kind. When
the Moose committee met to decide what sort of school it would
build, somebody suggested a normal school, a school to teach the
young how to become teachers.
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister:
"Dey is mighty fine prostrate wukks heah, sah."
"Yes, I've been told so, Daddy Ben."
"On dis side up de ribber an' tudder side down de ribber 'cross de new
bridge. Wuth visitin' fo' strangers, sah."
I now felt entirely high and dry. I had attempted to enter into
conversation with him about the intimate affairs of a family to which he
felt that he belonged; and with perfect tact he had not only declined to
discuss them with me, but had delicately informed me that I was a
stranger and as such had better visit the phosphate works among the other
sights of Kings Port. No diplomat could have done it better; and as I