|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Tanach:
Ezekiel 16: 14 And thy renown went forth among the nations for thy beauty; for it was perfect, through My splendour which I had put upon thee, saith the Lord GOD.
Ezekiel 16: 15 But thou didst trust in thy beauty and play the harlot because of thy renown, and didst pour out thy harlotries on every one that passed by; his it was.
Ezekiel 16: 16 And thou didst take of thy garments, and didst make for thee high places decked with divers colours, and didst play the harlot upon them; the like things shall not come, neither shall it be so.
Ezekiel 16: 17 Thou didst also take thy fair jewels of My gold and of My silver, which I had given thee, and madest for thee images of men, and didst play the harlot with them;
Ezekiel 16: 18 and thou didst take thy richly woven garments and cover them, and didst set Mine oil and Mine incense before them.
Ezekiel 16: 19 My bread also which I gave thee, fine flour, and oil, and honey, wherewith I fed thee, thou didst even set it before them for a sweet savour, and thus it was; saith the Lord GOD.
Ezekiel 16: 20 Moreover thou hast taken thy sons and thy daughters, whom thou hast borne unto Me, and these hast thou sacrificed unto them to be devoured. Were thy harlotries a small matter,
Ezekiel 16: 21 that thou hast slain My children, and delivered them up, in setting them apart unto them?
Ezekiel 16: 22 And in all thine abominations and thy harlotries thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, when thou wast naked and bare, and wast wallowing in thy blood.
Ezekiel 16: 23 And it came to pass after all thy wickedness--woe, woe unto thee! saith the Lord GOD--
|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 Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
will liberate us both at once and furnish the Princess von
der Tann, at least, with a proper escort to her home."
Maenck listened in silence until Barney had finished, a
half smile upon his thick lips.
"I am commencing to believe that you are not so crazy
as we have all thought," he said. "Certainly," and he let his
eyes rest upon Emma von der Tann, "you are not mentally
deficient in so far as your judgment of a good-looking woman
is concerned. I could not have made a better selection my-
"As for my familiarity with your appearance, you know
The Mad King