|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart:
said. "He's been very nervous lately, and he isn't always fair to
"Well, it's time Jim was fair to Leslie," Nina said, with family
frankness. "I'll tell you something, mother. Jim has a girl
somewhere, in town probably. He takes her driving. I found a glove
in the car. And he must be crazy about her, or he'd never do what
"Do you know who it is?"
"No. Somebody's he's ashamed of, probably, or he wouldn't be so
clandestine about it."
The Breaking Point
|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 Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde:
each other's waists protection.]
CECILY. Are you called Algernon?
ALGERNON. I cannot deny it.
GWENDOLEN. Is your name really John?
JACK. [Standing rather proudly.] I could deny it if I liked. I
could deny anything if I liked. But my name certainly is John. It
has been John for years.
CECILY. [To GWENDOLEN.] A gross deception has been practised on
both of us.
GWENDOLEN. My poor wounded Cecily!