|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from King James Bible:
not her king in her? Why have they provoked me to anger with their
graven images, and with strange vanities?
JER 8:20 The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not
JER 8:21 For the hurt of the daughter of my people am I hurt; I am
black; astonishment hath taken hold on me.
JER 8:22 Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? why
then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?
JER 9:1 Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears,
that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my
King James Bible
|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:
But yet the more he thought of it the more ridiculous
such a conclusion appeared, for it did not in the least explain
the pony tethered without, which he plainly could see from
where he stood within the shop, nor did it satisfactorily ac-
count for the blotch of blood upon his shoulder from a
wound so fresh that the stain still was damp; nor for the
sword which Joseph had buckled about his waist within
Blentz's forbidding walls; nor for the arms and ammunition
he had taken from the dead brigands--all of which he had
before him as tangible evidence of the rationality of the
past few weeks.
The Mad King