|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Mosses From An Old Manse by Nathaniel Hawthorne:
rebuked me for the profanation. Emboldened by her indulgence, I
threw back the calash from her polished brow, and suffered my
fingers, white and delicate as her own, to stray among those dark
and glossy curls which realized my daydreams of rich hair.
"My love," said Mrs. Bullfrog tenderly, "you will disarrange my
"Oh, no, my sweet Laura!" replied I, still playing with the
glossy ringlet. "Even your fair hand could not manage a curl more
delicately than mine. I propose myself the pleasure of doing up
your hair in papers every evening at the same time with my own."
"Mr. Bullfrog," repeated she, "you must not disarrange my curls."
Mosses From An Old Manse
|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 Hermione's Little Group of Serious Thinkers by Don Marquis:
are NEARLY all Bourgeois.
We have not had enough Background for one thing.
If all the little groups the country over would
take up the matter of Background in a serious way,
something might be done about it, don't you think?
We must organize -- we who are the intellectual
leaders, you know -- and start an effective propaga-
ganda for the purpose of obtaining more Background.
TAKING UP THE LIQUOR PROBLEM
WE'RE thinking of taking up the Liquor
problem -- our little group, you know, --