|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from Travels and Researches in South Africa by Dr. David Livingstone:
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Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa.
Also called, Travels and Researches in South Africa;
or, Journeys and Researches in South Africa.
By David Livingstone [British (Scot) Missionary and Explorer--1813-1873.]
David Livingstone was born in Scotland, received his medical degree
from the University of Glasgow, and was sent to South Africa
by the London Missionary Society. Circumstances led him to try to meet
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart:
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"Elizabeth," he said gravely. "I've been a self-centered fool. I
stayed away because I've been in trouble. I'm still in trouble,
for that matter. But it hasn't anything to do with you. Not
"Don't you think it's possible that I know what it is?"
"You do know."
He was too absorbed to notice the new maturity in her face, the
brooding maternity born of a profound passion. To Elizabeth just
then he was not a man, her man, daily deciding matters of life and
death, but a worried boy, magnifying a trifle into importance.
The Breaking Point