|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Fables by Robert Louis Stevenson:
"I will give it to your father," said the man; "and he can make a
kirk and a mill of it for me."
It came to pass in time that the Poor Thing was born; but memory of
these matters slept within him, and he knew not that which he had
done. But he was a part of the eldest son; rejoicing manfully to
launch the boat into the surf, skilful to direct the helm, and a
man of might where the ring closes and the blows are going.
XX. - THE SONG OF THE MORROW.
THE King of Duntrine had a daughter when he was old, and she was
the fairest King's daughter between two seas; her hair was like
spun gold, and her eyes like pools in a river; and the King gave
|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 Danny's Own Story by Don Marquis:
preaching to them. They was all so worked up,
and the power was with 'em so strong, and they was
so excited they wouldn't of hearn an army march-
ing by. He had hearn the bishop deliver a message
to his flock from the Messiah. He had seen him go
wild, afterward, and preach an equality sermon.
That was the lying message the old bishop had took
to 'em, and that Sam had told us about. But how
was this feller to know it was a lie? He believed in
it, and he told it in a straight-ahead way that would
make any one see he was telling the truth as he