|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde:
LADY BRACKNELL. It is obviously the same person. May I ask what
position she holds in your household?
CHASUBLE. [Severely.] I am a celibate, madam.
JACK. [Interposing.] Miss Prism, Lady Bracknell, has been for the
last three years Miss Cardew's esteemed governess and valued
LADY BRACKNELL. In spite of what I hear of her, I must see her at
once. Let her be sent for.
CHASUBLE. [Looking off.] She approaches; she is nigh.
[Enter MISS PRISM hurriedly.]
MISS PRISM. I was told you expected me in the vestry, dear Canon.
|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 My Aunt Margaret's Mirror by Walter Scott:
modern improvements, there are none, perhaps, greater than in the
accuracy and speed with which intelligence is transmitted from
any scene of action to those in this country whom it may concern.
During Marlborough's campaigns, the sufferings of the many who
had relations in, or along with, the army were greatly augmented
by the suspense in which they were detained for weeks after they
had heard of bloody battles, in which, in all probability, those
for whom their bosoms throbbed with anxiety had been personally
engaged. Amongst those who were most agonized by this state of
uncertainty was the--I had almost said deserted--wife of the gay
Sir Philip Forester. A single letter had informed her of his