|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from King James Bible:
as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured
out the gift of the Holy Ghost.
ACT 10:46 For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then
ACT 10:47 Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized,
which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?
ACT 10:48 And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord.
Then prayed they him to tarry certain days.
ACT 11:1 And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that
the Gentiles had also received the word of God.
ACT 11:2 And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the
King James Bible
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from Off on a Comet by Jules Verne:
be described as long undulations carrying the schooner
(its weight diminished from the same cause as that of the water)
alternately to such heights and depths, that if Captain Servadac
had been subject to seasickness he must have found himself in
sorry plight. As the pitching, however, was the result of a long
uniform swell, the yacht did not labor much harder than she would
against the ordinary short strong waves of the Mediterranean;
the main inconvenience that was experienced was the diminution
in her proper rate of speed.
For a few miles she followed the line hitherto presumably occupied
by the coast of Algeria; but no land appeared to the south.