|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:
with the dead, and with me.
RTH 1:9 The LORD grant you that ye may find rest, each of you in the
house of her husband. Then she kissed them; and they lifted up their
voice, and wept.
RTH 1:10 And they said unto her, Surely we will return with thee unto
RTH 1:11 And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters: why will ye go with
me? are there yet any more sons in my womb, that they may be your
RTH 1:12 Turn again, my daughters, go your way; for I am too old to
have an husband. If I should say, I have hope, if I should have an
King James Bible
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from Under the Andes by Rex Stout:
Incas ever at our heels. Without Desiree we would have made our
goal with little difficulty, but half of the time we had to carry
Several times Harry hurled her bodily across a chasm or a
crevice, while I received her on the other side.
Often I covered the retreat, holding the Incas at bay while
Harry assisted Desiree up the steep face of a boulder or across a
narrow ledge. There was less danger now from their spears,
protected as we were by the maze of rocks, but I was already
bleeding in a dozen places on my legs and arms and body, and Harry
was in no better case.