|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from Just Folks by Edgar A. Guest:
The brave songs of courage
Appealing to men.
Of hope in the future
Of heaven the goal;
The songs of rejoicin'
That strengthen the soul.
Another Mouth to Feed
We've got another mouth to feed,
From out our little store;
To satisfy another's need
Is now my daily chore.
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from The Lone Star Ranger by Zane Grey:
unusually tall figure. When it appeared nearer he was seen to
be walking with both arms raised, hands high. He slowed his
"Does Burt Jones live here?" he asked, in a low, hurried voice.
"I reckon. I'm Burt. What can I do for you?" replied Jones.
The stranger peered around, stealthily came closer, still with
his hands up.
"It is known that Buck Duane is here. Captain MacNelly's
camping on the river just out of town. He sends word to Duane
to come out there after dark."
The stranger wheeled and departed as swiftly and strangely as
The Lone Star Ranger