|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Disputation of the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences by Dr. Martin Luther:
avariciam posse: suffragium autem ecclesie est in arbitrio dei
4.  Quis scit, si omnes anime in purgatorio velint redimi,
sicut de s. Severino et Paschali factum narratur.
5.  Nullus securus est de veritate sue contritionis,
multominus de consecutione plenarie remissionis.
6.  Quam rarus est vere penitens, tam rarus est vere
indulgentias redimens, i. e. rarissimus.
7.  Damnabuntur ineternum cum suis magistris, qui per literas
veniarum securos sese credunt de sua salute.
8.  Cavendi sunt nimis, qui dicunt venias illas Pape donum
|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 The Tanach:
Job 4: 11 The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, and the whelps of the lioness are scattered abroad.
Job 4: 12 Now a word was secretly brought to me, and mine ear received a whisper thereof.
Job 4: 13 In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men,
Job 4: 14 Fear came upon me, and trembling, and all my bones were made to shake.
Job 4: 15 Then a spirit passed before my face, that made the hair of my flesh to stand up.
Job 4: 16 It stood still, but I could not discern the appearance thereof; a form was before mine eyes; I heard a still voice:
Job 4: 17 'Shall mortal man be just before God? Shall a man be pure before his Maker?
Job 4: 18 Behold, He putteth no trust in His servants, and His angels He chargeth with folly;
Job 4: 19 How much more them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth!
Job 4: 20 Betwixt morning and evening they are shattered; they perish for ever without any regarding it.
Job 4: 21 Is not their tent-cord plucked up within them? They die, and that without wisdom.'