|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Augsburg Confession by Philip Melanchthon:
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Preface to the Emperor Charles V.
Most Invincible Emperor, Caesar Augustus, Most Clement Lord:
Inasmuch as Your Imperial Majesty has summoned a Diet of the
Empire here at Augsburg to deliberate concerning measures against
the Turk, that most atrocious, hereditary, and ancient enemy of
|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 School For Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan:
SIR PETER. There--now who begins first?
LADY TEAZLE. Why you to be sure--I said nothing[--]but there's
no bearing your Temper.
SIR PETER. No--no--my dear--the fault's in your own temper.
LADY TEAZLE. Aye you are just what my Cousin Sophy said you
SIR PETER. Your Cousin Sophy--is a forward impertinent Gipsey--
LADY TEAZLE. Go you great Bear--how dare you abuse my Relations--
SIR PETER. Now may all the Plagues of marriage be doubled on me,
if ever I try to be Friends with you any more----
LADY TEAZLE. So much the Better.