|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Hermione's Little Group of Serious Thinkers by Don Marquis:
them. Or maybe it was Diogenes.
She has six sisters, and they are all astrologers,
and they call them the Pleiades.
Although Voke Easeley, in his horrid slangy way,
said: "Pleiades? She's a Bear!"
Don't you just utterly loathe slang?
Bit I was going to tell you about the lovely letter
she wrote -- that's what attracted me to her at the
"Have you never asked yourself," it began
"'Why was I born?'"
|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 Dracula by Bram Stoker:
much trouble, and then I try to put her to hypnotic sleep.
But she sleep not, being as though I were not. Still I try
and try, till all at once I find her and myself in dark,
so I look round, and find that the sun have gone down.
Madam Mina laugh, and I turn and look at her. She is now
quite awake, and look so well as I never saw her since that
night at Carfax when we first enter the Count's house.
I am amaze, and not at ease then. But she is so bright
and tender and thoughtful for me that I forget all fear.
I light a fire, for we have brought supply of wood with us,
and she prepare food while I undo the horses and set them,