|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling:
"I know how dooms near he broke us at Santlache.
'"Sir Hugh, you are excused the question. But you, valiant,
loyal, honourable, and devout barons, Lords of Man's justice in
your own bounds, do you mock my fool?"
'He shook his bauble in the very faces of those two barons
whose names I have forgotten. "Na - Na!" they said, and waved
him back foolishly enough.
'He hies him across to staring, nodding Harold, and speaks
from behind his chair.
'"No man mocks thee, Who here judges this man? Henry of
England - Nigel - De Aquila! On your souls, swift with the
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain:
was solid rock."
"JIM don't know nobody in China."
"What's THAT got to do with it? Neither did that
other fellow. But you're always a-wandering off on a
side issue. Why can't you stick to the main point?"
"All right -- I don't care where he comes out, so he
COMES out; and Jim don't, either, I reckon. But
there's one thing, anyway -- Jim's too old to be dug
out with a case-knife. He won't last."
"Yes he will LAST, too. You don't reckon it's going
to take thirty-seven years to dig out through a DIRT
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn