|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Ballads by Robert Louis Stevenson:
Went down to that waterside.
Canny and soft the captain went;
And a man of the woody land,
With the shaven head and the painted face,
Went down at his right hand.
It fell in the quiet night,
There was never a sound to ken;
But all of the woods to the right and the left
Lay filled with the painted men.
"Far have I been and much have I seen,
Both as a man and boy,
|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 Somebody's Little Girl by Martha Young:
Bessie Bell did not know what all that was about, but she felt so
sorry for the lady that she squeezed down ever so softly on her hand
that held her own still so tightly.
Sister Helen Vincula wiped her eyes.
The lady kept looking away off, but still held Bessie Bell's hand in
Then Sister Helen Vincula said: ``We are going away to-morrow.''
But the lady held fast to Bessie Bell's hand and said: ``Not this
``Oh,'' said Sister Helen Vincula, ``but she is in my charge, and so