|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Lone Star Ranger by Zane Grey:
Duane had forced into a trade.
"Say, if you locoed gents'll hold up a little I'll tell you
somethin'," replied a voice from the bluff.
"Come on, Sid! We got him corralled," said the first speaker.
"Wal, mebbe, an' if you hev it's liable to be damn hot. THET
FELLER WAS BUCK DUANE!"
Absolute silence followed that statement. Presently it was
broken by a rattling of loose gravel and then low voices.
"He can't git across the river, I tell you," came to Duane's
ears. "He's corralled in the brake. I know thet hole."
Then Duane, gliding silently and swiftly through the willows,
The Lone Star Ranger
|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 U. S. Project Trinity Report by Carl Maag and Steve Rohrer:
less than 4 roentgens. An additional 22 individuals received gamma
exposures between 4 and 15 roentgens. Personnel who received gamma
exposures exceeding 2 roentgens represent less than six percent of the
Project TRINITY participants with recorded exposures. As described
below, these exposures generally resulted when personnel approached
ground zero several times (1).
Information is available regarding the activities of some of these
personnel. One of the drivers of the earth-sampling group's
lead-lined tank, an Army sergeant who traveled three times to ground
zero, received an exposure of 15 roentgens. A second tank driver,
also an Army sergeant, received an exposure of 3.3 roentgens. Three