|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell:
was so delighted she almost kissed him. Mrs. Merriwether knew
that so expensive a gift--and a gift of clothing at that--was
highly improper, but she could think of no way of refusing when
Rhett told her in the most florid language that nothing was too
good to deck the bride of one of our brave heroes. So Mrs.
Merriwether invited him to dinner, feeling that this concession
more than paid for the gift.
He not only brought Maybelle the satin but he was able to give
excellent hints on the making of the wedding dress. Hoops in
Paris were wider this season and skirts were shorter. They were
no longer ruffled but were gathered up in scalloped festoons,
Gone With the Wind
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
of the palace. Yet the Tin Woodman did not appear to them, nor could
they imagine which among the thousands of ornaments was their
Sadly they returned to the throne room, where the King, seeing that
they had met with failure, jeered at Dorothy, saying:
"You do not know how to use my belt, so it is of no use to you. Give
it back to me and I will let you go free--you and all the people who
came with you. As for the royal family of Ev, they are my slaves, and
shall remain here."
"I shall keep the belt," said Dorothy.
"But how can you escape, without my consent?" asked the King.
Ozma of Oz