|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from Disputation of the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences by Dr. Martin Luther:
piscantur divitias virorum.
17.  Indulgentie, quas concionatores vociferantur maximas
gratias, intelliguntur vere tales quoad questum promovendum.
18.  Sunt tamen re vera minime ad gratiam dei et crucis
19.  Tenentur Episcopi et Curati veniarum apostolicarum
Commissarios cum omni reverentia admittere.
20.  Sed magis tenentur omnibus oculis intendere, omnibus
auribus advertere, ne pro commissione Pape sua illi somnia
21.  Contra veniarum apostolicarum veritatem qui loquitur, sit
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from Hiero by Xenophon:
humbler he will find them: that is his theory.
 "In good seasons," "seasons of prosperity." Cf. Aristot. "Pol." v.
He continued: I desire to make known to you, Simonides, those
divers pleasures which were mine whilst I was still a private citizen,
but of which to-day, nay, from the moment I became a tyrant, I find
myself deprived. In those days I consorted with my friends and
fellows, to our mutual delectation; or, if I craved for
quietude, I chose myself for my companion. Gaily the hours flitted
at our drinking-parties, ofttimes till we had drowned such cares and