|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Pocket Diary Found in the Snow by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:
There was no news from the cab either, although several detectives
were out looking for it. It was almost nightfall when Amster ran
breathlessly into room number seven. "I have him! he's waiting
outside across the way!" This was Amster's report.
Muller threw on his coat hastily. "You didn't pay him, did you?
On a cold day like this the drivers don't like to wait long in any
"No danger. I haven't money enough for that," replied Amster with
a sad smile. Muller did not hear him as he was already outside.
But the commissioner with whom he had been talking and to whom
Muller had already spoken of his voluntary assistant, entered into
|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 Edition of The Ambassadors by Henry James:
handsomely declared, "would have had me at any rate WITH it."
"Oh 'have' you!"--she echoed it as he had done. "I do have you,
however," she less ironically said, "from the moment you express a
He stopped before her, full of the disposition. "I'll express fifty."
Which indeed begot in her, with a certain inconsequence, a return
of her small wail. "Ah there you are!"
There, if it were so, he continued for the rest of the time to be,
and it was as if to show her how she could still serve him that,
coming back to the departure of the Pococks, he gave her the view,
vivid with a hundred more touches than we can reproduce, of what