|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Disputation of the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences by Dr. Martin Luther:
10.  Sine temeritate dicimus claves ecclesie (merito Christi
donatas) esse thesaurum istum.
11.  Clarum est enim, quod ad remissionem penarum et casuum
sola sufficit potestas Pape.
12.  Verus thesaurus ecclesie est sacrosanctum euangelium
glorie et gratie dei.
13.  Hic autem est merito odiosissimus, quia ex primis facit
14.  Thesaurus autem indulgentiarum merito est gratissimus,
quia ex novissimis facit primos.
15.  Igitur thesauri Euangelici rhetia sunt, quibus olim
|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 The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas:
to-day, this evening, and to-night, again I see Thee in all
Thy wondrous glory in the mirror of Thy heavenly abode, and
more clearly still in the mirror of my grateful heart."
He was well again, the poor invalid; the wretched captive
was free once more.
During part of the night Cornelius, with his heart full of
joy and delight, remained at his window, gazing at the
stars, and listening for every sound.
Then casting a glance from time to time towards the lobby,
"Down there," he said, "is Rosa, watching like myself, and
The Black Tulip