|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Europeans by Henry James:
"of another matrimonial venture in our little circle."
"I was just telling the Baroness," Acton observed.
"Mr. Acton was apparently about to announce his own engagement," said Eugenia.
Mr. Wentworth's jocosity increased. "It is not exactly that;
but it is in the family. Clifford, hearing this morning
that Mr. Brand had expressed a desire to tie the nuptial
knot for his sister, took it into his head to arrange that,
while his hand was in, our good friend should perform a like
ceremony for himself and Lizzie Acton."
The Baroness threw back her head and smiled at her uncle;
then turning, with an intenser radiance, to Robert Acton, "I am
|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 Stories From the Old Attic by Robert Harris:
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