|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Travels and Researches in South Africa by Dr. David Livingstone:
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Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa.
Also called, Travels and Researches in South Africa;
or, Journeys and Researches in South Africa.
By David Livingstone [British (Scot) Missionary and Explorer--1813-1873.]
David Livingstone was born in Scotland, received his medical degree
from the University of Glasgow, and was sent to South Africa
by the London Missionary Society. Circumstances led him to try to meet
|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 Chance by Joseph Conrad:
me. Only," he added in a gloomy lowered tone which struck Mr.
Powell as if a pedal had been put down, "only it shall take a little
time. I have never lied to you. Never. I renounce not only my
chance but my life. In a few days, directly we get into port, the
very moment we do, I, who have said I could never let you go, I
shall let you go."
To the innocent beholder Anthony seemed at this point to become
physically exhausted. My view is that the utter falseness of his, I
may say, aspirations, the vanity of grasping the empty air, had come
to him with an overwhelming force, leaving him disarmed before the
other's mad and sinister sincerity. As he had said himself he could