|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Foolish Virgin by Thomas Dixon:
of the city degenerate she saw simpering along Broadway
and Fifth Avenue at times. Jim was brave to the point
of rashness. No man with an ounce of cowardice in his
being could handle a car in every crisis with such cool
daring and perfect control. He was strong. He could
lift her body as if it were a feather. His arms
crushed her with terrible force. He could earn a
living for them both. There could be no doubt about
that. His faultless clothes, the ease with which he
commanded unlimited credit among the automobile
manufacturers and dealers--every supply store on
|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 Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy:
fury, "and you let them go. . ."
"You ordered us to wait, citoyen," protested the sergeant,
"and to implicitly obey your commands on pain of death. We waited."
"I heard the men creep out of the hut, not many minutes after
we took cover, and long before the woman screamed," he added, as
Chauvelin seemed still quite speechless with rage.
"Hark!" said Desgas suddenly.
In the distance the sound of repeated firing was heard.
Chauvelin tried to peer along the beach below, but as luck would have
it, the fitful moon once more hid her light behind a bank of clouds,
and he could see nothing.
The Scarlet Pimpernel