|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from In the Cage by Henry James:
element in her nature was confusedly stored. "A bishop" was
putting it on, but the counter-clerk's approaches were vile. The
night, after this, when, in the fulness of time, Mrs. Jordan
mentioned the grand long talks, the girl at last brought out:
"Should I see them?--I mean if I WERE to give up everything for
Mrs. Jordan at this became most arch. "I'd send you to all the
Our young lady could be reminded by such a remark that she usually
struck her friend as pretty. "Do THEY have their flowers?"
"Oceans. And they're the most particular." Oh it was a wonderful
|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 Oedipus Trilogy by Sophocles:
Prompting from us or been by others schooled;
No, by a god inspired (so all men deem,
And testify) didst thou renew our life.
And now, O Oedipus, our peerless king,
All we thy votaries beseech thee, find
Some succor, whether by a voice from heaven
Whispered, or haply known by human wit.
Tried counselors, methinks, are aptest found 
To furnish for the future pregnant rede.
Upraise, O chief of men, upraise our State!
Look to thy laurels! for thy zeal of yore