|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde:
JACK and ALGERNON [Speaking together.] Our Christian names! Is
that all? But we are going to be christened this afternoon.
GWENDOLEN. [To JACK.] For my sake you are prepared to do this
JACK. I am.
CECILY. [To ALGERNON.] To please me you are ready to face this
ALGERNON. I am!
GWENDOLEN. How absurd to talk of the equality of the sexes! Where
questions of self-sacrifice are concerned, men are infinitely
|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 My Aunt Margaret's Mirror by Walter Scott:
consideration--Lady Bothwell and Lady Forester. If I could not
distinguish them from the class of society which their present
dress would indicate, there would be small possibility of my
being able to gratify them by giving the information which they
come to seek."
"I can easily understand--" said Lady Bothwell.
"Pardon my boldness to interrupt you, milady," cried the Italian;
"your ladyship was about to say that you could easily understand
that I had got possession of your names by means of your
domestic. But in thinking so, you do injustice to the fidelity
of your servant, and, I may add, to the skill of one who is also