|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson:
paper. If your master has fled or is dead, we may at least save
his credit. It is now ten; I must go home and read these
documents in quiet; but I shall be back before midnight, when we
shall send for the police."
They went out, locking the door of the theatre behind them;
and Utterson, once more leaving the servants gathered about the
fire in the hall, trudged back to his office to read the two
narratives in which this mystery was now to be explained.
Dr. Lanyon's Narrative
On the ninth of January, now four days ago, I received by the
evening delivery a registered envelope, addressed in the hand of
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
|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 Off on a Comet by Jules Verne:
will give him the precise measurement."
"What! you don't mean," exclaimed the professor, again going off
into a passion, "that you haven't a proper measure of length?"
Ben Zoof was sent off to ransack the stores for the article in question,
but no measure was forthcoming. "Most likely we shall find one on
the tartan," said the orderly.
"Then let us lose no time in trying," answered the professor,
as he hustled with hasty strides into the gallery.
The rest of the party followed, and were soon in the open
air upon the rocks that overhung the shore. They descended
to the level of the frozen water and made their way towards