|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from King James Bible:
betwixt me and thee.
GEN 31:51 And Laban said to Jacob, Behold this heap, and behold this
pillar, which I have cast betwixt me and thee:
GEN 31:52 This heap be witness, and this pillar be witness, that I will
not pass over this heap to thee, and that thou shalt not pass over this
heap and this pillar unto me, for harm.
GEN 31:53 The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, the God of their
father, judge betwixt us. And Jacob sware by the fear of his father
GEN 31:54 Then Jacob offered sacrifice upon the mount, and called his
brethren to eat bread: and they did eat bread, and tarried all night in
King James Bible
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from Poems by T. S. Eliot:
By sea-girls wreathed with seaweed red and brown
Till human voices wake us, and we drown.
Portrait of a Lady
Thou hast committed--
Fornication: but that was in another country
And besides, the wench is dead.
The Jew of Malta.
Among the smoke and fog of a December afternoon
You have the scene arrange itself--as it will seem to do--
With "I have saved this afternoon for you";