|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter:
over the wood. It shone full and
clear and cold, upon the house,
amongst the rocks, and in at the
kitchen window. But alas, no little
rabbit babies were to be seen! The
moonbeams twinkled on the carving
knife and the pie dish, and
made a path of brightness across
the dirty floor.
The light showed a little door in
a wall beside the kitchen fireplace
|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 Kenilworth by Walter Scott:
fortune--some from real regard, some, perhaps, from hopes that
his preferment might hasten their own, and most from a mixture of
these motives, and a sense that the countenance shown to any one
of Sussex's household was, in fact, a triumph to the whole.
Raleigh returned the kindest thanks to them all, disowning, with
becoming modesty, that one day's fair reception made a favourite,
any more than one swallow a summer. But he observed that Blount
did not join in the general congratulation, and, somewhat hurt at
his apparent unkindness, he plainly asked him the reason.
Blount replied with equal sincerity--"My good Walter, I wish thee
as well as do any of these chattering gulls, who are whistling