|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from Mistress Wilding by Rafael Sabatini:
Ferguson stroked his long lean jaw. "No, no," said he; "all I suggest
is that you find Mr. Wilding work to do elsewhere."
"Elsewhere?" the Duke questioned. "Where else?"
"I have thought of that, too. Send him to London to see Danvers and to
stir up your friends there. And," he added, lowering his voice, "give
him discretion to see Sunderland if he thinks well."
The proposition pleased Monmouth, and it seemed to please Mr. Wilding no
less when, having sent for him, the Duke communicated it to him in
Upon this mission Mr. Wilding set out that very night, leaving Nick
Trenchard in despair at being separated from him at a time when there
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from Cromwell by William Shakespeare:
[Enter Bedford hastily.]
How now, who's this?
Cromwell, by my soul! welcome to England:
Thou once didst save my life, didst not Cromwell?
If I did so, 'tis greater glory for me,
That you remember it, than of my self
Vainly to report it.
Well, Cromwell, now is the time,