|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from A Heap O' Livin' by Edgar A. Guest:
Each morning he stacked up the letters he'd
And thought of the folks he would fill with
It was too bad, indeed, he was busy to-day,
And hadn't a minute to stop on his way;
More time he would have to give others, he'd
A Heap O' Livin'
|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 Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London:
nonpareil, the feller that does one kind of a turn better'n any other feller.
He's the Only, see?"
And Edna saw.
"To get a line on the biz," he continued, "throw yer lamps on me. I'm the Only
all-round amateur. To-night I make a bluff at the tramp act. It's harder to
bluff it than to really do it, but then it's acting, it's amateur, it's art.
See? I do everything, from Sheeny monologue to team song and dance and Dutch
comedian. Sure, I'm Charley Welsh, the Only Charley Welsh."
And in this fashion, while the thin, dark man and the large, blond woman
warbled dulcetly out on the stage and the other professionals followed in
their turns, did Charley Welsh put Edna wise, giving her much miscellaneous