|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Rescue by Joseph Conrad:
hearing those footsteps wandering in the dark. D'Alcacer had
disappeared. Again Mrs. Travers held her breath. No. Nothing. Not
a sound. Only the night to her eyes seemed to have grown darker.
Was that a footstep? "Where could I hide myself?" she thought.
But she didn't move.
After leaving d'Alcacer, Lingard threading his way between the
fires found himself under the big tree, the same tree against
which Daman had been leaning on the day of the great talk when
the white prisoners had been surrendered to Lingard's keeping on
definite conditions. Lingard passed through the deep obscurity
made by the outspread boughs of the only witness left there of a
|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 A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde:
LORD ILLINGWORTH. Rachel, at the present moment you are not
necessary to Gerald's career; I am. There is nothing more to be
said on the subject.
MRS. ARBUTHNOT. I will not let him go.
LORD ILLINGWORTH. Here is Gerald. He has a right to decide for
GERALD. Well, dear mother, I hope you have settled it all with
MRS. ARBUTHNOT. I have not, Gerald.
LORD ILLINGWORTH. Your mother seems not to like your coming with