|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic:
and see how the land lies. Well, good-night! Your head
will be all right in the morning."
Precisely what she meant by this assurance, Theron did
not attempt to guess. He received her adieu, noted the
masterful manner in which she kissed his wife, and watched
her pass out into the hall, with the feeling uppermost
that this was a person who decidedly knew her way about.
Much as he was prepared to dislike her, and much as he
detested the vulgar methods her profession typified,
he could not deny that she seemed a very capable sort
The Damnation of Theron Ware
|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 The Koran:
that do know.
Say, 'My Lord has only prohibited abominable deeds, the apparent
thereof and the concealed thereof, and sin, and greed for that which
is not right, and associating with God what He has sent down no
power for, and saying against God that which ye do not know.'
Every nation has its appointed time, and when their appointed time
comes they cannot keep it back an hour, nor can they bring it on.
O sons of Adam! verily, there will come to you apostles from amongst
you, narrating unto you my signs; then whoso fears God and does what
is right, there is no fear for them, nor shall they grieve. But
those who say my signs are lies, and who are too big with pride for