|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Royalty Restored/London Under Charles II by J. Fitzgerald Molloy:
purpose the king contributed a thousand pounds per week, and Dr.
Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury--who remained at Lambeth during
the whole time--by letters to his bishops, caused great sums to
be collected throughout the country and remitted to him for this
laudable purpose. Nor did those of position or wealth fail in
responding to calls made upon them at this time; their
contributions being substantial enough to permit the lord mayor
to distribute upwards of one hundred thousand pounds a week
amongst the poor and afflicted for several months.
In October the death rate fell to nine thousand four hundred and
forty-four; in November to three thousand four hundred and forty-
|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 Case of the Golden Bullet by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:
and what do you think about the murder?"
"The Professor?" replied Nanette hastily. "Why, what should I know
"The Councillor was greatly excited and very unhappy when he
discovered this affair, I suppose?"
"He is still."
"And how did he act after the - let us call it the accident?"
"He was like a crazy man."
"They tell me that he went about his duties just the same - that he
went away on business."
"It wasn't business this time, at least not professional business.