|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from A Straight Deal by Owen Wister:
and trench warfare supplies, and 1450 of them were trained mechanics to
the Royal Flying Corps. They were employed upon practically every
operation in factory, in foundry, in laboratory, and chemical works, of
which they were physically capable; in making of gauges, forging billets,
making fuses, cartridges, bullets--"look what they can do," said a
foreman, "ladies from homes where they sat about and were waited upon."
They also made optical glass; drilled and tapped in the shipyards;
renewed electric wires and fittings, wound armatures; lacquered guards
for lamps and radiator fronts; repaired junction and section boxes, fire
control instruments, automatic searchlights. "We can hardly believe our
eyes," said another foreman, "when we see the heavy stuff brought to and
|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 Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln:
immediately the person who knocked him down must have made a
"Air does get in the casket in some way," broke in Kent. "It wasn't
so bad inside. Colonel McIntyre," Kent stopped a moment to remove a
piece of red sealing wax clinging to the cuff of his suit. It had
not been there when he entered the casket. Kent dropped the wax in
his vest pocket as he again addressed his host. "Who first
discovered Grimes in the casket?"
"And what was Mrs. Brewster doing in the library at that hour?"
glancing keenly at McIntyre as he put the question.
The Red Seal