|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Tarzan the Untamed by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
he had kicked out of the hut made his staggering way to the
hut occupied by Naratu.
Usanga finding that pleas and promises were as unavailing
as threats, at last lost both his patience and his head, seizing
the girl roughly, and simultaneously there burst into the hut
a raging demon of jealousy. Naratu had come. Kicking,
scratching, striking, biting, she routed the terrified Usanga in
short order, and so obsessed was she by her desire to inflict
punishment upon her unfaithful lord and master that she quite
forgot the object of his infatuation.
Bertha Kircher heard her screaming down the village street
Tarzan the Untamed
|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 An International Episode by Henry James:
"A rum sort of girl for Lambeth to get hold of!" his lordship's
kinsman privately reflected.
"I really believe," Mrs. Westgate continued, "that the most charming
girl in the world is a Boston superstructure upon a New York fonds;
or perhaps a New York superstructure upon a Boston fonds. At any rate,
it's the mixture," said Mrs. Westgate, who continued to give Percy
Beaumont a great deal of information.
Lord Lambeth got into a little basket phaeton with Bessie Alden,
and she drove him down the long avenue, whose extent he had
measured on foot a couple of hours before, into the ancient town,
as it was called in that part of the world, of Newport. The ancient