|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from The Mansion by Henry van Dyke:
there were a few of them in your life, you have a little place
The sense of coldness and hardness under John Weightman's hands
grew sharper and more distinct. The feeling of bodily weariness
lassitude weighed upon him, but there was a calm, almost a
in his heart as he listened to the fading vibrations of the
silvery bell-tones. The chimney clock on the mantel had just
the last stroke of seven as he lifted his head from the table.
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from King James Bible:
hundred and fourscore thousand.
CH2 17:16 And next him was Amasiah the son of Zichri, who willingly
offered himself unto the LORD; and with him two hundred thousand mighty
men of valour.
CH2 17:17 And of Benjamin; Eliada a mighty man of valour, and with him
armed men with bow and shield two hundred thousand.
CH2 17:18 And next him was Jehozabad, and with him an hundred and
fourscore thousand ready prepared for the war.
CH2 17:19 These waited on the king, beside those whom the king put in
the fenced cities throughout all Judah.
CH2 18:1 Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honour in abundance, and joined
King James Bible