|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from King James Bible:
ECC 3:22 Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a
man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who
shall bring him to see what shall be after him?
ECC 4:1 So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done
under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they
had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power;
but they had no comforter.
ECC 4:2 Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than
the living which are yet alive.
ECC 4:3 Yea, better is he than both they, which hath not yet been, who
hath not seen the evil work that is done under the sun.
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|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from King James Bible:
face, according to his fault, by a certain number.
DEU 25:3 Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed: lest, if he
should exceed, and beat him above these with many stripes, then thy
brother should seem vile unto thee.
DEU 25:4 Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn.
DEU 25:5 If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no
child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger: her
husband's brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and
perform the duty of an husband's brother unto her.
DEU 25:6 And it shall be, that the firstborn which she beareth shall
succeed in the name of his brother which is dead, that his name be not
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