|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Koran:
And when Jesus the son of Mary said, 'O children of Israel!
verily, I am the apostle of God to you, verifying the law that was
before me and giving you glad tidings of an apostle who shall come
after me, whose name shall be A'hmed!'-but when he did come to them
with manifest signs, they said, 'This is manifest sorcery!'
And who is more unjust than he who forges against God a lie when
called unto Islam? but God guides not the unjust people.
They desire to put out the light of God with their mouths; but God
will perfect His light, averse although the misbeliever be!
He it is who sent His Apostle with guidance and the religion of
|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 Wrong Box by Stevenson & Osbourne:
come to the house,' he complained. 'And why didn't it? why did it
go to Pitman? what right had Pitman to open it?'
'If you come to that, Morris, what have you done with the
colossal Hercules?' asked Michael.
'He went through it with the meat-axe,' said John. 'It's all in
spillikins in the back garden.'
'Well, there's one thing,' snapped Morris; 'there's my uncle
again, my fraudulent trustee. He's mine, anyway. And the tontine
too. I claim the tontine; I claim it now. I believe Uncle
'I must put a stop to this nonsense,' said Michael, 'and that for