|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Democracy In America, Volume 1 by Alexis de Toqueville:
convulsions which have agitated the world have been directed by
A privileged body can never satisfy the ambition of all its
members; it has always more talents and more passions to content
and to employ than it can find places; so that a considerable
number of individuals are usually to be met with who are inclined
to attack those very privileges which they find it impossible to
turn to their own account.
I do not, then, assert that all the members of the legal
profession are at all times the friends of order and the
opponents of innovation, but merely that most of them usually are
|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 Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf:
not for publication, of course."
"I should suppose not," said Ridley significantly. "For a Divine
he was--remarkably free."
"The Pump in Neville's Row, for example?" enquired Mr. Pepper.
"Precisely," said Ambrose.
Each of the ladies, being after the fashion of their sex,
highly trained in promoting men's talk without listening to it,
could think--about the education of children, about the use
of fog sirens in an opera--without betraying herself. Only it
struck Helen that Rachel was perhaps too still for a hostess,
and that she might have done something with her hands.