|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The White Moll by Frank L. Packard:
puncture one of her tires.
Again she glanced over her shoulder. Yes, Danglar was just far
enough behind to make the plan possible. She began to allow the
car to swerve noticeably at intervals, as though she were weakening
and the car was getting beyond her control - which was, indeed,
almost too literally the case. And now it seemed to her that each
time she swerved there came an exultant shout from the car behind.
Well, she asked for nothing better; that was what she was trying to
do, wasn't it? - inspire them with the belief that she was breaking
under the strain.
Her eyes searched anxiously down the luminous pathway made by her
|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 Egmont by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe:
desire also to implant within your mind the power to realize, to command,
to execute; to you I would bequeath a vast inheritance, to the king a most
useful servant; I would endow you with the noblest of my possessions,
that you may not be ashamed to appear among your brethren.
Ferdinand. How deeply am I indebted to you for this love, which you
manifest for me alone, while a whole kingdom trembles before you!
Alva. Now hear what is to be done. As soon as the princes have entered,
every avenue to the palace will be guarded. This duty is confided to
Gomez. Silva will hasten to arrest Egmont's secretary, together with those
whom we hold most in suspicion. You, meanwhile, will take the command
of the guards stationed at the gates and in the courts. Before all, take care