|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Door in the Wall, et. al. by H. G. Wells:
"Must you be led like a child? Cannot you hear the path as you
Nunez laughed. "I can see it," he said.
"There is no such word as SEE," said the blind man,
after a pause. "Cease this folly and follow the sound of my feet."
Nunez followed, a little annoyed.
"My time will come," he said.
"You'll learn," the blind man answered. "There is much to
learn in the world."
"Has no one told you, 'In the Country of the Blind the
One-Eyed Man is King?'"
|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 Tarzan the Untamed by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
a moment later he drew himself over the sill and dropped
into the room.
He found himself in a rather spacious apartment, the floor of
which was covered with rugs of barbaric design, while the few
pieces of furniture were of a similar type to that which he had
seen in the room on the first floor into which he and Bertha
Kircher had been ushered at the conclusion of their journey.
At one end of the room was what appeared to be a curtained
alcove, the heavy hangings of which completely hid the inte-
rior. In the wall opposite the window and near the alcove was
a closed door, apparently the only exit from the room.
Tarzan the Untamed