|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Beasts of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
would bring her face to face with some savage beast or equally
savage man. As she ran on, hoping against hope that she had
hit upon the direction that would lead her eventually to the
great river, she came suddenly upon a familiar spot.
At one side of the trail, beneath a giant tree, lay a little
heap of loosely piled brush--to her dying day that little spot
of jungle would be indelibly impressed upon her memory.
It was where Anderssen had hidden her--where he had given
up his life in the vain effort to save her from Rokoff.
At sight of it she recalled the rifle and ammunition that
the man had thrust upon her at the last moment. Until now
The Beasts of Tarzan
|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 A Footnote to History by Robert Louis Stevenson:
still in the beginning. Men had contended against him, and he had
not prevailed; he was now to be at war with the elements, and find
his name identified with an immense disaster.
One more date, however, must be given first. It was on February
27th that Fritze formally announced martial law to be suspended,
and himself to have relinquished the control of the police.
CHAPTER X - THE HURRICANE
THE so-called harbour of Apia is formed in part by a recess of the
coast-line at Matautu, in part by the slim peninsula of Mulinuu,
and in part by the fresh waters of the Mulivai and Vaisingano. The