|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Richard III by William Shakespeare:
Came to my tent, and every one did threat
To-morrow's vengeance on the head of Richard.
RATCLIFF. My lord!
KING RICHARD. Zounds, who is there?
RATCLIFF. Ratcliff, my lord; 'tis I. The early village-cock
Hath twice done salutation to the morn;
Your friends are up and buckle on their armour.
KING RICHARD. O Ratcliff, I have dream'd a fearful dream!
What think'st thou-will our friends prove all true?
RATCLIFF. No doubt, my lord.
|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 Case of The Lamp That Went Out by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:
myself much more these last years with sick animals rather than with
sick people. I've had some very successful cures there."
"No, really, have you? Then you could do us a great favour,"
exclaimed Franz in apparent eagerness. Muller's heart rejoiced. He
had apparently hit it right this time. He knew that in a house like
that "a poor dog" could only mean a "sick dog." But his voice was
quite calm as he asked: "How can I do you a favour?"
"Why, you see, sir, we've got a little terrier," explained the old
man, who had quite forgotten the fact that he had mentioned the dog
before. "And there's been something the matter with the poor little
chap for several days. He won't eat or drink, he bites at the grass