|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
than my head, and all that I can see is too horrible, too
unthinkable to put into words.
"I only hope you are right, John. I will do my best to be a
brave primeval woman, a fit mate for the primeval man."
Clayton's first thought was to arrange a sleeping shelter for
the night; something which might serve to protect them from
prowling beasts of prey.
He opened the box containing his rifles and ammunition,
that they might both be armed against possible attack while
at work, and then together they sought a location for their
first night's sleeping place.
Tarzan of the Apes
|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 Memorabilia by Xenophon:
 Dionysodorus of Chios, presumably. See Plat. "Euthyd." 271 C foll.
 A professor of the science and art of strategy.
 Lit. "that honour," sc. the Strategia.
Soc. It would be monstrous on the part of any one who sought to become
a general to throw away the slightest opportunity of learning the
duties of the office. Such a person, I should say, would deserve to be
fined and punished by the state far more than the charlatan who
without having learnt the art of a sculptor undertakes a contract to
carve a statue. Considering that the whole fortunes of the state are
entrusted to the general during a war, with all its incidental peril,
it is only reasonable to anticipate that great blessings or great