|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Riverman by Stewart Edward White:
go back on me, too. How could I?"
"Well, he can still put you in prison," said Orde.
"Vot I care?" cried Heinzman, throwing up both his arms. "You and
your wife are my friends. She save my Mina. DU LIEBER GOTT! If my
daughter had died, vot good iss friends and money? Vot good iss
anything? I don't vant to live! And ven I sit dere by her always
something ask me: 'Vy you do dot to the peoples dot safe your Mina?'
And ven she look at me, her eyes say it; and in the night everything
cry out at me; and I get sick, and I can't stand it no longer, and I
don't care if he send me to prison or to hell, no more."
His excitement died. He sat listless, his eyes vacant, his hands
|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 Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath by H. P. Lovecraft:
cry of his kind; hearing which the Great Ones will prance and
jump with antique mirth, and forthwith stride after the loathly
bird in the fashion of gods, through the deep gulfs of heaven
to Kadath's familiar towers and domes.
"Then will the marvellous
sunset city be yours to cherish and inhabit for ever, and once
more will earth's gods rule the dreams of men from their accustomed
seat. Go now - the casement is open and the stars await outside.
Already your Shantak wheezes and titters with impatience. Steer
for Vega through the night, but turn when the singing sounds.
Forget not this warning, lest horrors unthinkable suck you into
The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath