|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from The People That Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
"What is your name?" asked Ajor.
"Chal-az, " replied the man.
"You are chief of the Kro-lu?" Ajor continued.
"No, it is Al-tan who is chief of the Kro-lu of the east,"
"And he is against this plan to invade my father's country?"
"Unfortunately he is rather in favor of it," replied the man,
"since he has about come to the conclusion that he is batu.
He has been chief ever since, before I came up from the
Band-lu, and I can see no change in him in all those years.
In fact, he still appears to be more Band-lu than Kro-lu.
The People That Time Forgot
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from The Vision Splendid by William MacLeod Raine:
vote out to go down the line for us? That's what counts. Oratory
James was pale with rage. The manner of the boss was nothing less
"Then you decline to give me a chance, Mr. O'Brien?"
"I do not. In politics a man makes his own chance. He gets along
by being so useful we can't get along without him. See? He learns
the game. You don't know the A B C of it. It's my opinion youse
O'Brien's hard cold eye triumphed over him as a principal does
over a delinquent schoolboy.