|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from Miracle Mongers and Their Methods by Harry Houdini:
which he has been submitted before a
Commission of the Institute and Medical
School, have appeared in the public papers;
but the public waits with impatience
for the report to be made in the name of
the Commission by Professor Pinel.
The subject of these trials is a young
man, a native of Toledo, in Spain, 23
years of age, and free of any apparent
peculiarities which can announce anything
remarkable in the organization of his
Miracle Mongers and Their Methods
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from Dracula by Bram Stoker:
are near and it is working against stream. There would be no
such if floating down stream.
Of course it may not be either the Sereth or the Pruth,
but we may possibly investigate further. Now of these two,
the Pruth is the more easily navigated, but the Sereth is, at Fundu,
joined by the Bistritza which runs up round the Borgo Pass.
The loop it makes is manifestly as close to Dracula's castle
as can be got by water.
MINA HARKER'S JOURNAL--CONTINUED
When I had done reading, Jonathan took me in his arms and kissed me.
The others kept shaking me by both hands, and Dr. Van Helsing said,