The Major Arcana, part 2

Strength8. Strength
Power, energy, action, courage, magnanimity; also complete success and honors

Reversed: Despotism, abuse if power, weakness, discord, sometimes even disgrace.




The Hermit9. THE HERMIT
Prudence, circumspection; also and especially treason, dissimulation, roguery, corruption.

Reversed: Concealment, disguise, policy, fear, unreasonable caution.




Wheel Of Fortune10. WHEEL OF FORTUNE
Destiny, fortune, success, elevation, luck, felicity.

Reversed: Increase, abundance, superfluity.





Justice11. JUSTICE
Equity, rightness, probity, executive; triumph of the deserving side in law.

Reversed: Law in all its departments, legal complications, bigotry, bias, excessive severity.




The Hanged Man12. THE HANGED MAN
Wisdom, circumspection, discernment, trials, sacrifice, intuition, divination, prophecy.

Reversed: Selfishness, the crowd, body politic.




Death13. DEATH
End, mortality, destruction, corruption also, for a man, the loss of a benefactor for a woman, many contraries; for a maid, failure of marriage projects.

Reversed: Inertia, sleep, lethargy, petrifaction, somnambulism; hope destroyed.



Temperance14. TEMPERANCE
Economy, moderation, frugality, management, accommodation.

Reversed: Things connected with churches, religions, sects, the priesthood, sometimes even the priest who will marry the Querent; also disunion, unfortunate combinations, competing interests.




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