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  1. Amethyst

    Amethyst cluster

    Amethyst was originally regarded as a very precious stone, until the immense quantities received from Brazil reduced its value generally.

    From the earliest dawn of history the occult properties of this stone as an antidote to inebriety have been recognised, by all writers, the name originating from a Greek word …

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  2. Daily Tarot Card for 2018-08-19: Eight of Swords

    Published: Sun 19 August 2018

    In tarot.

    Eight of Swords from the public domain Rider-Waite-Smith deck

    A woman, bound and hoodwinked, with the swords of the card about her. Yet it is rather a card of temporary durance than of irretrievable bondage.

    Divinatory Meanings / Magical Uses

    • Bad news
    • Violent chagrin
    • Crisis
    • Censure
    • Power in trammels
    • Conflict
    • Calumny
    • Sickness

    Reversed Meanings

    • Disquiet
    • Difficulty
    • Opposition
    • Accident
    • Treachery
    • What …
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  3. Daily Tarot Card for 2018-08-18: Four of Pentacles

    Published: Sat 18 August 2018

    In tarot.

    Four of Pentacles from the public domain Rider-Waite-Smith deck

    A crowned figure, having a pentacle over his crown, clasps another with hands and arms; two pentacles are under his feet. He holds to that which he has.

    Divinatory Meanings / Magical Uses

    • The surety of possessions
    • Cleaving to that which one has
    • Gift, legacy, inheritance

    Reversed Meanings

    • Suspense
    • Delay
    • Opposition …
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