Articles tagged with swords:

  • King of Swords

    King of Swords Tarot Card from the public domain Rider-Waite-Smith tarot deck


    The Tarot

    by S. L. MacGregor Mathers, originally published 1888.

    Meanings

    A Lawyer, a Man of Law, Power, Command, Superiority, Authority.

    Reversed Meanings

    Wicked Man, Chagrin, Worry, Grief, Fear, Disturbance.


    The Pictorial Key to the Tarot

    by Arthur Edward Waite, originally published 1910.

    Description

    He sits in judgment, holding the …


  • Five of Swords

    Five of Swords Tarot Card from the public domain Rider-Waite-Smith tarot deck


    The Tarot

    by S. L. MacGregor Mathers, originally published 1888.

    Meanings

    Mourning, Sadness, Affliction.

    Reversed Meanings

    Losses, Trouble (same signification, whether reversed or not.)


    The Pictorial Key to the Tarot

    by Arthur Edward Waite, originally published 1910.

    Description

    A disdainful man looks after two retreating and dejected figures. Their swords …


  • Three of Swords

    Three of Swords from the public domain Rider-Waite-Smith tarot deck


    The Pictorial Key to the Tarot

    by Arthur Edward Waite, originally published 1910.

    Description

    Three swords piercing a heart; cloud and rain behind.

    Meanings

    Removal, absence, delay, division, rupture, dispersion, and all that the design signifies naturally, being too simple and obvious to call for specific enumeration.

    Reversed

    Mental alienation …


  • Four of Swords

    Four of Swords from the public domain Rider-Waite-Smith tarot deck


    The Pictorial Key to the Tarot

    by Arthur Edward Waite, originally published 1910.

    Description

    The effigy of a knight in the attitude of prayer, at full length upon his tomb.

    Meanings

    Vigilance, retreat, solitude, hermit’s repose, exile, tomb and coffin. It is these last that have suggested the design …


  • Knight of Swords

    Knight of Swords from the public domain Rider-Waite-Smith tarot deck


    The Pictorial Key to the Tarot

    by Arthur Edward Waite, originally published 1910.

    He is riding in full course, as if scattering his enemies. In the design he is really a prototypical hero of romantic chivalry. He might almost be Galahad, whose sword is swift and sure because he is …


  • Eight of Swords

    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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