Click on the image of each card after you have guessed its meaning, to find out if you were right.
Will give very little interruption to your success; it promises you good luck in the choice of a companion for life, that you will meet with one very fond of you, and immoderately attached to the joys of hymen, but shows your temper to be rather sullen.
Shows a man who is ambitious and certainly successful at court or with some great man who will have it in his power to advance him; but let him beware of the reverse.
Is a person of no particular sex, but always the dearest friend, or nearest relation of the consulting party, ever active and intruding, equally jealous of doing harm or good as the whim of the moment strikes, passionate and hard to be reconciled, but always zealous and warm in the cause of the consulting party, though probably not according to their fancy, as they will be as industrious to prevent their schemes as to forward them, if they do not accord with his own disposition. You must pay great attention to the cards that stand next to the knave, as from them alone you can judge whether the person it represents will favor your inclination or not.
Shows a man of a fiery temper, preserving his anger long, seeking for opportunities of revenge, and obstinate in his resolutions.
Signifies merrymaking, feasting, and good humor; if the ace be attended by spades, it foretells quarreling in your cups, and ill-temper to your family while you are in a state of intoxication; if by hearts, it shows cordiality and affection between the parties; if by diamonds, your feast will be from home, perhaps in the country; if by clubs, the occasion of the meeting will be upon some bargain or agreement; if your ace of hearts is in the neighborhood of face cards of both sexes, with clubs near it, it will be about a match-making; if all the face cards are kings or knaves, or both, it will concern the buying or selling of some personal property; if all queens, it will regard conciliation between parties, and if queens and knaves, it will be about the reconciliation and reunion of a married couple.
Promises great wealth, much prosperity in life, and tranquility of mind.
Shows that you will be unfortunate in marriage, that your partner will be incontinent, and that you will be made unhappy.
Promises wealth, grandeur, and high esteem; if cards that are unfavorable stand near it, you must look for disappointment and a reverse; if favorable cards follows these last at a small distance, expect to retrieve your losses, whether of peace or of goods.
Shows good nature and many children; it is a corrective to the bad tidings of the cards, but may stand next to it; and if its neighboring cards are of good import, it ascertains and confirms their value.
Shows that you will displease some of your friends by too steady an adherence to your own way of thinking, nor will your success in the undertaking reconcile them to you, or procure your own approbation.
Shows that you will be engaged in quarrels, lawsuits, and domestic disagreements; your partner for life will be of a vixen and abusive temper, fail in the performance of the nuptial duties, and make you unhappy.
Shows a generous, sincere, and zealous friend, who will exert himself warmly for your interest and welfare.
Shows the incontinence of the person you will be married to, and very great vexation to yourself, through the whole course of your life.
Shows a person who will be corrupted by the great of both sexes; if she is handsome, great attempts will be made on her virtue.
Announces a mediocrity of fortune, and very great uncertainty in your undertakings.
Declares that the person will be of a roving disposition, never contented with his lot, and forever meeting with vexations and disappointments, and risks a shameful end.
Shows that extraordinary success and good fortune will attend the person, though, if unfavorable cards attend this will be a long time delayed.
Shows that you will be three times married, and each time to a wealthy person. This card will equally answer for a woman's being kept by three rich men according to her station.
Promises a country husband or a wife with great wealth and many children; the card next to it will tell the number of children; it also signifies a purse of gold.
Is a card of bad import, it will, in a great measure, counteract the good effect of the other cards; but unless it be seconded by other unfortunate cards, its influence may be gotten over.
Shows that your heart will be engaged in love, at an early period; that your parents will not approve your choice; and that if you marry without their consent, they will hardly forgive you.
Shows the person to be of a fickle and unfaithful disposition addicted to vice and incontinence, and subject to the mean art of recrimination, to excuse themselves, although without foundation.
Totally relates to the affairs of love, without specifying whether lawful or unlawful.
Points out strong inclination to get intoxicated; this, accompanied with unfavorable cards, will attended with loss of property, decay of health and falling off of friends; if by favorable cards, it indicates reformation and recovery from the bad consequences of the former.
Shows a man of a fair complexion, of an easy and good-natured disposition, but inclined to be hasty and passionate, and rash in his undertakings.
Shows a wavering, unsteady disposition, never attached to one object, and free from any violent passion or attachment.
Always signifies a coffin, but whom it is for must depend entirely on the other cards that are near.
Shows you a well-assorted marriage with a mate who will punctually perform the hymenial duties, and that you will have good children, who will keep you from grief.
Shows a person who is fond of rural sports; a great builder, and a gardener; one who delights in planting and laying out groves, woods, shrubberies, and other such amusements; but that his enterprises of this nature will have success or disappointment according to the cards that are near it; it likewise signifies a letter.
Announces a man who is humane, upright, affectionate, and faithful in all his engagements; he will be very happy himself, and make every one with whom he has connection so, if he can.
Shows an early marriage and premature widowhood; but that the second marriage will probably make you worse off.
Shows that you will spend you happiest days in the country, where, if you remain, your happiness will be uninterrupted; but if you come to town, you will be tormented by the infidelity of your conjugal partner, and the squandering of your substance.
Promises the most brilliant fortune, and the most exquisite bliss that this world can afford; but beware of the opposite sex, from them alone you can experience misfortune.
Shows a tender, mild, and rather amorous disposition; one that will probably yield her maiden person to a generous lover before the matrimonial knot be tied; but that they will be happy, love each other, and be married.
Shows that your own imprudence will greatly contribute your experiencing the ill-will of others.
Shows the loss of a most valuable friend, whose death will plunge you into very great distress.
Shows a woman of a very fair complexion, or of great beauty, her temper rather fiery, verging on the termagant, one who will not make an obedient wife, nor one who will be very happy in her own reflections.
However nearly related, he will look more to his own interest than yours, he will be tenacious of his own opinion, and will fly off if contradicted.
Shows speedy sickness, and that your friends will injure your fortune.
Shows that the person, in his youth, will be an enemy to marriage, and thus run the risk of dying unmarried; but that, if he does marry, it will be late in life, and then it will be with some person whose disposition is so ill-assorted to his that it will be the cause of misfortunes.
Denotes great riches to come speedily from an unexpected quarter; but it also threatens that you will at the same time lose some very dear friend.
Shows that there will be some unfortunate opposition to your favorite inclination, which will disturb you.
Is the worst card in the whole pack; it portends dangerous sickness, a total loss of fortune, cruel calamity, and endless dissension in your family.
Shows incontinence for the sake of money, and frequent changes of object.
Shows that you will experience strong opposition from your friends, whom you imagine to be such; if this card comes close to you, abandon your enterprise and adopt another plan.
Signifies that the woman will not be a steady and industrious housekeeper; that she will be fond of company, be a coquette, and not over-virtuous.
Declares that you will be shortly married to a person who will mend your circumstances.
Shows you will engage in a very lucrative partnership, and that your children will behave well.
Shows the person to be covetous and extremely fond of money; that he will obtain it, but that it will rather prove a torment than a comfort to him, as he will not make proper use of it.
Shows a generous, open, and credulous disposition, easily imposed upon, and ever the dupe of flatterers, by the good-natured friends of the distressed. If this card comes before your king or queen you will be the dupe; if after, you will have the better.
Shows a person who, although they have your welfare at heart, will be too indolent to pursue it with zeal, unless you take frequent opportunities of rousing their attention.
Shows that the person will not be married until very late life, and that this will probably proceed from too great a delicacy in making a choice.