Four of Swords Art and Meaning Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck Deck
About the Deck
Pivotal and canonical, this deck defined a new pattern that would be followed up to the present.
Designed by A.E. Waite and Illustrated by Pamela Colman Smith. England, 1911.
DescriptionThe effigy of a knight in the attitude of prayer, at full length upon his tomb.
Meaning of Four of Swords from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck
Vigilance, retreat, solitude, hermit's repose, exile, tomb and coffin. It is these last that have suggested the design.
Wise administration, circumspection, economy, avarice, precaution, testament.
According to Many Schools of Thought
A bad card, but if reversed a qualified success may be expected by wise administration of affairs.
A certain success following wise administration.
Solitude, Retreat, Abandonment, Solitary, Hermit
Economy, Precaution, Regulation of Expenditure.
there is among your circle of acquaintances some one who wishes to be united to you in marriage; consent, and you will not repent it.