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P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Covers a reduced set of 32 normal playing cards. Excerpted from "Fortune Telling by Cards" by P.R.S. Foli, 1915.

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Ace of Hearts

Upright

A love letter, good news

Reversed

a removal or a visit from a friend.

King of Hearts

Upright

Fair man of generous disposition

Reversed

a disappointing person.

Queen of Hearts

Upright

Fair, good-natured woman

Reversed

she has had an unhappy love affair.

Knave of Hearts

Upright

A young bachelor devoted to enjoyment

Reversed

a military lover with a grievance.

Ten of Hearts

Upright

Antidote to bad cards; happiness and success

Reversed

passing worries.

Nine of Hearts

Upright

The wish card, good luck

Reversed

short sorrow.

Eight of Hearts

Upright

Thoughts of marriage, affections of a fair person

Reversed

unresponsiveness.

Seven of Hearts

Upright

Calm content

Reversed

boredom, satiety.

Ace of Diamonds

Upright

A letter, an offer of marriage

Reversed

evil tidings.

King of Diamonds

Upright

A very fair or white-haired man, a soldier by profession, and of a deceitful turn of mind

Reversed

a treacherous schemer.

Queen of Diamonds

Upright

A fair woman, given to gossip and wanting in refinement

Reversed

rather a spiteful flirt.

Knave of Diamonds

Upright

Subordinate official, who is untrustworthy

Reversed

a mischief-maker.

Ten of Diamonds

Upright

Travelling or a removal

Reversed

ill-luck will attend the step.

Nine of Diamonds

Upright

Vexation, hindrances

Reversed

domestic wrangling, or disagreement between lovers.

Eight of Diamonds

Upright

Love passages

Reversed

blighted affections.

Seven of Diamonds

Upright

Unkindly chat cynicism

Reversed

stupid and unfounded slander.

Ace of Clubs

Upright

Good luck, letters or papers relating to money, pleasant tidings

Reversed

short-lived happiness, a tiresome correspondence.

King of Clubs

Upright

A dark man, warm-hearted and true as a friend, straight in his dealings

Reversed

good intentions frustrated.

Queen of Clubs

Upright

A dark woman, loving but hasty, and bearing no malice

Reversed

harassed by jealousy.

Knave of Clubs

Upright

A ready-witted young man, clever at his work and ardent in his love

Reversed

irresponsible and fickle.

Ten of Clubs

Upright

Prosperity and luxury

Reversed

a sea voyage.

Nine of Clubs

Upright

An unlooked-for inheritance, money acquired under a will

Reversed

a small, friendly gift.

Eight of Clubs

Upright

Love of a dark man or woman which, if accepted and reciprocated, will bring joy and well-being

Reversed

an unworthy affection calculated to cause trouble.

Seven of Clubs

Upright

Trifling financial matters

Reversed

money troubles.

Ace of Spades

Upright

Emotional enjoyment

Reversed

news of a death, sorrow.

King of Spades

Upright

A widower, an unscrupulous lawyer, impossible as a friend and dangerous as an enemy

Reversed

the desire to work evil without the power.

Queen of Spades

Upright

Widow, a very dark woman

Reversed

an intriguing, spiteful woman.

Knave of Spades

Upright

Legal or medical student, wanting in refinement of mind and manners

Reversed

a treacherous character, fond of underhand measures.

Ten of Spades

Upright

Grief, loss of freedom

Reversed

passing trouble or illness.

Nine of Spades

Upright

A bad omen, news of failure or death

Reversed

loss of one near and dear by death.

Eight of Spades

Upright

Coming illness

Reversed

an engagement cancelled or a rejected proposal, dissipation.

Seven of Spades

Upright

Everyday worries, or a resolve taken

Reversed

silly stratagems in love-making.