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Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

Excerpted from Le Marchand's Fortune Teller and Dreamer's Dictionary, Madame Le Marchand, 1863.

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Ace of Hearts

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signifies ardent love; eternal fidelity

Two of Hearts

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a marriage; fidelity in wedlock

Three of Hearts

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a son born in the course of the year; unity of sentiment.

Four of Hearts

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the marriage will be blessed with twins; a faithful compact

Five of Hearts

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an intimate friend aims at disturbing your domestic happiness, but is foiled.

Six of Hearts

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much domestic happiness; every year a christening; children will receive rich presents from godfathers and godmothers.

Seven of Hearts

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misfortune threatens the family, but love is proof against all trials.

Eight of Hearts

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parents and children live together in unity and love; the parents will receive birth-day gifts from their children.

Nine of Hearts

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beautiful wedding gifts; a rich dowry: golden ornaments; a necklace; a diamond right; a gold watch.

Ten of Hearts

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blessed with offspring; betrothal, merry weddings in the family; fortunate events occur in the family; joyful news; a great prize; a rich inheritance.

Knave of Hearts

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bridegroom; a fortunate wooer; the lover will at last soften the heart of his coy charmer; proposals of marriage and consent; you will receive tomorrow a letter containing money.

Queen of Hearts

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the lady is loved; quiet love; the person will obtain a rich wife; betrothal; marriage; the lady will consent.

King of Hearts

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a man high in station for a husband; a wealthy man will give the bride away, and will likewise furnish the marriage portion. The bridegroom will attain to high honors. On Christmas-day the person will obtain the consent of his or her beloved.

Ace of Diamonds

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happy fortune; a bright and prosperous career; if you trust in God he will not forsake you.

Two of Diamonds

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terrific forms will appear, but will vanish again; fortune will depart, but will soon return; fortune will at last shower down all her treasures.

Three of Diamonds

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a husband will seek you when you have learned to cook, to be a good nurse, and to sing; your wife will love you and be faithful to you, if you keep near her and at home; discord with your wedded partner, but finally reconciliation and lasting peace

Four of Diamonds

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you will receive a flower from a loving hand; cherish it faithfully, and it will bring you good fortune and happiness – the first rose that is presented to you will tell you that you are entering the rosy month of love.

Five of Diamonds

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parents' death will suddenly change your fate. If a man dies whom you first met on a Friday morning, you will have luck in the lottery; but if a woman in black is the first person you meet on a Saturday morning, you will have ill luck in the lottery.

Six of Diamonds

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unhappy marriage and divorce; separation from an old friend, or from a kind female friend.

Seven of Diamonds

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you will live with the constant idea that you will at last be fortunate; with this conceit your life will pass away, and you will at last die happy. You will always hope to win the high prize in the lottery, but you will never win it, until you have been kissed by the greatest lady in the land.

Eight of Diamonds

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what you dream on the night between Friday and Saturday, will come out true. If you do the contrary to that which some one whispers in your ear, you will have good luck. This card also signifies the prosperous course of any business undertaking; a bountiful harvest, and a fruitful marriage.

Nine of Diamonds

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a lady (a gentleman) will love you ardently so long as you have rosy cheeks; when the color fads, her (his) love will fade also.

Ten of Diamonds

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if you wander southward you will find the happiness you have long sought for; a Southerner will sue for the hand of a young girl; a maiden from the Eastward will fascinate you; a French girl will turn your head, for four-and-twenty hours; a Spaniard will assail your heart with passionate vows of love.

Knave of Diamonds

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he (she) who loves you is in the bloom of life; but he (she) will woo (accept) another.

Queen of Diamonds

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the first kiss will cause you vexation.

King of Diamonds

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a joyful bridal; a happy wedding-day: endeavors toward a union with a beloved object

Ace of Spades

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if you keep it a secret that you dye your hair (or beard) a certain person will bestow his (her) heart upon you.

Two of Spades

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your heart is set upon money; you will obtain it if you love one person exclusively.

Three of Spades

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victory over an adversary; you will take a sea voyage, and on ship-board become acquainted with some one who will have great influence upon your happiness; when you reveal your secret to a certain person, the wish will be obtained which you cherish in the most secret corner of your heart.

Four of Spades

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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.

Five of Spades

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you will have sleepless nights from joy. If you drink a glass of water every morning, fasting, you will obtain your wish. Great things are at hand; a time of trial will come, but if you lose not courae, the worst will soon be over.

Six of Spades

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if the person who inquires of the cards imparts what he has upon his mind to the one who is sitting next him, his wish will be fulfilled.

Seven of Spades

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by means of a lost letter a secret will be revealed, and this will cause much sorrow; an officer will restore the letter, and all will end well.

Eight of Spades

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the goal which you strive to reach is very near; an event may happen at any moment which will lead you to it at once.

Nine of Spades

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temptation to infidelity; the temptation is withstood.

Ten of Spades

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good fortune in marriage; ill fortune at the gaming table. You will lose much money at gaming; at last you will give up the practice, and in ripe old age you will be blessed by the birth of a daughter, whom you will name Fortuna.

Knave of Spades

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treachery and infidelity will lie in wait for you, but you will come victorious out of the trial. Endurance and courage will lead to a speedy marriage.

Queen of Spades

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if you choose the number you dream of, you will win the highest prize; but you must venture but once, or fortune will forsake you forever.

King of Spades

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you will be drawn into difficulty on account of politics; but you will be so fortunate as to save the life of a person high in station, who will advance you, and you will become prosperous and renowned.

Ace of Clubs

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you will become a widower (widow) and will marry a young widow (young man) and have ten children.

Two of Clubs

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if to-morrow morning, about seven o'clock some one inquires of you concerning any thing whatever, give no answer, and you will escape a great vexation.

Three of Clubs

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by inheritance you will come into possession of a handsome country seat, where you will live for several years, but too extravagantly; when all your money is gone, you will move into a small country town, where you will play a great part to last.

Four of Clubs

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you will be slandered and deceived, but it will turn out for your advantage. At a certain place there is some one waiting for you – let him not wait in vain.

Five of Clubs

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signifies a person high in office, who is well disposed toward you.

Six of Clubs

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general good luck; for example, a present; an inheritance; success in business; the finding of a treasure.

Seven of Clubs

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signifies a secret passion, which you will overcome, however, after a struggle of fourteen days.

Eight of Clubs

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fortunate result of unremitting exertions.

Nine of Clubs

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difficulty with the police; suits at law; an inheritance by will.

Ten of Clubs

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a long journey by railroad, and great advantages therefrom.

Knave of Clubs

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signifies jealousy; when it is an unmarried person who inquires of the cards, this jealousy, alas! Is well founded.

Queen of Clubs

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an hotel, or place of public resort, where you will make an agreeable acquaintance.

King of Clubs

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vexation, quarrels, strife – a duel – murder and bloodshed, of which, however, the person inquiring of the cards is innocent. This card signifies also an age of eighty years and upward.