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.
Between the alternative readings there is no marriage possible; on the one hand, riches, fortune, magnificence; on the other, physical suffering, disease, chagrin, sadness, mortification. The design gives one suggestion; here is a lord overlooking his dominion and alternately contemplating a globe; it looks like the malady, the mortification, the sadness of Alexander amidst the grandeur of this world's wealth.
Surprise, wonder, enchantment, emotion, trouble, fear.
Opposition to the beginning of an enterprise.
A young lady may expect trivial disappointments.
Riches, Fortune, Opulence, Magnificence, Grandeur
Surprise, Astonishment, Event, Extraordinary Occurrence.
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.