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the bottom card represents the critical factor that decides what will come to pass. four of cups (luxury), when reversed: new possibilities. new relationships. new approaches to old problems. new acquaintance. new knowledge.

if any one wishes to yield anything, let him do it at the peril of his conscience.

montes directed madeline's attention to a man by the window. a loose scarf of vivid red hung from his hand.

"what is he doing?"

"he is twisting his mustache."

"and now?"

"he is taking a photograph out of his pocket."

"whose photograph is it?"

"his own."

that was true, for the photograph had been given me that same evening at the hotel.

"what is his attitude in this portrait?"

"he is standing up with his hat in his hand."

together they fell to the floor in a dazed and crumpled condition, seeing which kaliko whispered to betsy:

"come with me--quick!--and i will save you."

she looked at him as if she would not trouble to answer. then:

"all human ideas, arrayed in every attractive form which Mystery can invent surrounded a blind man seated in a wayside ditch. three worlds, the Natural, the Spiritual, the Divine, with all their spheres, opened their portals to a florentine exile; he walked attended by the Happy and the Unhappy; by those who prayed and those who moaned; by angels and by souls in hell. when the Sent of God, who knew and could accomplish all things, appeared to three of his disciples it was at eventide, at the common table of the humblest of inns; and then and there the Light broke forth, shattering Material Forms, illuminating the Spiritual Faculties, so that they saw him in his glory, and the earth lay at their feet like a cast-off sandal."

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