Ten of Swords

Card No s10


Whatsoever is intimated by the design; also pain, affliction, tears, sadness, desolation. It is not especially a card of violent death.

Additional Meaning

Followed by Ace and King, imprisonment; for girl or wife, treason on the part of friends.


Advantage, profit, success, favour, but none of these are permanent; also power and authority.

Additional Reversed

Victory and consequent fortune for a soldier in war.

Ten of Swords

Card No s10


A prostrate figure, pierced by all the swords belonging to the card.



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