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SABIAN SYMBOLS OF THE ZODIAC

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ARIES

Ari 01 A woman has risen from the water; a seal has emerged also, and is embracing her.
Ari 02 A comedian is entertaining a group of friends.
Ari 03 A cameo shows the profile of a man that suggests the outline of his country.
Ari 04 Two lovers are strolling through a secluded walk.
Ari 05 A white triangle is seen; it has golden wings.
Ari 06 A black square stands firmly, illumined red on one side.
Ari 07 A man comes forward flushed with the successful and simultaneous expression of his talents in two separate realms.
Ari 08 A large old-fashioned woman's hat is revealed with streamers flying in a stiff breeze from the east.
Ari 09 A seer gazes intently into a crystal ball before him.
Ari 10 A savant is revealed, a man who has created new forms for old symbols that have lost their meaning.
Ari 11 The president of the republic or the ruler of his country is presented.
Ari 12 A flock of white geese is seen in flight overhead.
Ari 13 A bomb that has failed to explode is now safely hidden from discovery.
Ari 14 A serpent is circling a man and a woman who are very engrossed in each other.
Ari 15 An Indian is silently but deftly weaving a basket in the light of the setting sun.
Ari 16 Brightly clad brownies are seen dancing in the warm dying light.
Ari 17 Two prim spinsters are sitting together quietly.
Ari 18 An empty hammock hangs between two lovely trees.
Ari 19 A magic carpet hovers over the depressing reality of every day life in an industrial area.
Ari 20 A young girl is seen feeding the swans in a sheltered public park.
Ari 21 A pugilist flushed with life and strength is entering the ring.
Ari 22 A handsome grilled gateway opens to the garden of all desired things.
Ari 23 A woman clothed in the delicate tints of early summer is seen carrying a heavy and valuable yet veiled burden.
Ari 24 An open window of an old-fashioned room is seen, the net curtain is blowing inward into the shape of a cornucopia.
Ari 25 A double promise revealed by some suggestive event of both immediate or literal and sentimental significance.
Ari 26 A man is seen burning to incandescent heat with the wealth of that which he has to give.
Ari 27 A panorama of blending events out of the past shows the regaining of lost opportunity through the imagination.
Ari 28 A large audience is seen rejoicing in some disillusionment to which it has just been subjected.
Ari 29 A celestial choir has risen to sing.
Ari 30 A duck pond is revealed , on which a young brood of ducklings are disporting themselves.

TAURUS

Tau 01 A clear mountain stream flows steadily through a rocky defile.
Tau 02 A brilliant electrical display illuminates the heavens and the forests beneath.
Tau 03 A beautiful expanse shows natural steps leading upward to a lawn of clover in full bloom.
Tau 04 The rainbow's pot of gold is revealed in the midst of shower of sparkling and flashing colors.
Tau 05 A youthful widow, fresh and soul-cleansed from grief, kneels at a grave to receive the secret of eternal life.
Tau 06 A delicate cantilever bridge is in process of construction across a high narrow orge.
Tau 07 Out of the past comes the woman of Samaria to draw water from Jacob's well.
Tau 08 A sleigh with all the suggestive warmth of the winter season speeds over ground on which the snow is yet to fall.
Tau 09 A Christmas tree, bending with its weight of gifts, is illumined at the end of a vast darkened hall.
Tau 10 A pretty lass in Red Cross uniform is hurrying about the duties that a warm sympathy has dictated.
Tau 11 A woman, cool in sunbonnet and simple garments, is leisurely watering long rows of flowers in full bloom.
Tau 12 A quite youthful young couple is walking down a busy street, stopping to peer into every window with joyful glee.
Tau 13 A man very cheerful in his working clothes is handling a mountain of baggage the best he can.
Tau 14 Several children are splashing with delight in a receding tide, and at their feet are shellfish groping for shelter.
Tau 15 A man in evening clothes, muffled to breast the storm through which he walks, yet wears his top hat rakishly.
Tau 16 An old man is attempting with a degree of success unsuspected by him to reveal the Mysteries to a motley group.
Tau 17 An imaginative battle is underway between swords (the disciples of might) and torches (the disciples of enlightenment) 
Tau 18 A woman is holding a linen bag out of her window to give it fresh air and sunshine.
Tau 19 A newly formed continent is seen , fresh and green within its setting of interminable ocean.
Tau 20 Light scurrying wisps of clouds are streaming in rapid movement across the sky.
Tau 21 A moving finger points to the significant passages in a large open book.
Tau 22 A white homing pigeon flies straight a fearlessly over a broad body of troubled water.
Tau 23 A magnificent jewelry shop is revealed , containing every conceivable article of value of beauty.
Tau 24 A mounted Indian brave rides proudly with human scalps as trophies at his belt.
Tau 25 A magnificent public park spreads its charm before the eye in a vista that awes the loftiest spirit.
Tau 26 A Spanish gallant stands at the window grill of his love, serenading her with the softer melodies of night.
Tau 27 A hopelessly withered old Indian squaw , with a clear light persisting in beady eyes, is selling trinkets.
Tau 28 A woman in middle life stands in rapt sudden realization of forgotten charms, in unexpected recovery of romance.
Tau 29 Two garrulous cobblers are working side by side on their ancient bench.
Tau 30 A peacock parades its splendor on the quiet lawn of an old palace garden in dignified silence.

GEMINI

Gem 01 A glass-bottomed boat drifts silently and easily over a constantly shifting panorama of marine wonders. 
Gem 02 A nervous gentleman dressed in an elaborate Santa Clause costume is filling Christmas stockings furtively. 
Gem 03 An etching or rare beauty displays a charming court life at the garden of the Tuileries under Louis XIV. 
Gem 04 A series of rooms in a hospitable house, opening one into another, are decorated gaily with holly and mistletoe. 
Gem 05 A publication devoted to some vital moment for human welfare flaunts an attention-compelling cover. 
Gem 06 In flaring artificial light, amidst ghostly steam escaping through the rigging, grimy workmen are drilling for oil. 
Gem 07 An old fashioned well, still yielding the purest and coldest of waters, stands invitingly near a shade of trees. 
Gem 08 A great industrial plant is closed down and around it mills a crowd of agitators and striking workmen. 
Gem 09 A medieval archer stands with ease of one wholly sure of himself, bow in hand and quiver filled with arrows. 
Gem 10 An airplane dives toward the earth as though falling, but rights and recovers itself with smooth gracefulness. 
Gem 11 A new real-estate subdivision is revealed with wide paved streets, ornamental lights and a few- newly-built houses. 
Gem 12 A little black slave girl of ante-bellum days, with crinkly hair and saucy eyes, demands her rights of her mistress. 
Gem 13 The great artist, a world famous pianist, sits at his instrument on the stage of a huge auditorium. 
Gem 14 Two people at widely different points are in conversation with each other by means of telepathy. 
Gem 15 Two Dutch children in their immaculate native costumes are studying their lessons together. 
Gem 16 A woman agitator stands upon a platform, making an impassioned plea to a surrounding group in men. 
Gem 17 The head of a handsome youthful athlete slowly changes into a different type of beauty, the mature thinker. 
Gem 18 Standing apart from the passing stream of well-dressed shoppers, two Chinamen in San Francisco are talking Chinese. 
Gem 19 In the somber archives of a sedate museum a large archaic volume is somewhat conspicuously displayed. 
Gem 20 A self-service restaurant, the cafeteria such as originated in Los Angeles , displays its inviting steam tables. 
Gem 21 A throbbing mass of humanity have packed the confines of a city square; it is a labor demonstration. 
Gem 22 An old-fashioned harvest home festival is at its height with flashing dancing couples crowding the barn floor. 
Gem 23 Three fledglings , secure in their nest high in the tree, already reveal deep pride of their heritage. 
Gem 24 A group of carefree children, gaily dressed for their sport, are skating about smoothly on a backwoods pond. 
Gem 25 A gardener, with all of a mother's care for her child, is trimming a magnificent row of tropical palms. 
Gem 26 The winter frost has stolen through the woods and given to the trees and underbrush a witching cosmic lacery. 
Gem 27 A young gypsy youth comes springing out of the forest, regarding the spreading vista before him with deep interest. 
Gem 28 A man is leaving a courtroom with mixed feelings of relief & determination; he has just passed through bankruptcy. 
Gem 29 High in a tree that has given only the faintest evidence of returning spring, a mocking bird delivers its repertoire. 
Gem 30 A typically American conceit is seen; a parade of bathing beauties before the judges and crowd at a seaside resort. 

CANCER

Can 01 A man upon a ship stands impatiently with a flag in his hands, ready to run it up in place of the one now flown. 
Can 02 An alert and eager individual rests upon a magic carpet, observing a vast level vista over which he hovers motionless. 
Can 03 Through the cold darkening depths of a Northern canyon a man all bundled up in furs leads a shaggy reindeer. 
Can 04 In an imaginative tableau a hungry cat is seen arguing earnestly with the mouse who is to be her victim 
Can 05 A man in an automobile, maddened by the lust for speed, races with a fast rain and loses; he is killed. 
Can 06 It is in the flush of spring, and innumerable wild or game birds are seen feathering their nests. 
Can 07 In a fairy glade, in a quiet circle of moonlight, two of the little people are executing a fanciful dance. 
Can 08 An imaginary land of rabbits is revealed , with its citizens faultlessly dressed and on dignified parade. 
Can 09 A little miss, innocently devoid of any suggestion of clothing, leans over to catch a goldfish in a sparkling pond. 
Can 10 A large and beautiful diamond, in the hand of the lapidary, is now to be cut to its full perfection. 
Can 11 A clown is making merry, gently caricaturing all manners of human traits with his grimaces and pantomime. 
Can 12 A slant-eyed Chinese woman is nursing a baby, and about the child is the glorious nimbus of divine incarnation. 
Can 13 A hand, which is held out receptively, is remarkable for the suggestion of character in its prominent thumb. 
Can 14 A very old man, feebleness adds strangely to his dignity, stands alone, facing the darkness in the northeast. 
Can 15 A group of merry sluggish individuals are resting; they have over eaten most indiscreetly and enjoyed it. 
Can 16 A futuristic editorial office provides unconscious symbolism; table , manuscript, martial visitor, all are square. 
Can 17 A huge precious stone is so cut that its principal facet mirrors the whole scene before it in sparkling miniature. 
Can 18 On all sides is the bustle of the barnyard, and its old-fashioned and natural life a hen clucks among her chicks. 
Can 19 A fragile miss , representative of proud old blood, is wed by a pompous priest to an eager youth of the new order. 
Can 20 During celebration of some fete the canals of Venice are crowded; in a gondola are serenaders merry-making. 
Can 21 The magnificent opera house with its glittering audience rests in silence; the prima donna is singing. 
Can 22 A young woman, neatly attired in outing clothes, eyes softened by dreaming, awaits a sailboat headed toward her. 
Can 23 A serious little study group, a literary club, has met for social and intellectual fellowship in some member's home. 
Can 24 Three castaways, a woman and two men, stand on a bit of glorious sunlit land facing the broad southern ocean. 
Can 25 A leader of men erect and fearless suddenly finds thrown across his right shoulder an invisible mantle of power. 
Can 26 The magnificent , luxurious library of some wealthy home is revealed; among the cushions several guests are reading. 
Can 27 In a normally peaceful canyon, with wealthy secluded ranches, a furious storm seems to multiply its terrors. 
Can 28 An American Indian girl, college trained but returned to her people, seek to win their friendship for her lover. 
Can 29 A Grecian pastoral allegory is seen; a peasant lass is mother of twins and these a Muse now weighs in golden scales. 
Can 30 A Daughter of the American Revolution walks proudly to the rostrum; it is the meeting of some women's society. 

LEO

Leo 01 A fat and normally good-natured little man of affairs is bursting with determination to have his own way. 
Leo 02 Several children are having holiday together; an epidemic of mumps has given them new, not unpleasant fellowship. 
Leo 03 A woman of middle years is bobbing her hair for the first time; a look of rebellion melts to surprised anticipation. 
Leo 04 An elderly man in evening clothes, of poised and military bearing, stands alone before a lovely mounted moose head. 
Leo 05 Overhanging a vast canyon, but giving evidences of thousands of years of survival, are suggestive masses of granite. 
Leo 06 A sweet old-fashioned belle and a pert and attractive little modern flapper, stand in mutual envy of each other. 
Leo 07 The night heavens are seen in their wonder, as on the desert when the moon is dark; the constellations are at play. 
Leo 08 A man of mean and low appearance, but with the burning fire of a great cause in his eyes, is stirring up discontent. 
Leo 09 In a scene of weird display and brilliant colors, glass-blowers produce one-by-one the marvels of their craft. 
Leo 10 Everywhere there is a sparkle and nature is revealed in pastel colors; the early morning dew salutes the sunlight. 
Leo 11 Beneath a huge oak, which holds back the rising heat of noon, some children potter at their games in a great swing. 
Leo 12 Japanese lanterns, music from a string ensemble & an animated interweaving of colorful figures mark a garden party. 
Leo 13 A bit of green grass before a neatly flowered cottage by the sea supports a chair in which an old sea captain rocks. 
Leo 14 In the form of a cherub, whispering soft coaxing in words into every receptive ear, a human soul seeks expression. 
Leo 15 The great American carnival, Mardi Gras at New Orleans, is seen with a wealth of floats, decorations and merriment. 
Leo 16 The sunshine floods the sleepy village street , a storm has left everything drenched, and wondrously refreshed. 
Leo 17 A volunteer church choir is seen during rehearsal , far more interested in social than musical elements of the occasion. 
Leo 18 An instructor in chemistry is conducting an experiment before his class, in the midst of a maze of apparatus. 
Leo 19 A clubhouse built on a floating barge is gaily decorated, and crowded with revelers; the water reflects its lights. 
Leo 20 A group of prehistoric American Indians are seen in the course of an elaborate and impressive invocation to the sun. 
Leo 21 A few chickens who have gotten at some fermented seed, and are happily intoxicated 
Leo 22 A carrier pigeon comes swiftly through the early light of morning, and flutters to the feet of a group of fanciers. 
Leo 23 The scene is a circus-crowded with spectators, and in a moment of hush a bareback rider performs extraordinarily. 
Leo 24 A strange figure is revealed, outwardly unprepossessing, untidy, unkempt, he is a yogi of transcendent powers. 
Leo 25 A solitary camel crosses the desert with his rider; he is indifferent to the hazards of storm and lack of supplies. 
Leo 26 A perfect rainbow forms slowly in the summer rain as the sun begins to break through the rather thin cloudbanks. 
Leo 27 Over at the eastern edge of the night the streaks of dawn appear; gradually the mounting light wipes out the stars. 
Leo 28 Innumerable little birds have settled down upon one large tree; they chirp happily to each other in endless rows. 
Leo 29 A mermaiden has climbed to the rocky shore of a bleak coast; she awaits the prince who will bring her immortality. 
Leo 30 Into a letter is poured vital and confidential information; it is folded carefully, but the envelope is not sealed.

VIRGO

VIRGO

Vir 01 A man's head is revealed ; it is a portrait in which the artist has sought to idealize the best of human character. 
Vir 02 A simple but impressively large white cross has been set up in splendid isolation on top of a commanding eminence. 
Vir 03 A glorious vision unfolds over a little struggling family in the wilderness; two mighty angels bringing protection. 
Vir 04 A little chocolate pickaninny is playing with white children; neither he nor they are aware of the racial difference. 
Vir 05 A man lies dreaming in the shade of an Irish countryside; his dreams bring to him the playful little people. 
Vir 06 Children's voices , and smiles of elders; it is a merry-go-round with blatant music and unrestrained joyousness. 
Vir 07 The women's quarters of an Oriental palace are revealed; here are the bright and unafraid eyes of cloistered souls. 
Vir 08 A poor little rich girl , not above five years of age, is given with much attendance a first dancing lesson. 
Vir 09 An earnest but bizarre looking individual is painting on a canvas; his art is futuristic and unintelligible. 
Vir 10 As if in a moment of vision a man is seen possessed of two heads; both of these look out and beyond the shadows. 
Vir 11 A beautiful boy is revealed; he is all boy in every way , but in him lives the idealization of a wise mother. 
Vir 12 A bride rises laughingly , youthfully radiant in her white, wishing to scold the groom who has snatched way her veil. 
Vir 13 A statesman stands before the mob; his strong hand can be seen in a transforming of hysteria into new enthusiasm. 
Vir 14 A large sheet of parchment is covered with finely lettered names and mysterious lines; it is a splendid family tree. 
Vir 15 A handkerchief of the finest linen and oldest lace lies folded near milady's mirror by a bottle of rare perfume. 
Vir 16 The delighted children are crowded about a cage in the zoo; an orang-utang is sitting is a spot in the afternoon sun. 
Vir 17 A vast display of cosmic forces is seen in the eruption of a volcano with dust clouds, flowing lava, earth rumblings. 
Vir 18 Two giggling young girls are sitting facing each other, knees tightly touching, working a ouija board on their laps. 
Vir 19 There is a colorful gallery on the warm summer day; in the clear blue water a swimming race nears its decision. 
Vir 20 A group of old-fashioned automobiles comprise a caravan of settlers on the move; a fresh enthusiasm marks the party. 
Vir 21 A large cheerful but bare room holds two teams of fresh young girls engaged in a laughing game of basketball. 
Vir 22 Upon rich velvet in a case, at an exhibition, is an exquisitely wrought miniature; a jewel-set royal coat-of-arms. 
Vir 23 A man clad in gay colors of the circus rushes into the barred arena where unwilling animals await his bidding. 
Vir 24 A large book for children is open at a colored page; here Mary with her yellow curls leads an immaculate white lamb. 
Vir 25 A large glorious public building is seen set in a spacious part; before it a flag moves with the breezes at half-mast. 
Vir 26 A highly ritualistic service is in process; officiating priests are automatons, a boy with a censer is rapt-eyed. 
Vir 27 I n the luxurious quarters of a home furnished in delicate period style elderly ladies are enjoying afternoon tea. 
Vir 28 A bald-headed man in uniform completely dominates an assembly of men, diplomats, scientists, and industrialists. 
Vir 29 A scholar has just succeeded in deciphering an archaic manuscript; it holds for him an idea for which he has long sought. 
Vir 30 A suburbanite grins; an emergency call to the house of a neighbor frees him from some item of household drudgery. 

 

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