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SABIAN SYMBOLS OF THE ZODIAC
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Lib 01 A symbolical painting is seen; a beautiful butterfly meeting sacrificial death through an impaling dart of wisdom.
Lib 02 A new symphony is played by the orchestra; the music dramatizes racial progress from aspiration to realization.
Lib 03 A new day dawns when the light permits the recognition of detail it can be seen that all things are changed.
Lib 04 A group of students of higher truth in summer conference are seated about a camp fire in unconscious meditation.
Lib 05 A teacher of the occult betrays his possession of the real knowledge by the inspiration of his gathered students.
Lib 06 A pilgrim sits on a rustic bench and one-by-one his ideals in a sort of trance vision take form before him.
Lib 07 An eccentric old witch is feeding her chickens and seeking to allay their fear of a hawk whom she has just tamed.
Lib 08 In the depths of the woods is an abandoned farm; in the deserted house a fireplace blazes merrily and mysteriously.
Lib 09 Three Old Masters hang together in an art gallery; they have a room to themselves and seem to hold converse.
Lib 10 Placid waters are revealed at the bottom of a narrow rapids; a canoe is rapidly and surely approaching.
Lib 11 A kindly old professor, from (behind) his battered desk looks out over his eyeglasses at a class eagerly awaiting his words.
Lib 12 A worker's shift is finished and the miners emerge from their grimy hole into the daylight and life above ground.
Lib 13 A children's birthday party is in progress; on a side porch a group of youngsters are blowing soap bubbles.
Lib 14 The courtyard of a Spanish hacienda in a tropical country is revealed; in its shade the master takes a noon siesta.
Lib 15 An odd looking collection of machinery parts lie together; all are new and ready to use, all are circular.
Lib 16 The storms of the winter have washed away the boat-landing; some happy souls at the beach resort are building one.
Lib 17 A retired sea-captain, still resplendent in his uniform, frequents the docks from which the world's commerce departs.
Lib 18 Two men are placed under arrest and taken away to give an accounting for their acts before a tribunal of society.
Lib 19 A gang of robbers are seen in hiding, ready and anxious to attack the heavily armed caravan just coming into sight.
Lib 20 In a tiny room ridiculously cluttered with manuscripts and books sits a Jewish rabbi at ease with self and world.
Lib 21 It is a hot Sunday afternoon in summer and upon the beach is a milling crowd enjoying precious ocean freshness.
Lib 22 A little child is laughing as the water is turned into an artistic little fountain and as the birds hurry to drink.
Lib 23 A chanticleer mounts the corner post of the fence; never will the day again be greeted with the enthusiasm now born.
Lib 24 A marvelously colored and figured butterfly is spread before the eyes; on its left is an extra and third wing.
Lib 25 A little boy, rebellious against school, watches a fluttering autumn leaf that seems to spell out his lesson for him .
Lib 26 In an allegorical representation an eagle and a large white dove are revealed constantly changing into each other.
Lib 27 Like a great soaring bird - a single brilliant spot in the bright sky- an airplane overhead sails about calmly.
Lib 28 A man stands alone in surrounding gloom; were his eyes open to spirit things he would see helping angels arriving.
Lib 29 It's a seer's dream; vast masses of humanity push forward in frantic effort to cross the black chasm of knowledge.
Lib 30 The phrenologist is reading bumps for his clients; he explains three mounds of knowledge on a philosophers head.
Sco 01 A sight-seeing bus is threading its way through crowded city traffic; its occupants eagerly view the sights.
Sco 02 What has been a handsome and valuable bottle lies broken and forgotten; a track of living perfume leads from it.
Sco 03 At a clearing of pioneer days in the forest all the neighbors have gathered to assist in a happy house-raising.
Sco 04 In an old-fashioned candle lighting service a youth gains for the first time a sense of the great other world.
Sco 05 A massive rocky shore presents its unchanging face of the centuries to the furies and coaxing calms of the sea.
Sco 06 Sutter's river empire of early California is seen; then all is swept away in the spectacular gold rush of 1849.
Sco 07 A queer craft equipped with special machinery is the base of operations for courageous divers of the deep sea.
Sco 08 A beautiful gem of a lake set high in the mountains is revealed in the silvery bathing light of a full moon.
Sco 09 A dentist hard at work; man made porcelain replaces nature's enamel which consciousness has been unable to hold.
Sco 10 A fellowship supper is served to a group of men brought together in reunion to live again in forgotten moments.
Sco 11 There is great excitement on the narrow and treacherous beach; finally a drowning man is saved and brought ashore.
Sco 12 A brilliant assembly of dignitaries is seen on a highly polished dance floor; it is an important embassy ball.
Sco 13 In a rattle trap old wooden barn an earnest man works in a maze of apparatus; invention at the point of success.
Sco 14 Through a seemingly inaccessible mountainous country the telephone linemen carry their thin lines of communication.
Sco 15 In unconscious occult symbolism a group of laughing , joyous children are playing on five mounds of sand.
Sco 16 A girl's face is revealed of fine , delicate, aristocratic features; suddenly these break into a glorious smile.
Sco 17 A woman is great with child; the remarkable thing is that she was impregnated by her own spirit or aspiration.
Sco 18 A winding quiet road, carpeted by the falling leaves, leads through an old fashioned woods rich in autumn color.
Sco 19 A wise old parrot has been listening attentively to the conversation and preening himself; now he begins to talk.
Sco 20 An immensely tall entranceway is closed by heavy and dark velvet portieres; a woman in white draws these aside.
Sco 21 A soldier runs the risk of court-martial in remaining absent without leave, but a lovely miss clings to him.
Sco 22 A group of hunters protected by heavy clothing are making their way out into the marsh to shoot wild ducks.
Sco 23 A little white rabbit rests contentedly in his cage; before the eyes he metamorphoses into an elf in a fairy glade.
Sco 24 A steady stream of people down a mountain side gives testimony to the power of the man who has there addressed them.
Sco 25 An x-ray machine is in operation; by means of it a bit of fine diagnosis is made possible, and a life is preserved.
Sco 26 A group of American Indians are making camp; as if by magic the teepees are erected and home comfort established.
Sco 27 Scintillating with the flash of the instruments and the colors of banners and uniforms, a military band is marching.
Sco 28 A pageant of fairyland is made visible to mortal eyes; the king of the little people is welcomed to his domain.
Sco 29 Flanked by the splendor of an Incan monarch's court a mother of captured princelets pleads archly for their lives.
Sco 30 The town jester is in his element; it is Halloween and there is now justification for any and all of his pranks.
Sag 01 A group of elderly men in uniforms, eyes bright with reminiscence, are gathered at a Grand Army of the Republic campfire.
Sag 02 A quick wind is making sport with the sea; through sharp mist as far as sight reaches are scurrying whitecaps.
Sag 03 Two men, lounging in the comfort of an old drawing room and with strong pipes, are playing a games of chess.
Sag 04 A little child is learning to walk; near(by) are happy parents wise enough to refuse unnecessary assistance.
Sag 05 An owl is gravely perched high and deep in the shade of an old landmark of a tree, solitary on a point of land.
Sag 06 There is a great display of color coming and going in a large concourse of people; it is a cricket game.
Sag 07 A little fellow sly and smiling knocks at the door of the human heart; it is none other than cupid himself.
Sag 08 In the caldron of the universe the rocks and world stuff are in the process of formation; the metals glint within.
Sag 09 A mother is leading her children up a broad flight of steps. they enjoy the task of lifting little feet.
Sag 10 In a pageant of progress a glorious little maid with golden hair enacts the part of the goddess of opportunity.
Sag 11 An ugly old human figure is the carved representation of a god; near the left side is an ever-burning lamp.
Sag 12 In a curious allegorical transformation a flag becomes an eagle , and the eagle becomes chanticleer triumphant.
Sag 13 A wistful young woman, dressed in black, is surprised into a warm companionship to which she has felt alien.
Sag 14 A vast panorama of sand and time is unfolding ; the pyramids and sphinx in their glory rise before the eye.
Sag 15 The time is at hand to determine whether winter shall end; the ground hog comes forth looking for its shadow.
Sag 16 A peaceful scene is unfolded to view; a calm ocean, a single motionless ship, a few lazy soaring seagulls.
Sag 17 An Easter sunrise service is abut to begin at the suggestion of dawn; darkness surrenders to the worshipers.
Sag 18 Little children are playing on the sultry beach; but each is protected from the glare by a tiny sunbonnet.
Sag 19 The pelicans have been distressed by the intrusion of man; they are moving their habitat to places unknown.
Sag 20 The pond has been deeply frozen for weeks; now the men and machinery are at work cutting out the summer's ice.
Sag 21 A child and a dog are having all the fun in the world, gravely attending to things in borrowed eyeglasses.
Sag 22 A perfect bit of the old world is found in the new; a Chinese laundry has its shutters up and is now itself.
Sag 23 Bathed in the slantwise western sun , with the statue of liberty beyond, Ellis Island welcomes the immigrants.
Sag 24 The bluebird, as a sign of good luck, and happiness, alights at the door of a little cottage on the highway.
Sag 25 A chubby little rich boy rides on a hobby horse of bright colors and wishes for hazards he may never know.
Sag 26 The scene is an old-fashioned battle; in the hot hand-to-hand fighting a flag bearer distinguishes himself.
Sag 27 A sculptor is at work in his studio, and under his skilled hands a lovely form slowly and surely takes shape.
Sag 28 A splendidly built bridge, a heritage of unknown ages, still spans the beautiful and wildly primitive stream.
Sag 29 A perspiring fat-boy is mowing the grass; he has discovered the handicap of flesh and is determined to lose it.
Sag 30 A picture of regal and sacerdotal pomp and glory reveals itself; the Pope is holding audience in his palace.
Cap 01 An Indian chief is standing before the assembled pow-wow of tribes and demands recognition, coldly and regally.
Cap 02 Three stained glass windows in an old cathedral are seen, and the center one has been damaged by bombardment.
Cap 03 The human soul is visualized as hovering spirit eager and receptive to the lessons to be learned from life.
Cap 04 A group of merry-makers are embarking in a large canoe on the magic little lantern-lit lake at the resort.
Cap 05 An American Indian encampment rests by the side of a canoe-filled stream and on the shore a war dance commences.
Cap 06 A dark archway in the forest leads to greater depths and darkness beyond, in its shade lie an even ten logs.
Cap 07 A highly sophisticated magic ritual is displayed with the central figure as a heavily veiled prophet of power.
Cap 08 A huge living room in an old fashioned frame mansion is flooded with sunlight and the canaries are singing happily.
Cap 09 There is a vast stretch of heavenly realm and across it an angel carrying a harp comes leisurely but surely.
Cap 10 On the deck of an old fashioned sailing ship seamen are taming an albatross that feeds from their hand,
Cap 11 In a quiet and landscaped portion of a vast private estate a group of pheasants display their brilliant colors.
Cap 12 A student is lecturing and conjuring up dancing pictures of distant wonders before each listener.
Cap 13 Back against the mountains towards the East that fringe the roof of the world a fire worshipper is meditating.
Cap 14 A vast pile of Mayan ruins in tropical America discloses a perfectly preserved bas-relief carved in the granite.
Cap 15 It is the children's ward in the hospital with an abundance of toys, books, and gifts for the youngsters.
Cap 16 The high school grounds are alive with fresh vitality as the boys appear in their gymnasium suits.
Cap 17 A mature but long repressed young woman is bathing surreptitiously in the nude and finding released in spirit.
Cap 18 From the proud new warship of Britannia in token of her maritime power flies the Union Jack in calm dignity.
Cap 19 A little miss of about five has gone to market with a huge shopping bag and is quite as adult as anybody.
Cap 20 There is no service in the church but rising full and clear come the voices of a hidden choir in rehearsal.
Cap 21 Excitement thrills the grandstands during the relay race as each runner springs to place with eagerness.
Cap 22 The defeated general yields up his sword but in failure he wins for his cause a dignity that is real success.
Cap 23 The army is erect in a long faultless line as resplendent officers confer upon a private two awards for bravery.
Cap 24 The convent lies between gnarled old trees as a very picture of peace and a woman approaches this sure haven.
Cap 25 The little boys are welcomes to the store of the genial oriental rug dealer for rare fun in piled softness.
Cap 26 In a little glade never t rod by the foot of man and in the mist of a waterfall dances a care-free water sprite.
Cap 27 A party of anchorites are making a mountain pilgrimage and in view lie both the busy world and the quiet way ahead.
Cap 28 A large aviary built as a wing to a rural mansion reveals a host of singing and contended feathered citizens.
Cap 29 Afternoon tea is served in a gypsy parlor patronized by socialites and here a young lady reads tea leaves.
Cap 30 In the mahogany-paneled and magnificently furnished directors room a secret business conference has begun.
Aqu 01 An old adobe mission rests in the shelter of the California hills and seems as ancient as the mountains behind it.
Aqu 02 An unexpected thunderstorm breaks over the parched lands of the river empire and its terror is welcome relief.
Aqu 03 A deserter from the navy stands suddenly aware of the dawning truth that freedom is never the result of compromise.
Aqu 04 A Hindu pundit emerging from the sleepy and idle warmth of his hut suddenly glows with a mystic healing power.
Aqu 05 In the land of shades a grave council of the ancestors of a man of world importance has been called to guide him.
Aqu 06 The stage is dimly lit for an allegorical drama and a solitary performer carries the thread of mystery.
Aqu 07 In a fantasy presented by the children of an exclusive school a huge egg cracks to reveal a cherubic miss.
Aqu 08 The fall-fashion display has opened in the fine stores and in their windows are beautifully gowned wax figures.
Aqu 09 A student sits in quiet meditation and before his eyes a flag seems to form and then changes slowly into an eagle.
Aqu 10 A man of stature has been catapulted into ephemeral popularity and unspoiled he plans further achievements.
Aqu 11 An artist has withdrawn from friends and all accustomed haunts to be alone with a new inspiration just forming.
Aqu 12 A magnificent painting presents life as a broad stairway with the landings (as) various grades of life.
Aqu 13 Under the shade of the porch of an old-fashioned hotel in a happy little village hangs a sedate barometer.
Aqu 14 A long and heavy train climbs the steep mountain grade and at last a tunnel offers a shortcut to the other side.
Aqu 15 Two little love birds are sitting on a fence singing to each other and advertising their happiness to the world.
Aqu 16 The active executive of a large corporation sits at his desk immersed in the details of some business project.
Aqu 17 The master is sleeping in the little hut near his newly discovered gold mine with his faithful dog on guard.
Aqu 18 The masquerade has been long in progress and laughing young ladies at last have forced the final male to unmask.
Aqu 19 On every hand are the still smoking embers but the forest fire is out and the weary fighters are most jubilant.
Aqu 20 A large white dove circles about and about overhead and then descends and proves to be a carrier with a message.
Aqu 21 Leaving the room is a well-groomed and striking and conspicuously solitary woman long disappointed and disillusioned.
Aqu 22 A new deep and velvet-like carpet has been placed in an airy nursery and the happy children revel upon it.
Aqu 23 A big trained bear sitting on a chair especially built for him is waving all four paws in grotesque fashion.
Aqu 24 A man obviously of the world has turned his back on passion and is giving people a deep and undying wisdom.
Aqu 25 A butterfly struggles to emerge from the chrysalis and it seems that the right wing is more perfectly formed.
Aqu 26 The battery man at the automobile service station (is) about to inspect a customer's car and has his hydrometer in hand.
Aqu 27 In the quiet of the afternoon in the cool of an art connoisseur's library is an old pottery bowl with fresh violets.
Aqu 28 The pioneer cottage is prepared for winter's rigors with a tree felled and sawed for fuel and all else in order.
Aqu 29 The beautifully winged insect has just come forth into glorious adult being on completion of its metamorphosis.
Aqu 30 A mystic and traditional Babylon has sprung into delicate white bloom.
Pis 01 The public market is thronged with people and all are good-natured and hurried on a late Saturday afternoon.
Pis 02 Almost as if possessed with man's intelligence a tiny squirrel remains watchful on a limb hidden from the hunter's .
Pis 03 A dull expanse of rocky formations turns out to be a petrified forest or an eternal record of life lived long ago.
Pis 04 The narrow isthmus between two summer resorts both sparkling with life carries crowded holiday traffic safely.
Pis 05 Through the spacious grounds of the church are strung Japanese lanterns for a bazaar of merry hearts and faces.
Pis 06 All the traditional dignity of West Point is seen in the parade of officers-in-the-making under the setting sun.
Pis 07 Over the strewn and irregular masses of stone at the shore is low-lying fog, but on one rock a cross rests.
Pis 08 A trim and splendid young miss at the camp of a semi-military organization blows her bugle triumphantly.
Pis 09 A tiny jockey from his magnificent horse looks about eagerly and as the race starts he becomes a god of speed.
Pis 10 As a tiny fleck of dust in the sky an aviator sails across the horizon in absolute mastery of these higher realms.
Pis 11 A group of serious-eyed, earnest -faced men are seeking illumination and are conducted into a massive sanctuary.
Pis 12 A convocation of the Lodge of Initiates has brought the earth's glorious souls in spirit to examine candidates.
Pis 13 In a still corner of the museum are weapons of long ago and in a glass case, by itself, is a single venerable sword.
Pis 14 A young lady from top of coiffure to tip of toes is regal and she displays soft beauty of face above fox furs.
Pis 15 An officer in unkempt campaign uniform is preparing to drill men dressed in military tops quite worn for wear.
Pis 16 In the sacred quiet and afternoon half-lights of the museum a young art student drinks in pure inspiration.
Pis 17 In the boulevard sunshine the promenade of wealth's Easter is seen and in poorer quarter's is equally brave show.
Pis 18 The celebrated revivalist has erected his huge tent, now warmed by music, lights and the smell of sawdust.
Pis 19 The young man and old one have walked weary miles but as master and pupil they neither are fatigued.
Pis 20 The window of a farmhouse yields its view of soft purple fields and the table is set for a quiet supper.
Pis 21 A child who is strange to rural life has taken violent fancy to a little white lamb and a Chinese servant smiles.
Pis 22 Down the man-made mountain of industry in allegorical representation some the prophet with tablets of a new law.
Pis 23 A huge hulk of a woman medium gone into trance and around her are entities continually forming and dissolving.
Pis 24 The tiny island seems lost in the broad ocean but its happy inhabitants have created a great world all their own.
Pis 25 Ecclesiastical reform of drastic nature is in progress and a purged and purified priestcraft opens a new ministry.
Pis 26 A new moon just visible at sundown to the lovers is romantic only, but to the philosopher it speaks of eternity.
Pis 27 The harvest moon rises superbly in the east and the light of day is shamed by the colors of an autumnal evening.
Pis 28 Night has seemed light as day and in the odd shadows of diffused whiteness the fertile fields appear quite alive.
Pis 29 The scientist adjusts the tiny prism carefully and by means of the divided rays of light makes his clever analysis.
Pis 30 Nathaniel Hawthorne's conception of the Great Stone Face has been brought to fruition in a huge mountain carving.