Flashcards in Trimplicity And Mode Deck (15)
The four elements
These manifest as four specific temperments
Fire trimplicity (signs)
Aries, Sagittarius, Leo
Fire Trimplicity (meaning)
Choleric or hot temperament, exhibiting a rash, feverish, easily excited, or impulsive nature, with inflammatory and bilious affections, and sudden illness, which is generally accuse but usually of short duration.
Fire signs represent the vital spirit, the bodily heat with its elements of combustion, all of which incline to activity: political, military, and speculative interests
To this trimplicity of fire and spirit belong to the little nature spirits called salamanders
Earth Trimplicity (signs)
Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
Earth Trimplicity (meaning)
Phlegmatic or nervous temperament, more especially noticed through Virgo and Capricorn, exhibiting alert, restless, worried, agitated neurasthenic characteristics, with dispositions to rheumatism and chronic disorders.
Earth signs represent the physical or temporal states, all of which produce artistic, imaginative, studious, and organizing tendencies
Gnomes have a special affinity for earth signs
Air Trimplicity (signs)
Gemini, libra, Aquarius
Air Trimplicity (meaning )
Sanguine temperament, exhibiting active circulation, plump body, good complexion, genial nature, cheerful anticipation, good fellowship, and general dexterity.
Air signs represent the relative or connective conditions both within and without the body. Expresses as active, scientific, and industrial. Tendency toward illnesses arising from exhaustion or over exerting.
Slyphs favor air signs
Water Trimplicity (signs)
Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces
Water Trimplicity (meanings)
Melancholic or lymphatic temperament, exhibiting as languid, anemic, pallid, weak-pulsed, lack of red corpuscles in the blood, and deficient vascular action.
Water signs represent the mutational and propagative conditions: emotional, plastic, and contemplative
Sprites of the water find the best expression through water signs
Cardinal or Moveable signs
Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn
Cardinal Signs meaning
Aries - East
Cancer - north
Called cardinal signs because they are the first signs of the season.
Versatile, adaptable, and readily capable of adjusting themselves to changing conditions
Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius
Fixed Signs meaning
Likened to the middle of the season. Firmly centered in these seasons
Set in their ways, more continuity and be difficult to move, change, or sway. Do not readily change their minds, not quick to adapt or adjust themselves
Mutable (or Common or Flexed) Signs
Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces