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Originally Posted by Teheuti
Now put the cards in the following order
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
The middle row begins, ends and has as middle card the three virtues -
Strength - Justice - Temperance - holding, as it were, the vissisitudes of fate: time, fortune, punishment, death.

The second rank of seven defined by the three virtues is also discussed in some other threads, for example post 29 in this thread:

Although dealing with the traditional Marseille order Justice-Fortitude-Temperance rather than Waites order. I am tempted to call this middle ranking of seven cards the 'mirror of happiness', in that it has some comparison with allegories of happiness.

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