Prudence

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Prudence

five wise virgins
brought lamp oil in case groom arrived late. [N.T.: Matthew 25:1–13]
jacinth
endows owner with discretion. [Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 82]
Metis
goddess of caution and discretion. [Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 242]
mountain ash
symbol of prudence. [Tree Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]