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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]
References in classic literature ?
These being arrived, with the prudent Eurylochus at their head, they all made themselves comfortable in Circe's enchanted palace, until quite rested and refreshed from the toils and hardships of their voyage.
If you would serve your brother, because it is fit for you to serve him, do not take back your words when you find that prudent people do not commend you.
Levin thought of the text, not because he considered himself "wise and prudent.
You were most prudent, and have laid me under a great obligation.
NYSE: FII), one of the nation's largest investment managers, today announced that it has moved the management team of Federated Prudent Bear Fund under the alternatives/managed-risk product umbrella, which is overseen by Michael T.
I WAS delighted to launch the Making Prudent healthcareHappen interactive website at the Welsh public health conference, which will help to ensure we remain at the forefront of this emerging global movement.
Global Banking News-January 2, 2014--Chinese central bank to maintain prudent policy
More general than directed walks are prudent walks [6, 4].
At the crown court in Leamington, prosecutor Neil Bannister said Prudent went out in his mother's Honda Civic, which he mistakenly believed he was insured to drive after passing his test a month earlier.
However, the prudent diet was linked to a generally lower risk of estrogen receptor--negative breast cancer--an aggressive type of tumor that accounts for about one-third of breast cancers.
The subway extension is a prudent investment that will help fuel the region's economic engine for decades to come.