[Additional note for the page: THE SYMBOLISM OF THE TAROT by P D. OUSPENSKY]
The later text New Model of the Universe [NMU, translated from the Russian under the supervision of the author, first edition, 1931]
carries the same basic text as the 1913 Pogossky translation for the individual cards, but with some variations.
E.g. In Pogossky's 1913 version, Card I is The Juggler, not The Magician, with the first line of text being:
"(1913) I Saw the Man.
"His figure reached from earth to heaven and was clad in a purple mantle. He stood deep in foliage and flowers
and his head, on which was the head-band of an initiate, seemed to disappear mysteriously in infinity."
- instead of [NMU]:
"I saw a strange looking man.
"His figure clad in a multi-coloured jester's dress stood between earth and sky. His feet were hidden in grass and flowers;
and his head, in a large hat with strangely turned-up brim, resembling the sign of eternty, disappeared in the clouds."
The major variation in the 1913 text from the later version/s by Ouspensky are in the first section "What is the Tarot?".
This is Chapter V in his New Model of the Universe (approx 7800 words) comprising more than 18 pages of close-printed text
and two diagrams. In the 1913 version, the introduction What Is The Tarot, runs to 16 pages with one diagram (approx 3700 words).
For example: - first two sentences:
"No study of occult philosophy is possible without an acquaintance with symbolism, for if the words occultism and
symbolism are correctly used, they mean almost one and the same thing.
"Symbolism cannot be learned as one learns to build bridges or speak a foreign language, and for the interpretation of
symbols a special cast of mind is necessary; in addition to knowledge, special faculties, the power of creative thought
and a developed imagination are required."
[NMU] - first two sentences:
"In occult or symbolic literature, that is to say, in the literature based on the recognitionof the existence of hidden knowledge,
there is one phenomenon of great interest.
"This is the Tarot."
Interested readers are recommended to carry out their own - rewarding - investigation....