Symbolism

Symbolism has been divided into two kinds, symbolism of colour and symbolism of form. Of colours, black typifies grief and death; blue, hope, love of divine works, divine contemplation, piety, sincerity; pale blue, power, Christian prudence, love of good works, serene conscience; gold, glory and power; green, faith, immortality, resurrection, gladness; pale green, baptism; grey, tribulation; purple, justice, royalty; red, martyrdom for faith, charity, divine love; rose-colour, martyrdom; saffron, confessors; scarlet, fervour and glory; silver, chastity and purity; violet, penitence; white, purity, temperance, innocence, chastity, and faith in God. Instances of form: Anchor typifies hope; palm, victory; sword, death or martyrdom; the lamb, Christ; unicorn, purity. Of stones, moreover, the amethyst typifies humility; diamond, invulnerable faith; sardonyx, sincerity; sapphire, hope, &c.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Sylvester, St. * Syme, James
Sycorax
Sydenham
Sydenham, Floyer
Sydenham, Thomas
Sydney
Sydney, Algernon
Syllogism
Sylphs
Sylvester, St.
Sylvester, St.
Symbolism
Syme, James
Symonds, John Addington
Symphlagades
Symphony
Synagogue
Synagogue, the Great
Syncretism
Syndicate
Synergism
Synesius, Bishop Ptolemais