This section is from the book "The Practice Of Palmistry For Professional Purposes", by C. de Saint-Germain. Also available from Amazon: The Practice of Palmistry for Professional Purposes.
A Line starting from a dot on the Mount of Venus and cutting a small upward branch of the Line; on the Mount of Jupiter, a clear well formed cross - A love marriage sure to end in separation
Unfortunate Marriage; Illicit Attachment; Death of the Object of This Love; Two Law Sulfa. - An enormous Mount of Jupiter with a very hollow palm. A line of influence starting from the Mount of Venus and ending in a star on the lower Mount of Mercury confining to the upper Mount of Mars. An island on the Line of Fate cut at the top by an influence line starting from a Star on the Mount Venus at 28 A deep dot on the marriage two lines of influence starting from the the of Life and each cutting a small upward branch at 30 and 40 respectively. A beautiful Line of Fate after the island is cut by a number of bars on the Mount of Saturn. The Line of the Sun remarkably fine.
"A lady of very high station married at eighteen to a worthless spendthrift. He was a Martian and an officer. (See first Line of Influence for the type.) She loved another man, who died. She was legally separated from her husband and later had to fight a long law suit to save a portion of a large inheritance."
A Line from a star on the Mount of Venus just cutting the Line of Life -
The death of a relative or close friend at the date indicated on the Line of Life.
A hand with good lines, all there, but with a deep black dot on a Line of Union, and with a Line of Influence starting from a star on the Mount of Venus and cutting the Line of Life at 30.
"Desbarrolles met one day on the boulevard in Paris a friend he had not met for some time. The latter confided to him that he had married a woman who rendered his life unbearable and that he had decided to break the tie. As there was no divorce allowed in France at that time and as, on the other hand, he was very Fond of his little girl - the only Issue of this marriage - he had almost decided to gather all the money he could and to leave the country with his child. Desbar-rollcs asked permission to look into his hands, and saw in both the above signs of widowerhood to occur within two years. He begged his Friend to postpone all action for awhile so as to avoid the unpleasant scandal connected with it. He obeyed the suggestion, and two years later he was a widower,"
A Line starting from a star on the Mount of Venus and ending in a fork on the Mount of Saturn - Unfortunate marriage, the subject's spouse either dies or becomes insane.
From a star on the Mount of Venus started a Line of Influence cutting the Line of Life at 25 and ending in a fork on the Mount of Saturn. Another line across from the Line of Life to the Mount of Jupiter, forming a big cross with a line from the side of the hand to the Mount of Saturn.
"A young lady had married an old man. who had died insane through the morbid excess of his love for his bridle. Ambition alone had induced her to marry him."
A Line from a star on the Mount of
Venus to the Mount of the Sun - Quar-rel following as a consequence, the death of a relative or close friend ending in ruin.
From a star on the Mount of Venus started, a. Line of Influence, ending in a fork on the Mount of Saturn. The Line of Fate came up from the Mount of the Moon first starred, then broken.
"A young woman had married a comparatively old man, who had died insane; later she had herself an affair of the heart which for a time ruined her prospects. Finally her life resumed a smooth course."
A Line from a star on the Mount of Venus joining and merging into the Line of Fate - The above quarrel will ein good fortune.
A Line of Fate and a Line of the Sun both starting at 30 years old. The first is met at the start by a Line of Influence from the Mount of Venus, starred. twice inside the Mount.
"Two successive deaths, at six days' distance, bring two large fortunes to a young man whose life until then had been far from prosperous. "
A Line from a star on the Mount of Venus cuts the Line of Fate - The death of a relative or close friend seriously affects the subject's career.
A very poor Line -of Fate up to 17, A line of influence starting from a star on the Mount of Venus cut the Line of Life at 28; and also cut ft Line of Fate which ended as it met the Line of Head. A fine Line of the Sun starting from the Lower Mount of the Moon came up unbroken to 40, broken again at 44: was finally resumed and rose. quite brilliant, into the Mount of the Sun. A star on the Mount of Jupiter; a star also at the start of the Line of Heart.
"A lady whose youth, up to 17 had been very poor had married welt at that age. Her husband had died when she was 28 leaving her penniless, although he had been supposed, for years, to be one of the richest men in Paris. Forcunately almost at once she had become acquainted with a rich foreigner, hut. as she was about marrying him, there had been opposition in the part of his family. Finally. after many worries, they had been married, and since then she had known none but prosperous days, as her second husband was both very wealthy and very devoted.
A Line from 3 Star on the Mount of Venus merging into a good Line of the Sun - Increase of fortune through the death of a relative or close friend..
A line of influence starting from an island on the Mount of Venus cut an upward branch of the Line of Life and merged into an extremely fine Line of the Sun, which was starred at its connection with the Line of Heart.
"The death of her lover who had left a lady a large fortune was the cause of a law-suit which she won, thus becoming wealthy. The star on the Line of Heart then indicated sorrow but not financial disaster."
A line of influence from a star on the Mount of Venus blending into a tine Line of the Sua at the beginning of the Utter in the Triangle.
"A young man had lost his mother when he was 3 years old - the date of the cutting of the Line of Life - and bad inherited from her a large fortune."
A Line from a star on the Mount of Venus cutting the Line of the Sun - Loss of money as a consequence of the death of a relative or close friend.
A Line starting from a star on the Mount of Venus and cutting a short upward branch of the Line of Life - Law suit as the consequence of the death of a relative or close friend. When cutting the Line of the Sun - Loss of a law suit When merging into the Line of the Sun - The law suit won. Also a prognostic of inheritance. The law suits above mentioned generally result from quarrels about the estate left by the deceased.
A Line starting from an island on the Mount of V Vennus and ending under the Mount of Mercury - Guilty intrigue of the subject ruining his prospects, at least for a time.
A normal Line of Head widely forked at the termination. A line of influence from an island on the Mount of Venus shows a deep black dot as it crosses the Line of Heart on its way to joining a sloping Line of Union. A line connects this black dot with a star at the end of the upper prong of the Line of Head.
"Some time before 30 a young man suffered deeply in his love for a married woman. His grief acted for a while on his brain. The fork at the termination of the Line of Head indicates how easily he was deceived,"
A Line starting from an island on the Mount of Venus, cutting an upward branch of the line of Life and merging into the Line of the Sun - Guilty intrigue with law suit and final success for the subject.
From an island on the Mount of
Venus a Line of Influence cut an upward branch of the Line of Life and. ended at the starting point of a line Line of the Sun, going up from the Line of Head. A Line of Union curved abruptly down to the Line of Heart.
"A man of great talent had seen a guilty intrigue, upon which he had slaked his whole life, broken by an unavoidable separation. His grief had induced him to greater efforts in his profession and he had become famous and wealthy."