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.
Projected Guilty Intrigue Threatened to
End in a Catastrophe.
- A very straight and deep Line of Influence starling from an island cm the Mount of Venus cuts a star on the
Line of Life at 30 and ends at the Percussion of Mars after cutting a star at the connection of the Lines of the Head and the Sun. A double Girdle of Venus, A Line of Fate stopped short by the above Lines of Influence and resumed only after 40.
"A handsome woman consulted Desbarrolles, who told her that she was about giving way to a hysterical and guilty love which, he knew, would end in a terrible catastrophe in which her good name, her future, and even her reason, would become involved. She acknowledged that she could not resist the temptation to abandon an excellent husband for the sake of a very young man who, up to that time, was not even cognizant of her passion for him."
A Line cutting the Line of Life and merging into the Line of Fate - Relatives or close friends will seriously interfere with the subject's careen Is sometimes read to indicate the exact date of 3 serious union of the subject.
A Line cutting the Line of Life and just rotting the Line of Fate - Relatives will oppose the subject in business and worldly affairs, and often force him, or her, to give up the career they are best fit for.
An donRated island beginning on the Mount of Venus cut the Line of Life at 18 and after touching the Line of Heart merged into the Line of Fate on the Mount of Saturn. A similar island on an otherwise good Line of Fate.
"A young girl had been led astray, at 18, by a wealthy married man, who remained a long time her protector. The fact was repeated twice in the hand."
Relatives will interfere with the freedom of the thoughts and opinions of the subject.
Head or brain troubles; generally due to sorrow or vexations from relatives, who may sometimes be right in their actions toward us.
Two lines of influence from the Mount of Venus, cut upward branches of the Line of Life at five years' distance and ended within the Quadrangle after cutting the Line of Heart, The Line of the Sun was broken and interrupted between these two lines of influence. "A young girl had a suitor to her hand. Desbarrolles foretold her that if she married him she would be separated legally within 5 years and that, at the time, her husband would undergo a dishonorable trial; the facts happened as prognosticated."
A Line cutting the Line of Life and terminating at the Line of Heart - Heart disease due to persecution or unfaithfulness of relatives or very close friends.
A Line cutting the Lines of Life and Heart - Interference of relatives in the subject's affections.
A Line cutting an upward branch of the Line of Life and also the Line of
Head and Heart - Troubles in married life, culminating in legal separation or even divorce. If it cuts also a Line of Union - The divorce is sure to take place.
A Line to the Line of Heart terminating in a fork - Separation or divorce.
A Line to the Line of Heart terminating in a fork with an island on the Line of Fate - Guilty intrigue resulting in scandal and divorce.
An island on a Line from the Line of Life to the Line of Heart - A guilty love affair fraught with the most serious consequences.
A Line merging into the Line of the Sun - Assistance of one's relatives in the struggle for life; generally success and good reputation.
A Line from near the starting point of the Line of Life cutting the Line of the Sun - Troubles or loss of money, in early life, due to the financial ruin or disgrace of the subject's parents.
A star on the Line of Fate at 5 years old; about the same date a Line of Influence cut the Line of Life and ended after cutting the Line of the Sun. But the Lines of Fate went up straight and fine from the star on, ending in a triple fork on the Mount.
"Dr. Toisac, a famous Paris physician, had great difficulty in obtaining an education, his parents having lost all their money when he was a child. However, by his own unaided efforts he became famous and wealthy."
A Line cutting the Line of the Sun - Interference of relatives spoiling the subject's chances in life; in a bad hand: - Scandal or disgrace to take place at the date indicated at the intersection
A very prominent, much rayed Lower Mount of the Moon. A Line of Head sloping and ending in a star. Two Lines of influence at 5 years' distance cutting upward branches of the Line of Life and both ending after cutting the Line of Head.
"A lady chiromant, met in Egypt. The marks on the lower Mount of the Moon indicated a kind of paralysis special to women. The two Lines of Influence referred to an unfortunate marriage and to a separation from that husband. She had thus been doubly warned."
A Line from the Mount of Venus cutting an upward branch of the Line of
Life and ending at a line of the Sun - A law suit won; the adversary generally a relative. If the Line of the Sun is cut - A law suit lost.
A Line cutting a Line of Union -
Divorce against the subject
An island on a line cutting a line of Union - A divorce pronounced against the subject who has had some guilty love affair.
A Line from the Mount of Venus, cutting an upward branch of the Line of Life and merging into a prong of a forked Line of Union - A sure divorce decided in favor of the subject.