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A square at the lower part of the Mount of Venus. A grille on the Mount of Jupiter in an otherwise excellent hand.
Widely separated Lines of Life and. Head. A Second finger below normal, and a Third finger longer than the Second. A Line of Fate from the Mount of the Moon stopping abruptly at the Line of Head, the latter drooping into an exaggerate Mount of the Moon.
A Line of Fate merging into a broken or starred Line of Heart under the Mount of Satum. A wavy Line of Head running at the termination toward the Line of Heart, which it cuts. Poor, or starred Lines of Fate and the Sun. A double Line of Heart.
153. I. Position and Direction - 153. 2. Character: a. By Itself - 154; b. In combination with other Indications - 157. 3 Starting Points and Forks at the start - 157. 4. Termination and Forks at the Termination - 159. 5. Branches - 16l. 6. Breaks - 162. 7. Connected with the Main Lines: a. Directly - 163; b. By means of Minor Lines - 166. 8. Bars. Capillaries and Signs - 166.
No Line of Fate.
Line of Heart starting from between the first and second finger. The Mounts insignificant. Lines in General, - 141. Main Lines, 14 in number. Preliminary study - 141. 1. Grouping: Six Divisions, each under a Principal Main Line. Chief Lines; Life, Head, Heart. 2, Meaning. 3. Character: a. Color; b. Length; c. Depth. 4. Malformation (illustration: a. Broken; b. Split; c. Chained or Linked; d. Islanded. The Lines are also: a. Forked (at the extremities); b. Branched, either upward or downward; c. Tasseled.
172, ). Inside the Mounts: A. Concentric to the Line of Life - 74.
C. Cross Lines - 174. 2. From the Mounts or the Line: A. Ending inside the Triangle but cutting no Main Line - 174; B. Terminating upon any of the other Mounts - 175; C. Merging into or cutting Main Lines - 179;
D. Starting from a sign - 183; E. Ending in a sign - 187; Starting and ending in a sign - 190.
172. Either Sister Lines or Cross Lines. From the Mounts of Venus or Lower Mars or the Line of Life - 173. From the Mount of the Moon - 292. From the Upper Mount of Mars - 307.
An admirable instance of such disappearance, translated from Desbarrolles - 147-
Case: 220. Literature. Aptitude for - Long First and Fourth Fingers, often conical. Mounts of Mercury and the Sun predominant, with the Mounts of Venus and the Moon indispensable for writers of Poetry or Fiction. A slightly drooping Line of Head, somewhat forked at the Termination; often white dots on it. Small downward line on the first joint of the first finger. A line from the Rascette straight to the Mount of the Sun.
200. E. Position and Direction - 201. 2. Character: a. By Itself - 201; b. In combination with other Indications - 202. 3. Starting Points - 204. 4. Termination and Forks at the Termination - 204. 5. Branches - 205. 6. Breaks - 205. 7. Connected with the Main Lines - 205. 8, Signs - 206.
Damp skin, especially if clammy cold. Exaggerate and much lined Mount of Mercury. Yellow colored Lines, especially Line of Liver. Line of Liver formed in ladder-tike fragments. Dark spots on the Mount of the Moon.
Very long and good Line of Fate, especially if it comes out in a great circle. Long and clear Line of Liver, if not connected at the start with Line of Life. A complete Rascette. Lines of Head and Heart in a healthy condition.
A very Hollow Plain of Mars. Breaks, Bars, Stars or Islands on the Line of the Sun. Islands on the Line of Liver. An Island on the Line of Fate in a. hand that denotes no immoral instincts.
Plain of Mars hollow toward Heart. The Line of Heart cut by a bar near the start. Line of Head running close to the Line of Head. Line of Fate chained when crossing Line of Heart. Badly formed star in the Triangle.
A thick, soft hand. Exaggerate Mounts of Venus and the Moon. Line of Heart starling forkless under Mount of Saturn. Often Chief Lines quite red, with strong Mounts and Plain of Mars, Clear, red Line of Mars.
See Life Ruined by Love.
All island on a Line of Union.
A finely forked Line of Heart starting high inside the Mount of Jupiter.
A Line of Influence from the Mount of the Moon terminating just before it reaches the Line of Fate,
See Love, Disappointments in.
Case 1 290. Case: 349.
Lucas. Louis; a Frenchman; author of "Chimie Nouvclle," and "Acoustique Nouvelle," published between 1855 and 1860.
The Line of Intuition - 30.
See Anœmia, which is its most dangerous form.