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.
The Lines of Fate and the Sun starting from inside a well formed Triangle. Long First Phalanx of the Thumb. Fine, straight Line of Head and Mounts of the Sun and Mercury predominant, with well marked Mounts of Mars. Often branches of the Line of Fate ending on the Mount of the Sun or the same Line terminating on the Mount of Mercury in excellent shape.
Cane: - 286.
The Line of the Sun - 30.
Line of Fate terminating either on the Mount of Jupiter or on the Mount of the Sun Mounts of Jupiter and the Sun predominant. A Line from the Quadrangle to the Mount of Mercury. One or two crosses on the second phalanx of the first finger.
Frith. Henry, and Heron-Allen, Edward; Englishmen; authors of "Chiromancy, or the Science of Palmistry" (London: 1883).
Second Finger too short and often more pointed than the others. A weak first phalanx of the Thumb. A poor Line of Head. A very fragmentary Line of the Sun. Insignificant (or absent) Lower Mount of Mars.
Why and when - 27.
Galen. Claud; the famous Greek physician (103-193); author of "Secundum Hippacratem Medicorum Principia" (Edition of 1528, Paris).
Soft hand; short, smooth fingers; the third finger equal to the second, if not longer. A large Mount of the Moon and a very drooping Line of Head.
Gautier, Jules: a Frenchman; author of La Chirognbmie et la Phrenologie" (Paris: 1867), and "Chiromancie et Chirognomomie" (Paris: 1885).
(For Women, see Female Troubles.) Exaggerate or badly marked Mount of Venus. First Bracelet of the Rascctte very convex. A star at the connection of the Lines of Head and Lover.
Space (wide) between base of Firt Finger and Thumb.
Georget; a Frenchman; author of "Pnysiologie du Système Nerveux"
Gessrmann, Gustav. W.; a German; author of "Katechismus der Hand-lesekunst" (Berlin:1893) (a reprint by Laird & Lee, Chicago, 1898, with Preface by Comte de Saint-Germain);
"Katechismus des Gesichtleskunst" (Berlins: 1894); and other works in German on "Phrenology." "Astrology," "Graphology," etc., all plentifully illustrated and quite clear and modern in their deductions.
author of "Aphor-ismorum Chiromanticorum Tracta-tus" (Leipsic: 1597). and numerous other works on Palmistry.
Exaggerate or much lined Mount of Jupiter. The middle part of the Mount of the Moon exaggerate or much lined, A downward line, often crossed, on the middle part of the Mount of the Moon. The Line of Life forked and red at its termination.
Gowers.W. R.; an Englishman; author of "Epilepsy and Other Chronic Convulsive Diseases" (London: 1881).
An island on the Line of Fate. An island on the Line of Heart. An island on a Line of Union. Independent island inside the Mount of Venus. An island on a Line of Influence from the Mount of Venus or the Line of Life to any other part of the hand, but especially true if it cuts the Line of Heart and also a Line of Union.
Case: 271. Guilty Intrigue. Double. - Case: 353.
Some one of the above indications and also stars or bad breaks on the Line of Fate. A Line of Influence from the Mount of Venus and one from the Mount of the Moon. both cutting; Line of Fate at the me place.
Case: 288 Guilty Intrigue. Lawsuit Lost, - Case: 272.
Case: 236. Guilty Love; Death, Lawsuits. - Case: 183.
35; measured on back from wrist to tip. Size - 36. Hair - 36. Illustration - 37.
Measured on back from wrist to first knuckle. Longer than Finger - 37. The same length - 37. Shorter than Fingers - 37.
I. and very hard - 37, 2. Thick and hard - 37. 3. Thick and Medium Hard - 38. 4. Thick and Medium Soft - 38. 5. Thick and Soft - 38. 6. Thick and Very Soft - 38. 7. Thin and Very Hard - 38. 8. Thin and Hard - 38. 9. Thin. Narrow and Meager - 38. to. Thin and Soft - 38. 11. Thin and Very Soft - 38. 12. Transparent - 38.
A harmonious blending of all the best Chirognomic and Chiromantic Indications to be found in this book wherever they do not contradict the particular type the subject is found to belong to Hartlieb,, Johnn: a German; author of "Die Kunst Ciromantia" (Augsburg: 1745): this work was written at the end of the XV, Century, and is one of the old standards.
Poor Line of Liver with a narrow Quadrangle, due to Line of Heart curving down to Line of Head.
Line of Liver red at its termination. Chained Line of Head. Short Line of Head and irregular Line of Liver. Bars cutting Line of Head. Number of small breaks of the Line of Head. Line of Head cut by many bars (especially if the Line is drooping).
213. 1. Position and Direction: 3. By Itself - 213; b. In connection with other Indications - 214. 2. Character: a. By Itself - 215; b. In combination with other Indications - 216. 3. Starting Points and Forts at the Start - 218. 4. Termination and Forks at the Termination - 220. 5. Branches - 225. 6. Breaks - 227, 7. Connected with the Main Lines: a. Directly - 229. b. By Minor Lines - 231. 8. Signs - 233. Special Observation - 239. Curious Cases - 240.