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.
These refer exclusively to what are generally known as Lines of Influence from the Mounts of the Moon and Upper Mars.
A sister line from the Mount of the Moon following the Line for a short space in one hand only - Life influenced by another; often partnership and even marriage when the union benefited the subject's career. In both hands - Two careers followed simultaneously, or a regular career and some hobby besides.
An influence Line from the Mount of the Moon merging into the Line of Fate with a Line of Union marked (and often without that Line of Union) - Union. generally marriage. If this line starts from high up on the Mount or from the Upper Mount of Mars - Vanity not love will be the incentive to this marriage.
This is really a most important marking, sometimes found in the hands and revealing either a marriage, or a very serious intimacy having been one of the greatest events, or changes, in the subject's life. The date is to be read on the Line of Fate. Of course there may be several such lines in a hand.
Should it not only touch the Line but cut it - Evil effect of imagination on the subject's life, culminating (with other indications) in actual insanity. As a marriage prognostic - It reveals a broken engagement and often means divorce, or at least an unhappy union.
Should it rise toward the Line but not touch it - The love affair will not terminate in a marriage. Especially so if there is no Line of Union on the Percussion of the Mount of Mercury-
Should it he clearer and stronger than the Line of Fate in which it merges - The subject will be ruled over by the person he marries.
An influence Line from the Mount of the Moon merging into the Line, but cut. before it reaches the Line, by a Line of Influence from the Mount of Venus - Family opposition to the subject's marriage.
An island on a Line of Influence from the Mount of the Moon to the Line - Misfortune to the subject resulting from the union indicated by the Line of Influence.
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A branch from a Line of Influence from the Mount of the Moon to the Line of Fate, the said branch almost, or quite.
reaching the Mount of the Sun - A very fine indication of fame and fortune, resulting from the marriage thus prognosticated; especially so if there exist on the
Mount of Jupiter of the same hand a cross and star, distinct and connected.