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.
Much broken - Inconstancy; or hatred of the opposite sex.
Broken under the Mount of Saturn in both hands - Dangerous illness arising from defective circulation of the blood; aneurism; short life. If the two fragments overlay each other, there is a strong probability of recovery.
Broken under the Mount of Saturn - Love affairs broken off, but not by the subject's act or desire. In a more general way - Fatality ruling the affections. With other signs, especially on the Mounts of Mars - A tragic end to a love affair.
Broken under the Mount of the Sun - Love affair broken off through a caprice of the subject. (Artists are inconstant.) In a general way- - Pride, often insane vanity, ruling the affections. In matters of health - A serious heart trouble; if found in both hands - This trouble will end fatally.
In the left hand a Line of Heart broken tinder the Mount of the Sun. then resumed weakly and forming an island by turning back in a curve alter it reached the Mount of Mercury. A deep dot on the Line of Head, In the fight hand the Lines of Life. Head and Heart were joined at the start. "Seen in the hands of a young man. a consumptive, who suffered, and died suddenly from a grave hypertrophy of the heart."
Broken under the Mount of Mercury - Love affair broken off on account of the avaricious disposition of the subject.
In a general way - Love of money ruling over the affections. In matters of health - Liver troubles interfering gravely with the action of the heart.
In the above observations, whenever, instead of a clean break or gap, the two fragnents are overlaying each other, the lovers shall be probably reunited, especially if the break exists only in one hand.