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.
A number of bars culting the Line - Repeated disappointments in love. Troubles of the heart and liver.
Thr Line of Heart cut by a number of strong bars of a yellowish tint, especially visible near the starting point of the Line.
"Seen in the hand of a convalescent from yellow fever."
Dots on the Line - Love sorrows. Palpitations of the Heart.
A white dot on the line - Success in love affairs.
That inventive, conquering genius shown by white dots on the Line of Head (which see) is here applied to love conquests.
If next the starting point of the line - The loved one will be a Venusian. II under the Mount of Jupiter - The loved one will be a Jupiterian, and so on, aecording to the Mount above the white dot. (See pages 122-138, for any minute Description of Types,)
A deep dot on the Line under the Mount of the Sun - Love sorrow or trouble caused by some celebrated person and which is harmful to the subject's ambition.
A deep dot on the Line under the Mount of Mercury - Love sorrow or trouble caused the subject by a doctor, scientist, or business man. With a poor. or wavy Line of Liver - Heart palpitation coming from a poor digestion.
A long red scar (elongated dot) on the Line - Danger of apoplexy,
Black or bluish dots - Grave malarial fever. Seen also in hands of subjects threatened with inflammatory rheumatism.
Cut under the Mount of Mercury by a branch of a cross on that Mount - Business failure.
Crosses on the line at the intersection of the lines of Heart and Fate - Pecun-iary troubles, due to love matters.
A star at the end of a branch of the Line going down into the Mount of the Moon - Hereditary madness of the erotic form.
A circle on the Line - Weakness of the Heart. Under the Mount of the Sun - Trouble with the eyesight.
A square on or close to the Line - Preservation from physical harm, or love sorrow.
A strong Mount of Mars, a Line of Head sloping very low down into the Mount of the Moon.end-ing in two small elongated squares. A fine Line of Fate throwing a branchat 31 to the Mount of the Sun, a strong dot where this branch begins. At the connection of the Lines of Fate and Heart, in angle thus formed that a square appears qpite distinct. A cross on the Mount of Jupiter.
"A very bright servant girl who escaped almost miraculously the fatal clutches of Du-mollard, the famous servant-girl murderer of Lyons. France. This terrible adventure narked by the dot was the source of her fa-tun! fortune, as she made a comparatively brilliant marriage due to the notoriety she gained through the trial. She had headaches and presentiments, hence the slope of the Line of Head."
Islands on the Line - For every island a guilty intrigue. In a hand showing no sensual tendency - Very defective action of the heart, of a chronic character.
An island on the Line under the Mount of Saturn - A love affair which interferes very seriously with the subject's prospects; also, varicose veins.
An island on the Line with an island on the Line of Fate - Guilty love that will stop at nothing.
Serious Eye Trouble. Brought About by an Accident - An island on the Line of Heart. under the Mount of the Su An exaggerate Mount of the Moon. A very thin palm.
"The subject was anaemic to a degree; a slight accident to one eye was rendered rapidly worse in its cone-quenees by the poor quality -of the blood, until complete blindness was the result."
An island on the line under the Mount of the Sun - Very serious trouble with the eyesight.
A double Line of Heart - Capacity for deep affection that will cause much sorrow to the subject.
This is to be a Sister Line of great length and eveness. Often read in that case for men - Special vigor; for women - Exemption from most female troubles.