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.
Starting from the lower part of the Mount of the Moon near the Percussion.
and coming up in a more or less accentuated curve to the Mount of Mercury, where it terminates also near the Percussion - A peculiar tendency to presentiments. A strong aptitude toward the occult sciences.
If found in the Left Hand only - The aptitude for occult sciences is there, inherited, but not cultivated.
In Combination with other Indications.
Clear, and with a cross in the Quadrangle beneath the Mount of Saturn - Very unusual aptitude for the occult sciences, amounting almost to inspiration.
This is the large, fine St. Andrew's cross called the Mystic Cross.
Clear, and with a high Mount of the Moon, more pronounced in its upper part - Mesmeric, hypnotizing power.
The higher up on the Mount of the Moon is the starting point of the line, the more the subject will have his intuitive faculty under control,
Terminating on the Upper Mount of Mars - Hypnotizing power of remarkable intensity.
The energy of the Upper Mount of Mars has here full sway and increases ten-fold the peculiar gift of the subject, as far as influencing others is concerned.
Short, wavy and branched, with the Mount of Mars exaggerated - A restless disposition, the result of ultra-nervousness. The subject will be extremely difficult to please.
Broken repeatedly - The intuitive tendency comes by fits and starts and cannot be relied upon.
This is a form of the Minor Triangle (which find described farther).
Found in both hands and crossed by
Influence Lines from the Line of Life -
The subject's relatives or close friends object strongly to his indulging in the practice or even study of occult phenomena.
Found in both hands and crossed by Lines of Influence from the Mount of the Moon that also cross the Line of Fate - These tendencies or aptitudes will interfere disastrously with the subject's career.
Starting in an island - Somnambulism; clairvoyance.
There are no stronger indications in the hand concerning clairvoyant powers. Seen more frequently, however, in the hands of habitual sleep-walkers.
A sloping Line of Head. A large island at the beginning of a very clear and long Line of Intuition.
"In the hand of a young man who had always been a sleepwalker and was, besides, prone to nightmares and presentiments."
A line of Head sloping far down into the Mount of the Moon, Where it ends in a star. A remarkably clear and complete Line of Intuition. A poor Line of Heart.
"The excess of astral fluid in a woman medium had a tendency to drive her gradually to insanity."