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 branch starting early and reaching into the Mount of Jupiter - Successful ambition; egotism.
Upward branches on either side- - Fine health, ambition satisfied and generally riches.
Upward branches _cut crosswise by lines of influence - For each cut, A lawsuit or legal separation.
Downward branches on either side-Loss of health and wealth.
A very large branch descending in a wids curve almost from the starting point of the Ling down to the Rascette - Very serious headaches. With a good Line of Head or a good line of Heart, the grave consequences of this trouble may be avoided.
A large downward branch about the end of the second third of the Line - A warning of diminishing forces.
This branch is found in most hands at the date of the great change that takes place - with women 'between 40 and 46; with men at about 49. The color of the branch is quite important, as it indicates how the general circulation of the blood will be affectcd by this period of crisis.
A large downward branch about the end of the second third of the Line, one prong terminating far into the Mount of the Moon; in a firm hand - Restlessness, love of travel. In a flabby band, with sloping Line of Head - Restlessness only satisfied in vice.
Of course in both cases, imagination (represented by the Mount of the Moon) plays a. great part in the subject's movements and
A downward branch from a black spot on the Line - Nervous complaint left by some disease. Gout.