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.
Breaks on the line, confirming breaks. bars, crosses, stars or islands on the Line of Life - As many breaks as many illnesses. Also a sign of chronic indigestion. Also indications of successive reverses in business, due to the subject's incompetence or poor health.
Broken in fragments arranged ladder-wise - Very severe liver trouble. Succession of business losses.
A chained beginning of the Line of Life, this portion of it ending in a. star with a deep, dark dot at the center. A badly chained Line of Heart. A wavy and forked Line of Head; short nails; domineering first phalanx of the thumb. The Line of Liver formed of a sucsuccession of fragments placed ladderwise.
"A young girl, after a delicate childhood, was attacked by an organic disease that left her a mark for life in the shape of an ugly skin trouble. She was irritable, despotic and not over-sincere."