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.
Cut by a Line of Union - Loss of position due to unsuitable marriage, or to a disgraceful entanglement.
The good name of the subject is under a cloud, b. By Minor Lines-Touched but not cut by an Influence Line from the Mount of Venus - Suc-cess after many struggles; money coming; generally through the subject's own people.
If the Line is cut by the Influence Line Ill-success; loss of money, generally through a relative.
Touched by an Influence Line from the Mount of Venus, cutting an upward branch of the Line of Life - Lawsuit from a relative won by the subject. If the Line of Influence cuts the Line - The lawsuit will be lost-
A Line of Influence from the Mount of Venus came tap curving to merge into a very fine Line of the Sun. A pointed first finger, with a well-developed Mount of Jupiter, and a rayed hand.
"In the hand of a man who through deep religious feelings - not fanatical, but quiet and elevating - had determined to remain his life long pure and undefined,"
In a good hand, a Line of Influence from the Mount of Venus cuts an upward branch of the Line of Life, at 28, and ends at a star on .1 very fine Line of the Sun. This line continues unim-paired.
"A Russian lady suffered heavy financial losses through the loss of a lawsuit instigated by relatives. But her impaired fortune soon became more brilliant than ever."
Death of a Father Causes the Financial Ruin of His Children (Minors) on Account of a Guilty Understand-ing Between His Widow and Her Lover. - A good Line of Life; a Line of Head widely separated from the Line of Life and somewhat drooping at the end; a star on the Mount of Venus, from which starts a Line of Influence, which is islanded before the Line reaches the Line of Head. From that island the Line continues until it Cuts the Line of the Sun and the Line of Heart.
"A wife, after the death of her husband, had misused most of the fortune of her young children for the benefit of her lover."
A Line or branch from the Line of Head to the Line, not cutting it - Pecuniary success due to the subject's intelligence. If the Line cuts the Line of the Sun - Pecuniary loss through a blunder of the subject.
A Line or branch from the Line of Fate touching (not cutting) the Line - Partnership that will prove successful. If the Line or branch cuts the Line of the Sun - Partnership that will prove disastrous.
A Line or branch From the Line of Liver touching (not cutting) the Line - The artistic career of the subject much assisted by his business ability. If this Line or branch cuts the Line of the Sun - The cupidity of the subject will interfere with his artistic career. Generally loss of prestige, and probably money also.