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.
Normal. Running parallel to the Line of Liver.
starting farther from the Plain of Mars and ending on the Mount of Mercury: when traced clearly in both hands - Sensuality. Passionate thirst for money.
Wavy - Inconstancy. Ill success, of' ten due to dissipation.
Considered as a sister line to the Line of Liver, it repairs many of its defects.
Wavy and long, starting from inside the Mount of Venus - Immorality. Life shortened by excesses.
Terminating on the Mount of Mer-cury - Good luck; eloquence; cleverness as a politician; generally accompanied by had morals.
Forked at its termination - Impotence, languor; slow wasting away; generally due to excesses.
Same meanings as those read on the Line of Liver.
Cutting the Line of Liver - Grave indication of liver troubles; also annihilation of the business qualities the Line of
Liver may have shown up to the date of the cut. To be read in the hand of a voluptuary - Success in business destroyed by excessive love of the other sex.
Connected with the Line of the Sun by a line not cutting the latter - Wealth.
Connected with the Line of the Sun by a line cutting the latter - Heavy financial losses, or artistic success ruined by excessive love of the other sex,
A number of cross lines from the lower Mount of Venus to the Upper Mount of Mars, seemingly like a crowd of Lines of Liver and Via Lasciva.
"A lady suffered cruelly from constantly recurring abdominal pains, for which the most prominent physicians and surgeons failed to discover a. cause, except that they attributed them to nervous over-excitement."
A star - Riches, but much trouble to secure them, keep them and enjoy them; due to exaggerate influence of, or love for, the opposite sex.