Practical palmistry; a clear and common-sense explanation of the science by means of which everyone may read his own charater and foretell his own future and fate

 
9780217740081: Practical palmistry; a clear and common-sense explanation of the science by means of which everyone may read his own charater and foretell his own future and fate

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...and caution. There should be a good Head-line right across the hand showing brain-power, as in No. 5, also a good line of Fortune ending on the mount of Mercury, as in Nos. 6--6, rising from the Life-line, showing own merit. The deep line on the mount of Mercury, No. 7, shows money made in business, and a good Life-line, No. 8, gives good health. No. 9 shows versatility, the opening of the fingers indicating self-confidence. A good mount of Mars gives courage and speculation, as shown in No. 10. A tripod to the end of the Fate-line, as in No. n, shows great success with regard to business. A long finger of Mercury, as in No. 12, indicates a certain amount of acquisitiveness and care of money. No. 13 indicates gratified ambition, a line from the Lifeline going towards Jupiter. And No. 14, a well-formed triangle in centre of palm, indicates intuition and forethought. A BUSINESS HAND ILLNESSES Lines wide and pale: very bad health. Lines very red: tendency to fever. Yellow lines: internal illnesses. Irregularly coloured lines: fluctuating health. Fluted nails: chest trouble. Fluted nails with hot damp skin and narrow quadrangle: consumption. Dry skin and narrow quadrangle, and fluted nails and a broken-up Health-line: asthma. And a line from Venus to the quadrangle, as in No. 8, Plate I. Thin, brittle nails: very bad health. White spots on nails: illnesses, and very often gout. Curved nails bending over the tip of the finger, and shaped nails with an island on the Life-line: a sure sign of spinal trouble. Broken Heart-line, as in No. 5: kidney disease. A blurred Heart-line and a circle on the Heart-line, and in a good hand an island on the Heart-line: heart disease, more especially if the lines and nails are blue. A cross on the Life-line, as...

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