| Palm Reading (94) |
Learn how to read palms, your future and your past.
| A Brief Resume Of The History Of The Study Of Hands Through The Centuries To The Present Day|
The success I had during the twenty-five years in which I was connected
with this study was, I believe, chiefly owing to the fact that...
| The Line Of Head Or The Indications Of The Mentality|
The object of the following chapters is to give clear and unmistakable
instruction on the lines and markings of the hands, both from t...
| The Line Of Head And Its Variations|
The Line of Head, or indication of the Mentality of the
subject, must in all cases be considered as the most important line on
| The Line Of Head Joined To The Line Of Life|
The position of this line indicates in all cases a highly sensitive
disposition, which inclines towards the side of caution and also l...
| The Line Of Head Separated From The Line Of Life|
The Line of Head is more frequently found connected with than separated
from the Line of Life. When the space is not very wide,
| The Line Of Head And Its Secondary Signs|
What are known as "islands" in the Line of Head are very important,
especially if they are considered both in relation to the age at w...
| Changes In The Line Of Head|
Another extremely interesting point in studying the Line of Head is to
take notice of certain changes in its position, or lines eit...
| Crosses And Squares In Connection With The Line Of Head|
Small, sharply-defined crosses in any position just over or touching the
Line of Head are generally signs of accidents to the Head its...
| Double Lines Of Head|
Double Lines of Head, are as rarely found as are cases
of the single line right across the hand. In all cases where the Double
| The Line Of Head On The Seven Types Of Hands|
There are seven distinct types of hands, bearing in their own way more or
less relationship to the Seven Races of Humanity.
| The Line Of Life And Its Variations|
The Line of Life is that line which runs round the base of the thumb and
lies directly over a large blood-vessel called the great Palm...
| The Line Of Life|
It is very important at the outset to consider the qualities of this very
important line. In some hands it is broad and shallow on the...
| Ascending Lines|
When the Line of Life is found with a number of ascending lines, even if
they are small, it denotes a life of greater energy; and the ...
| The Line Of Mars Or Inner Life Line|
What is called the Line of Mars is that line that is found only on some
hands encircling the Mount of Venus and inside the Line of Lif...
| The Line Of Destiny Or Fate|
The Line of Destiny, otherwise called the Line of Fate
is naturally one of the most important of the principal lines of the
| Rising From The Line Of Life|
Rising from the Line of Life), the subject's success will
be made by personal effort and merit; the early years of such a Fate will
| Rising From The Wrist|
When the Line of Fate rises from the Wrist and goes
straight up the centre of the palm to the Mount of Saturn, provided at
the same t...
| Rising From The Mount Of The Moon|
Rising from the Mount of the Moon the Fate will be more
eventful, changeable, and largely depending on the fancy and caprice of
| Rising From The Middle Of The Palm|
When the Line of Fate only makes its appearance far up in the centre of
the palm, in what is called the Plain of Mars, it indicates a ...
| Influence Lines|
When any small line joins the Fate Line or goes on with it as an
attendant line, such a mark usually indicates marriage at the date wh...
| Double Lines Of Fate|
When the Line of Fate is itself double, it is a sign of
what is called "a double life," but if, after running side by side for
| The Line Of The Sun|
The Line of the Sun, which is otherwise called the Line of Success or the
Line of Brilliancy, is one of the most important marks
| The Line Of Heart As Indicating The Affectionate And Emotional Nature|
The Line of Heart is that Line which runs across the hand under the
fingers and generally rises under the base of the first, and runs ...
| Signs Relating To Marriage|
What is called the Line of Marriage is that mark or marks, as the case
may be, found on the side of the Mount under the fourth finger....
| Influence Lines To The Fate Line On The Mount Of Venus Connection With Marriage|
The student may also get very great help in ascertaining details about
the likely marriage of the person whose hands he is examining b...
| Influence Lines On The Mount Of Venus|
These are fine lines that run parallel with the Line of Life, but they must not be confounded with the Line of Mars, or
"Sister Life L...
| Lines Denoting Children Their Sex And Other Matters Concerning Them|
The Lines relating to children are those finely marked upright lines
found immediately above the Line of Marriage (12, Plate XVIII.). ...
| The Line Of Health Or The Hepatica|
There has been very considerable discussion among students of this
subject as to the part of the hand on which the Line of Health comm...
| The Girdle Of Venus The Ring Of Saturn And The Bracelets|
These marks are classed among the minor lines of the hands, but they
often have a significance that is of the greatest importance.
| The Ring Of Saturn|
What is called the Ring of Saturn is very seldom found,
and it is by no means a good sign to have. It is also a semi-circular
| The Bracelets|
The Bracelets are of very little importance except to
throw light on certain points of health. There are supposed to be three
| The Line Of Intuition And The Via Lasciva|
The Line of Intuition is seldom found on other types of
hand than those of the Philosophic, the Conic, and the Psychic, but it is
| The Via Lasciva|
This is a strange mark which takes the form also somewhat
of a semi-circle, but in this case it connects the Mount of the Moon with
| La Croix Mystique The Ring Of Solomon|
What is called "La Croix Mystique" is found in the quadrangle of the hand
between the Lines of Heart and Head.
It is more usually f...
| The Ring Of Solomon|
The Ring of Solomon is also one of these strange marks of mysticism and
occultism, but in this latter case, owing probably to the qual...
| Travels Voyages And Accidents|
Travels and voyages may be seen on the hand by the little lines that
leave the Line of Life and bend over towards the Mount of the Moo...
Accidents are generally marked by lines descending from the Mount of
Saturn and touching the Line of Life.
When falling on the Line...
| The Island The Circle The Spot And The Grille|
The Island is never a fortunate sign. Whereever it makes its appearance,
it reduces the promise of the Line or Mount on which it may b...
| The Circle|
On the Mount of the Sun the Circle is favourable in all
other positions it is unfavourable. On the Mount of the Moon it threatens
| The Spot|
The Spot is a sign of temporary arrest of the qualities of any Line on
which it may be found.
On the Line of Head, shock or injury....
| The Grille|
The Grille is very often seen on the Mounts of the
Hand. It denotes difficulties and obstacles in connection with whatever
| The Star The Cross The Square|
The Star is with only one exception a most fortunate
mark to possess. On the Mount of Jupiter, the Star promises added honour,
| The Cross|
This sign is the direct opposite to the preceding sign, and has only one
favourable position, viz., on the Mount of Jupiter where it i...
| The Square|
The Square is usually called the Mark of Preservation.
It shows escape from dangers at that particular moment where it appears.
| Different Classes Of Lines|
The lines on the palm should be clearly marked, a good pink or reddish
colour, and they should be free from breaks, crosses, holes or
| Right And Left Hands|
Both the hands should be examined together to see if they accord. When
they do, the indication of whatever the mark is, is more decide...
| The Great Triangle And The Quadrangle|
The Great Triangle is formed by the lines of Head, Life, and Health.
The larger this triangle is, the better will be the health,
| The Quadrangle|
The Quadrangle, as its name implies, is that space lying between the
Lines of Head and Heart.
To be well marked, it should be even ...
| How To Tell Time And Dates Of Principal Events In The Life|
The most correct way in which to tell time by the hand is to divide the
Line of Life into periods of seven years, and also the Line of...
| The Study Of The Shape Of The Hand|
We now leave the domain of what must be considered Palmistry, the study
of the Lines of the Palm--or Cheiromancy, as it was called by ...
| The Elementary|
As its name implies, the Elementary is the lowest type of all. It is just
a little above the brute creation. This type is extremely sh...
| The Square Type|
The Square type is so designated on account of the
palm being like a square in shape, or at least nearly so. Such a hand in
| The Spatulate Hand|
The Spatulate or active nervous type (Plate I., Part II.) is usually
crooked or irregular looking, with large tips or pads at the ends...
| The Philosophic Hand|
The Philosophic Hand received this name from the
Greek [Greek: philos]--love, and [Greek: sophich]--wisdom. When the
Greeks made a st...
| The Conic Or Artistic Hand|
The Conic, also called the Artistic, Hand (Plate II., Part II.), is
always graceful looking, with the fingers tapering and pointed. It...
| The Psychic Or Idealistic Hand|
This type, may in many ways be considered as the
highest development of the hand on the purely mental plane, but from a
| The Mixed Hand|
What is called the "Mixed Hand", is an aggregation
of all the types, or at least, some of them.
It is very often found having all t...
| The Thumb|
In the judgment of character by the formation of the Hand, the Thumb is
of about the same importance as the nose is to the face. It mu...
| The Smooth And The Knotty Fingers|
The First Finger is called the Finger of Jupiter.
The Second is called the Finger of Saturn.
The Third is called the Finger of Th...
| The Nails Of The Hand|
A study of the Nails of the Hand is a remarkably accurate guide to many
diseases. This part of Palmistry is now recognised by the majo...
| Long Nails|
When the Nails are found very long, the general constitution never
appears to be so strong as when they are medium in size.
| Short Nails|
Nails short in appearance denote a tendency towards weak action of the
heart, more especially so when the "moons" are very small or ba...
| Long Narrow Nails|
Very narrow Nails, show spinal weakness, and when
extremely curved and very thin they indicate curvature of the spine and
| Flat Nails|
When the Nails appear very flat and inclined to lift themselves up from
the flesh towards their outer edge, the threatened danger is t...
| The Moons Of The Nails|
Large "Moons" always denote strong action of the heart and rapid
circulation of the blood, but when unusually large they indicate too ...
| The Mounts Of The Hand And Their Meaning|
The Mounts of the Hand vary in the most remarkable
manner in accordance with the character and dispositions of races and
| The Mount Of Mars|
This Mount has two positions on the palm (Plate VI., Part II.); the first
is to be found immediately under the upper part of the Line ...
| The First Mount Of Mars|
In the first Mount of Mars, at the commencement of the Line of Life, and
especially when the subject is born in the House of Mars (Mar...
| The Second Mount Of Mars|
The second Mount of Mars, lying between the Heart and Head Line (Plate
VI., Part II.), is more important when the subject is born betw...
| The Mount Of Jupiter And Its Meaning|
The Mount of Jupiter is found at the base of the first finger.
When large, it shows desire to dominate, to rule and command
| Health The Mount Of Jupiter (negative)|
The Mount of Jupiter may be considered negative or mental when the
subject is born between the dates of February 19th and March 20th, ...
People born in this period suffer largely from despondency, insomnia, and
a feeling of martyrdom. Like the Positive type of the same M...
| The Mount Of Saturn And Its Meaning|
The Mount of Saturn is found at the base of the second finger.
Its chief characteristics are love of solitude,
prudence, quiet deter...
| Mount Of Saturn Health|
The chief tendencies towards illness with persons born in this period are
towards rheumatism, gout, pains and swellings in the feet an...
| The Mount Of Saturn (negative)|
The Mount of Saturn may be considered negative or mental when the person
is found born between the dates of January 21st and February ...
| Mount Of Saturn Negative Health|
These people suffer most from the nerves of the stomach and the digestive
organs, and ordinary remedies seem to fail entirely to relie...
| The Mount Of The Sun And Its Meaning|
The Mount of the Sun is found under the base of the third finger. To this
Mount the Greeks also gave the name of Mount of Apollo.
| Mount Of The Sun Health|
Those born in the dates I have given, or who have the Mount of the Sun
large, are most inclined to suffer with pains, palpitations, an...
| Mount Of The Sun (negative)|
This Mount may be considered Negative when the subject is found born
between January 21st and February 18th, and for the seven days fo...
| Mount Of Sun Negative Health|
These children of the Negative period of the Sun suffer mostly with the
stomach and internal organs, also with poor circulation of blo...
| The Mount Of Mercury And Its Meaning|
The Mount of Mercury is found under the base of the fourth finger.
On a good hand it is a favourable Mount to have, but on a
| The Mount Of Mercury (positive)|
This Mount can be considered positive when the subject is found to be
born between the dates of May 21st and June 20th, and until the ...
| Mount Of Mercury Health|
Everything that can affect the nerves and the nervous system especially,
afflicts these people.
Indigestion caused by nervous worry...
| The Mount Of Mercury (negative)|
This Mount may be considered negative when the persons are born between
August 21st and September 20th, and until the 27th, but these ...
| Mount Of Mercury Negative Health|
These people are more open to mental suggestion as far as health is
concerned than any other class.
If they think they are ill it i...
| The Mount Of The Moon And Its Meaning|
The Mount of the Moon, or as it is also called the Mount of Luna, is
found on the base of the hand under the end of the Line of Head.
| Mount Of The Moon Health|
These Children of the Moon are chiefly inclined towards all watery
ailments and inflammatory diseases. In early life they are prone to...
| The Mount Of The Moon (negative)|
This Mount is considered negative when it appears very flat on the hand,
and it may also be taken as negative when people are found to...
| Mount Of The Moon Negative Health|
These people usually worry themselves into bad health. They overwork
themselves and bring on nervous breakdowns, palpitation and weakn...
|C The Mount Of Venus And Its Meaning|
The portion of the palm under the base of the Thumb and inside the Line
of Life is called the Mount of Venus (Plate VI., Part II.).
| Mount Of Venus Health|
People born in this period have usually short or round-shaped nails which
indicate a tendency to suffer with complaints of the throat ...
| The Mount Of Venus (negative)|
This Mount may be considered Negative when the subject is born between
the dates of September 21st and October 20th, and in a minor wa...
| Mount Of Venus Negative Health|
The people born in this period are inclined to suffer from lack of
physical strength, exhaustion of the nerves, depression of spirits,...
| Advice To The Student The Best Means To Make Casts Or Take Impressions Of The Hands|
I would strongly advise students of this subject to make casts of hands
in plaster of Paris, wax, or any other suitable material, in o...