The Language of Handwriting; A Textbook of Graphology

The Language of Handwriting; A Textbook of Graphology

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...indicate the love of size and vastness) almost invariably write a large style. Example. Charles R. Darwin (naturalist, discoverer, and author), 1809--1882. Conspicuous graphical 3ign, Sublimity: indicated by the large size of the characters. The law of the straight line, square, and curve governs this autograph. Ideality, Acquisitiveness, Benevolence, Firmness, Conscientiousness, and Friendship, as well as Parental Love, are well defined. Individuality, Form, Size, Order, Locality, Eventuality, Comparison, and Human Nature are strikingly defined, and give a scientific cast of intellect--rarely equalled, never surpassed. VI.--The Reflective Or Reasoning Faculties. 27. Agreeableness = Adaptiveness; adaptability to circumstances; the ability to conform to one's surroundings, and behave suavely, and manifest blandness of manner. Agreeableness is manifested by a certain openness of the letters generally, and also by the up-stroke of a letter being carried on with a continuous curve and united with the down-stroke of the same letter, supposing the said letter to be constituted of three or more strokes. For example, where the letter n is shaped after the form of a u, and the letter m takes an inverted form, the trait would be relatively large. This faculty is also indicated by the small letter r being formed in the shape of a 11. With persons who possess a conciliatory, suave nature, there is a slight undulating and curved movement; angles are abolished in the handwriting as far as possible, and round formations to the letters substituted: so it is with the face of persons possessed of this trait, and the movements of the subject are ever in agreement therewith. Example. Nathaniel Hawthorne (American novelist and miscellaneous writer), 1804--1864....
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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236615476
  • 9781236615473