Revelations of the Hand

Revelations of the Hand

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...He will bj somewhat impetuous, over-enthusiastic, and hasty. When the space between the lines of life and mentality is extremely wide, the person will be reckless, conceited, and, if the line of mentality be also short, wanting in intelligence. When the mental line starts from inside the life line, on the mount of Mars, it shows a nervous, irritable and changeable person--inconstant and unstable in thought and action, but with a tendency toward aggressiveness. (Plate 15, Fig. 3.) The general characteristics of the line of mentality without regard to the type of hand are: Long, clear and straight--it denotes a practical, clearheaded person. Narrow, weak and short, it shows a lack of mentality; a frivolous "empty-headed" person. (Plate 15.Fig.-l.) When the line of mentality slopes toward the mount of Luna, ending in two branches, it promises literary talent, in accordance with the type ot hand. When the mental line is chained and broad it shows a lack of concentration and a disposition to neuralgic headaches. (Plate 15, Fig. 4) When the line extends straight across the palm in a clear deep line it indicates an unusual intellect, but, unless it be balanced by the heart line, it also shows coldness, uncharitableness and selfishness. (Plate 15, Fig. 2.) When an extremely long straight line of mentality tends upward in the direction of the mount of Mercury, it denotes financial success in business; that overwhelming business ability which pays its workers eighty cents a day, while the yearly profits net a million. A short, but deep and clear line of mentality shows the practical, materialistic nature. An abnormally short mental line on an otherwise brainy hand presages an early death. When the mental line ends abruptly, it indicates a...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123685277X
  • 9781236852779