palmistry


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palmistry

the process or art of interpreting character, telling fortunes, etc., by the configuration of lines, marks, and bumps on a person's hand
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In palmistry, the ring digit relates to Apollo, the sun god.
Besides dinner, drinks and deep and meaningful looks during your date, engaging in the art of palmistry or face reading could say more than any conversation.
He taught himself English (specifically to be able to read Poe in the original), mathematics, astrology, palmistry, and any number of other branches of the "occult sciences.
Well, Maudie, a healer who also practises tarot card reading, palmistry and crystal ball reading, claims to be able to read people's previous lives' auras, which many mystics claim are visible as a faint light around the body.
The clearly fraudulent teacher will be guiding Harry and chums in the mystic ways of tea leaf-reading and palmistry.
Titles range from adventure novelist David Aaron's "State Scarlet" to Zolar's "Book of Spirits," found in the parapsychology section (which is located across from a surprising selection of books on astral projection and palmistry, and beside a collection on unidentified flying objects).
His collected works, now being published in an authoritative National Edition, include treatises on such diverse subjects as physiognomy, pneumatics, optics and palmistry.
VERNON MAHABAL, author of "The Secret Code on Your Hands: An Illustrated Guide to Palmistry," will discuss and sign copies of his book at 7 p.
95 is actually a leaf with a Latin palmistry diagram, its verso originally blank.
A North Carolina woman has been charged with violating a rarely enforced 1951 law that prohibits the "arts of phrenology (reading head bumps), palmistry, clairvoyance, fortune telling and other crafts of a similar kind" unless performed at a school, church social or event.