PALMISTRY is an interesting study and well worth your while. It has all the charm
of exploration and discovery. If you have never observed the hands of your friends
when at rest and relaxed, do so at your next opportunity and see how much you can
learn of character and temperament from them. Next to the face, the human hand is
the most expressive and revealing thing in the world.
To begin with, the reader of palms must examine the hands as a whole, that is their
size, shape, texture, feel, and position when relaxed. For a right-handed person, the
left hand is the hand you are born with and thus the one which shows inherited
qualities. The right hand is the hand you make, or the active hand which shows
what you have accomplished. Read the right hand, therefore, and use the left for
reference except in the case of left-handed individuals, when the process is reversed.
The following simple rules can be understood by any novice, and a little practice will
enable you to become quite proficient in detecting the aims and ambitions of your