Palmistry for All

Containing New Information on the Study of the Hand Never Before

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Author: Cheiro (William John Warner)
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 42,908 / 133 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.6
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Added to site: 2007.01.30
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Origin: gutenberg.org

Everyone knows that "the face can wear a mask," that a person may be a good actor and put on a certain expression that may deceive even the best judgment.But hands cannot change as the result of a mere effort to please; the character they express is the real nature of the individual—the true character that has been formed by heredity or that has grown up with the person by long years of habit.(images available at Project Gutenberg)

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them to the readers of the American Edition of Palmistry for All.

CHEIRO.

LONDON.


INTRODUCTION

It was on July 21, 1894, that I had the honour of meeting Lord Kitchener and getting the autographed impression of his right hand, which I now publish for the first time as frontispiece to this volume. The day I had this interview, Lord Kitchener, or, as he was then, Major-General Kitchener, was at the War Office, and to take this impression had to use the paper on his table, and, strangely enough, the imprint of the War Office may be seen at the top of the second finger--in itself perhaps a premonition that he would one day be the controlling force of that great department.

Lord Kitchener was at that moment Sirdar of the Egyptian Army. He had returned to England to tender his resignation on account of some hostile criticism about "the Abbas affair," and so I took the opportunity of his being in England to ask him to allow me to add his hand to my collection, which ev

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