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Astrology for all

By Allan Leo
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ASTROLOGYFORALL.
willanddesire,actingmoreonthesideofwillthanthatofdesire. The
Leoslovetorule,butitisaruleratheroftheheartthanofthehead .
Theyarephilanthropic,andalwaysobeytheimpulsesoftheheart
wheresympathyisconcerned . Thissignproducesindividualswhoare
morethoroughthananyoftheothersigns,fortheyseemtocombinethe
practicalwiththephilosophicalandtheidealwiththereal. Whenself-
controlledtheyarewonderfulindividuals,beingabletoinfluencegreat
numbers . Theyhavethepowertosendtheirthoughtstoanydistance,
andwhenconservingtheir'energies,healthroughsympathy . Theyseem
toradiatefromtheircentreabeautifulwarmth,liketheSun,whichis
ruleroftheirsign . Butwhenturningtheirforcesdownwardandliving
tothepersonalsideoflifetheyareveryamative,withverystrong
passions . Itisfoundthattheweakestandthestrongestindividuals
comeoutofthissign . Theweakestarethosewhoaretooeasilyled
throughtheirfeelings,thoughthisisoftencausedbyassociatingwith
thosewhotakeadvantageoftheirLeonature ; theythenfallintodissipa-
tionandmaybecomedissolutecharacters . Butthetruespiritualfireis
everburningwithin,andphoenix-liketheywillrisefromthedeadashes
ofthemselvestogreaterandnoblerthings ; forthissignisknownby
astrologersasthehouseoftheSun,anditisthroughthissignthatthe
raysoftheSunbecomemostpowerfullychargedwithspirituallifeand
energy. WhenLeopersonsseektobecomeself-conscioustheyseemto
makemorerapidprogressthanthosebornunderothersigns,and
possessingastheydosuchverysensitivenatures,theyareableto
readilyrespondtospiritualinfluences ; theirfaiththenbecomesmarvel-
lous, andthewholeoftheirlifeseemstobedevotedtodoinggoodto
others .
Leogoverningtheheartcausesthispartofthesystemtobethe
centreandmosteasilyaffectedwhenthecharacterisinharmoniousand
theliferunningtodiscordanddisorderinsteadofpeaceandprogress
thecirculationthensuffers,setting up manytroublesofamoreorless
feverishnature,whichinturnreactuponthemind,bringinggloomand
despondency
. Itisessentialforthewell-beingandperfecthealthofall
Leopersonsthattheyhaveacertaintime,ifonlyafewminuteseach
day,whentheycanbequitealoneandperfectlyatrest . Thisenables
themto'startthemachineryfromtheheart'atanevenandharmonious
rateofvibration . Theirbestmedicineislove,peaceandharmony.
AllLeopersonssucceedbestwheretheyhaveauthority,orhold
THECHARACTERQFTHESIGN LEO. 27
somehighandresponsibleposition,butintradesorprofessionstheywill
dobestasjewellersorgoldsmiths,aswritersoflovestoriesordramatic
sketches. Theyalsomakeexcellentmusiciansandpoets . Although
theypossessgreatstrengthandvitalitytheyarenotfondoflaborious
work, andtheycanonlybereallyhappyinpositionsoftrustand
management.
We may sum up theLeopersonsasfirmandself-controllingindi-
viduals,everaimingathighandnoblethings . Theyareallbornwith
anobilityofcharacterwhichcanonlybecounteractedbycontradictory
planetaryinfluences .
Theyaregeneroustoafault,faithful,sincere,earnestandpersever-
ing,andalthoughambitioustheirambitionisnearlyalwaysturnedin
thedirectionofself-perfection . Thissigngivestheintuitionsofthe
heart,andasthecentreofthematernaltrinity,itholdsandbindsallthe
others by thepoweroflove; itsinnernatureor destinyis HARMONY.
CHAPTERIX.
THEINDIVIDUALANDPERSONALCHARACTER OFTHESIGNVIRGO.
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THEsignVirgoisthe second ofthe earthy andthesecondofthe
ratablesigns
; itisthethirdofthe maternal trinityand the turning-point
fromthenortherntothesouthernsigns :itisspeciallycharacterisedby
itsself-containingqualities . Outofthissign, for themajorityofindi-
vidualities,wisdomistobeborn ; ; for,althoughbelongingtotheearthy
triplicity(fromwhichwemightsupposethat too muchoftheearthy
elementwouldcomeintotheirmake-up),thissignrepresentsthevirgin
soil,thespirit-matter,asitwere,whichyieldsthemostreadilytovibra-
tionspassingthroughitfromtheothersigns. Theindividualsbornin
thissignareconstructiveandabletomakethemostoftheirconditions
theyaremoregenerallyfoundinthebusinessworld,particularlyinpur
suitswhichprovideforthegeneralwelfareofthewholeofthecom-
munity. Ascharacterstheyarephilosophical,thoughtheyseemto
blendtheidealwiththepracticalinamarvellousmanner . Thismakes
themverydiscriminative,givingthemlargereasoningpowersandvery
ingeniousmethodsofworking . Theyarethemostcriticalofallindi-
viduals,buttheyusuallyturnthiscriticismuponthemselvesaswellas
others,fortheyseemtobealwaystakingthemselvestopieces . They
arecarefulandcautious,andusuallyactmethodically,withmuchapparent
forethought . Theyareveryindustriousandpersistent,tendingmore
towardthepracticalthantheideal. Theyarepreciseindetails,and
canreadilyputrightanyerrorsanddefectsintheirowncharacter ;
buttheyarealsoextremelysensitive,notfromasympatheticstandpoint,
butmore from amentalattitude,fortheyareveryintrospective,and
maybesaidto know themselvesbetterthanthosebornunderother
signs. Theypossessthatkeenintellectwhichcomesfromexperience
morethanfromeducation,andtheyhaveremarkabletactandingenuity ;
buttheyareusuallyfullyawareofalltheirattainments,andareinclined
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to besomewhatproudofthem,sothatwhenrunningalongpersonal
lines,thesepersonsbecomemoreselfishthanthoseofothersigns,since
theyarealwaysalivetotheirowninterests . Theythenbecomerather
materialistic,andtendtocarrythepracticaltoofarintoscepticismand
doubt,whiletheyexpectfromotherswhattheythemselvesarenotwilling
togive ; theythusseekallthegoodthingsinlifeforthemselves, and
mayattaingreatworldlysuccess,astheypossessalltheabilitytoenable
themtoattaintheirdesiredaltitude . Theymaybesaidtohavemany
faultswhenrunningtothepersonalsideoftheirnature ; andthey
becomeverydomineering,usingtheirgoodintellectualabilitiestothe
detrimentofothers,andacertainhardnesstakespossessionofthem,
whichcausesthemtoidentifythemselvesalmostexclusivelywiththe
externalworld. Butwhenlivingmoreintheirindividuality,orbecom-
ingwhatistermedmoreself-conscious,theyarereallyverysplendid
characters,beingdiscriminativeandwise,andoftenpossessingthepower
topsychometriseandsensepsychicconditionsfromthehigherstand-
point. Theyarecapableofmakingwonderfulprogressinspiritual
developmentand usually seektolivethemostchastelives,becoming
liketheirsymbol,avirgininpurity . Thissignactstothematernal
trinityinexactlythesamewayasGeminidoestotheintellectual,seeking
toexpressinitselftheunionofCancerandLeo .
Thoseborn in thissignpossessgreatrecuperativepowers . They
arerarelysickorill,andmayattributemuch,ifnotall,ofanyill-health
theymaysufferfromtotheirownhabitsoflife . Beingnaturalstudents
ofthelawsofhygiene,theyusuallyknowhowtoliveproperly ; theyshould
alwaysavoiddrugsofeverykind,as,beingverysensitivephysically,
theyreadilyabsorbthepoisonsofdrugsintotheirsystem,speedily
affectingthecirculation . Theyaremoresensitivetothevibrations
aroundthemthanpersonsofothersigns ; theyfeelthechangesin
atmosphericconditionsalmostdirectlytheybegin,andtheirbodiesact
likebarometers,expressingtothesensitivesoulwithineverychange
thattakesplaceintheirsurroundings . Theirbestmedicineforall
diseaseistobealonewithNatureandtohavearoundthemharmonious
conditions. Theywilldowelttostudydietandtobeparticularinfood
andwithregardtothemagnetismssurroundingthem.
TheVirgotypemaybesummedupasretiring,ingenious,dis-
criminative,activeandmercurial. Theyalwaysseemtohavetheirwits
aboutthem,andaregenerallyself-possessed ; theyseem,however,tobe
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capableofextremesofgoodandso-calledevil,beingmuchIsmarter'
thanthemajorityofthosearoundthem ; andwhenlivingonlyforthem-
selvestheyarecapableofoutwittingothersforthesakeofpersonalgain ;
theygenerallyact,however,withafullconsciousnessofwhattheyare
doing . Thisarisesfromtheirinventivegenius,andbeingthoroughly
alivetoalladvantagesanddisadvantages,theycansoreadilyadapt
themselvestotherequirementsofthosearoundthemthattheymake
excellententertainersandsplendidsocialcompanions ; andwhenthey
succeedinlettinggothepersonalelementtheyaretrulybeautiful
characters.
Personsborninthissigncanreadilyadaptthemselvestoalmost
anyenvironment,buttheyhavetheirbestsuccessinlifeinthebusiness
world . Allcommercialaffairssucceedundertheiringeniousmanage-
ment
. Theyaregoodproviders,anddoremarkablywellinallmatters
connectedwithfoodstuffs . They'arenaturalchemists,therefore
succeedinallmattersconnectedwithchemistry
. 'Theyhavealsoa
fondnessforgeneralliterature,andhavesuccessinliterarypursuitsfrom
authortoprinter. Theymakeexcellentagents,andinfactarequite
readytofollowanyavocationinwhichactivityandgeneralmental
abilityhelpthemtosucceedinlife ; buttheirgreatestsuccessistobe
foundratherinthebusinessthantheprofessionalworld
. Theylike
tohandlesolidmaterials ; andtodealinmerchandiseallowstheir
mentalabilityfullscope . Theinnernatureordestinyofthissignis
DISCRIMINATION.
THECHARACTEROFTHESIGN]BRA.
CHAPTERX.
THEINDIVIDUALANDPERSONALCHARACTEROFTHESIGNLIBRA
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LIBRA,thesignofthebalance,theequalisingsignofthezodiac,is
thesecondoftheairytriplicity,andthethirdofthecardinalsigns . Itis
thefirstsignofthereproductivetrinity . Theindividualityofthissign
isexpressedinjustice,equilibrium,balance,order,anddispassionate
judgment
. Thoseborninthissignareremarkablefortheirpowersof
comparison
; theyseemtobeabletoweighandbalanceallthings
mentally,asthoughtheywereinspired . Extremeswillbefoundinthis
asinallthecardinalsigns
; butsoonerorlateropportunitiescomeinto
thelifetotakeanimpartialanddispassionateview
. Itistheaimofthe
individualityworkingthroughthissigntoseekequilibrium
; andthis
causesLibrapersonstoloveharmonysomuch,thattheyfeelexceed.
inglysensitiveuntilthewholeoftheorganismisinastateofbalance
.
Theyhavealwaysakindandamiabledisposition,expressingtheVenus
sideoftheirnaturemorethananyother,andthismakesthemcourteous,
agreeableandverypleasantpersons . Theyareremarkablefortheir
perceptivefaculties,andthereis,moreover,agreatamountofinspira-
tioninthissign,sothatsoonerorlatertheLibraindividualscometo
realisethatthereisanunseenaswellasaseenworld
; thismakesthem
remarkablyintuitive,astheyarethusabletodrawfrombothsources
.
Theypossessthemostperfectformsproducedbyanyofthesigns,forms
throughwhichthesoulisabletoexpressitselfbetterthanthroughany
othermedium. EachSignoftheZodiacisbeststudiedbyknowingits
opposite,andinLibrawegetthebalanceofAries,whichmakesthe
spiritualperceptionsthekeenestandthemostmanifest,seemingtohave
theabilityofgettingoccultknowledgethroughinnerperception
. These
psychicgiftsare'obtainedfromthethought-realms,andnotfromthe
emotionalplanes ; thisenablesthem,whenfullyindividualised,to
temperatelyexpoundthehiddenknowledgecontainedintheonegreat
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World-religion. Theyseemtoacceptfatein a waythatothersarenot
capableof,andtorealisethejusticeofallthings. Whenworkingalong
personallinesthesepersonslivemoreintheformaspectoflife : they
thenbecomeexceedinglyapprobativeandverysensitive,areratherim-
patient,andinclinedtobesomewhatcareless ; buttheirpersonalfaults
andfailingsaresuchas may beeasilyforgiven,fortheyareusuallyvery
even-temperedandamenabletoallthegoodinfluencesthatsurround
them.
Whenunbalancedthesepersonssufferfromthecomplaintscommon
tothecardinalsigns. Thereinsandkidneysarethemostsensitive
parts ;
thebestmedicineismusic,harmonyandretirement,butLibra
personsusuallypossesstheintuitionexactlyhowtobringtheirphysical
conditionsintoastateofequilibrium.
Theywoulddobestinlife as overseers,orinpositionsofrefinement
where,throughtheirlargeperceptives,theycanquietlyandcalmly
manageaffairs. Theymakeexcellentlibrarians and secretaries . They
wouldalsobegoodstagemanagers,andmusicaldirectors,andsuccess-
fulinanyprofessionwheretheycouldpreserveharmonyorbringit
aboutinothers. Theywouldbeproficient in allartisticarrangements
andwouldsucceedasdecorators,arrangers,housekeepersandsuchlike .
Tosum up
theindividualityoftheLibranswemayconsiderthem
asinspirationalandperceptivecharacters,alwaysleaningmoretothe
spiritualsideoflifethanthepurelyphysical . Theyaresensitivesofar
asthepersonalityisconcerned,whennot fully self-conscious,buttheyare
alwaysjustandgenerous
. Theyseemtobeeverstrivingtomanifest
thatwhichmustbeattainedbyallhumanity-compassion . Theseper-
sonspossessknowledgewhichseemstobethecreamofallthemental
characteristicsoftheprecedingsign,andwiththemitmaybesaidthat
thebalanceoftheirindividualitybringsthemintorealtouchwiththe
highestformofmindthatwehaveanyconceptionof,whichcanonlybe
expressedasarefinedmentalconditionwhichisnotdependentupon
thebrainforitsphysicalmanifestation . Theinnernatureor destinyof
thissignis BALANCE.
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CHAPTERXI.
THEINDIVIDUALANDPERSONALCHARACTEROFTHESIGNSCORPIO.
0in lit.

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in Itt .
SCORPIOisthethirdofthe fixed signsandthesecondormiddleof
the watery triplicity,alsothesecondofthe reproductive trinity. Its
symbolisthescorpion,whosestingisitsmostprominentfeature .
Evolvingthroughthissign we mayfindallcharacters,fromthelowest
andmostdegradedtothehighestandmostexalted,forthereappearsto
bemorescopeforextremesofcharacterinthissignthaninanyother .
TheScorpiocharacterisdecidedandunmistakable,beingrarely,if
ever,vacillatingorfeeble . Itwouldseemasthoughthereweretwo
types,theevilandthegood,evolvingwithinthissign. Itistheeighth
signofthezodiacandmarksthehigheroctave,asitwere, after the
balancehasbeenturned . Itwouldseemasthoughtheworstproducts
ofScorpiowerethefailuresfromthe'precedingsevensigns,whereasthe
stronglyindividualisedtypeswouldbethosewhohadsucceededin
learningthemysteryofthissign . The'stingofthescorpion'must
be
extractedbeforerealprogressonwardthroughtheothersignscanbe
successfullyaccomplished. Whenlivingthepurelypersonallife,living
onlyfortheself,theScorpiotypesofhumanityareveryuncompromising
andexactingbeings,andtheirvindictivenessandfault-findingtendencies
maybecarriedtoanabnormaldegree . Ignoranceandlustmarkthe
characteroftheundevelopedScorpionature .
Thissigngovernsthegenerativesystem,andwhenthelifeforces
arescatteredandwastedthroughtheexcessesofsensuality,thesechar-
actersbecomelikedevils,workingmischieffarandwide,regardless
of
thesufferingwhichtheycausetoothers . Wheneviltheyareunmis-
takablyevil,andwiththethoroughnesscharacteristic of thefixedsigns
theyplungeintosinwithadelightthatthosebornunderothersigns
areincapableof ; yetwhentheybecomeregenerate,andfullyself-
conscious,theyreachgreatheights,thegenerativeforcewithinthem,the
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"vril"withwhichtheyabound,beingturnedintopsychicfaculties,
endowingthemwithpeculiarpenetration,andtheythenbecomethe
truemysticswhoseawakeningvisionquicklysensesthefuture possi-
bilitiesthatliebeforethesoul . Giftedwithwhatiscalledsecondsight,
orclairvoyance,theyenterintooccultismwithazealandearnestness
thatisunequalled .
ThoseindividualisedinScorpioareremarkablefortheirkeenjudg-
ment ; theycancriticiseperfectlyandimpartially,andtheyareableto
givetheirjudgmentinadecisiveandclearmanner ; theyareveryquick
inthought,andcanatonceseethepurposeandmeaningofthethings
theyarecriticising . Whenawakenedtherearenobettertypesof
humanitythanthoseborninthissign,fortheythenrealisewhatthey
maybecome : whenunawakened,however,theycriticiseforthesakeof
criticism,andthusbecomethemostexactingandundesirablepersons ;
andwhenrunningalongthelowerlevelstheyarealwaysmixed up in
sometragedyordisastrousaffair,fortheyarethenjealous,severe,hard
andcruel ; butwhenallthisforceisturnedupwardandthepassions
havebeenconqueredandtemperancelearned,theyareofgreatbenefit
toothersthroughtheirmagnetichealingpower . Agreatdealmightbe
saidofthissignthatwould be extremelydifficultforthemajorityto
understand ; thefewthatareawakenedcanaloneappreciateitswon-
derfulpossibilities . Scorpiopeoplehaveaveryremarkablepower
ofattachment,andseemtocontain in themselvesthesilenceof
PiscesandthetenacityofCancer,thecompanionwaterysigns . They
aregenerallymarkedbytheirverydignifiedmanner,andthoughoften
affableandcourteous,theyarereadyatanymomenttostandupontheir
dignity. Theycanbeveryabruptandbrusquewhentheywish,but
theyarealwaysamenabletoapproval . Theyhavethepowerofself-
controltoaverygreatextent,eventothepowerofcontrollingthewhole
ofthesexnature,turningitintothehighestspiritualdevelopment ; they
arethen(asitwere)ahugeenginewithsteamup,allreadytostartupon
averylongjourney. Butthesepersonsarepowerlesstomoveormake
anyprogressuntiltheyhaveovercometheirverytiresomeandtrying
personality,whichisalwaysverymuchtothefrontinthissign .
Theirill-healtharisesoutofthenatureofthefixedandwatery
signs,givingrisetoinflammatorycomplaints . Theysufferfrompeculiar
anduncommondisorders,whichusuallyaffecttheminsomesecretpart ;
theyarealsoliabletogoutandaffectionsoftheheart . Butthewholeof
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theirdisordersmaybecorrectedbyconservingthelifeforces,since,
possessingunboundedvitality,theyhavethepowerofrecuperation to
averymarkeddegree.
Asmagnetichealersanddoctorstheyfindtheirbestoutletstogain
success. Theyhaveapeculiarknowledgeofchemicals,andreadily
succeedasdyersandchemists,orinanybusinessconnectedwithoils.
Theymakegoodsurgeonsanddentists,alsodetectives,beingwellfitted
foremploymentwherenerveandpluckarerequired . Whenlivingthe
personallifetheyhavesuccessasbutchers,smiths,andthosewhowork
inmetals . Theypossessthedramaticabilitycommontothefixedsigns.
Wemightsum up thosepersonsborninthesignScorpioasvery
determined,reserved,tenaciousandsecretive . Theyarefirmandsome-
whatproud,andcapableofunmistakabletraitsofcharacterthatcause
themtobeeither very muchlikedorverymuchdisliked . Theirsome-
whatsuspiciousnaturecausesthemtobedistrustful,butamidstalltheir
apparenteviltraitstheyhavethatgritandbackbonewhichenables
themtomakehigherattainmentsthanthosebornintheothersigns ;
forthe ' wisdomoftheserpent'liesconcealedinthissign,andtheymay
becomesodiscreet,wiseandprudentastodisplayextraordinarygenius .
Ithasbeensaid "thegreatertheanimalthegreatertheman," and it
maybethatintheanimalpassionsthereliethegermsofthatspiritual
forcewhichwhensentupwardsmayachievegreatandmightythings .
Thatwhichwas latent willanddesireinthesignTaurusbecomes in
thissignenergy expressed. TheScorpioman'sdesiresarepotent,and
chargedwiththepowertoattain,andwhenthedesiresaresubservient
tothe Will, therearenonemorepowerfulordetermined . Asstated,
morecouldbesaid on this,sign,butthatisreservedforanotherchapter ;
inconclusion,itmaybesaidoftheScorpioindividualsthattheyhave
reachedthepointthatdecidestheirfutureprogress . Theinnernature
or destiny ofthissignis REGENERATION.
ASTROLOGYFORALL.
CHAPTERXII.
THEINDIVIDUALANDPERSONALCHARACTEROFTHESIGNSAGITTARIUS.
Qin ; .

Nov. 22toDec. 20.

Oin . j .
SAGITTARIUSisthesignofthearcher,whostandsreadytoshootfrom
hisbowthearrowwhichissaidtoneverfailinhittingthemark ; this
alludestothepowerofprophecy. Thereisanideaoffreedomconveyed
inthissymbolofthearcher,andofSagittariusindividualsitmaybesaid
thattheyalwaysaimforthehighest. Ifwecanjudgeoftheindi-
vidualisedScorpiocharacternowstandingpreparedtoshootforthhis
self-generatedthoughts,wecanimaginethatthissignwillfulfilallthe
mysticismcontainedintheprecedingsign
. Sagittariusisthelastofthe
fiery triplicityandofthe reproductive trinity,andthethirdofthe mutable
signs ;
itthereforerepresentstheunionofthequalitiesofheadand
heart,nowsentupwardindevotiontotheHeartofallthings . When
fully
individualised,thoseborninthissignaregreatloversoflawand
order ;
theyareveryintuitive,andprophetic,possessingthepowerof
sendingtheirthoughtstoanydistancethattheywish. Theseerand
theprophetareborninthissign,andwefindthoseborninthissign,
whenawakened,tobethemostself-confidentandself-reliantofanyof
thesigns
. Theyarealwayslookingforwardwithabrightandhappy
disposition,fullofjoyandhopeforthefuture
. Theyknowintuitively
thatthefuturestateisfarbetterthananythathaveprecededit,and
thislendsthemthepowerofinspiration,makingthemalwaysenterpris-
ing, progressiveandprophetic
. Theyseemtopossessonlyonethought
atatimeandthisthoughtcarriesthemontothegoaltheywishto
reach
. Theyhaveadecisivewayofexpressingthemselveswhichcan
neverbemistaken,forbehinditistheintuitionthat knows . Itmaybe
saidofthoseborninthissignthattheirfailingsaresuchascanbe
easilyforgiven,sincetheworstevilshavebeenleftforthesignScorpioto
work out . Whenpersonal,theyareverypersonal ; fortheyarethen
restlessandinclinedtoover-activity,arenervousandhighlystrung,dis-
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37
playingatendencytobecomepetulantandirritable . Thepersonal
Sagittarianisabluffandoutspokencharacter,somewhatexacting,and
veryapttodomineer . Whenperverted,thenatureisexceedingly
rebellious,unwillingtosubmittotheleastrestraint,andwhenangered
knowingexactlywheretohurt . Thislastcharacteristicarisesfromthe
abilitytosensetheweakspots in others .
Thereareveryfewatourpresentstagewhocanexpressallthat
liesconcealedinthissign ; foritisthe ' ninthhouse'oftheZodiac,the
houseofthe guru orteacher,anditleadsthroughsciencetophilosophy
andthencetothetruereligionoflawandlove. Hencewefindthetastes
ofSagittariusalwaysincliningtowardoneorotherofthesepursuits ;
thoughthescientistmayremainintheregionofexperimentalscience,
unconsciousofthehigherclaimsofphilosophyandreligiontowhichhis
scienceshouldpointhim ; andthephilosophermaycontinueimmersed
inlearneddisquisitions,orprofoundstudy,withoutattemptingtoturn
hisenergiesintodevotion,whichisthespiritofrealreligion,and the
truenatureofthissign . Nevertheless,thephilosophicspiritisalways
strongwithinthem,evenafterdevotionhasbeenawakened .
Asthethirdofthemutablesigns,wefindatourpresentstagemany
undecidedcharactersborninthissign,quiteuninterestingandoftenvery
indolentpersons. Indeed,manyofthemarequitecontenttoletothers
shoottheirmentalarrowsforthem . Generally,however,theyhave
clearconceptionsofwhattheywishtoachieve,andtheysettoworkto
putintopracticetheirideals . Forthisninthsignisthesignofthe
future,thepromiseofthecominghumanitywhosethoughtsshallno
longerbescatteredbutundeviatinglydirectedtothegoalwhichallare
destinedtoreach .
Sagittariusbeingamutablesign,andhavingsympathywithGemini,
itsopposite,thelungsarethefirstpartofthesystemtoshowweakness
.
Thisweaknessisgenerallycausedbyover-activity,causingdepletionof
vitalitybythescatteringofthelifeforces . ,Walkingexerciseinthe
openairisthebestcureforSagittarians,astheyarethusenabledto
drawintothemselvesthevitalityneeded
: moderationshouldbe
observed,however,aseveninthisdirectiontheytendtoover-exert
themselves. Beingnaturallyfondofsportsandout-doorexercisethey
usuallylivehealthylives,thoughtheyaremoreliablethanothersto
accident,andinthiswaymoreoftensufferfromdisease .
IncommonwiththosebornintheotherfierysignsSagittarians
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makegoodmilitarymen . WemaythinkofAries as representingthe
commonsoldier,Leoasthecaptain,andSagittariusasthegeneralor
commander. Thecommonsoldierwouldrushheadlongintothefight
withtheimpulseandimpetuositycharacteristicofhisnature ; the
captainwithhisdetermination,decision,andthoroughnesswouldbe
abletoweldtheheterogeneouselementsintoaco-ordinatewhole ; while
thecommander(Sagittarius),with his admirableforesightandabilityto
plan,wouldseehowtodirectandmanipulatehisvariouscorps . Other
vocationsfavouredbythoseborninthissigncompriseteaching,the
ministry,law,astronomy,photography,designing,etc . : as inspectors,
equestrians,horse-dealers,sportsmen,andadvanceagentstheyexcel .
Tosum up theircharactergenerally,Sagittariansmay be described
asimpressionable,activeandenterprisingindividuals,somewhatintro-
spective,butalwaysfrank,honest,generousandsincere ; loyal tothose
towhomtheybecomeattached,andgenerally wise intheirlove ex
pression . AlthoughnotsodemonstrativeasAries,norsofixedasLeo,
Sagittariusyetgivesexpressivefeelingsandanaffectionatenature .
Beingloversofliberty,thoseborninthissigncanrecognisethe law of
orderandharmony,andtheymakesplendidcharacterswhenallowed
perfectfreedom :
:butwhenboundorplacedunderanyrestraintthey
becomefretful,irritableandrebellious,untilitisdifficulttopacifythem .
Theyneverwillinglyhurt,butwhenpushedtoextremestheyareaptto
saymorethantheymean,andsometimesinflictgreatpaininthisway .
Theylikealwaystodoonethingatatime,andinthisparticularare
quitedifferenttopeopleinGemini,theoppositesign,wholiketoleave
thingsunfinished,ortodotheminscraps ; the$agittarians,however,
beingofonemindliketoaccomplishthatwhichtheyhaveconceived .
Personsborninthissignarecapableofreachingtogreatheightsof
prophecy,andtheymaymakegreatprogressintheworld on spiritual
lines . Theinnernatureor destinyof thissignisLAw .
THECHARACTEROFTHESIGN CAPRICORN.
39
CHAPTERXIII.
THEINDIVIDUALANDPERSONALCHARACTEROFTHESIGNCAPRICORN.
0inYy.

. pec . 21 toJan . 19.

0
in Yy.
CAPRICORNisthelastofthe cardinal signs,andalsothelast of the
earthy triplicityandthefirstofthe serving trinity.
Inthis,thetenth,signiscontainedtheperfectnumber,andallthe
attributesoftheperfectmanaretobefoundconcealedinthissign,which
inafewwordsisconveyedintheexpressionAndwhosoeverwillbe
chiefamongyoulethimbeyourservant . " Thesymbolrepresentsa
highmountain,onwhichagoatisseentobesteadilyclimbingtowards
the top ; butmanysymbolscouldbeusedtopourtraythewonderful
powerthatisconcealed in this,thestrongestofallthesigns . Ifwe
tracetheSuninhisjourneyfromthefirstpointofAries(spring)to
Capricorn(winter)andconsiderthegradualunfoldingofthelifeforces
untilmaturityisreached,weshallseehowinCapricornaconsummation
ofcharacterwell-nighperfectisattained . TheCapricornians, when indi-
vidualised,areimpartial,justandaccurate,aimingtobeprecise,exact
andconstant,fulfillingallthingsthroughpersistent,industriousand
perseveringendeavour. Theyareassiduous,arduousandcareful,
zealousanddiligent,everenduringwithacalm,earnestpatienceand
gravereflectivedemeanour .
TheyseemtohavebroughttheeconomyofCancerto
a kind of
perfection,andtheyknowhowtobefrugalandthriftywithoutbeing
mean ; whenfullyindividualisedtheyareverycontemplative,reserved,
deepandprofound. Theyarealwaysindependentcharacters,possess-
ingquietself-relianceandsteadydetermination,andwhenliving up to
theirhighestidealarethetrueservantsofhumanity ; butwhennot
awakened,andlivingtothepersonalside of theirnature,theypass
throughtheoppositeextremesofallthesevirtues . Theyarealways
moreorlessself-conscious,andseemtoknowthestateofconsciousness
theyareinmorereadilythanthosebornintheothersigns . When
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personaltheyaremelancholic,doubtfulandsceptical,andinclinedtobe
veryindifferentandperverse ; andwhenworkingonthelowerlevels
theyareconstantlyrepiningandexpressingaheavy,morose,coldand
distantnature,theirdespondencyandgloomcarryingthemintoan
obscuritythatispainfultothemselvesandallwhoareconnected
withthem. Whenverybackwardintheirdevelopmenttheybecome
miserly,avaricious,deceptiveanddishonourable. Capricornianindi-
vidualsarecapableofattaininggreatheights,astheypossessboth
ambitionandendurance,andwiththeirpunctualattentiontodetails,
andtheirthriftyandacquisitivemethods,theycanbuildwhileothersare
dreamingofthework. Theymakethemostofalltheiropportunities,
andbeingself-relianttheyaccomplishtheirends . Withtheirpractical
conceptionofthings,theyknowhowtoproduceintheconcretetheideal
thatisintheirminds,foritwouldseemasthoughalltheidealscon-
ceivedofintheprecedingsignbecomeactualbeautifulcrystalsin
Capricorn .
Alltheirill-healthappearstoarisefromdespondencyandmelan-
cholia,andtheymaygraduallysinkintoamorbidconditionfromwhich
springnumerouscomplaintswhichwouldappeartohavetheirseatin
thesympatheticdisarrangementofthedigestivesystem . Theircounter-
actingmedicineishopeandcheerfulsociety ; a changeofsceneryand
surroundingsbecomesessentialwhentheyhavegivenwaytotheirgreatest
enemy,despondency.
Manyofthoseborninthe sign Capricornriseinlifethroughtheir
owneffortsandpersonalmerit,andtheyacquirerichesbyasteadyand
patientindustry : indeed,greatwealthisoftenfoundassociatedwiththis
sign,andsomeofthegreatestaristocratshavebeenbornbetweenthe
above-mentioneddates . Theyaresuccessfulinalllandandbuilding
speculations,andarebestadaptedforgeneralandpracticalwork
connectedwiththeearth,agricultureforinstance . Theymakegood
scientificresearchersandwriters ; andinanyavocationwheresteady
applicationandindustryarerequired,theyarethepersonstosucceed .
Theyhavegreatambitionsandareabletoundertakeverylargecon-
tractswithsuccess ; theyarebestsuitedforbuilders,upholsterers,
designersanddecorators . Largespeculations,elaborateenterprises,and
hugeundertakings,arebestconductedbytheCapricornians .
We mky sumupthecharacterofpersonsborninthissignbycon-
sideringthem as trulySaturnianindividuals ; theyrange fromall that is
THECHARACTEROFTHESIGN CAPRICORN.
icy-cold,limitedandbarren, up to thecalm,cool,contemplativemeditator
onthingsdivine. Agreatnumberofpersonsborninthissignfavoura
concreteorceremonialreligion,andtheyarealwaysmoreorlessam
bitious,everseekinginsomewayorothertodisplaytheirindependence
Therearemanywho'ape'humilityborninthissign,itistrue,but it
neverthelessgivesussomeofthestrongestcharacters,ableandwilling
toservetheworldtoitsgreatadvantage .
In studyingCapricornwemaylearnmuchfromtheracewhichis
saidtobechieflyunderitsinfluence-theHindus . Amongthesepeople
wefindgreatlearning,greatwealth,greatpower,andgreatrank ; but
wehavealsogreatservilityand,amongstthelowercastes,acringing
humilitywhichistrulydistressingtothosewhocanrealisefromwhat
loftyheightstheyhavefallen. Incommonwiththeotherearthysigns,
thoseborninCapricorncanbeextremelyIselfish ; buttheirvirtue
liesinpatience,contemplation,andreflection . Theinnernature t
destiny ofthissignis SERVICE.
CHAPTERXIV.
THEINDIVIDUAL AND PERSONALCHARACTEROFTHESIGNAQUARIUS.
0inJan. 20 toFeb. z8.

Qin . M.
AQUARIUS isthelastofthe airy triplicity,alsothelastofthe fixed
signsandthecentreofthe serving trinity. Nothingthatmightbesaid
ofthissignatourpresentstageofevolutioncouldpossiblyconveythe
ideaofthestatetobereachedwhenthewholeofhumanityadvancesto
theconditionofthissign
. Itssymbolistheman,commonlyknown as
thewater-bearer,andthatwhichtheperfectedmanwillbeintheconcrete
ortheobjectiveworld(Capricorn)willalsobeattainedinthesubjective
worldbytheAquarian
. Ifwecombinetheideaoffixitywiththatofair,
wehavetheideaoffixedair,fromwhichwemaydeducethefactthatthe
thoughts will be fixedandconcentrated,andthusbecome real. Aquarian
individualsaredetermined,patient,quiet,unobtrusiveandfaithful . They
havethepowerofconcentratingtheirthoughts,andaregenerallyphilo-
sophicandscientific
. Theyinclinetowardtheunconventional,andthus
makeexcellentreformers ; theyhavebrightandclearintellects,andperse-
verepatientlywithalltheirpursuits
. Theyarepersonsonefeelsonecan
dependupon,andtheyinspiretrustbytheirequabledispositions . They
arealwayskind,humane,andretiringindisposition . Theyareexceed-
ingly
fondofart,musicandliterature,butseemtohavemoreabilityfor
scientificstudies ;
inthesetheyarehelpedconsiderablybytheirintuitive
and penetratingnature. Whenfullyindividualised,theyhaveagreat
loveforallhumanitarianundertakingsandconcernsthatproducehar
monyforthemany; thisgivesthemmarkedsocialtendencies,and
makesthemdelightingivingpleasuretoothers ; theyaremoreover
patientin devotionandcarefulinthought,andtheydevelopexcellent
memoriesforsubjectiveideas .
Themain,indeedthecharacteristic,featureofthissignisthe
remarkableabilitythatitgivesforthestudyofhumannature ; forthe
Aquarianindividualsareborncharacter-readers,andtheyarerarely
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43
mistakenintheirjudgment . Theyseem to containtheessenceofthe
airytriplicity,possessingamentalityofthehighestandmostrefined
quality,whichmakesthemnaturalclairvoyants,clearreasQners,and
carefulstudents. Whenlivingalongthepurelypersonallines,theyare
chaotic,diffusive,deceptive,trickyandcleverfortheirownends
;
egotistical,andapttousetheirinflexiblewillsinthedirectionofselfish
mentaldesires ; orinclinedtobevacillatingandcapricious,oftenboast-
ingofthingstheycannotperform . ThereareveryfewtrueAquarians
amongstusasyet . Their day is,however,approaching,andwemay
catchaglimpseofwhatwe may expect in thelivesofDickens,Edison,
Ruskin,andGeorgePeabody,intheclairvoyanceofSwedenborg,and
inthescienceofDarwin ; allofwhomwereborninthissign . V4emay
thusgainsomeideaofwhatthefuturehumanitywillbe .
Defectivecirculationisthechiefcauseofthetroublescommonto
theAquarianswhennotlivinghealthyandprogressivelives,forthey
havemorementalvitality,asitwere,thanphysical ; thereforeexercise
andfreshairconstitutetheirfinestmedicine . Beautifulsceneryandhar-
monioussurroundings,andtheconcentrationoftheirthoughts upongood
healthandperfectcirculation,willdomuchtobenefitthemphysically .
TheAquarianssucceedbestinlifeinallpursuitswheresteady
applicationofthemindandtheconcentrationofthoughtarenecessary ;
theymakegoodartists,designers,andmusicians . Theyhaveinventive
genius,andareresponsibleformoreinventionsforthebenefitof
humanitythananyoftheothersigns. Theywouldhavesuccessinall
employmentsconnectedwithelectricity ; oraswriters ; orinconnection
withrailways .
TheAquariansmaybesummedupashonest,steady,discrimina-
tive,trulyintelligentindividuals. Theyarenotedfortheintegrityand
sinceritytheypossess,havingtheintenseandfixedlovenatureofthe
fixedsignscombinedwiththerefinedmentalqualityoftheairysigns ;
sothattheyarefaithfulintheirloveuntiltheend,thelovegenerally
livinginthehighermind . Theysucceedinlifewhereothers would
fail,havingclearconceptionsofalltheyundertake . Theyarestudious
andthoughtful,andatthesametimeversatile . Theycanretainwhat-
everknowledgetheyacquire,andarediscriminativeenoughtoturnall
theirforcesinthebestdirection . Theyareacquisitivewithoutbeing
miserly,andareinclinedtoleavetheirpossessionsforthebenefitof
humanity. Theyseemtoreadilytaketostrangers,andrarelyconsider
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thatothersareinanywaystrangetothem,whilethroughtheirexcellent
abilitytoreadandjudgehumancharactertheyrarelymakemistakesin
theirestimates .
Theyallpossessthelatentabilitytobecome "the
MAN"
thattheirsignsymbolises,andwhentheyhaveunitedtheir
grandmentalitywiththeirpolarsignLeo,inwhicharecontainedallthe
feelings,love,andemotionsoftheheart,theyarethenable,likethe
water-bearer,topouroutupontheearththelivingwatersoflifewhich
nourish and sustain all aroundthem
. Lightandlifeawaitthosewho
breakawayfromthepersonalityandliveintheindividualityofthis
sign. Theinnernatureand destiny of thissign is expressedintheone
word HUMANITY.
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CHAPTERXV.
THEINDIVIDUAL,ANDPERSONAL,. CHARACTEROFTHESIGNPISCES.
) in jE.

Feb. Ig . toMay. 20.

(~ in 3E.
THISisthelastsign of thezodiac,thesign of thefishes . Itisthe
lastofthe watery and mutable signs,andofthe serving trinity. Itssymbol
representstwofishestiedtogether,oneswimminginonedirection and
theotherintheopposite . Insomerespectsthissignrepresentsthe
failuresofhumanity,andforthisreasonitissomewhatdifficultto
expressallthatisconveyedinthesymbol of thissign .
Therecanbenosuchthingasarealfailure ; but if weweretothink
ofa progressionthroughallthesigns,andthenthinkofthesignPisces
as representing, on theonehand,thosewhohadsucceeded in extracting
thevirtuefromeach,and,ontheotherhand,thosewhohad failedto
accomplishthisentirely,wemightobtainsomeideaofwhatismeantby
thetermoftenappliedhereto-"thesignofself-undoing . "
Wedoget
apparentfailuresinlifeindicatedbythissign ; andthesearethepersons
whomaybesaidtoliveanentirelypersonallife,tothetotalexclusion
oftheindividual ; theirconsciousness,asitwere,functioningonly on the
verylowestlevelsofmanifestedlife . Theyarethenover-restlessand
over-anxious,lackinglifeandenergy,apparentlyundecidedhowtoact,
andalwayswaitingforanopportunity . Itisexceedinglydifficultto
interpretthissignwithanydegreeofclearness,fornotoneinfiftyborn
initwilleveradmithisowncharacter . Theynearlyalwayspretendto
besomethingdifferentfromwhattheyreallyare,andastheyareusually
hamperedwithanover-abundanceofself-esteemandapprobativeness
combined,itbecomesverydifficultforthemtoadmittheirfailings . A
considerableamountofthePiscespersonalcharacterappearstoarise
fromalackofdecision ; beingveryreceptivetoalltheconditionsthat
arearoundthem,theyfinditverydifficulttobecomefullyindividualised,
andthereforeareoftenmerely"abundleofinconsistenciestiedwiththe
cordofdiscontent. " Therearemore ' mediums'borninthissignthanin
alltheothersputtogether
;infact,manyare so mediumisticthatthey
rarelyknowthemselvesfromotherpeople,andareeverreadytoattribute
theirfailingstotheconditionsthatarearoundthem
. Theyaremore
easilyobsessedthananyoftheothertypes,andare
so psychicandre-
ceptiveastodrawmanyspiritsaroundthem,wholivequitepeacefully
intheirfloatingaura . Possessingverystrongemotionstheybecome
muchattachedtotheirfriends,quietlyacceptingtheiradviceand
opinionandendeavouringtoactuponitwheneverpossible . Theyare
verychangeableandimaginative,or,morecorrectly,fanciful . They
lovetoliveinaworldofromance,andarefondofsensationalnovels,
greedilydevouringeverythingofahighlyexcitingnature . Someofthe
lowesttypesareapttotaketodrinkunderanysevereanxietyandworry,
andtogivewaytotheworstformsoftemptation . Whenbecomingin
dividualisedandmoreself-controlled,theyareverypatient,gentleandsub-
missivepersons,possessingaquietyetdeepunderstanding ;andas
theyawakenand unfold, they becomedeeplyinterestedinoccult
phenomena .
Theircharacter,asitgrows,becomesmoreconfidingandmore
trustful,butrarelyself-reliant ; althoughtheyarecapableofbeingvery
honest,amiable,lovingandkind,havinganabundanceofsympathy,
especiallywithalldumbanimals . Theyareeverapttobetootimid
ratherthanoverbold,anditwillusuallybefoundthatwhereself-esteem
islacking,approbativenesswilltakeitsplace,and viceversa. Itisessen-
tialthattheylivepureandcleanlives,fortheyareverymagneticand
moreliabletoabsorbevilinfluencesthanthoseborninanyoftheother
signs ;
thedualisticnatureofPiscesmakesitverydifficulttoextract
thegoodfromthatwhichappearsbad . Theyloveroamingabout ; are
ratherfastidious,andsometimestoofondofdetail ; theyare,however,
veryhospitable,andseektodoallintheirpowertomakethosedependent
onthemcomfortableandhappy. Ascaterers,hotelproprietors,nurses,
andthosewhoministertothewelfareofothersgenerally,theyfindtheir
forts inlife .
ThePiscesindividualsseemtobemoreliabletoconsumptionthan
theothermutablesigns ; buttheyseemtocausethisthemselves,by
despondencyandmelancholy . Whenworriedtheirdigestiveconditions
becomedisordered,andthisproducesmanyothertroubles . Through
beingover-anxiousandworryingtheyoftenweakenthesystemand
causeittosufferfromfunctionaldisorders . Topreservetheirhealth
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47
theyshouldbeverycleanlyintheirhabits,avoidingallimpuremagnetisms
andinfection .
ThePiscuriansaregenerallyfondofthesea,andtheysucceedbest
in lifeinallpursuitsconnectedwiththesea,orwater ; ascaptainsor
navalmentheyareintheirrightvocation. Theyaregoodtravellers
andadvanceagents ;theymakegoodnovelists,book-keepersand
accountants ; andaresuccessfulaspainters,and in anyemployment
thatbringssomekindofchange,orwhereattentiontodetails is
necessary,orwheretheymaycompletetheworkofothers .
ItwouldbedifficulttofindthewordthatwouldexpressthePisces
individuals,exceptitbethattheyareexcellent mediums, andareableto
receivesomeoftheimpressionscomingfromtheprecedingsigns . They
areemotionalandsecretive,patientandmeditative,kindandgenerous,
imitative,receptiveandpeacefulwhenliving
up tothebestoftheirnature.
Theylovetoinvestigatephenomena,andseemtopossessapeculiar
understandingoftheirown . Theyarenearlyallmore or lessdrawn
tospiritualism,ortheinvestigationoftheunseen . Ifitbetruethat
theycomeundertheplanetNeptune,whichissupposedtogovernPisces
toaconsiderableextent,thenitisnottobewonderedatthatthesignis
difficulttoexpress ; butasthereareextremesinallthesigns,wemay
expectinthis,asintheothers,someverygood,andalsosomeweak
characters. Theinnernatureandfinal destiny ofthissignis SPIRITUALITY.
IntheforegoingchaptersthenatureoftheSun'sinfluencewhile
vitalisingeachsignoftheZodiachasbeengivenforeachofthetwelve
monthsoftheyear ; andthesamedelineations,whensuitablymodified,
will alsogiveadescriptionofthepersonalitywhentheMoonislocated
therein,aswillbedetailedinthesucceedingchapters .
NOTE:-AwordofexplanationwithregardtothetermIndivi-
duality,tothosewhohavenotyetdistinguishedbetweentheindividual
partofman'snatureandthatwhichwerecogniseasthePersonality
.
TheIndividuality,shownbythesigninwhichtheSunisplaced,re-
presentstousthepuremind,orwhatistermedinSanskrit,Manas
:it
isthehumanportion,asdistinctfromtheanimal-the MAN. The
Personality,representedbytheMoon(togetherwiththeAscendant),is
whatisknownintheEasternPhilosophyasKama-Manas,orthemind
linkedwithdesire-generallyknownasthe ANIMALMAN.
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CHAPTERXVI .
THENATUREOFTHETWELVESIGNS
OFTHEZODIAC.
Thisdiagramshouldbewellstudied.
Wa may now examinethe Zodiac asawhole,andalsoinitsvarious
divisions,acorrectknowledgethereofbeingabsolutelyessentialbefore
proceedingfurther. TheTwelveSignsoftheZodiacplayamostim-
portantpartinthedelineationofnativities,andunlessthetruenatureof
eachsignisthoroughlyunderstood
a correctjudgmentcannotbegiven ;
thereforeitisnecessarytostudythetwelvesignsasexhaustivelyas
THETWELVESIGNSOFTHEZODIAC
. 49
possible. Itisimpossibletounderstandthetwelvesignsasone whole,
withoutperfectknowledge ; butwemayknowagreatdealofthewhole
bystudyingthesignsinpart . Takenintheirentirety,thesignsofthe
zodiacrepresent :(i . ) thedesire-nature,composedofthefeelings,passions
andemotionsoftheworld's . humanity ;(ii . ) thewholeofthepersonal
consciousnessthatisdependentuponthesensesforitsexperiences,
generallyspokenofas"common-sense. "
Weshallnowbegintostudytheparts,separatingthetwelvesigns
intopairsofpositiveandnegative ; thenintofourgroups,knownas
triplicities ;finallyintothreedistinctdivisions,knownasqualities,which
wemayarrangeasinthetableonpp . 50and51 .
The IDEOGRAPHS and symbols ofthesignsareofparamountimpor-
tance . Indeed,itisnottoomuchtosaythatinthemiscontainedthe
wholesublimatedWisdomofAstrology ; fortheyformthealphabetof
itslanguage,andmayalmostbesaidtobethe"signsmanual" ofthe
greatSpiritualRulersofthetwelve-folddivisionoftheCosmos . And
similarremarkswouldalsoapplytotheplanetaryideographs,inrelation
toourownsolarsystem .
Acarefulstudyofthe'primalforms'outofwhicheachideograph is
constructed,andmeditationuponthemetaphysicalsignificancethereof,
willteachthetruestudent,throughhisinnerperception,farmorethan
couldeverbeimpartedthroughtongueorpen . * Theseideographs,
therefore,conveyinthesimplestwaythenotionofthetrueinnernature
ofeachsign,farbetterthananywordcoulddo .
Hence we canseehownecessaryitisthatthestudentshouldnot
merelymemorisethem,butthatheshouldmoreoverlearnto thinkof
eachsignbyitsideograph,andnotbythenameordinarilygiventoit .
Thus,Ariesshouldbethoughtofas M andnot -as ARIES or TheRavi, not-
withstandingthattheanimalwecalltheramshowsthissymboldistinctly
initsfacialcontour .
Byexaminingandcarefullystudyingthistable,weshallgradually
becomebetteracquaintedwiththemeaningofeachsign,untilweare
finallyabletoapprehenditstruevalue .
Forinstance,Taurus (a) consistsofacircleandasemi-circleofequalradias
touchingoneanotherexternally ;whileAries('r)isconstructedoutoftwoquadrants
incontact,takenfromtwoequalcirclestouchingeachotherexternally-thehorizon
passingthroughtheircentresandpointofcontact ;andsoonwiththerestofthesigns .
sign
Polarity
Qusnty
Power
Nature
$y""
PartofBody
No. of Sign
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THETWELVESIGNS OFTHEZODIAC.
ARIES

TAURUR

CEMIMI
Positive

Negative

Positive
Cardinal

Fixed

Mutable
Angular

Succedent

Cadent
Fiery

Earthy

Airy
Ram

Bull

Twins
HEAD
CANCER
Negative
Cardinal
Angular
Watery
Crab
LEO
Positive
Fixed
Succedent
Fiery
Lion
PartofBody

STOMACH

HEART

BOWELS
VIRGO
Negative
Mutable
Cadent
Earthy
Virgin
q
z
z
M
a
d
Sign
Polarity
Quality
Power
Nature
Symbol
SOUTHERNSIGNS,
Libra
Positive
Cardinal
Angular
Airy
Balance
Partof Body

REINS

SECRETS

THIGHS
vii.

viii.

iz.
SCORPIO

SAGITTARIUS
Negative

Positive
Fixed

Mutable
Succedent

Cadent
Watery

Fiery
Scorpion

Archer
a 3 '
CAPRICORN AQUARIUS PISCES
Negative Positive Negative
Cardinal Fixed Mutable
Angular Succedent Cadent
Earthy Airy Watery
Goat

The Man

TheFishes
Part ofBody

KNEES

ANKLES

FEET
No. ofSign

xi .

xii .
SOUTHERNSIGNS.
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ASTROLOGY FORALL.
Thefollowingtwogroupingswillgreatlyassist us :-
Triplicities .

GroupsofQualities .
Fiery

TSLt
Earthy

b nitYy

Cardinal -

M a 2!- , lry
Airy -

n T .

Fixed

tfSt,n
Watery b inX

Mutable

n njI#
[Readers who are notfondof metaphysical thoughtmay omit this andthe
twofollowing paragraphs, without prejudicetothecontinuityofthesubject. ]
Itistobespeciallyremarkedthatthesearenotarbitraryorcasual
arrangements. A '1 triplicity"ofsignsoflikenatureconsistsofthree
signsrepresentingathree-foldmanifestationof ONEnature--fiery,for
example ;anditsdifferentiationintothreemodesofmanifestationisdue
tothefactthat spirit in manifestation necessarilypossessesthreeattributes.
ThisideaisfamiliartoallasthereligiousideaofthetrinityofDeity,
whopossessesthethreeattributesofActivity,Power, and Wisdom ;this
necessityof a triunemanifestation being reflectedinman, who expresses
himself as body, spirit and soul . Thethreedimensions of space-length,
breadth,anddepth-arebutexamplesoftheinherenttri-unityofallour
conceptions . This"triune"natureis a spiritual characteristic,itistobe
remembered : andthislatterconsiderationwillthrowlight on thereason
whythe'trine'aspect(whichwillclaimourattentionlateron)shouldbe
alwaysfoundtobeaharmoniousone.
Thefour " natures"-fiery,earthy,airyandwatery-ontheother
hand,aredivisionsarisingpurelyoutofthenecessitiesof material
manifestationandtheyarelimitedsolelytotheplaneofmatter,corres-
pondingtothe' square'aspectandbeingconcernedwithphysical
manifestation
. Justasthedivisiontreatedofinthelastparagraph
resultsfromtherelationofthe_Atothe0(seediagramatcommence-
mentofchapter),soisthepresentonefoundedontherelationofthe+
tothe0 .
Thisdivisionresultsfromtheessentialdualityoflifeand
form, life beingrepresentedbythehorizontal,and form bythevertical ;
both,ofcourse,beingessentialtoevolution . Eachofthesehaving
two'poles '
asitwere,centrifugalandcentripetalintheirnature,wehave
thusafour-folddifferentiation .
Wehavethen(i)afour-folddivision((D),appertainingonlyto
theplaneofphysicalmanifestation,andconsistingofsignsoffiery,earthy,
airyandwaterynaturesrespectively ; and (2) athree-folddivision
()
appertainingprimarilytothespiritualcondition,butnevertheless
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53
reflectedintomaterialmanifestation,andconsistingofthose " qualities "
namedbyastrologers' cardinal' ' fixed'and 'mutable,'andcorrespond-
ingtothedivineattributesofActivity,Power,andWisdom(ortothe
humanbeing's body, spirit and soul), respectively. Thesearetheessential
factstobegrasped,andtheimportantdistinctionstobeborne in mind.
Wemaynowdiscoverthemeaningof thetri5licities byseparating
themintopairs,asfollows
Positive TSL . 7' Fieryand Theidealand
Group {ARIES,LEO, SAGITTARIUS ardent J Intuitiveworld
Negative

3 E

WateryandTheastraland
Group {SCORPIO,CANCER,PISCES

plastic Jpsychicworld
The FIERY signsrepresentenergy,forceandlife,andgovernthe
passionsandhigheremotions,thehighestfeelingsinwhichwarmthand
activityareexpressed . Theyhaveatendencytoexpand,toburn up
andrefineallthedrossoutofthenature,andexpendinforcethebest
partoftheemotions : thedirectionoftheenergydependsuponthe
strengthofthewillbehind,andisseenbytheplanetaryindications .
The WATERYsignsrepresentthereceptivepartofthenature,which,
unlessmovedbydesireorimpulsefromwithout,isinactive : they
governthepersonalfeelingsandthesensitivepartofthenature . In
undevelopedtypessensationisneededtoenablethoseundertheirinflu-
encetorealisethattheyareattachedtotheirpersonality ; butinthe
moreevolved,thefeelingsareinstinctive,givingrise to intuition,and
thepsychicnatureismoreactive . Thewaterysignsgovernthenegative
andmoredependentsideofthedesirenature ; they seek affection,while
thefierysignspreferto give it-thelatterarethepursuers,theformer
thereceivers.
ThenextpairarecomposedOf AIRY, and EARTHY signs,andtheir
naturemaybelearnedbycomparison .
Positive

=N

Airy and

Thementaland
Group {GEMINI,LIBRA,AQUARIUS intellectual ) artisticworld
NegativeJ nu h Yy Earthyand
)
Thephysicaland
Group VIRGO,TAURUS,CAPRICORN

solid

objectiveworld
Thisgroupiscomposedofthesignsthathavetodowiththemind
ratherthanthefeelings,moreparticularlythepositivesignsofthisgroup,
belongingtotheairytriplicity. Wemayanalysethisgroupinthesame
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way as theformer,theairysignsrepresenting'theintellectual,educa-
tional,mental,artisticorprofessionalcharacteristics,andtheearthythe
practical,businessandpoliticsideoflife . Thoseindividualsbornin
theformersignslivemoreintheintellectualworldandthinkoutthe
plansforthefuture ; thelattercarrythem out indetailbypractical,
solid,matter-of-factmethods .
Theseremarksmightbeextendedtoagreatlength,butwemust
passontothemethodoflearningtheexactvalueofeachsignapartfrom
thesegroups :thisisobtainedbystudyingthe qualities, whichare
CARDINAL, Fixzpand MUTABLE, asfollows
Quality .

Signs.

Expression.
CARDINAL

M ea~-Vy

Intellect,Ambition,Ideality .
FIXED

hSLin'

Will,Power,Purpose.
MUTABLE

D
u~
: X

Emotion,Flexibility,Restlessness .
Thereisfurthermoreadivisionofthetwelvesignsintofour trinities,
consistingofgroupsofthreesignstakeninzodiacalorder :thus,
Again,thefirstfoursignsofthezodiac,Mb u Qa, are physical
signs . Thefourmiddlesigns,SL uy---- n1,,are psychic signs,andthe
lastfoursigns,I?p=3 f , are spiritual signs ; butuntilthetruenature
ofeachsign is
fullyunderstoodthesemustbeconsideredsoinageneral
senseonly .
Followingthetypeofnomenclaturejustadoptedthese
mightbewelltermed QUATERNARIES.
Inthisway,bydividingthecircleintothreeandintofour(i)super-
ficiallyand(ii)circumferentially,wehavefourdistinctclassesintowhich
thesignsfall-notwosignsoccupyingthesamepositioninanytwo
classes,-andwhichwehavetermed triplicities and qualities,trinities and
quaternaries respectively.
Wemustherewarnthereaderagainsttakingthewordsusedin
describingthese'trinities'and'quaternaries' (11 intellectual,"" serving,"
etc
. ),tooliterally,ortheywillbeliabletomisconceptions-tosuppose
thatforinstanceapersonbornintheearlymonthsoftheyear(March to
May)isnecessarilymoreintellectualthanone born later . Nothing
couldbeagreatermistake . Nevertheless,thefundamentaltendencyof
thefirstthreesignsis
inthedirection of intellect,andthis,whetherthe
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55
native be aprizemanorablockhead. Andinasimilarwaytheether
termsuseddenotetheinherenttendencyofthenature .
M Examiningthesignsseparately,wefindARIESbelongstqthe
positive,cardinalandfierygroups . Wehavethus at onceacluetothe
natureofthesignAries . Initspositiveconditionweseethatitisan
expressivesign ; andwegatherfromitsfierynaturethatitgivesan
inclinationtoactindependentlyandtoassertitsforce ; and,fromits
cardinalnature,wemayjudgethatitisanacutesign,givingprominence
toallthatitindicates . Inmakingadistinctionbetweenpositiveand
negativesigns,wemayconsidertheformerasmoredirectlyconcerned
withthe life sideofevolution,andthelatterwiththe form aspect. The
energiesandlife-givingpropertiesarerepresented
by thepositivesigns,
andthemediumorformthroughwhichthelifeworksbythenegative
signs. WefindinthetablethatthesignAriesgovernsthehead,and
thatitsnatureisram-like ; fromthiswemayjudgethattheactivities
are moreeasilyexpressedthroughthehead. Therambuttshisway
throughobstacles,andthoseinwhomtheAriesnatureistheleading
characteristicareknownaspioneersofdauntlesscourageandfiery
enthusiasm. Onreferencetothe group oftriplicitieswefindthatAries
isgroupedwiththosesignsgoverningthepositiveemotions . Passing
nowtothetableofqualities,wefindAriesacardinalsign,giving
ambi-
tion,progressandideality . Itdoesnotnowrequiremuchjudgmentto
obtainafinalidearegardingthissign . Asitgovernsthehead,weshall
naturallyexpecttofindthementalemotionsprominentinthecharacter
.
Thelifeforcesworkingthroughtheheadwillstimulatethehigheremo-
tions,producingidealityandclearthought . It may bethatinunde-
velopedcases(indicatedbytheplanetaryaspects)thisnature,being
perverted,willbepassionate,combativeanddeceptive ; butinany ease
thissignendowsthosewhocomeunderitsinfluencewiththehigher
aspirations,eitherforexternalbettermentorforinternaldevelopment
.
tS Wemaynowstudythesecondsignofthezodiac,TAURUS,thefirst
oftheearthytriplicityintheorderofthesigns . Thisisanegativesign,
andwehaveclasseditunderthegroupof " Negative-mind " signscon-
cernedwiththeobjectiveandlowermind . Beingearthyinnatureit is
dependentuponphysicalobjectsforexpression. Itstriplicityandquality
giveus theideaoffixedearth,andbull-likecharacter . Inthe body it
governstheneckandthroat,thatpartofthephysicalanatomyupon
whichtheheadrestsandturns . Itiseasy,then,toassociateeither
( I) INTELLECTUALTRINITY C h II
2 MATERNAL

0 SL it
3 QENERATIVE

20.
vrt p
(4
SERVING

Yp jE
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ASTROLOGY FORALL.
greatwill-powerorobstinacywiththissign,andone or theotherissure
tobeexpressedbytheTaurusnature . Slowtomove,thesepeoplemove
topurposewhenaroused ; quietandinoffensive,patientandenduring,
alwaysactingwithdeliberationandrigidmovement,theideaof OBEDI-
ENCEasthemaincharacteristicofthissignisreadilyarrivedat . Duty
andobediencearethehighkeynotesoftheTaurusnature ; butwhenun-
developed,obstinacyandasurly,slothfulindifferencemaybeexpected.
Nevertheless,inanycasewemayconsiderthatTaurus is thesign of
solidarity.
u GEMINI,thethirdsignofthezodiac,isthefirstoftheairytripli-
city,andismutableinquality . Allthemutable'signsaregenerallytermed
commonsignsbyastrologers,therebeingnothingdefiniteorfixedabout
them. Theyareeachcomposedoftwocharacters :II, thetwins ; m, the
virginwiththeearsofcorn ;*, thearcher,halfman,halfhorse ; and
7c, thefishes. Someideaofthisdualitymaybegatheredfromthe
studyofGemini . Thisisapositivesignoftheairytriplicity,andwe
haveplaceditwiththosegoverningthepositive,orthesubjective,and
higher,mind . TheHindussymbolisethissignby a beautifulwoman,
amorousandfondofornaments,alsoamancladinarmour,thusindi-
catingthedoublenatureofthesign . Thekeytoitsnatureisobtained
fromtheknowledgethat,althoughanairysign,itbelongstothemutable
groupofsigns,allofwhichbelongtochange,indecisionandmutability .
Wemayassociatethissignwitheducationandhighermentalconditions,
butitisstillindecisiveandimpermanent . Usingcomparisontohelpus
we may compareitwiththeotherairysignsforamoment . Libraisofthe
cardinalquality,andisthusmorepronouncedandactiveinexpression,so
thatfromthefollowingillustrationwemayatoncelearntodistinguishbe-
tweenthesetwo. TheLibratypeofmindloveschieflycolourandexpres-
sion ; forinstance,anartistinwhomtheLibraqualityisactivewouldpaint
incolours,whiletheGeminiartistwouldpreferplainlinedrawing,pen-and-
inksketches,orcrayonwork. ThemindoftheGemininatureisplain,
butdecidedlymoreprofessionalthanbusiness-like ;thework,however,
althoughrefined,wouldalwaysbemechanical .
TherearetwodistinctnaturesintheGeminiperson,sothatitwould
seemasthoughthemindhadnotcompletelysevereditselffromthelower
senses ;butwecanendorsetheremarkofoneastrologicalwriterthat
Geminipeoplereasonfromtheirsensations . Tounderstandthenature
ofthesignGemini,twoclearideasarenecessary : first,thatitisaposi-
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57
tiveairysign ; second,thatitisalsoacommonormutablesign . From
thesetwofactorsweknowthatitmustbeasignthatcausesrestlessness,
andaconstantdesireforchange . Itgivesquicknessinmovement,and
whengoverningthosewhoaredeveloped,itgivesaptitudeinabstract
things ; butwhenthosewhoareundevelopedcomeunderitsinfluence,
itproducesahighlyimpressionablenature,showingirritabilityand in-
decision . Wefindmanyliterarypersonswhocaterforthepublictaste,
suchasnewspapermen,reporters,news-collectors,etc . ,borninthis
sign . ThesignGeminiseemstolackconcentration,andtheworsttrait
ofcharacterwithwhichitendowsitschildrenisdiffusiveness ; but
thereisusuallymotivebehindalltheiractions . Yetthoughtheyare sub-
jecttomanyextremesandmoods,theyneverlackversatility,andthey
arethebestpersonstocalluponinanemergency,fortheyreadilyrespond
totheirenvironment.
Q Wenowcometothefourthsignofthezodiac,CANCER,thefirst
ofthewaterytriplicity,andthesecondofthecardinalsigns . Thissign
wehaveplacedwiththoseconcernedwiththenegativeemotions . The
signCanceristhemostreceptiveandsensitivesignofthezodiac,and
maybelikenedtoalimpidlake,itsripplesbeingcausedeitherbymove-
mentfromwithinorvibrationfromwithout . Itisfirstnegativeand
thenacute,nearlyalwaysrequiringactiontocomefromwithoutto
stimulateandawakenitslatency. Fromthiswemayjudgethatitis
thesignwhichhasprecedenceinallpersonalmatters . TheMoonhas
thegreatestaffinitywiththissign,anditisthemostplastic, so thatall
thepersonalfeelingsandemotionsthatspringoutofsensation,fancy,
andthehighestimaginationarisefromtheconditionsgiven by thissign .
Likethelake,itreflectsandgivesbackanimageofallthatisreflected
intoit,andbythissimilewecanperceivethattheCancerpersonhasa
mostretentivememory . Butitisonlywhenthelakeisclearandfreefrom
disturbancethatimagescanbecorrectlyreflected,andsimilarlyitis
onlywhenthefeelingsareimpersonalandunbiasedthattheyreflectthe
trueconditionsofthesoul . Ifnottakenintooliteral a sense,thethree
waterysignsmaybeconsidered as representingthethreeaspectsofthe
soul,animal,humanandspiritual . Cancerinageneralsenseisthe
negativehalfofLeo,andrepresentsthesensitivehumansoul ; butthis
isnottobetakenasahardandfastrule,forthesignisoneofform,and
representsthefilmorshellonly . Thereis,however,onefeatureabout
thissignthatmaybelearnedfromthecrab,itsphysicalrepresentative,
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ASTROLOGYFORALL.
and that is, tenacity.
TheCancerpersonshold on,crab-like, withgrim
determination,andtheywill
suffer extremelybeforetheywillletgo .
Whenundeveloped,theyretainfeelingsconnectedwiththelower
emotions,andarethenoftenpeevish,moroseandsour-temperedpersons
;
butwhenadvanced,receptivetotheverybestinfluences,theymakeex
cellentproviders,fortheyknowhowtoeconomise,andfromtheirnourish-
ing,succouringandsustaininginstinctstheycontrivetobealwaysatthe
disposalofthosewhorequiretheirprotection ; for weaknessandstrength
arecombinedinthissign,as we
canseebytheillustration . Thecrab,
so
easilycrushed,isyetsotenaciousthatitisextremelydifficultto
releaseoneselffromthenipofitsclaw
. Cancergivesinplaceof
ambitionaloveoffame . Thenegativecardinal signs prefergreatness
todescend upon themratherthantoachieveit . Whenpure,theCancer
typesofhumanityareverypsychic,asfromtheirreceptiveconditionthey
absorbtheconditionsofothers,readilysensingthepsychicatmosphere
aroundthem .
Theirgreatestfaultwhenundevelopedistheirinactivity,
fortheyneedastimulusfromwithouttomovethemtoaction
. The
firstfeelinginthesavageishunger,whichawakensthedormantfeelings
thatareeventuallytomakethegrowingegohungryformentalaswell
asphysicalfood .
Acentrehas to beformed,andthefirstcentre is that
whichisformed in
thebreast,whereallthefinestfeelingsreside,tobe
eventuallyexpressedbythetrueCancernature,
in thematernalprinciple .
Ifsensitiveandeasilywounded,theyarealsoconservativeandloyal
in
regardtothe
:ctiesandduties .
&,
Thefifthsignofthezodiac,LEO,isafiery,positivesign,ruling
theheart .
Thisisthecentralsignofthefierytriplicity,andfromits
fixednaturewemayjudgethatthehigheremotionsarethechiefcentre
ofactivity .
Inallthefixedsignswemayexpecteitherindifferenceand
obstinacy,orfirmnessandfixityofpurpose
. Powerandausterityare
themarkedcharacteristicsoftheLeonature,andthewillusuallyis
ratherinternalthanexternal
. Itisasignofstrengthandmagnanimity .
From
itspositionascentreit is
morepotentandfullofmeaningthan
theotherfierysigns(thisappliesalsotothecentralsignofeachtripli-
city)
. Loveofpowerandcommandaretheprevailingcharacteristics
ofLeopeople
;theyliveinaworldoftheirowncreation,andnothing
seemstoogreatfortheirideality.
Beingfulloffaiththeyaccomplish
andachievebypersistentdetermination
;tothemtheirwillislaw.
Whendevelopedtheycarrywiththemthemostharmoniousvibrations
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59
of thetwelvesigns,andhavethepowertosootheandheal . Thissign
promptsthehigheremotionsandgivesloveofhonestyandthehigher
morality. Thepassionalnatureiskeenandardent,allthefeelings
comingdirectfromtheheart. Whenundeveloped,thecharacteristics
arepride,arroganceandextremepassion .
,l IndealingwithVIRGO,thesixthsignofthezodiac,wefirstnote
thatitisanegative,earthy,mutablesign,governingtheobjective
mind. Itisthecentralsignoftheearthytriplicity,and,incommon
withtheearthysigns,itgovernsthepracticalandsolidsideofformative
life. Itisasignconferringuponitssubjectsindustry,andtheabilityto
followmanydifferentpursuits,havinggreatadaptabilitytocircumstance
andenvironment . Inthissignareprovidedalltherequirementsofthe
businessnature. Themindisfulloffeelingoftheobjectivetype,and
thewholenatureisverypsychic,pliableandinstinctive .
Thiscompletesthegeneraldescriptionofthefirstsixsignsofthe
zodiac. Theremaining six maybebrieflydealtwith,arepetitionofthe
methodofjudgmentbeingunnecessary .
. at LIBRAisthecentreoftheairysigns,andcardinalinquality . It
denotesbalance,justiceandequilibrium. Itisanambitiousandaspir-
ingsign,refined,harmonious,andexpansiveinnature. Intellectually,
itgiveswonderfulpowersofperceptionandcomparison,andwhende-
velopedthosewhoareunderitsinfluencearecompassionate,andlovers
ofunityandequality. Thissignrepresentsthestateofconsciousness
thatisbetweenthehigherandtheloweremotions,thedispassionateand
equalisedstateoftheintellect,thepuremind,freedfromthesenses
: it
representsthepointinhumanevolutioninwhichthemindisweighed
inthebalance,Librabeingthecentralsignofthezodiac .
ittSCORPIOisafixedsign,andthecentreofthenegativewatery
signs. Itisthesignofreservedforceandpower,andmaybetermeda
formativesign . Mouldedbyfeeling,thecharacterisofthestrongest
type,theworstaswellasthebestcharactersbeingformedunderthe
influencesofthissign . Intheundeveloped we findpride,jealousy,and
secretiveness,thepowerforevilworkinginthedirectionofhatredand
vindictiveness ;butinthedevelopedwefindthepowersofthemagician
concealed,Scorpiobeingthesignofregenerationandpurification .
C SAGITTARIUSistheninthsignofthezodiac. Itisamutable
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fiery,positivesign . Incommonwithall themutable signs, twonatures
areoftenexpressed,andthoseundertheseinfluencesareimpressionable,
andverysensitivethroughtheemotions . Thissignishalfhumanand
halfanimal,thefirsthalftendingtoreligionandthehigheremotions,
whilethelatterhalfinclinestosportsandexternalpleasures . Inthe
undevelopedwefindcarelessness,restlessnessandextremes .
V9
CAPRICORN,acardinal,earthyandnegativesign,isthetenth
signofthezodiac . Theambitiousnature of thissign is symbolisedby
thegoat, who reachesthehighestsummitofthemountain . This is the
mostformativeoftheearthysigns ;itgivesperseverance,industry,pru-
dence,patienceandthoughtfulness,butrenderstheundeveloped
capricious,crafty,suspiciousandexacting .
AQUARIUS,theeleventhsignofthezodiac,isafixed,airy,
positivesign,ofthenatureoffixedair ;itgivesconcentrationandfirm-
ness . Thesymbol of thissignistheman,denotingittobethemost
humaneofthetwelvesigns . Itgivesintuition,faithfulness,andmarked
artistictendencies,withverycatholictastes .
3 E PISCESisthetwelfth and lastsignoftheZodiac. Itiswatery,
mutable,negative,andthemostdualofallthesigns. Theemotionsare
deepandsilent,andamarkedfeatureofthissignisthelovefordumb
animalsthatitsnativespossess . Theyarealwayskindandhospitable,
and often verymediumisticandpsychic .
Itisessentialtomemorisethesymbolsofthesignsofthezodiacin
theirnumericalorderasfollows
ARIES TAURUS GEMINI

CANCER

LEO

VIRGO
or

ix

SL

mt
I .

II .

III.

IV.

V.

VI.
LIBRA
VII .
SCORPIOSAGITTARIUS'

CAPRICORNAQUARIUSPISCES
m

1'

X
VIII .

IX.

X.

XI .

XIL
Harmony,happinessandsuccessinmarriageor in businesswillbe
morelikelytoprevailbymarryingortradingwithpersonsborninthe
signmentionedinthelastcolumnofthefollowingtable,inwhichare
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61
alsogiventhegems*foreachmonth of theyear,andtherulingplanetof
eachsign :-
Nameofthesign.
I . ARIES
2. TAURUS
3 . GEMINI
4. CANCER
5. LEO
6. VIRGO
7. LIBRA
S. SCORPIO
9. SAGITTARIUS
so. CAPRICORN
Ii . AQUARIUS
12. PISCES
Planet

Birthstoneor

Harmonioussignsforbusiness,
rulingthesign.

mysticalgem .

marriageorcompanionship .
Mars

Amethyst,diamond

SagittariusorLeo.
Venus

Mossagate,emeraldCapricorn,Virgo,Cancer .
MercuryBeryl,aquamarine

AquariusorLibra.
Moon

Emerald,blackonyxPisces,Scorpio,Taurus .
Sun

Ruby,diamond

SagittariusorAries.
MercuryPinkjasper,hyacinthCapricornorTaurus .
Venus

Diamondandopal

Aquarius,Gemini .
Mars

Topaz,malachite

CancerorPisces .
Jupiter

Carbuncle,turquoiseAries,Leo,Sagittarius .
Saturn

Wh. onyx,moonstoneTaurus,Virgo,Libra .
Uranus Sapphire,opal

Libra,Gemini,Aries.
Jupiter

Chrysolite,moonstoneCancer,Scorpio,Virgo .
Thefirstcolumncontainsthetwelvesignsofthezodiac. Thesecond
columncontainstheplanetrulingeachsign,andthethirdthetwobirth
stonesbelongingtothesignoccupiedbytheSunduringthemouthinwhich
you were born. Forinstance,ifyouwerebornonJune26th(anyyear)
yourzodiacalsign will beCancer,itsrulertheMoon,andyourbirth
stonestheEmeraldandBlackOnyx. Whereonestoneonlyischosen
thefirstoneshouldbeworn,butyoumayweareitherorboth .
ThistablewillapplyequallywellinregardtotheRisingSign(chap.
xix. ).
III thischapterwehavegainedadeeperinsightintothenatureof
thezodiac ; butthereismuchmoretolearn,andthiswillrequireother
chapters . Allthathasbeensaidhereshouldbewellstudied,foritwill
savemuchlabouranddifficultyinconnectionwiththejudgmentof
nativities . Wemaynowpassontoaconsideration of thepositiveand
negativecentresoflifeandofthecharacteristicsbestowedbytheMoon
whenineachofthesigns .
* Itis probablethatgemsaregovernedby the planets ratherthanbythe signs,and
hence will beinharmonywithmorethanone sign .
Throughoutthisworktherewilloccasionallybefoundreferencesto
aspects . "
Thecompleteconsiderationofthesemustbereservedfora
latervolume ; theyneednotbeexplainedhere,furtherthantosaythat
bythistermweunderstandthattheSun(orMoon,asthecasemaybe)
issosituatedastobeat,orverynearlyat, a definitezodiacaldistance from
someparticularplanetorplanets,whichdistanceiscalledan aspect.
These"aspects"correspondtothedivisionformedinacirclebythe
sidesofequal-sidedfigures,orpolygons,inscribedtherein ; these
polygonshavingrespectively 12, ro,8,6,5,4s3 , (2}),(2}),(21), (2) and
(o)sides,thusformingacompleteseries,as follows
Name of aspect
No. ofdegrees
ASPECTS.
3 0)(3 6)(45)
60 (72)
Ideograph

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90 120 (13 5) ( 1 44)(150)180 3 60
0A Q
Bq. 7-~ 84
Withregardtothissomewhatformidablelist,whichisthusgiven
onlyforthesakeof completeness, includingeveryaspectpractically
recognised,itwillheresufficetosaythatthoseinbracketsarecompara-
tivelyweak,ifnotinconsiderable,andatleastdonotneedtoenterinto
presentconsiderations.
Oftheremainingfive,*and&arealways
good ("benefit "), o and
8always evil ("malefic "), while d
isvariable,beinggoodwith2f,2
or#, andbadwithW,bor a .
WhentheSunorMoon(oranyplanet)isinbadaspecttoanother
planet,especiallyanyoneofthethreelastmentioned,itisthensaidtobe
'1 afflictedby" or " inafflictionwith " thatplanet,andtheseexpressions
musthereforebeunderstoodinthatsensewhenemployedhereafterin
thisbook.
CHAPTERXVII .
THESunrulesbydayandtheMoonbynight . TheSunrepresents
thepositivelife-givingprinciple,andtheMoonthenegativeorrecep-
tive . A greatportionofhumanityisatthepresenttimepreparingto
emergefromtheillusivefascinationoftheMoon'sinfluence,butitwill
bemanycenturieserethemajorityarefreefromitslimitations . We
havesaidinapreviouschapterthatthedelineationsgivenforthe Sun's
(apparent)passagethroughthevarioussignsoftheZodiacwould also
indicatethecharacterofthe personality whentheMoonwasposited in
that sign atbirth :withcertainmodifications,thisistrue, The Sun
representstheheart,thehigheremotions,thepurerpartofournature,
andthecharacterwhichisattherootofourbeing ;whilsttheMoon
representsthebrain,thesenses,andthepartofournaturewhich
cognisesandgainsexperiencesfromthephysicalandobjectiveworld .
Thedistinctionbetweenthetwoluminariesisverymarkedanddefinite,
althoughinthetruestsensetheyrepresentbuttwohalvesofonewhole .
Objectively,weseethelightfromtheMoonwhensheisabovetheearth
andtheSunbelow ;subjectively,weknowthatwhenthepersonalityis
strong,andtheindividuality weak, thelunar - natureisinevidence .
Strongpersonalitiesarefullofdesireandself-hood,whilststrong in-
dividualsaremoreexpansive,broad,liberal,andmagnanimous
. The
formerclingtoform,perception,andobjects,thesensesaremoresensi-
tive,keen,andactive ; whilstthelatterarenotsoboundbythesenses,
livingmoreinthemindandthehigheremotions,thesubjectiveworld
beingofmoreimportancetothemthantheobjective
; reflection,
thoughtfulness,andwill-powerarestrongerthandesireandimpulse .
Untilthestudentofhumannaturehaslearnedtodistinguish
betweenthecharacterasseverallyexpressedbythe heart andbythe
brain, hewillfinditdifficulttodiscoverhowmuchindividualcharacter
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thereisapartfromthepersonal,orhowmuchispersonaland how much
individual ; particularlyatthepresenttime,when,comparatively
speaking,therearesofewwhoknowthemselves . Asageneralrule,
theMoonplacedhigherintheheavensthantheSunisanindication
thatthepersonalityisthestronger . WhenbothSunandMoonare
abovetheearth,bothcharactersmaybestrong. Innocturnalhoros-
copes(thatis,whenthebirthtakesplaceaftersunset),theMoonis
usuallyabovetheearth ; butitmayalsohappenthatbothluminaries
arebelow,andbothmaythereforebeweakandthelifecorrespondingly
unfortunate . Allthis,however,willbeexplainedlateronwhenwe treat
ofthejudgmentofhoroscopes .
We will nowgiveafewhintsastothenatureofthepersonality
whenthe Moon ispassingthroughanyoneofthetwelvesigns . The
term " native"usedhereandelsewhereappliestothesubjectofthe
horoscope . Thisusageiscommoninastrologicalwritings,andthe
termisconvenient ; butithas,ofcourse,nobearing on nationality, such
as is impliedintheevery-daymeaning .
D
in `Y' .

THEMOONINARIES.

Din M .
Thismakesthepersonanenthusiastinsomedirection ; impulsive,
aggressiveandmilitantinmanner,sometimesirritableandliabletofits
ofanger. Insistsonhavinghisownway ; disobedienttosuperiors ;
Independentandself-reliant . Somewhatvolatileorchangeable,and
dependentuponimpulse ; dislikingconventionalityordiscipline . He
willachievepopularityornotorietyinsomeform,andmaybeplacedin
somepositioninwhichheexercisesauthorityovera . numberofpeople .
Hewillbeattheheadofsomeundertaking,orwillbeinsome way
prominentinhissphereoflife,andwillgomorebyintellectthanintui-
tion . Themotherwill play aprominentpart in thelifeinsomeway,
oftennotasympathetic or fortunateone ; andthereislikelihoodof
differencesbetweenthenativeandhisparents,orthelattermaydie
earlyorbeseparatedfromhim . Hewillstrikeoutapathforhimself
oratleastattempttodoso ; andmuchthathedoes,bothwrongand
right,willbeunexpectedbyhisfriendsandcontrarytotheiradvice .
Mysticismoroccultismofsomekindwillshowinhislife ; orthe
tendencymaytaketheformofanecessity for secrecyin some ofhis
affairs ; hisoccupationmaysometimesinvolvesecrecy or mystery,orbe
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ofalowclass,thoughthisisverycontrarytohisnature . He will meet
withunpopularityorbethreatenedwithscandalof some kind. This
positionfavoursmilitarypursuits,andindependentororiginalventures .
Dinh .

THEMOONINTAURUS.

Din h .
Thispersonisquietandunimpulsive ; persistent,determined,and
nottobethwartedinhisaims . Somewhathopeful,ambitious,and
desirousofexcelling . Followsestablishedcustomsandisconservative
by nature,resistingchangeandoutsideinfluences . Thislunarposition
gainsfriendsandfavourstheacquisitionofmoney,houses,orland . It
alsofavoursoccupationsofthenatureoftheearthyelement ;dealing in
land,houses,heavygoods,oldestablishedbusinesses ; succeedingtothe
father'sbusiness ; gainorinheritancefromaparent . Sometimesthe
occupationmaybeoneconsideredlow-class,plebeian,orunpopular,in-
volvingsecrecyormystery ; butitwillgenerallyberemunerative,and
thenativewillprosperfinancially . Thispositionisfavourableforoccu-
pationsdealingwithwaterandliquids,andforlivingnearrivers or ou
thecoast ; alsoslightlygoodformoneyderivedfromcompanies,wholesale
trading,associations,societies,etc . Itisfavourableforsinging, music,
painting ; forgainingfriendsandforjoiningsocieties . Thenativeis
somewhatsensuousandmaterialistic,thoughsociableandofgood
disposition.
Din n .

THEMOONINGEMINI .

Din U.
Thislunarpositionstrengthenstheintellect,andmakesthenative
aloverofstudy,ofbooks,andofscientificandliterarypursuits ; it in-
clineshimtosomeoccupationofamentalnature . Heisactivein
mindandbody ;likelytochangehisresidencefrequently,ortohave
morethanonehouse ; oftengoesonshortjourneys ; travels,oris out
andaboutagooddeal ; isoftenoutofdoors,walkingorriding,etc . ,or
callingonotherpeople . Heisskilfulanddexterouswithhishandsand
arms . Isabletolivebyhiswits,andmaygainalivelihoodasmessenger,
traveller,salesman,speaker,clerk,writer,designer,journalist,engraver,
artist,sculptor ; orbystudyandliterature . Islikelytohavemorethan
oneoccupation,ortochangehisoccupation . Themindisveryprone
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tochange,andthere maybe irresolution,orlackofperseverance ; ina
bad'horoscope,thatistosaywhentheotherplanetsarenotwell
placed,thismayshowassubtletyandunderhandedness,oralackof
straightforwardnessandhonesty .
Din eb . THEMOON IN CANCER.
Thisindicatesapersonality fond ofeaseandcomfort,homelyinhis
habits,andattachedtohisfamily,especiallytohismother,whomhe
willmuchresemble . Heisfriendlyandsociableinmanner,imaginative,
emotionalandchangeable . Heisinfluencedgreatlybyhissurround-
ings,beingverysensitivetooutsideinfluences,andsofallsinreadily
withthewaysandmethodsofothers,adoptstheirsuggestions,sympa-
thiseswiththeirjoysandsorrows,andgenerallytakeshiscolouringfrom
outsidetosomeextent . Heismostfortunatewhenactingunderthe
directionof,orinaccordancewiththeadviceof,someoneelse . Butthis
may be greatlymodifiedifpositivesigns or planetsareprominentinthe
nativity ; undertheinfluenceofMars or martialsigns,especially,he
willshowmuchpositivenessandindependence . Thereis some ability
formimicking,acting,orexpressingthethoughtsandemotionsofothers
alsoformusic,paintingorpoetry . Thispositionrelatessomewhatto
mediumship,psychism,andtheastralplanegenerally . Thenativeis
drawntothewateryelement ; livesnearwaterortravelsbywaterdeals
inliquids ; andisfortunatewithhouseorlandpropertyandshipping.
DinSt .

THEMOONINLEO.

D'in,S, .
Thislunarpositiontendstoupliftthenative,toputhiminpositions
ofresponsibilityorprominence,andtogivehimauthorityoverothers,as
head,manager,ordirector . Heisambitious,desirousofoccupying a
prominentplace,anddoesnothesitatetocomebeforethepublic . Heis
honourable,generousinmoneymatters,high-minded,candid,warm.
hearted. He issusceptibleinaffairsoftheheart,afavouritewiththe
oppositesex,andasincerelover . Thispositionfavoursintuitionand
genius ;itgivesaloveof music, poetry,orpainting,alsosomeloveof
luxuries,pleasures,perfumes,jewels,fineclothes,etc . Itinclinestothe
favourofthoseinhigherranksoflifethanthenative .
Din ea .
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D
in rX.
Thenativehasexcellentmentalpowersandiscapableoffollowing
someintellectualpursuit ; hehasagoodmemory,learnseasily,andis
suitedforagreatvariety of occupations : suchasservant,manager,
agent,orsubordinateinanycapacity ; anyoccupationconnectedwith
grainorfood-stuffs,suchasfarmer,miller,grocer,maltster,confectioner
orwithdrugsormedicine,suchaschemist,druggist,herbalist,analyst,
doctor,dispenser,etc . Hemakesatrustworthyandfortunateservantand
ishimselffortunatethroughservantsorthoseunderhim . Thisposition,
takenalone,tendstoaquietandeasy-going,somewhatirresolute,unam-
bitiousandunpretentiouslife . Manyfriends,especiallyfemalefriends,
areshown. Thereislikelihoodofmanyshortjourneysandworkassecre-
tary,messenger,clerk,traveller,schoolmaster,etc . ,alsoofbelongingto
somecompany,firm,society,orassociation .
Din tee .

THEMOONINLIBRA.

so
Thispositionfavoursgeneralpopularity. Itgivesfondnessfor
music,poetry,andthefineartsgenerally,withsomeabilityinthis
direction . Thispersonisaffectionateandgood-natured,kindinmanner
andgainsfriendseasily. Thenativeisfondofcompany,societyand
friends . Muchofhisfateandmanyeventsofhislifewillcomeabout
throughhisassociationwithotherpeople,forhewillbegreatlyswayed
andinfluenced by
otherpeople ;generallybysomeoneperson . He
workswithanotherperson in nearlyallundertakings ; andwithoutneces-
sarily being irresolutedependslargelyuponsomeoneelse,andcanget
alongbestinalmost all thingswhenassociatedwithsomeone . The
samemaybesaidoftheoccupation,forthispositiontendsstronglyto
partnership,notmerely in business,butinalmostallaffairsoflife .
inm.
THEMOONINSCORPIO.
D
in nt .
Thislunarpositionmakesthosebornunderitveryfirmanddeter-
mined,self-reliantandassured,wellabletostandaloneandfighttheir
ownbattles
. Abruptandplain-spoken,positive,energeticandcapable
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ofhardwork,theyareyetfondofthegoodthingsofthisworld. Some-
whatconservativeandaversetochange,especiallyif forced uponthem
fromwithout,theyaredifficulttoinfluenceandmaybeveryobstinate ;
yetfortheirownpurposestheywillsometimesappearchangeable,and
willadvocateorcarryoutgreatandrevolutionarychanges . Theyare
sometimesirritable,angryandrevengeful ; thisbeingaverybadposition
ifbacked up byotherevilinfluences,foritbynomeansfavoursmorality,
andmaygivehabitsofdrinking. Itoftencausesacoarsenessinspeech
or manner,andthreatenssome scandal tothenative ; moreover,itrather
tendsagainstfinenessoffeelingandrefinedinstincts,thoughitinclines
topsychism,occultismandmediumship . Adeathoccursinthefamily,
orintheranksoftheircloseassociates,shortlybeforeorsoonafterhis
birthorearlyinhislife,andtheyhaveinsomewaymuchtodo
withdeath,asexecutors,orarefrequentlybroughtintorelationwiththe
dead,oftenfollowingsomeoccupationconnectedwiththedead . Attrac-
tiontowardstheoppositesexisstronglyfelt,andthispositionfavours
marriageinamalehoroscope,buttofemalesthreatensdisharmony in
themarriedstateorinanyrelationswiththeoppositesex .
Thisgivesaquick,restlessandunsettledmanner,eitherofbody
ormind ; thenativeisactive in bodyandfondofphysicalexerciseand
sports,isinclinedtotravel,andisaquickwalkerandworker . Hechanges
hisabodefrequently,andhisdispositioniscandidandhonourable,kindly
andgood-humoured,whileheissincereinhisreligiousbeliefevenifitbe
unorthodox. There is someinclinationformysticism,psychism,and
theoccult ; heisanaturalteacherorpreacher,andhassomethingofthe
prophetinhisnature . Theintuitionisactive,andtheremaybesome
psychicgift,suchasclairvoyance,thoughthereisatendencytodream-
ingandsomnambulism. Therewillbetalentorevengeniusfor
religion,philosophy,music,orpoetry. Inthelowertypeofhoroscope
theanimalnatureofthesignwillbetothefore,andthenoccupations
andamusementsconnectedwithshippingandhorses will beprominent
in thelife . Afaithfulworkerorservant,hehimselfbenefitsbyservants
orthoseunderhim. Heislikelytohave two occupations, or tochange
his occupation .
Din V,y .

THEMOON IN CAPRICORN.

Dan Vy.
Thistendstobringthenativebeforethepublicforgoodorevil,
causingpopularityornotoriety,thoughitusuallyhassomedrawback
attachingtoit . Hewillachieverelativefame,andwillmoveinsome
spherethatbringshimbeforemanypeople. Ifthe Moon iswell
aspectedatbirth,hewillbepopularastheheadofsomeundertaking,
orwillattractattentionasaprominentorresponsiblepersoninsome
way,forsomethinghehasdoneorwithwhichheisassociated ; butif
badlyaspectedinthenativity,thepublicitysignifiedbythispositionis
likelytobeofanunpleasantnature . Thispositiongivessomedegreeof
generalshipandadministrativeability,whichisintensifiedifthesunis
inacardinalsign,orifacardinalsignisrising . Thereis,nevertheless,
alwayssomedrawbackordifficultyattachingtotheoccupation,orto
thefameorpositionthenativegains ; hemayraiseupenemies,openor
secret,orhisreputationwill suffer, withorwithouthishavingdeserved
it . Thenativeissomewhatfondofshow,ratherselfish,carefulwith
moneymatters,cautiousandcalculating ;knowshowtoinfluenceothers,
but is oftencoldbynatureandthinkstoolittleofthefeelingsofothers .
Ifotherinfluencesassist,hemayattainveryconsiderablefameor
prominence . Ifthehoroscope*asawholeisagoodone,themore
undesirablecharacteristicsofthispositionwillbeobviated .
Dix
THEMOONIN AQUARIUS.

1) in . ' .
ThislunarpositiongivessomeinclinationforAstrology,fortune
telling,dreaming,visions,mediumship,mysticism,andtheoccultgener-
ally . Subjectsthatareunusual,original,eccentric,andnovel,attract
thenative . He maybecomeafreemason,orjoinsomesecretor
mysticalsociety,associationorbrotherhood . Heisbroadandhumani-
tarianinhissympathies ; fraternisesreadilywiththosewhoarecon .
genialtohim,iseasilydrawnintothecompanyofsuch,andwillbe
foundinsomeclub,society,association,orgroupofthosesimilarly
minded. He hasaninclinationforpolitical,educational,andscientific
work,andmayjoinanymovementorpublicbodyrelatingtothese ; has
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someinclinationfor local politicsandmunicipalaffairs . Heissociable
andsympatheticinmanner,anddesirous of thegood opinion of , others ;
yethemaybeveryindependent,unorthodox,andunconventional at
times . Thispositionincreasestheimaginationandtheintuitionand
mentalsensitivenessgenerally. Itisslightlyunfavourableforthecon .
stitution,especiallythenervoussystem,while if theMoon is"afflicted"*
theeyesightmaysuffer.
Din )( .

THEMOON IN PISCES.

D
)E.
Thenativeisquiet,retiring,andeasy-going,restlessandfondof
variety,changeshismindeasily,isirresoluteandnotalwaystobe
dependedupon,israthereasilydiscouraged,andmeetswithobstacles,
misfortuneandoppositioninlife . Thispositiongivesalikingforreading
ofaromanticoremotionalkind,forpoetryandmusicthatappealstothe
emotionsandfeelings. Asspeaker,writer,orcomposerthenativeis
fluent,copiousandimaginative,butdiffuse . Heinclinestobereligious,
butisinthisrespectmoreemotionalthanintellectual,andpronetofeel
ratherthantoreasonout . Somewhatwantinginbuoyancyandhope,he
istooseriousortooeasilydepressed,andmayevenlackmatter-of-fact
common-senseandhumour . Thereissometimesatendencytointem-
perance,dissipation,orlaudanumdrinking, whileontheotherhand
mediumship,cleardreaming,andvariouspsychicpowersmaymanifest
themselves. Thislunarpositionsoftenstheframeandincreases the
fleshyandglandularstructures ; is thereforenotfavourable for robust
health . Thereisdangerfromsecretenemies ; orthenativemayhimself
benotquitestraightforward. Thereissomeliabilitytodetentionina
hospital,poor-house,orprison ; butthesebadeffectswillnotensue
unlessthereareaccompanyingbadaspectsorotherindicationsinthe
nativity . *
Wemaynowdefinitelyestablish in ourmindstheideathattheSun
representsthe positive centre,fromwhichthetruelifeisflowing ;whereas
theMoonisrepresentativeofthereceiver,orthe negative andmagnetic
point. Itisnecessary to thoroughlygraspthisideabeforeproceeding to
thenextchapter, in whichthesoli-lunarcombinationsor"polarities"
arepresented .

SivPreliminaryNotes,P
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SOLI-LTJNARCOMBINATIONS
CHAPTERXVIII .
THESOLI-LUNAR COMBINATIONS ORPOLARITIES.
IT oftenhappensthatthebirth-time isnotaccuratelyknown,
perhapsnonearerthanthedayofthemonthandyear,thusrenderingit
impossibletoactuallycastthehoroscope . * Whenthisisthecase,the
Suninthesigns, as delineatedinChapterIV. ,willgive us anindication
oftheindividualcharacter,thoughit is oftenfoundthattheseindividual
characteristicshavetobeconsiderablymodified ; itthenbecomesneces-
sarytoknowwhatsigntheMoonoccupiedonthedayofbirth. For
thispurposeanEphemerisoftheMoon'spositionfrom1850to1995is
givenattheendofthebook.
ItisquitetruethattheSun'spositionconsiderablyinfluencestheper-
manentor moral character of thenative,whiletheMoonexercisesa
considerableamountofinfluence,accordingtothe signsheisin,over
the personal character,orthatpartoftheconsciousnessthatisexpressed
throughthebrain ; sothatwhentheforegoingchaptershavebeencare-
fullystudiedsoastoknowtheexactvalueofthesesolarandlunarposi-
tions,itbecomesasimplematterofblendingthesetwoinfluencesto
discoverthecharacteristicsofthosebornoncertaindays. Thefollow-
ingdelineationsofthe Sun andMooninthevarioussigns,whichmay
becalledsoli-lunarcombinations,willapplyingeneral to all persons
bornonthosedays,irrespectiveoftheotherplanetarypositions, though
influencedthereby,also(andtoamuchgreaterextent)bytherisingsign
thesewillbedealtwithseparatelyinsucceedingchapters .
Theprincipleuponwhichthesesoli-lunarcombinations is basedis
theonegivenabove ; thatthe SUN isthepositive,primary,andlife-
givingelement,andthe MOONthenegativeorsecondaryandformative
element. Sothatwhenthenatureofthesignisthoroughlyunderstood,it

Thatis,unlessthebirth-timeisdeterminedfromtheeventsoflife . This,how-
ever,involvesmuchstudyandelaboratecalculation,suchaswearenothereconcerned
with.
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caneasilybeseenonthe one handhowfarthelifeside,representedby
theSun,influencesthe character ; and on theother,howfartheform
side,representedbytheMoon,affectsthe Personality. Itwillsavemuch
confusionifthestudentclearlyimpressesthisfactonhismind :-that
theSunrepresentsthelifeside,governingtheIndividual,andtheMoon
theformside,governingthewholeofthePersonal(andphysical)
characteristics . Thesetwosymbolsblendedtogetherrepresent spirit
matter,eachdependentontheotherforexpression .
Thefollowingblendingsofthe ' life'and ' form'principles,oras
wehavecalledthem " Polarities,shouldnowbecarefullystudied.
PRELIMINARYNOTES.
Atthisstageofourstudy,beforeproceedingfurtherintothemodifi-
cationsproducedbytheblending of theIndividualandPersonal
characteristicsinanativity,itisimportanttopauseamomentand
considertheessentialelementsofwhich a horoscopeconsists .
Withoutgoingintodetailsforwhichthereaderisnotyetprepared,
ftmaybesaidthata " horoscope " roughlyconsistsof
zThe SolarPosition.

Sg) The Ascendant.


(2) The LunarPosition.

t4)
The Planetaryaspects .
Theimportanceofthesefourfactorsisindicatedbytheirorder,the
solarpositionbeingparamount.
Toreverttoaprevioussimile,if (r), (2) and (3 ) belikenedtothe
pounds,shillings and penceof ordinarycurrency,theplanetaryaspects*
maybeconsideredasanalogoustothosecommercialorpoliticalcon-
siderationswhich modify the " rateofexchange " orotherfinancial
conditionscontrollingtheactualvalueofgold,silverorcopperasthe
casemaybe . Thisanalogy is reallymoreclosethanmightbesupposed,
anditformsaveryaptillustrationofthewayinwhichthe"ascendant"t
orplanetaryaspectsmaymodifytheexpression of acharacterthatis
really there, butlatent .
g
For,tocontinuetheillustration,smallarticlescanonlybepurchased
byacopperorasilvercoin ; andunlimitedwealthingoldis of little
valueforordinaryretailtrading,ifitisunaccompaniedwithanample
supplyofsmallcash . Again,commercialoperationscannotbecarried on
byacompany,howeverwealthy,inacountrywheretherequisite
overnmentalconcessionscannotbeobtained . Yetineachcasethe
wealthandthebusinessabilitymaybothbethere,butunabletomanifest
owingtolack of suitable conditions. Thesetwoinstancesillustrateby
P. 62.

tSee ChapterXIX
PRELIMINARYNOTES.

73
analogy howthequalities' latent'inapolaritymaylackthemeans of
expression. Thefirstonecorrespondstoapolaritywhichisonly badl y
expressedthroughtheascendant ; whilethesecondisanalogoustothe
caseinwhichapolarityishamperedorrestrictedinitsexpressionthrough
unfavourable " aspects. "
Itis,then,importanttounderstand,and in studyingthefollowing
"polarities"it is necessaryconstantlytobearinmind,thattheSolarand
Lunarpositionsbywhichthese "polarities" areestablishedfurnishonly
two-albeitthemostimportant-ofthenineplanetarypositions,tosay
nothingoftheinfluence of the "risingsign"(towhichaspecialchapter
isdevotedlateron)andtheotherfactorswhichcomprisethe " horoscope. "
Itmustthereforenotbeexpectedthat every detailgivenwillbe
exactlyrepresentedineachcase ; forthemodifyinginfluencesofthe
otherplanetsmaygreatlyaccentuate,or,ontheotherhand,even
succeedinentirelysuppressingsomecharacteristics . Nevertheless-and
this is theessentialpoint-thepolaritiesheregivenrepresentthetwo
chief factorsofthehoroscope,sothatthesalientcharacteristicsdescribed
willinmostcasesbefound on investigationtoexist in thenatureina
latentstate, if notinactualactivemanifestation . Thismatterhas,
however,beenalreadytreatedofinourfirstmanual (Everybody'sAstrology,
secondedition,p . 7),anditishardlynecessarytorepeattheillustration
theregiven.
Whentheword ' afflicted'isused,itindicatesthatoneorotherof
theluminaries(SunorMoon,thatis)isplacedinwhatisknown as a
"badaspect"*tosomeplanet(usually
h
or a) inthehoroscope . This,
as willbereadilyunderstood,considerablymodifiesthenative'scharacter,
individualorpersonalasthe case maybe,-thatisto say, itmodifies
the expression ofthatIndividualorPersonalcharacter .
Whether'afflicted'orno,thecharacterwillbeinitsinnernature
muchasisheredescribed ; butthe 'affliction,'ifsaturnine, will havethe
effectofcrampingandhindering,or,ifmartial,ofdistortingandover-
stimulatingthefullandharmoniousexpressionofthetruenature .
Whethertheluminaries are so"afflicted"ornotcanonlybe
determinedbyconsultingthe Ephemerisf fortheyearofbirthorthe
CondensedEphemerisforthelastfifty-fiveyears publishedwithpartii . of
thiswork . Itwouldbequiteimpossibletoincludesuchdatainthe
presentvolume,whichisexpresslydesignedtodealonlywiththemost
generalandcomprehensivepresentment of theprinciplesofAstrology
thedetailsmustbestudiedlater .
Intheensuingdelineationstheterm"native " isemployed,ashas
beensaidbefore,todenotetheindividualunderdiscussion . Ithas
ofcoursenorelationto nationality, asisthecasewhenusedinitsordinary
sense.

See p. 62. t :s . peryear .


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THESUNINARIES.
pints .

I .

einT.
TheSun's(apparent)passagethroughthecelestialsignArieshas
beenthoroughlydescribedinChapterIV. ,sothatitisonlynecessary
nowtoobservethattheprimarycharacteristicsoftheSuninthissign
areforceandenergy,andthatthefundamentalbasisofthecharacter
willconsistofanambitious,aspiring,andenthusiasticnature . During
themonththatthe Sun remainsinthissign,thetwelvelunarpositions
willeitherconsiderablymodifythisprimaryinfluence,oraccentuateit
andincreaseitsmanifestation . ButwithouttheMoontofocustherays
ofthe Sun andtocollecttheinfluencesthatareconstantlybeingdis-
tributed,theindividualcharacterwouldbealwaysflyingoffatatangent,
havingnomediumthroughwhichitcouldberendereddefinite. In
studyingeachoneofthesecombinations,however,itisimportantto
rememberthatthesolarforceistheprimaryandenergisinginfluence,
thelunarcentrebeingalwayssecondary,negative,andexpressive .
THESUNANDMOONINARIES.
Qtin M.

I . -i.

A
sn T.
ThisisequivalenttotheSunandtheMoonbeinginconjunction
inthefirsthouseofthehoroscope,andwillactinasimilarmannerwith
regardtocharacter . ThispositionofSunand Moon willaccentuatethe
consciousnessinthebrain,givinggreatactivityofthoughtandquick-
nessofperception,withstronginclinationstoexcitement,endowing
thosebornunderthiscombinationwithanintensedesiretobeatthe
headofallthings,andtobeintellectualpioneers . Thisposition
gives,infact,abundanceofenergyandvitality,thusfavouringhealth
and longlife . Itshowsmasterfulness,independenceandself-reliance,
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makingaforcefulandoriginalpersonality ; onecertaintoattractattention
inhis sphereoflifeandpossiblygainconsiderableprominencetherein .
Withasuitablehoroscope,hewillriseintheworld. Heisfittedfor
positionsofauthorityandresponsibility,andthesewillusuallyseemto
fall naturallyto his lot . Insomecaseshewillbemilitantindisposition
andmanner,domineering,irritable,intolerantofoppositionorcontradic-
tion,hardandunyielding . WiththesofteninginfluenceofVenusor
Jupiter,themoreunpleasantphasesofthisinfluencemayberemoved ;
otherwisehewillbe a tyrantorarebel . Thereisdangertothehead,
brain,ornervoussystematsomeperiodoflife . TheSunwillinthis
casebestrongerthantheMoon,thesignAriesbeingofafierynature,
whereastheMoonpartakesmoreofthenatureofwater . Qver-work,
excessiveworry,intenseexcitement,andtoomuchactivity(mentalor
physical)wouldtendtoproducediseaseofthebrain,andifpersistedin,
wouldfinallyresultinmentalderangement . Thiscombinationincreases
self-esteemandapprohativeness,andbringschangesinlifethroughtoo
greatindependence,withmanytroublesfollowingonimpulsiveaction
andrashconduct . ThispersonneedsthesteadyinginfluenceofSaturn,
otherwisehemaybeaslavetoimpulse . Thereisatendencytolive
toomuchinthemind,tomakeintellecttooprominent ; andthereis,
moreover,som 1 dangerofbecomingtooself-centredorconceited .
THESUNINARIESANDMOONINTAURUS .
q in 'r .
I . -ii.
TheSunisexaltedinAries,andtheMooninTaurus, so thatthis
combinationstrengthensboththepositiveandnegativeelements,pro-
ducing a verystrongcharacter . Thephysicalsideofthenatureis
practical ; butwiththeforceoftheSuninAriesbehindit,theideal
andpracticalarewellblended,whilethedispositionbecomesavery
determinedone . Theresultisafairlyall-roundcharacter . Thereisthe
willandenergytooriginateandthesteadinessandpracticalability
to
execute . Suchanoneshapes his ideal,orformshisplanofcampaign,
anddoesnotrestuntilhehascarrieditout, no matteratwhat
expenseoftimeortrouble. Hecanbothplanandperform,preachand
practise,directothersanddotheworkhimself . Heislikely to cometo
thefront,tooccupysomepositionofresponsibilityortrust . The
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dispositioniscomposedoftheMartialandVenusianelements,thesenses
beingcalledintofullactivity
. Theintellectandintuitionarebothalike
marked,butthereisusuallya :greattendencytobeself-willedanddog-
matic. Themagneticforcesareverypowerful,andtheaffectionsare
warm
;thenativemakesfriendsreadilyandisfaithfultothem
. Thereis
atendencytobetoopositive,self-willed,anddogmatic . Theintellect
andintuitionalsidesofthenaturearebothstrong,especiallyiffavourable
planetarypositionsbringthemout
. Itisthusasplendidcombination
formentalexpression,andthenaturetendstobecomeharmonious,
thoughthereissometimesagreatdegreeofsensitiveness . Thoseborn
underthiscombinationmaybecomementalandphysicalhealers,
especiallyalonghygieniclines,forthissigngivesasuperabundanceof
vitality . Thisisagoodpositionforfinancialsuccessinlife,alsofor
positionsoftrustandauthority,andittendsingeneraltomakethelife
fortunate,thepersonalitybeingabletocarryouttheidealsoftheAries
individuality.
THESUNINARIESANDMOONINGEMINI .
pin'
. L-iii.
Dina
.
Thiscombinationgivesaconsiderableamountofmentalactivity
andmanualdexterity,butthereisapttobeagreatdealofrestlessness
andover-exertion ;forthenatureisaverychangeableone,lovingvariety
andexpression,whilethereisalackofdeterminationandtenacityof
purpose
. Thiscombinationgivesrefinementandartistictendencies,and
makesthoseunderitsinfluencegoodnovelistsandcleverwritersof
fiction,thoughthedualistictendenciesofGeminicausemuchofthe
qualitiesofAriestobewasted,sothatthereisfrequentlylessdonethan
istalkedabout . Thenativeiswitty,livelyinmindandspeech,proneto
exaggeration,ofgreatmentalingenuity,andgoodatallformsofmental
work,study,education,speaking . Inabadhoroscope,atendencyto
deceitordishonesty,ornervousormentaltroubleisshown . Itisnota
veryreliablecombinationuntilsomedegreeofthought-controlhasbeen
practisedbutitdecidedlyfavoursmechanicalability,andisgoodfor
travelandallliteraryundertakings,promisingsomesuccessinlifeinthis
direction . Over-activityandexcitementwilltendtoproducenervous
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77
troubles,andrestwilloftenberequiredtorestoreharmonytothe
system.
THESUNINARIESANDMOONINCANCER.
OisM .

I . -iv.

DinQo
.
Thisisanexceedinglysensitivecombination,givingaconsiderable
amountofambitionandloveoffame
;andtheMoon,beingreceptivein
natureandhereplacedinthe,executivesignCancer,willaddthepower
ofachievementtothesplendididealismofAries,greatlyaddingtothe
strengthofthecombination,which,moreover,increasestheintuitiveand
psychicfaculties,expandstheimagination,improvesthememoryand
strengthensthebrain . Therearetwosomewhatcontradictorysidesto
thecharacter
;oneenterprising,active,bold,anddomineering,andthe
othersensitive,domesticandhomely . Undercrossinfluencesthismay
causeirritationorbadtemper,andmayaffectthenervesoreventhe
minditgivesmorecautionandacquisitivenessthanAriesalone . The
sensitivenessofthispositioncausesthosebornunderittofeelverykeenly
thesurroundingconditions,andtosufferfromthemoccasionally,though
whennottooapprobativetheyareeasilyabletoreasonandarriveat
correctconclusions ;thereisgenerallyagreatdealofanxiety,especially
inregardtodomesticaffairsormattersconnectedwithhomelife . Care
in,dietisnecessaryforthesuccessfulexpressionofthiscombination,as
thehealthisoftenmarredbyworryandanxiety . Itpromisessuccessin
lifethroughmattersconnectedwithhorticulture,andgivesabilityto
designandplan,especiallyinarchitecture .
THESUNINARIESANDMOONINLEO.
ein' .

I . -v.

Pin&L
.
Thiscombinationgivesremarkableintuitionandaveryaffectionate
andwarmheart,withaninnatesensitivenesstothesurroundingthought
sphere . Itisaharmoniousblendandactschieflyuponthefeelings,
stimulatingtheheartintogreateractivity
;thebrainfeedingtheheart,
asitwere,andrenderingtheintuitionsandspiritualaspirationsvery
keen. Thiscombinationgivescorrectmentalimpressions,andthe
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power ofclearthinking,with a tendency'toreligiousthought. The
metaphysicaliseasilyencouraged,andthere is acertainamountof
originalityofthoughtandaction . Extremes in affairs of theheart
wouldactinjuriouslyandthehealthwouldbeseriouslyimpairedthrough
disappointmentsinthelovelife
. Thispositionbringssuccessthrough
ambitionandfavoursallmattersconnectedwithmusicandthedrama .
Itendowswithgoodvitality,andmakesastrong,positive,forceful
personality,displayingfirmnessand,whenaroused,energyandenterprise,
ambitionandself-reliance . Thenativeisgood-humoured,honestand
candid,havingsomefondnessforshowandceremony,fineclothes,
decoratedrooms,largehouses :generallypossessesaverygoodopinion
ofhimself,andlikesthegoodopinionofothers,eventheirflattery .
THESUN IN ARIES ANDMOONINVIRGO.
E) inT.
I . -Vi.

Din IX.
Thiscombinationstimulatesthecriticalanddiscriminativetendency
oftheMoonin Virgo . Itexaltsthepracticalnatureandbringsoutall
thescientificcharacteristics. Thesolarpositionconsiderablyimproves
thelunarcharacteristicsandmakesthemindmorelogicalandmore
accurateinitsjudgments. Itgivesaconsiderableamountofability in all
literarypursuits, 9'-
alsoawakensalltheexactingtendencies,although
itdispelssome of themelancholicattributes,ofVirgo . Itintensifiesthe
loveofstudyandalsogivesaconsiderableamountofmusicalability,
especiallyinregardtoexpression . Itoftengivesgreaterabilitythan
thereisopportunitytouseprofitably,sothatsuccesscomesthrough
holdingsomerelativelysubordinateposition,suchasaservantof
an
employeryetoccupyingapositionoftrust,privatesecretary,agent,
etc .
Din :N.
Wehavenowreachedwhatispracticallytheoppositionofthe Sun
andMoon ; thereforeallthat is containedintheAriesnaturemayfind
itsexpressionintheequilibriumandbalance of thesignLibra . Thisis
THESUNINARIES.

79
agoodpositionforallwhohavedevelopedthefaculty of comparison,asit
tendstobringreflectionandperceptiontoastateof balance . Itcausesa
keenlysensitivenature,onethatisveryreceptivetothesurrounding
mentalatmosphere . Itbringsoutallmattersrelated to musicandthe
finearts ;
givesaloveofrecognition,andbenefitsthelifewhenit
co-operateswithothers . Itmakesthosebornunderitobservant,alert,
ofkeenperceptions ; mayhavetheairofbeingallonthesurface,butare
notnecessarilysuperficial . Sociable,companionable,amorous,dislik-
ingtoliveorworkalone . Mentalabilitiesfairlygood,butadapted to
outwarduseintheworldratherthantophilosophicalthinking . Fairly
goodpracticalworkersbutratherofthequick,original,independentkind
thanoftheslow,ploddingtype
. Theyaregoodcounsellersandadvisers,
andfittedforthelegalprofession,or all matterswherearbitration
andjudgmentarerequired ; forthejudgmentisusuallyunbiassedand
carefullyweighed. Thispositiontendstobringouttheclairvoyant
faculties
. Itwillbringsomefameorrecognition,orplacethoseunder
itsinfluenceinprominentpositions .
THESUNINARIESANDMOONINSCORPIO.
OinT.

I . -viii.

Din
nt.
Thisisnotagoodcombination,themartialelementbeingvery
stronglymarked,increasingthepassionsanddisposingthenaturetobe
hard,dogmatic,positive,andjealous
. ItcausesthelifeprincipleofAries
tobeexpressedonphysicallines,givingrevolutionarytendencies,and
makingthoseunderitsinfluenceeasilyexcited,irritable,angry,andre-
vengeful. Theyaresometimesproudandconventional,matter-of-fact
andmaterialistic ;buttheycanbeverydestructivewhenitsuitstheirends
.
Incaseswheretherisingsignindicatesitandtheplanetarypositions
arefavourable,itinclinestomysticismandtheoccult
; butthereisa
dangerofthepsychicfacultiesbeingsomewhatabused
. Childrenborn
underthiscombinationneedagoodeducationandshouldbetaughtto
belesscombativeandforceful,andalsotolivepurelives . Thisisnot a
goodpositionforthehealth . Itfavourssuccessbyassertionand
aggressiveness. Self-controlisessentialtoprogress .
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Thisisaverygoodcombination,thefierytriplicitybeingwell
represented. Itgivesaveryquick,sympatheticandinspirationalnature,
withatendencytogotoextremes,especiallyinphysicalmatters,while
thereisalwaysacertainamountofrestlessnessandhastiness,especially
inspeech . Itintensifiesthereligiousinclinations,itstrengthensthe
sincerityandstraightforwardnessofthepersonality,andgivesvery
strongtendenciestoprophesyorspeakaccurately,yetunconsciouslyso,
inregardtothefuture . Itgivesimpulsivenessandsomeexaggeration,
alsoatendencytochatter . Thenativeischangeable,irresolute,given
toenthusiasmsthatdonotlast
;thoughbehasplentyofenergyand
determinationwhileheisinthemood . Isgenerousandhumanitarian
;
canfeelforothers,andwillhelpthemifhecan . Anaturaltendency
toreligionofsomekind,butthismayeasilytakeanunorthodoxdirection
ifplanetsinclinethereto. Morevitalenergythanstamina
;thetendency
togotoexcessmayweakenthehealth,butwithastronghoroscopeand
goodaspectstheremaybealongandfulllife
. Thiscombinationgives
someskillinmusicalperformance,andfitsthoseunderitsinfluenceto
becomegoodteachersorpreachers :itisalsogoodfortravellingand
exploration. ItbringsbenefitthroughreligiousmattersandtheChurch.
THESUNINARIESANDMOONINCAPRICORN.
0inCr-

I . -x.
DinV
.
Thiscombinationgivesanintenseloveoffame . Thenaturally
saturninequalitiesoftheMoonareaccentuated,andthepersonality
madeexactingandinclinedtofluctuatingmoods . Itgivesremarkable
imaginationandsplendid'abilityinallpracticalmethodsconcernedwith
gainingpopularity
. Thiscombinationincreasestheinquisitivenessof
thepersonality,andgivesaverydeterminedandpositivenature.
Clevernessismuchappreciated,andpersonsinahigherrankofSociety
aresometimesworshipped. Thisisaverysensitivecombination,and
thebrainisaveryreceptiveone,especiallytothementalconditionsof
others . Itisagoodbusinesspolarity,alsoforallpursuitsdepending
THESUNINARIES.

'5I
uponenergyandforceofcharacter,beingmasterfulandambitious,
sometimesalsoworldlyandmaterialistic. Itinclinestoapubliccareer,
buttactanddiplomacyareoftenover-riddenbyimpulseandself-asser-
tiveness,forthispositionweakenstheself-esteemwhileitincreasesthe
loveofapprobation . Itcausesthoseunderitsinfluencetoaimfor
leadership,andtodomineerratherthantoruleoverothers . Theylove
wealthforthepoweritgives. Itfavoursuncommonpursuits,andbrings
successthroughforceofcharacter . Inabadhoroscope,ahard,selfish,
ill-tempered,gloomynature . ,Thereisatendencytoweaknessofdiges-
tionorbowels.
THESUNINARIESANDMOONINAQUARIUS.
Di=
.
Thiscombinationgivesabilitytostudyhumannature . Itbrings
outallthepleasingcharacteristicsoftheMooninAquarius,givingan
originalmind,mentallypositiveandcombative ;thepersonalityissome-
whatoriginalandattimeseccentric,inspeechsometimeshasty,erratic,
brusque,orwithoutconsideration . Itintensifiestheartisticfaculties,
andgivessomeabilityinliterarymatters,withabright,clearmind,wen
abletoexpressitself. Theimagination,intuitionandmentalsensitive-
nessaremuchincreased,andthereisaloveofeducationalandscientific
work. Itincreasesthefeelingofindependence,butgivestheabilityto
dealwith. otherssuccessfully. Thenativeliveslargelyinthemind,and
influencesothersthroughthemind ;iswittyandcanbeverysarcastic .
Determinationandenterprisearecombined,theAriesnaturebeing
steadiedanditsinfluencemadeveryreliable . Thisisafortunate
influenceinallmattersconnettedwithassociations,publicbodies,local
governmentsitalsobringshelpandassistancefromfriendsand
acquaintances.
THESUNINARIESANDMOONINPISCES.
OisM.

I . -

DixIE
.
Thiscombinationisnotaltogetheraharmoniousone,theactionof
theSunbeingtoostrongforthelunarposition,producingadiscontented,
restless,andoftenworryingnature . Butittonesdownconsiderablythe
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impulsivenessofAries,andwhenthetwoareworkingharmoniously,it
increasesthekindlinessofthenature, and givesaloveoftheoccult,the
profound and mysterious . Usually,however,muchsorrowcomesinto
thelife,whichcausesthosebornunderittothinkmoredeeplythan
thoseundermostoftheAriescombinations . Underbadaspectsthey
maysufferfromscandal or slanderandfromsecretenmity ; butthey
mustguardthemselvesagainstbehavinginthesamewayto,otherpeople .
Thereisadanger,inabadhoroscope,ofuntruthfulness,dishonesty,
wantofcandour . Otherwise,inthiscombinationthepersonality is charit-
able,sympatheticandphilanthropic,beingveryreceptivetoallthe
impressionscomingfromthehighernature ; butitmustbepeaceful and
harmonious,ortheSolarforcewillbetoostrongandcausetheMoonto
receivetoomanyevilimpressions . Thispositiongivessuccess in con-
nectionwithpublicinstitutions,asylums,etc. ,andconferssomeauthority
ofaquietandunobtrusive kind ; itisfavourableforveterinarywork .
THESLNINTAURUS.
THFSUNINTAURUS.
ix 2f .

IT. 0in n .
TheSpaninTaurusmakestheindividualcharacterbehindeach
lunarexpressionmorefirm,plodding,enduringanddetermined but
therewillbeatendencytomovemoreslowlyandactmorecautiously,
quietlyandpracticallythanwiththeSun. inAries . Wehaveherethe
expressionoftheSunfromasignthatisthe 'exaltation'oftheMoou ;
eachcombinationwillthereforetendtostrengthenthepersonalitymore
thantheindividualitywhichliesbehindthepersonalexpression .
THESUNINTAURUS ANDMOONINARIES.
UinN.

II . -i.

Din T.
Thiscombinationgivesaverystrongpersonality . Thereisaten-
dencytobeimpulsive,headstrongandrathertoodogmatic . There is a
considerableamountofpersistency,tenacityandexactitude,andthe
abilitiesarebynomeansunder-rated . Thereisplentyofreservepower
behindalltheforcethatisexpended,andwhenthosebornunderthis
combinationmakeuptheirmindstocarryoutanypurposeinlife,they
nearlyalwayssucceed ; buttheyexpectagreatdealfromothersand
manifestastubborndesire to makeothersconformtotheirrequirements .
Theyprefertheirownmethodstothoseofotherpeople,beingenter-
prisingandindependent,sometimeswilfulandwrong-headed. Fitted
forpositionsofsomeprominenceandresponsibility . Underaffliction,
or whenthesystemisrundown,theheadornervoussystemwillsuffer.
This isacombinationwhichgivessuccessinlifethroughenergyandthe
desiretoexcel. Itisfairlyfortunateinworldlymatters,andfavoursenter-
prise,thespiritofdaring,andallmatterswhereadeterminedwillis
required. Itgivesgoodconstructivepowerandtheabilitytoorgan-
ise. Prosperityisobtainedthroughperseverance . Themoralnature
isusuallyverystrong .
Thiscombinationgives a considerableamountofdetermination,
andthosebornunderitsinfluencearenoteasilythwartedintheirpur-
poses . Equable,friendly,companionable,cheerfulandmaybemusical
orartistic,theypossessagreatamountofself-control,butarerathertoo
self-contained,tooreserved,andoften secretive ;arenevertheless
remarkablystrongcharacters,fearless,persistentandhopeful,possess-
ingmuchfeelingandanaffectionatenature . Theyeasilyattainto
greatsuccessinthefinancialworld ; yettheyappeartohaveadisregard
forfinancealthoughtheycannothelpbeingoftenverymuchmixedup
withit . Thiscombination is themostsolidandpracticalofinfluences,
butthereis a dangerofbecomingtooobstinate . Whenobediencehas
beendevelopedtheymakeveryfinecharacters . Thereisatendency,
however,tobecometooself-centred,toodeterminedortoosecretive .
Thereisapredispositiontoapoplexy,andtosufferingfromtheeyesif
theMoonisafflicted.
$ill8'.

IL-iii .

Dinn .
TherestlessnessofGeminiishereconsiderablysteadiedbythe
Taurusquality,andowingtothisthereislessdiffusion,andmore
initiativeforce ; yetthere is aninclinationtowardsbothdespondencyand
self-esteem,duetocertainsuperficialtendenciesthathavenotbeen
eradicated . Thoseunderthiscombinationareinclinedto be some-
whatselfish,and apt tobeassertive ; buttheintellectualtendencies
givethemabilitytowriteandspeak,andinsomecasesthepowersof,
languageandmusicalexpressionareeasilydeveloped. Itis,however,
not a veryharmoniouscombination,andtheacquisitivetendenciesare
usuallyverylarge. Thereisaloveofthebeautifulinnatureandart,
85
withsomeinstinctiveneatness . Whilesomewhatunenterprisingthe
nativehasyetgoodintellectualabilities . Temperanceisadvisable,and
nervousdisorderswillhavetobeguardedagainst .
THESUNIN TAURUSANDMOONINCANCER.
pin h .

II . -iv .

D
ix 40 .
Thisisarathernegativecombination,sincethesensitivenessof
Cancerissomewhataccentuated,sothattheemotionalnatureisvery
easilyexcited,especiallyinmattersconnectedwiththehomelife . This
combinationnotonlyincreasestimidityandreserve,butalsoproduces
mucheconomy,withsomeanxietyinregardtQthefuturewelfare . The
imaginationisverykeen,andthereissometendencytogotoextremes,
especiallywheninfluencedbyothers . 'Thereissometimesatendencyto
inactivity,andthedesireforsensationisincreased ;butonthewholeitis
afortunatecombination,givinggainthroughpropertyandprobablyby
inheritancealso . Thereislargecaution,unlessMars is prominent,and
good businessability,withextremecarefulnessinmoneymatters.
THESUNINTAURUSANDMOONINLEO.
Dill St .
Theemotionalandsensationalnatureismuchincreasedunderthis
combination ; thereisagreattendencytoexaggerateortogotoextremes,
alsotobeveryeasilyinfluencedinallmattersconnectedwithspeculation ;
probablytowardsgamblingandsensationalpleasures . Theaffections
maybeeasilydrawnintounfortunatechannels,andthereisoftenagreat
tendencytoexpresskeenlikesanddislikes . Thenativehasagood
constitutionandsoundhealth,unlessplanetarypositionscontradict . He
isself-confidentandfondofshow,andhencemaybepopularorcut
somethingof a figuresocially ; veryfondofpleasureandofsociety . Care
will benecessaryto avoid over-indulgence,especiallyintheappetites,
whichmaybecomeabnormalunlesschecked. Themoralnaturemaybe
strengthenedconsiderablytowardsthecloseofthelife ; buttheearly
portionisoftenoneinwhicheitherpsychictendenciesorsensationsplay
averyprominentpart. Thelowernatureisardentandattimespassion-
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ate :thereismoreoversome poeticability,theimaginationbeingvery
vivid . Excessesshould beavoid ed .
THE SUNIN TAURUSANDMOONIN VIRGO.
0in ? S .

II. - Din"X. -
Thecriticalfacultiesareaccentuated bythepracticalTaureannature
behind thepersonality,sothatthiscombinationgives us someofthevery
bestcommercialtypesofmen . Inallbusinesspursuitstheyareprecise,
persistent,and verypronounced intheirjud gments,yet haveabilitiesin
severald ifferentd irections ; theycanmanagemorethanonetypeofbusi-
nessand areeminentlyad aptable . Whilesometimeslackinginenterprise,
theycanquickly applyand d evelopethesuggestionsofothers. Make
good servantsor subord inates,and d owellwithsomeonetolead orwork
withthem. Thisisaverysuccessfulcombination,beingaharmonious
blend oftwosignsoftheearthytriplicity,bringingoutallthepractical
tend encies . Virgobeingtherulerofthebusinessworld ,thepersonality
hasherethebestfacilitiesforeltpression . Themoralnatureisfirm,
givingmuchconscientiousnesstoassistthepersonalcharacter,sothat
behind muchapparentpliabilitythereis afixed d eterminationwhichgives
success.
THESUNINTAURUSANDMOONINLIBRA.
pin8 .

II. -vii.

Din
=n--
Thisisaninharmoniouscombination,therebeingusuallyaconsid erable
amountofbiasinthenature . Fortheblend ingofanearthyind ivid uality
and anairypersonalityisnotveryfavourable ; it tend stoincreasethe
separativeelement,and usuallycausesthepersonalityto arriveatfaulty
d ecisions,oftentheresultofanther'sinfluenceinthelife . Thiscom-
binationgivesacertainamountofd etermination,usually ofastubborn
nature,and thosebornund erthisinfluenceareapttobeguid ed bytheir
feelingsratherthanbyreason . Theyhaveabilityformusicorart,and
outward lyseemtobeobservant and intellectual,butathearttheyare
emotional and d evotional,or sensuous. Thepersonalityisapttobevery
affable,agreeableand morerefined and polished thantheind ivid ual
character,butthed eterminationthatisbehind thepersonalitywilloften
THESUNINTAURUS.

87
carrythepointwhereneithermeritnorpersuasionhassucceed ed . There
islikelytobe much ind ivid ualjealousyand vind ictivenessd isplayed ,
especiallytoward sstrangersand opponents. This combinationd epend s
very muchon theplanetarypositions.
THESUNINTAURUSANDMOONINSCORPIO.
II. -viii.

Psn I1 1 , .
Thispositiongivesacertainamountofvanityand self-esteem, the
feelingsbeingverystrongand intense . Thereismuchreserve,and concen-
trated force,with a good d ealofsecretiveness. Agood ed ucationisvery
necessarywiththiscombination,otherwisethereisatend encyforthose
bornwithittobefartooeasilyinfluenced byenvironment and surround -
ingcond itions,sothattheygetinagroove ; henceareveryconservative,
exceptwhenopposed orangered . jealousyand prid emaycausethe
d ownfallofthosewhoarebornund erthiscombination, sincethereis
alwaysaconsid erableamountofd etermination forgood orevil ; and
unlessthelatterisrestrained thenature will becomeaveryselfishone .
Good vitality und erbad aspectsthereisad angerofaccid ents,fits,
apoplexy,etc. Afairlygood polarityformartialoccupations,and some
kind sofbusiness ; fond ofmoney,sensuous. 'Appetitesand passions
need curbing . Successinlifewillcomethroughpersistentd etermination
and d ogged self-relianceand stubbornness.
THISSUNINTAURUSANDMOONINSAGITTARIUS.
p in 2 i .

II. -ix.
D

l .
Thed eterminationbehind theSagittarius personalitywill very
greatlyinclinethosebornund erthisinfluencetogotoextremesin all
things. Itgivesatend encytoimpulsiveactionand hastyspeech, and
whenprovoked averygreatd ealmoreissaid than is probablythoughtor
meant ; whilethere maybeatend encytobeveryd isputatiouswhen
annoyed . Thisisnotagood combinationunlessplanetary positions
assist,thepersonalitybeingfartooimpulsivefortheind ivid ual nature ;
thereis,however,aspiration,and aloveofscience,alsoatend encytoward
philosophyand religion,whichsomewhatimproves thenature,whichis
ASTROLOGYFORALL.
generous,charitableand sympathetic ; buttheaspirations being higher
thantheinherentabilities,promiseusuallyoutrunsperformance . Good
foroccupationsconnected withathleticsand horses,imaginativepursuits,
thehighercultivationofthemind ,orthechurch. Hopeful,optimistic,and
ofgood vitality,thenativeyetlosesenergythroughfitsofoverwork,
und ertakingmorethanhecanaccomplish .
THESUNINTAURUSANDMOONINCAPRICORN.
pim li . II'x. x.
Din Yp.
Thisis a verypracticalcombination,givingeconomy and caution,
withanaptitud eformakingverycarefullythought-out plans and schemes,
whicharegenerallycarried toasuccessfulissue . Thewholecharacteris
veryind epend entand d etermined ,and theambitionsarehigh,butchiefly
concerned withconventionalid ealsand pertainingtophysicalobjectsand
personalsurround ings . This is themostsuccessfulcombinationofthe
earthytriplicity,makingthosebornund eritextremelypractical and well
abletobuild upafortune . Theyareespeciallyad apted for a publiclife,
orwheretheenergiesareputtogood uses in carving out aprosperous
career; theyhavegreatattainmentsand aspiretoreachgreatheights,
beingfilled withambitionand wellabletoexertthepersonality forthe
purposeofachievingsuccess. Theyhaveabilitytod ealwithbigschemes,
toorganise,and tocarryouthugeplans . Theyhavegood vitalityand
livelong .
THESUNINTAURUSANDMOONINAQUARIUS.
p in 2 S .

II. -xi.

Dim
=-
Thisis a practicalcombination,givingthoroughness,carefulness,
prud enceand caution,withaconsid erableamountofreserve ; itgives
honesty of purpose,sincerityand refinement . Thosebornund erthis
combinationarewellabletoconcentratetheirthoughts,and areind us
trious,perseveringand successful . Thiscombinationcausesthoseborn
und erittobecomeveryself-centred ,and tend stoward seccentricity . It
issuitableforpubliclife, for hold ingpublicofficesorappointments,and
forworkingthroughcompanies,'associations,factories,orlarge bod ieso
people . ; Tolerablyfortunateforacquiringmoneyand possessions .
THESUNINTAURUS.
THESUNINTAURUSANDMOONINPISCES.
0in h
.

II. -xii.

Din 3 E .
ThisisnotquitesounfortunateasthecombinationofSuninAries
and MooninPisces. Itstead iesthemind and giveslessinclinationto
restlessness ; butinsomerespectsitincreasesthecombativeness . Those
bornund erthiscombinationareveryhospitable,veryreceptive tothe
wantsand requirementsofothers, kind and pliable,and verywell
d isposed :theyhaveplentyoffriend sand acquaintances,butifMoonis
muchafflicted may sufferthroughthem. Fortunatesocially ; ratherless
soinbusinessorpubliclife ; butmaybenefitthroughoccupations
connected withwater . Itisonthewholeafortunatecombination ; it
increasesthemed iumistictend enciesand givesreceptivitytopsychic
influences . Thed isposition is kind lybut is easilyaffected ,and inclines
toward sgood living,peaceand harmony. Thereisincreaseofprosperity
toward sthelatterpartoflife . IftheMoonisafflicted thereissome
liability to d iseasesoftheblad d erorlowerbowel.
csa T'WHLTM7ART
No
xsonpp. ", 73
ASTROLQGYFORALL.
p in n .
THESUNINGEMINI. '
0inn 0
TheSuninGeminiasthemotiveforcebehind thelunarexpression
givesad ualistic,restlessand irritabletend ency,thed esiresalways
runningonintellectuallines.
Theind ivid ualcharacterwillbed ualin
expression,sothatthereislesspermanencythanineither of theforegoing
solarpositions .
Nevertheless,thewillpowerisstrong,and there issome
prid eorlove of ped igree.
THE SUNIN GEMINIANDMOONIN ARIES.
III. -i.

)
in `r
Thiscombinationgivesaverymentalnature,makingthoseborn
und eritgiventointellectualpursuits,stud iousand fond ofexpressing
theirthoughts ;
yetthereisad angerofthepersonalitygoingtoextremes
and becomingtooind epend ent,alsosomewhat
too changeable . Butin
allintellectualmattersitisaverypowerfulcombination . Itgives a very
ambitiousspiritand strengthenstheassertiveness
. Thenatureisavery -
positiveone,somewhatlackinginsympathyand feeling,and thereisa
liabilitytolivetoomuchinthehead ,thusgivingd angerofbraintroubles
.
Thereis also
atend encytobecomeerratic,and tobetooself-willed .
Thenatureislackingincalmness,stead iness,self-controland persever-
ance, is combative,and d isobed ient . Witty,and sharp-tongued ,witha
talentford rawingand sculpture . Likelytotravel.
THE
pine .
THE SUNIN GEMINI ANDMOONIN TAURUS.
jlinh .
Thiscombinationgivesaconsid erableamountofsensitiveness,with
muchd eterminationand firmness. Itcausesthefeelingsand ambitions
to beprominentand powerful,owingtotheintellectthatismixed
up
withthesensationalnature . Thereisgenerallyaconsid erableamount
ofenergy,perseveranceand d etermination. It is fairlyfortunatefor
popularity,friend s,acquaintances,and generalsuccess . There is good
businessabilityfororganising,planning,actingasagent,manager,
lecturer,etc. TheGeminicharacteristicsareverymuchstrengthened by
thiscombination,and thereisnotsomuchchangeableness,restlessness,
and irritability ; butitisnotaltogetherafavourableone,nevertheless .
Itind icatesgainthroughrelatives,orbyliterarypursuits .
THE SUNINGEMINI ANDMOONIN GEMINI.
Ain II.

DJn Ij .
Thiscombinationind icatesaconsid erableamountofwilfulness,
activityand restlessness,and atend encytomeasure all thingsfroman
intellectualstand point
. Thereisacertainamountofself-esteemand
ind epend ence,and thefeelingsarenotsoactiveinthispolarityasinthe
othercombinations. Themotivetemperament will d ominate,and there
is much d exterityinallmatterswherethehand sareemployed . With
suitableplanetarypositionsconsid erablepopularitymaybeenjoyed ,while
there is abilityamounting to geniusinsomeintellectuald irection .
Docileintemperamentand impartial in jud gment . TheMoonexpresses
theSunveryclearlyinthiscombination,givingartistictend encies,
refinement,and literaryability.
THE SUNIN GEMINI ANDMOONIN CANCER.
0in 3 1 .

III. -iv.

Din6.
Thiscombinationgivesastronginclinationtoward seconomyand
thrift in thehomelife,alsoinallmattersconcerned withthewelfareof
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others,coupled withasensitiveand anxiousd isposition . There is likely
tobeagreatd ealoftravelling,alsomuchrestlessnessand a longingfor
sympathyfromothers,buttheartisticand imaginativefacultiesarewell
d eveloped .
Thereceptivenatureisveryeasilyaffected and upsetby
surround ingcond itions,butthere is agood memoryand awell-stored
and comprehensivemind ,intuitional,versatile,agreeable . and plausible.
Thispositiongivessuccessin all mattersrelatingtopublicaffairs . '
THE SUNINGEMINI ANDMOONIN LEO.
Oinn .

III. -v.

D
ix SL
Inthiscombinationthepersonalitysufferssomewhat,asthereisnot
sufficientfirmnessinthebackground tosupporttheLeoinclinations ;
so
thatthereislikelytobetoomuchimpulse,theaffectionsbeing
veryeasilymoved . Thenativethereforefluctuates ; is at timesvery
self-confid entand hopeful,workswelland achievesmuch ; but oftenhe
feelsthathehasgreaterpowersthanhecanexpressoutward ly ; he
und erstand s,butisslowatworkingout . Theimaginationisactive,and
thereispoeticaland d ramaticability. Thiscombinationgivesakind of
weird tend ency,and thereisattimesaliabilitytohypochond ria . The
affectionsarekeen,butthereissomeloveofd isplay,thoughabund ant
sympathy. There is literaryabilityinthed irectionoffiction,etc .
THE SUNINGEMINI ANDMOONIN VIRGO.
i inn .

III. -vi.

j) in 1 1 j .
Thisisagood combination,theMercurialelementscomingout
forciblyand incliningthemind tobestud ious,criticaland analytical . It
givesagreatloveforchemistry,withhumanitarianviews ; inclinestoa
stud yofthelawsofhygiene . Withregard tothemind ,however,it is a
verysensitivecombination ; thereisapttobemistrustfulnessand a
melancholictend ency,sothatifworryoranxietybegivenwayto,the
nervoussystemsuffersconsid erably . Personsbornund erthiscombina-
tionmayobtaingreatbenefitthroughnursingand servingothers ; alsoby
theircriticaltalent ; butshould avoid irritability,which is apttomarthe
finerqualities.
Theycanbeveryimpartialand jud icial,seeingequally
bothsid esofaquestion,hence make good lawyers. Areapttobe
THE SUNIN GEMINI.
changeable,und ecid ed ,and lacking in perseverance,sothattheyd onot
alwaysgetcred itforallthe abilities theypossess. They d o wellwhen
working for others,and bothgood and bad fortunecomestothemlargely
throughrelatives. This positiongivesastrongwill,and somesubtlety
whenperverted there is aliabilitytoind ecisionord uplicity .
THESUNIN GEMINI ANDMOONIN LIBRA.
0in U.

III. --vii.
Thisisaverygood combination,builtup on the airytriplicity :it
increasestheintuitions,and bestowsmuchrefinement,withasympathetic
nature ; givesagreatamountofforesight,sharpenstheperceptive
faculties,inclinestostud y,and givesagreatamountofimitativeness,with
abilityforpublicwriting. Itisnecessaryforthosebornund erthis
combinationtolivepurely. Thefaculty of comparisoniswelld eveloped ,
and thereissomeprobabilityofbecomingpopular. Itgivessuccessin
artisticpursuits,and a cheerful,sociable,humanenature. Thenative
livessympatheticallywithfamilyand relatives ; and maymarryarelative.
THE SUNINGEMINI ANDMOON IN SCORPIO.
. in a .

III.

A
in nt.
Thisisbynomeans a good combination,therebeingverylittle
harmonybetweenthecommonand fixed signs . Itaccentuatesthe
criticalfaculties,whichbecomehard and severe,whilethereisatend ency
tocombativeness,and ad esireto pull d ownwithoutrebuild ing ; itgives
muchd etermination,argumentiveness,assertiveness,over-sensitiveness,
jealousy,prid e,and self-esteem . Thereissarcasm,livelinessand wit,
withsomepracticalbusiness ability and powerofmanagement ; butthe
usualcheerfulself-confid encesometimesgiveswaytoirritable,Jealous
and quarrelsomemood s.
THE SUNINGEMINIANDMOONINSAGITTARIUS.
0

III. -ix.
This is notalwaysagood combination,owingtothesetwosigns
93
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ASTROLOGYFORALL.
givingtoomuchactivityand restlessness,toomuchforce,resultinginlack
ofcontinuityand nervousness . Thereisaninstinctivelovesoftravelling.
withconsid erablementalcapacity,bothintellectualand intuitive . Und er
favourablecond itionsthenativeishumane, generous, , charitableand
benevolent,withaninclinationtophilosophyorreligion, genial,com-
panionable,and ofquickand good jud gment . Thereisapttobewaste of
mentalenergy,muchenthusiasm,exceptionalforceofcharacter and a
greatd ealofexcitement ; thepersonalcharacterappears tobefarin
excessoftheind ivid ual,butthehigherand lowermind sarebothactive,
and maybenefiteachother,theloweraspiringforlightbyd evotion .
nin U

III. -x.
Thisis a very good businesscombination,asitgivesSaturnineballast
and stead iness to theMercurialtend ency . Theind ivid ualityisquick,
thepersonalityoftenslow ; theremaythereforebeaconsid erablelack of
harmony,butbylabour,patience,and perseverance,agreat d ealof good
workmaybed onebythepersonalcharacterforthebuild ingup ofthe
ind ivid uality . Thereisgood memory,withmentalabilitiesofthesolid
kind (notshowy) :suitableforCivilService,professorships,governmental
positions,publicappointments. Too seriousand d espond entattimes.
Thiscombinationgivesahighlymentaltemperament,alove ofscience,
sometactand d iplomacy,and oftenmuchingenuity .
THESUNINGEMINIANDMOONINAQUARIUS.
qin r< .

III. -xi.

D
in
. .
Thisis a good combination of theairysigns,givingagreatd ealof
mentaland physicalactivity . Thosebornund erthiscombinationare
verygood character-read ers,alsogood stud ents ofmetaphysics can
receiveagood ed ucation ; makeacquaintanceseasily,butaresomewhat
reserved nevertheless,also very ind epend ent ; and thoughtheyareableto
getalong very well with strangers,theyshould alwaysavoid excitement :
Attimeserratic,alwaysinventiveand original. Thereissomeinclination
forpsychicoroccultmattersand theartisticfacultymaybecultivated .
THESUNINGEMINI.
Successwillcomethroughco-operationwithothers, also throughscience
and art.
D
93
Thisintensifiestherestlessnessand causesagreatd eal of irritability ;
but itgivesa greatd esireforknowled ge,whichoftencomespsychically .
Thereisfrequentlyagreatd ealofd issatisfaction, ayearningforthe
unattainable,d iscontentand peevishness ; butund erfavourableplanetary
positionsthenativeischaritable,benevolent, social and sympathetic,has
common-senseand good jud gment . Thereissomelikelihood oftravelling,
and someabilityformed icineornursing . Thisisapsychiccombination,
prod ucinggreatreceptivity, and aninclination to d ipintohid d en
mysteries,themind becomingveryreceptivetothemysteriousand weird ;
Italsogivessuccessinwritingstrangeand outre novels,and in uncommon
pursuits .
Su PRELIMINARYNOTESOn pp. 72 ,73 .
(E) in 0.
THESUNINCANCER.
IV.
THE SUNINCANCERANDMOONIN TAURUS.
IV. -ii.
Thisgives a
consid erableamountofsensitiveness,butallthehigher
facultiesarestimulated . Atitsbestthispolaritygives a shareofboth
This is notastrongpositionfortheind ivid uality ; thereforethe
personalcharacteristicsmayconsid erablypullawayfromthehigher
qualities : tenacity,attachmentand clingingd esireforobjects are very
marked . Thispositionmakestheind ivid ualcharacterexceed ingly
sensitive,impressionableand highlyemotional,oftenlackinginself-reliance,
withayearningforsensation . Thereispowertopsychometrisr+and
sensethegeneralcond itionsofothers . Itgivesaverytenacioustooral
character,and thesignsofawakeningwill be shownin activity and power.
THE SUNIN CANCERANDMOONIN ARIES.
IV. i.

)*'.
Thiscombinationgivesagreatd ealofactivityand muchpersis-
tency ; aliability to becomehead strongand gotoextremes,aloveoffame
and ad esiretolead and beatthehead ofthings. Thenativeisind epen-
d ent,d islikingcontrol,rebellious,d iscontented ,ad isobed ientservant ; and
willchangehisoccupationmorethanonce . Theparentswillaffectthe
lifeveryconsid erably : hemaynotgetonwiththem,ormaylosethem
early .
Thereisagreatd ealofimpulseinthepersonalcharacter,which
willbringmanysorrowsintothelife
. Thehead and stomacharelikelyto
beaffected . Success will comethroughpublicaffairs,and fame will be
stead fastlysought .
THESUNINCANCER.

97
energy (9) and perseverance (S),activityand practicalability . There
is afairamountofind epend enceand resolution ; thenativeinclinesto
runinagrooveforatime,butchangescome,perhapssud d enly,which
quitealterthelife,and ad ifferentgrooveislived in . Therearesome
morbid tend enciesinthiscombination,and self-controlmustbepractised
beforesuccesscanbeobtained ,forthisgivesaverypsychicnature,with
keenintuitions,butgreatreceptivity . Thenatureisimaginative,
impressionable,and veryeasilyaffected byothers . Good companyshould
alwaysbechosen. Thiscombinationmakesgood med iums,givingthe
abilitytopsychometrise . Thereisacertainamountoffortuneattached
tothiscombination. Itfavoursthesympathetictemperament,butunless
contrad icted byplanets,theremaybe a good d ealofselfand acquisitive-
ness. Fairlygood forhealth . Somesuccess in businessorwithhouses
orland .
THE SUNIN CANCERANDMOONIN GEMINI.
0in Qo .

IV. -iii.

A
on U.
Thisgivesapersonalityverysusceptibletoed ucation,and makes
thebrainexceed inglysensitiveand receptivetothehigherpartofthe
nature. Thenature is somewhatirresolute,and liabletochange,being
wantinginpatientperseverance . Aversatilemind ,familiarwithseveral
subjects. Thereisagreatloveofknowled geand agreatd ealofactivity
and energy,especiallyinliterarymattersand travel. Artistictend encies is
thehomelifemaybed isplayed . Success will comethroughthehelp and
assistanceofrelatives.
THE SUNIN CANCERANDMOONIN CANCER.
E) in Qa .

IV. -iv.
Fancyand imaginationwillbemanifestinthiscombination,and
thereisagreatliabilitytogotoextremes. Itgivesind epend ence,with
conservatismoraclingingtoancientcustomsand habits ; yetthereis
alsomuchchangeableness. Inertiawillprod ucelaziness,butwhenother
planetaryinfluencesallow,thetenacityand motivepowerwillbegreat .
Thecharacteristicsof 0in 45 willshowoutstrongly . Agood
98
parentalinfluenceinearlylife,with possible inheritancefromparents. .
Thenativeisacquisitiveand carefulinmoneymatters ; and thereis
somegood fortunethroughproperty,housesorland . Mayhave psychic
inclinationsorabilities,d reaming,intuition,etc .
THE SUNIN CANCERANDMOONIN LEO.
Qin0
Oin ea .
IV. -v.
IV. -vii.
D
in SL.
Thiscombinationgivesverykeen and sensitivefeelings. Itawakens
theanimalsid eofthenature,and thereisaliabilitytogotoextremes,
causingrestlessness,especiallywhereloveisconcerned
. Itgivesagreat
loveofthed rama,and sometimesacravingforard entfeelingsand
sensation ; theaffectionalnatureisverystrongand romantic. On the
wholegood forhealth'and world lysuccess .
THE SUNIN CANCERANDMOONIN VIRGO.
Oin 40.

IV. -

D
it;
TM
.
Thisgives a verysensitiveand passivenature,withacertainamount
ofd iscriminationin all matterswherethefeelingsand emotionsarecon-
cerned . Thisisagood businesspolarity,eitherasmanageroremployee,
therebeingbothad aptabilityand agreeableness . Thereisaliabilityto
gotoextremesand toworry,especiallywherebusinessmattersare
concerned . Thenatureisreceptive,and med iumistic ; attimesthereisa
liabilitytoobsession,thenaturebeingveryreceptivetopsychicinfluences.
Thispolarityisgood ford igestion,nutrition,and bod ilystrength .
THE SUNIN CANCERANDMOONIN LIBRA.
Din =L--.
Thisgivesbalancetothesensitive,emotionalnatureof,Cancerand
increasestheperceptionand affections,particularlyinmattersconnected
withthehomelife ; itstimulatestheid eality,givingharmonyand balance
totheinternalfeelings . Italsogivesabilityforwriting,and aloveof
fame and recognition. Thenativeisemotionalorsensational,and
THE SUN IN CANCER.

99
d isplayssomeability for musicorart,withaloveofthebeautifuland
harmonious in sights,coloursand sound s . Observantand veryconscious
ofwhatgoeson. Thefullestgrowthand wid estlifeoccuraftermarage.
Therearemanychangesinthelife ; verylikelyachangeofoccupation,
and certainlychangesofresid ence
. Mayleavetheparentalfamilywhile
young.
THE SUNIN CANCERANDMOONIN SCORPIO.
Oin 43 .

IV. -viii.

V
innt .
Thiscombinationenablesthepersonalitytohaveasolid ifyingeffect
uponthesensitivenatureofCancer,makingithard er(and sometimes
selfish) ;
thereisapttobeprid eand vind ictiveness,especiallyinmatters
connected withthefeelings. Itgivesaloveofd isplayand attracts
toward stheoppositesex,withsuccessinmagicaland psychicaffairs
butthemagnetismiseasilystimulated toward ssensation . Thereis
earlyd eathof,orseparationfrom,aparent . Insomecasesthenative
follows closely
onparentallines,bothincharacterand occupation ; in
others a greatchangeoccurs,and anentirelynewenvironmentand
occupation is takenup .
THE SUNIN CANCERANDMOONIN SAGITTARIUS.
0in aa .

IV. -ix.
Thisisaveryinharmoniouscombination,thepersonalitybeingfar
tooactivefortheind ivid uality ; butitstimulatestheemotionaland
d evotionalnature,givingmuchactivitywithregard tospeech,coupled
witharestlessnatureand aconstantyearningfortheunattainable .
Therearealsosomepsychicgifts,inspirationalspeaking,theabilityto
prophesy,ortobringthroughintothebraind reams,etc. Thenative
hasachangeable,companionableand kind nature ; isgenerallya quick
workerand canaccomplishmuchinashorttime . Fond oftravelling,
exploring,newscenes,newthoughtsand id eas,sothatsuccessisfound
in foreignaffairsand inreligiousmatters .
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THESUNINCANCERANDMOONINCAPRICORN.
IV. -x.
This makes the ind ivid ual character morepracticaland more
ambitious,givingaptitud eforbusinesspursuits . Thenative is very
acquisitive,and islikelytoaccumulatemoneyorproperty ; isd esirousof
wealth. Issuited forapublicorcommercialliferatherthanone inthe
family :likelytoinheritfromparents(unless'afflicted ') . - Theparents'
hered ityand familyinfluencesplayaveryimportantpartinthenative's
life,more so thanusual ; sometimesbewishestobeind epend ent of them
butfind sitimpossible . Ifafflicted (that is tosayifeitherSunorMoon
isbad ly ' aspected ' bythemajorplanets),hewillnotgetonwiththemor
therewillbeseparation . Ifmuchafflicted heisunfortunate,havinglong
period sofmisfortune . Thereis,too,aninabilitytoexpresstheinternal
feelings. Manyobstacleswillcomeintothelife,buttheambitions will
bekeenand therewillbeagreatloveoffame and ad esiretolead and
govern .
THESUNINCANCERANDMOONINAQUARIUS.
0in 0.

IV. -xi.

Dsn -.
Thisisnot a veryharmoniouscombination ; butitgivesabilityin
allmattersconnected withassociations,and somed egreeofsuccessin
publiclife. Personsbornund erthiscombinationaretactful,careful
and d iplomatic ; itfitsforexternalitiesratherthanfortheinteriorlife .
Itgivesabilityforpaintingand generalartisticfaculties . Thenativeis
ratherreserved ,quietand self-contained . Hassomeinclinationfor
mysticalorpsychicpursuits ; and ismoresociableand companionable
withinthanheappearstobeonthesurface . Oneoftheparentsd ies
early . Theeyesightmayneed protection .
THESUNINCANCERANDMOONINPISCES.
IV. -Xii.
Thisisaveryharmoniouscombinationofwaterysigns,awakening
theemotionalnature,and makingthemind veryreceptive ; itgives
Din X.
THESUNINCANCER.
med iumistictend encies,muchfancy,and
a d esiretoobtainknowled ge,
withsomeliabilitytohysteria . Psychicfacultiesmaybed eveloped ,and
therewillbeaninteriorknowled geofthepublicmind and itsrequirements
.
Thenativeisd omesticated ,good -natured and sociable
; showstomore
ad vantageinthefamilycirclethaninpubliclife ; ischangeable,fond of
sensationand novelty .
Thepositiontend stosuccess,businessconnected
withliquid sbeingspeciallyfavoured .
See PRELIMINARYNOTESOnPP
. 72 ,73 .
1 01
1 02

ASTROLOGYFORALL.
THESUNINLEO.
Oin@' .
pinci.
TheSuninLeogivesagood moralnature ; itmakestheind ivid u-
alityverysincereand ard entinallmattersofaffection,firm,self-reliant,
sincere,magnanimous,sometimesaustere,and d etermined . Allcom-
binationsfromthissolarcentrewillbestrengthened bytheind ivid uality .
Manyoftheexperiencesofthelife will beinconnectionwithloveaffairs,
mattersoftheheartand theinnerfeelings .
THESUNINLEOANDMOONINARIES.
0in ; 1 , .

V. -i.

Din T.
Thisis a harmoniouscombinationbelongingtothefierytriplicity,
and thereisaloveofphilosophy,and atend encytoward sreligious
thought ; d eterminationand loveoflead ershiparemarked characteris-
tics. Itgivesaverypersistent . d ominant,enthusiastic,and energetic
nature,withmuchcombativeness,thoughthecombativenessofAries is
subd ued bytheLeoinfluence ; butthere is anecessityforrestraint
wherefeelingisconcerned . Itgivessuccessinlife,forthenativeis
ind epend ent,and canmakehisownway,beingself-reliant,firmand
positive(thoughgenerousand good humoured ) ; sothathewillformhis
ownopinionsand notbeled byothers. Hewilltravelforpleasure,if
circumstancespermit .
THESUNINLEOANDMOONINTAURUS.
V. ii .
Thisgivesaveryd etermined nature,withaninclinationtoputthe
heartintophysicalthings . Itstrengthensthebusiness,intuitions,and
THESUNINLEO.

Y03
givesfortuneinfinance,makingagood bankerorstockbroker ; itgives
a stronglyvitalised constitutionand alsoaloveofhygiene
. There is
muchstrengthinthiscombination ; thecharacterisveryfirmand at
timesobstinate,butmuchd epend sontheaspects. Thenativeislikely
tobepopularand tocomebeforethepublic,beingverysociable,com-
panionable,good natured and agreeable . Heisfond ofpleasure,
sensationand emotion
. IftheMoonisafflicted ,theeyesmaybeaffected .
THESUNIN LEOANDMOONINGEMINI.
0inSL.

V. -iii .

D
in 1 I .
Thisgivesenergytothepersonalnature,withmuchd etermination
behind it,thusurgingthelunartend enciestogreateractivity, so that
restraintwillbeneed ed . Itinclinestoward smusicand thed rama,and
givesabilityforwritingand poetry,thehand sbeingeverread ytoexpress
theheart .
Thiscombinationmakesgifted and cleverpersons,enthusi-
asticand lovable ; theirabilitiesmayamounttogeniusinsomeintellec-
tuald irection
. Themind isbroad ,comprehensive,and fertile. Many
acquaintancesand friend samongworthypeople ; good familyinfluence
inearlylife ; harmonywithbrethren .
THE SUNINLEOANDMOONINCANCER.
Oin SL. V. iv.
D
in0.
Thiscausesgreatsensitiveness,and muchsorrowinloveaffairs :it
givesatend encytogotoextremes,and somerestraintwillbenecessary .
Itis,however,agood combinationforthemind ,thebrainbeingreceptive
toinfluencesfromtheheart ; itstimulatestheloveemotionsand makes
thefeelingsverykeenand sensitive,ard entand rathertooattached to
theobjectofaffection ; thesexnatureisstrong,sociableand affectionate,
lovingcompanionshipand thefamilycircle,veryfond ofchild ren,alsoof
pleasureand sensation,and oflivinginfinehousesand ornamented
rooms. Thiscombinationgivesgood financialsuccess,especiallywhen
associated withothermembersofthefamily . Allthesensesarekeenly
sensitivebutund erbad aspectsthesightorsomeothersensewillsuffer
-mostprobablythesight .
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ASTROLOGYFORALL.
THE SUNIN LEOANDMOONINLEO.
4
in
St .

V. -v.
DusSL.
Thisgivesaveryind epend entnature,makingthosebornund erit
ratherself-centred and somewhatproud ,butverykind -hearted and
generous ; theyarecapableofhold ingtheir ownund ergreatd ifficulties,
thoughtheyareapttogotoextremes. Itoftengivesreserve,yetwitha
greatd esireforaffectionfromothers. Thiscombinationgivesmuch
intuition,and greatabilityasteachersorforworkinconnectionwith
schools,concerts,pleasurepartiesand amusements
. Thereisplentyof
vitality,energyand resource,withsomefond nessforshow,either
in
positionorappearance .
Thenative,ifapublicspeaker,willberhetorical
and poeticalorhighflown,and inwriting,muchthesame
; thereis in
factsomeostentation in thecharacter . Hehasplentyoffriend s,by
whomhemaybenefit ; and heisapersonofsomenoteinhissphere
hewillriseinlife,orwillmaketheacquaintanceofthose in superior
positions.
THESUNINLEOANDMOONINVIRGO.
OinS, .

V. -vi.
TheMoonisinthefirstsignfromtheSun . Thisgivesgood
businessinstincts,id ealityand chastity,withatend ency,however,tobe
verycritical,restlessand anxious. Thereisabilityeitherformusicand
literature,orchemistry,hygiene,etc . ,infactformanysubjectswhere
theid ealand practicalareblend ed . Italsofitsthoseund eritsinfluence
tohold responsiblesubord inatepostsashead servantseitherinpublicor
privatelife . Itisacombinationthatachievessuccess,yetissometimes
lackinginpracticalenterprise,althoughalwaysfertile in resource . May
succeed betterthroughotherpeoplethanwhenworkingontheirown
account . Fairlyfortunate,butifMoon is afflicted willfind themselves
constantlythwarted . Areapttothinktheirworksomewhatbeneath
them,thattheyd onotgettheird eserts,that they arefitted forbetter
positionsthantheyoccupy . Withafavourablehoroscope,attheirbest
theyaregood practicalworkersand canaccomplishmuch . They
fraterniseread ilywitnothers .
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I05
THESUNINLEOANDMOON IN LIBRA.
Qin S. .

V. -Vii.

Din~.
Thisgivesspiritualinclinations,withaloveofclassifyingand
barmonising,whilethereisabilitytofor^,seethefuturebythestrong
intuitionalimpressionswhichcomefromtheind ivid uality
. Itstrengthens
theaffections,givescompassionand ad esiretod osomepublic good .
Thereisaloveofpoetry,musicorart,and thenativemayhavecon-
sid erableability in oneofthesed irections ; moreoverthemind isstrong
and active. Heassociatesread ilywithotherpeople,and isfriend lyand
companionable,d islikingloneliness . Thispolaritytend stomarriage or
partnership,topopularity,and tofriend ship . Averyharmoniousand
successfulcombination .
THESUNINLEOANDMOONIN SCORPIO.
Oin SL.

V. -viii.

Din f1 , .
Thiscombinationgivessomeausterity,withaninclinationtobe
ratherhard ,and attimesproud and arrogant ; thereismuchloveof
show.
Personsbornund erthisinfluenceveryoftenhavetheirinternal
Leonaturequitehid d enund erthishard exterior . Thenativeis
muchattracted bythesenses ;
thismaytakeahighoralowform,
passional,emotional,ormental,accord ingtothegeneralcond itionof
thewholehoroscope
. Inloveaffairsorwheresensationisconcerned
thereisd angerofgoingtoexcesses,and thisshould beguard ed against,
forareckless or carelesslifewould injureord iseasetheheart . Not
fortunateforthemotherorthewife
; thereisliabilitytoseparation
fromord eathofoneofthem . Veryfixed and d etermined nature ;
ard ent,butattimestoopositive,world ly, and sensual . Thenative
would makeagood magnetichealer.
TIIU SUNIN LEO. . NDMOONIN SAGITTARIUS.
V. -ix. .

Din t .
Thisisaverygood combination,belongingtothefierytriplicity,
butitgivesrestlessness,and agreatinclinationtogotoextremes
especiallyin religiousmatters or affairsoftheheart . Abenevolent and
good -hearted d isposition,withsometimestoomuchimpulse,'and alack
ofcaution or self-restraint. Activesympathies. Intuitiveforesight,in
somecases . Willshowmuchactivityinreligionorsomehumanitarian
orphilanthropicwork ; butinlowernaturesthismayshowasthe
pursuitofpleasure,loveofsports,athletics,etc . TheMoonisinthe
fifthsignfromtheSun,and thereforeinperfectharmony with it . There
ismuchhopeand joy inthenature,and agreatloveofpleasure,this
being a hopefuland successfulcombination,and agood polarity for
healthifnatived oesnotoverd oit : bewilltravelforpleasure .
THE SUNIN LEOANDMOONINCAPRICORN.
Qin SL

V. x.

Dinyp.
Thistend stohard entheinteriornature,givingmuchambitionand
exactitud e . Thepersonalityisinclined toberathergrasping,selfish,
and world lyexternally ; butinitsinnerlife,theheartisalways pulling
awayfromexternals. Thiscombinationgivesaloveofpowerand
lead ership,and abilitytoorganise,governand ruleothers : itisgood
foreitherabusinessorpoliticalcareer . Theambitionsareverykeen
and d etermined ,and thenativeislikelytooccupyaprominentposition
inhissphere,ortohold aresponsiblepublicpost . Generallyspeaking,
it is good forlengthoflifeand alsofairlyfortunateformoney or property.
There is aliabilitytorheumatic,heartorstomachtroubles .
THE SUNINLEOANDMOONIN AQUARIUS.
p in
SL.

V. -XI .

Din _.
ThiscombinationisequivalenttotheMoonbeinginoppositionto
theSun . Itactsasa 'seventhhouse'influence,causingthepersonality
togoout to manyind iscriminately ; yetitgivesintuitionand abilityto
jud gehumannaturequickly,togetherwithsomeverymarked occult
tend encies,refinement,muchd eterminationand will-power. The
nativeisind epend entand good -natured ,and sociabletoo,butwith some
exteriorreserve. Ad apted to a publiccareer, or to occupy someposition
inconnectionwithlocalorgeneralpoliticalorrulingbod ies,and ifthe
horoscope is afortunateone,hewillriseinlife ; fa-'biscombinationis
THE StININ LEO. 1 07
good for marriageand friend ship,aswell as popularity . Thehealthis
good unlesstheSunis ' afflicted 'bybad aspects of planets,inwhich
caserheumatic,heartorkid neytroublesmayresult . Thecirculationis
apttosuffer.
THE SUNIN LEOANDMOONIN PISCES.
Qin SL.

V. -xii.

'D
in)( .
Thereisverylittleharmonyinthiscombination,asthebrain
is
oftennegativetotheinternalfeelings ; thereisthereforeoftend iscontent
and d issatisfaction .
Thereissometend encytooccultism,med iumship,
and inspirationalspeaking,poetryand strangewriting
. Thenativeis
inclined tobecomed reamy,beingattimestoopassive . Nevertheless,
withagood horoscope,hewillbeverygenerous,kind and charitable,
and willbenefitfromthesequalitiesinothers,alsothroughinstitutions,
hospitals,etc . ,eitherd irectlyorind irectly . ButiftheMoonis"afflicted ,"
therewillbed angerofd eception,fraud ,d uplicityorsland er,d eserved
or otherwise
; d angeralsoonwaterorthroughd rinkinsomeway .
SW PRELIMINARYNOTESonpp . 72 ,73 .
THI:SUNINVIRGO.
Qin "I. .

VI.

Oin nn . .
Thisgivesaninnatelypracticalnature,withahighlyd iscriminative
ind ivid uality. Ittend stolead thewholeofthelunarexpressioninto
practicalmethod s, the d iscriminativefacultiesbeingcalled outas fully
aspossible. Itconnectsthepersonalitywithmaternaland family
affairs,thehomeinstinctsbeing strongly marked .
THE SUNINVIRGOANDMOONIN ARIES.
Qin njt .

VI. -i.

Dits
r .
Thisgivesverykeenmentalabilities, and tend stofitonetotake
thelead inanybusinessaffairs . Thepersonalityismirthful,witty,
active,sharp,impulsiveand quicktoforesee,whilethesolid natureofthe
solarinfluencebehind itenablesthewholecombinationtowork
harmoniously. Thenativeisgood atd ebate,argumentand controversy ;
butisapttobetooind epend entand pugnaciousmentally,and hencea
littled ifficulttogetonwith . Heistoounyield ing,and exaggerates
eitherhisownimportanceorhisabilities :ifwelled ucated hewillhave
agood d ealofprid einhisownaccomplishments,forthereissometend ency
tolivetoomuchinthebead ,and thenaturemaybelacking in sympathy,
sothatselfishnesswillexpressitselfwhenthe will isthwarted ; thiswill
manifestitselfinsarcasticand bitterspeeches .
Dinh
Thiscombinationfromtheearthytriplicity,
while bringingoutallthe
intuitivefaculties,strengthensthescientific or
practicalability,giving
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keenperceptionsand rend eringthoseund eritsinfluenceverycapable in
thebusinessworld . Itgivesmuchreceptivitytothesurround ingthought-
sphereand somepoeticinstinct,togetherwithsomereserveand
secretiveness ; and therewillbeatend encytobeover-cautious . Unless
theluminariesare"afflicted ,"thenative is fortunateinbusinessand
moneymatters,practical,method ical,and persevering . Hemakesa
capableand successfulemployee,orexecutantalonghisownline,what-
everitmaybe ; and hegetsonwellwiththoseinhisownemploy . He
appearsmoreobstinatethanhereallyisatheart ; forthoughheisnot
easilyinfluenced byothersheoftenhasd oubtsinhisownmind ,though
hemaynotad mitthis. Bornprobablyintoaprosperousenvironment, he
inheritsmoney ; orelseherisesinlifeand earnsagood stipend .
Generallyspeaking,thehealthisverygood und erthiscombination
und erbad aspects,theeyeswillsuffer .
THE SUNIN VIRGOANDMOONINGEMINI.
pin V . _

VI. -iii.

DinII
Thisquickenstheintellectand speech,givinggeneralability,and
bringingintoactivityallthementalexpressions ; butthereisoftenloss
ofopportunityinthelife,arisingfromirresolution . Itwill,however,
bringthosebornund erthiscombinationintoeminentposition,which
nevertheless may notberetained :itfitsthenativeforreceivingagood
ed ucationand followingsomescientificorprofessionalcareer,inwhich
intellectismoreimportantthanpracticalbusinessability. Hemaygain
publicsuccessand becomeapersonofsomenotealongtheselines .
Would d owellasclerk,reporter,ed itor,orinanyliterarycapacity ; in
ed ucationalpursuits,orassecretary,agentortraveller . Ismuchcon-
cerned withrelatives,especiallybrothersand sisters,unclesand auntsor
cousins. Hed isplayssomereserveand alsosomelackofenterprise,but
hehasgood criticaland jud icialability . Willchangehisoccupation,or
followtwoatonce . Friend shipand hospitalityaremarked features in
thiscombination.
THESUNINVIRGOANDMOONINCANCER.
pin ng .

VI. -iv.

Din0.
ThisquickensthesensitivenatureoftheMooninCancer,though
italsoawakenstheanxioussid eofthenature,stimulatingtheactivities
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ond omesticlines . This is averyreceptivecombinationand somewhat
over-sensitive. Itgivesaneconomical,perseveringand ind ustrious
nature,withverystrongleaningstoeverythingpertainingtothehome
lifeand familyaffairs,togetherwithsometend encytoward sconservatism
orsectarianism. Thereisad aptabilityand agreeableness,withsome
d egreeofsubtletyofmind and quickappreciationofthemotivesofother
people . Givesasmoothand pursuasivetongueand fluentspeech,if
Mercuryisprominent . Thereismoreinthenativethanappearson
thesurface ; yetthoughsometimesreserved hemakesacquaintances
easily. Thiscombinationincreasestheeconomicaltend enciesofCancer.
THE SUNIN VIRGOANDMOONIN LEO.
Oin1 .
Oin tlJt.
VI'-V.
Thisstimulatestheaffectionaland emotionalnatureoftheMoonin
Leo,butbehind thepersonalitythere is notmuchfixity thereforethere
isanxietyforfreshlovesand therewillbemanyloveepisod es in thelife.
Thiscombinationsoftensthecriticalsid eoftheVirgonature,and
stimulatesthepsychicsid eofthesolarposition . The nativeisproud of
hisownattainmentsand accomplishments,and exhibits some loveof
showand ceremony,and a likingforfineclothes ; ifanauthorhe
d isplaysgrand eurofstyle. There' is akeenloveofbeautyinnature
and art,withpoeticfeelingand agenerous,warm-hearted ,humanitarian
d isposition . Excessoffeelinginreligiousmatterswould herebevery
harmful,theimaginationbeingvivid .
THE SUNIN VIRGOANDMOONIN VIRGO.
VI. -vi.
D
in
SL
.
Din
ThisquickensthewholeoftheVirgonature,givinggreatloveof
everythingofamaternalcharacter,orwherekind red and thehomelife
areconcerned . Thiscombinationincreasestheimpressionalnature,
alsothed iscrimination,ind epend ence,self-reliance,and foresight ; but
thereis a tend encytobetooself-contained and somewhatself-centred .
Itisonthewholeaharmoniousblend ,butbothluminariesbeingina
commonsignthereisatend encytobe,althoughrefined and polished ,
THESUNINVIRGO.

III
toomethod icaland precise ; butitisafairlygood businesspolarity,
incliningtoaccuracyinthemostminuted etails . Thenativeisahard
worker,frugaland persevering,butsomewhatapttorepine . Regular
workwithd ueexerciseand immunityfromworryareessentialtohealth .
Alltend enciestomelancholyshould beactivelycombated .
THE SUNIN VIRGOANDMOONINLIBRA.
0in Im.

VI. -vii.

1
Din ~.
Thiscombinationgivesind epend enceofthought,togetherwith
talentforwriting,eitherphilosophicorscientific . Itquickensallthe
perceptivefacultiesofLibra,and givesgreatabilityinallmatterswhere
finejud gmentand perceptionarerequired . Itstrengthenstheintuition,
imagination,and ambition,whileitgivesaveryclearmentality . The
native,however,isnotsufficientlypatientorplod d ing,and isliableto
changeand fluctuateinopinion . Ifwelled ucated ,bewillhaveawid e
rangeofread ingand bewellup"inmanysubjects . Thereissome
inclinationtoward stravel,and muchartisticability .
THE SUNINVIRGOANDMOONINSCORPIO.
Oin 'm .

VI. -viii.

D
in nt .
Thisisaratherselfishcombination,incliningthenative to behard
and somewhatcarelessastothefeelingsofothers,exceptingthoseof
hisownfamilyorthosewhoministertohispersonalcomfort . The
sympathiesareslight,and jealousyiseasilyaroused ,whilethereisa
tend encytoberatherunforgivingand severewithwrong-d oers .
Criticismand jud gmentarekeenlyd eveloped ,and thiscombination is
good forallmattersconnected withind ustry ; theScorpiopersistencyof
characterand self-reliancestrengthentheVirgonature in thisrespect .
Averyfortunatecombinationforeithernursingord octoring,asthe
twoinfluencesharmonisewellinthesematters . Butifeitherluminary
ismuch "afflicted "itisnotgood for health.
THESUNINVIRGOANDMOONINSAGITTARIUS.
OinX.

VI. -ix.

Din .
TheMooninSagittariustend stomakethepersonalityinclined
1 1 2
toward s philosophy, veryintuitive,with a strongd esiretoteachothers .
Henceit is suited foroccupationsconnected withreligion,learning or
science ; orwithtravelling . Butthereisatend ency to betooimpulsive
and tooapttomakehastyjud gments. Dualtend enciesareoftenfound in
thissign,such asreligiousinstinctsand commercialenterprise,
philosophyand loveofpower. Nevertheless,thisisasuccessfulcombina-
tion,especiallywheretheacquistionofwealthisconcerned ,thoughthe
native is ratherlackinginstead ypersistency .
THE SUNIN VIRGOAND MOONIN CAPRICORN.
tV in VX.

V1 . _X.

D
in Yp.
Thisisthemostpracticalofallcombinations ; and whilethereis
muchind epend ence,and atend encytoleantoward smaterialisticand
selfishlinesofthought,thereissplend id abilityand ad esiretoaccumu-
latewealtheitherintheprofessional or businessworld . Thiscombina-
tion actssimilarlytctheconjunctionofMercuryand Saturninnativities,
givingshrewd nessand acalculatingmind . Itisgood forgovernment
occupations,orthoseconnected withpublicauthorities,allofficial
appointments,managerships,etc . ; alsoforstocks,sharesand investments,
unlesstheMoon is afflicted . Themind isseriousand somewhatgloomy
attimes,butd etermined ,and thememory . yisoftenveryretentive . The
bowelsand thed igestiveorganswillbeaffected byweakness.
THE SUNIN VIRGOANDMOONIN AQUARIUS.
0sn1 W.

VI. -xi.

D
in . M.
Thisintensifiestheintuitivefacultiesand quickensthepsychicim-
pressions,thoughitoftensactsalongpracticallinesand givesability for
businesspursuits,especiallyintrad ingwithlargecompanies,associations
and hugeconcerns. Thed iscriminativefacultiesarewelld eveloped ,
and thereismuchabilitytojud gehumannature ; anoriginalmind ,
ingeniousand inventive,whichhas opinionsand ad herestothem,and
isnoteasilypursuad ed d ifferently . Fond ofthecompanyofafew,if
Mooniswellaspected hehasfaithfulfriend s. and isfortunate in his
friend sand acquaintances. Apttobed espond entattimes. Uncon
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1 1 3
ventional, and yetsometimeslackinginenterprise,
II
go,"and self-
assertion. Thiscombinationalsogivesreserveand somescientific
ability,and aninclinationtoinvestigatepsychicmatters ; thereisa
strongimpulsetoallthepeculiarities,occupations,characteristics,and
d iseasesthathavebeend escribed asappertainingtoVirgo, but the
highernatureofthissignisalsoquickened .
THE SUNIN VIRGOANDMOONIN PISCES.
0iB
I%.

VI. -xii.

Dix } E .
Thismakesthepersonalitymed iumisticand receptivetothe
requirementsoftheind ivid uality ; butitgivesrestlessnessand agreat
loveofchangeand novelty,and thereisthereforeapttobemuch
d issatisfaction,and someirritability . Thenativeisaverygood servant,
subord inateoremployee,and isagood worker,verycorrectind etails,
thoughattimeslazy . Issympatheticand charitable,and receives
sympathyand charityfromothers . Withabad horoscopethenative is
liabletobed eceitfulornotstraightforward ,ortosufferfromthis
inothers : befollowsobscureoccupations,and find sitd ifficulttorise
oot
ofthem. Thiscombinationisnotfavourableforthehealth italso
givesalack of self-reliance, and thereisad anger of beingsomewhat
superficial,althoughthere is alwaysahospitablenatured isplayed .
SCIPRELIIINARYNoT2 Sonpp,72
. 73 .
1 1 4
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THESUNINLIBRA.
qin . a. . VII.
Thisgivesa'veryharmoniousind ivid uality,withatend encytoact
throughperceptionmorethanthroughreflection . Thespiritualqualities
ofthesignarecalled out,and thehighermind seekstoequaliseallthe
variouscombinationsoftheMoon . There is akeenloveofjusticeand
greatpowerofcomparison,butthereisalso acertainsensitivenessin
thissign,withveryambitiousd esires,especiallyonintellectuallines.
Din M.
Reasonand perceptionare well blend ed in thiscombinationand
thereshould beagreatamountofmentairefinement,withmuchability
inallmentalpursuits. Thepersonalityisactive,and theind ivid uality
quiet :thewillpowerisfairlystrong,hencethenativeisactive,
ind epend ent,and attimesaggressiveonthesurface,butatheartmore
quiet,harmoniousand affectionate ; heisfond ofchange,and quickto
appreciatenewid eas. Unless the"ascend ant"ortheplanetarypositions
contrad ict,hewillhavelittleornothingoftheslow,plod d ingvirtues
and willbeattimesimpatientand lacking in perseverance . An in
harmoniousmarriageisprobable,fewbeingabletorespond totheid eals
ofthiscombination ; butthereismuchpowerinthisblend ,and those
possessingitcanobtainmuchinfluenceoverothers . Physicallythis
combinationisverygood forallwholoveathletics. Itbringssuccessin
allgymnasticaffairs,thespineand muscularsystembeingverysupple
butthereissomeliabilitytohead troubles .
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THE SUNIN LIBRAANDMOONINTAURUS.
p

VII. -ii.

Dix 1 4 .
TheVenusnatureiswellharmonised inthissign ; perseverance,
end urance,patienceand cautionwillbemanifested . Thereisalsosome
psychicpowerand inventiveability,butthepersonalityisaptto be
somewhattooreceptivetophysicalsurround ingsand cond itions . The
combination gives gainthroughpartnersorthroughmarriage : itfits
thoseund eritsinfluencetound ertakehugebuild ingschemes,and is
fairlyfortunateformoneygenerally,alsoforfriend sand popularity .
Theremaybeaptitud eformusicoracting,whilepracticalabilityis
showninthed omesticsphere,togetherwithpowertoretainconjugal
affection.
THE SUNIN LIBRAANDMOONINGEMINI.
pina. .

VII. -iii.

D
in U.
Thisisaharmoniouscombinationintheairytriplicity,giving
refinement,artistictastesand oratoricalability . Itgivesagreatloveof
knowled geand intensifiestheintellectualaspirations,butalsogivesa
liabilitytogotoextremes,especiallyinmentalpursuits . Thenativeis
easilyad aptabletod ifferentoccupations,cond itionsorcareersinlife,
theirnaturevaryingwiththeinfluenceofthe"ascend ant"(orRisingSign),
-ifthelattertend stod omesticity,therewillbemuchaffection,emotion,
and faithfulness ; if tostud yorintellectualpursuits,therewillbegreat
abilityinsomesuchd irection . Livesveryharmoniouslywithbrethren
and thefamily,and isfortunateintravelling . Observant,versatile, and
withmanyinterests ; letter-writingwillbeafavouriteoccupation,or
will insomewayoccupyaconsid erableamountofattention . Some
ind ecisionmaybed isplayed ,and awantofstability,butthismayeasily
beovercome ; thoughtand feelingareblend ed inthiscombination,which
givesgreatinfluenceoverothers,especiallythroughpower of speech.
THESUNINLIBRAANDMOONINCANCER.
Oina

VII. -iv.

Din0.
Thiscombinationinthecard inalgroupintensifiesthesensitiveness
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and theemotionalnature ; itinclinestoanxiety,especiallywithregard
tohomeaffairs . Italsogivessomechangeableness,butwithd esiresfor
progress ; thereissomepsychicability and inspiration,whichmay,
however,remainlatentowingtotheambitioustend encyofthecard inal
signs. Hencethisistosomeextentacontrad ictorycombination,for
thereisatthesame timeasympatheticd omesticated d isposition,and
yetagood d ealofabilityforapubliclife . Theouternaturewillbe
quited ifferentfromtheinner ; and thispolarity,likethelast,variesa
greatd ealwiththestrongestplanetand theascend antofthenativity .
Theparentalnature,theattractiontofamilyand relatives,isstrong ;
and ,unlesstheMoonis "afflicted ,"thereareconsid erablepossessions .
Mod eratelyfortunate in otherrespects.
THESUNINLIBRAANDMOONINLEO.
Thisisaverygood combinationwithregard tothefeelings of 'the
personality,asitintensifiesthespiritualand refininginfluences . Ittend s
tobalancetheind ivid ualand personalnatureand bringharmony . It
givesastronginclinationtoward sspiritualthings,and sometimesmakes
thenaturerathertooid ealistic . Thefeelingsand impulsesarestrong ;
thereisanintenseloveofbeauty,and greatenthusiasminpursuit of an
id eal . Thenative is popularand hasmanyfriend s,asheishopeful,
sociableand generous . Thelovenatureisveryintenseand sincere. It
isd ifficultforsuchapersontoremainsingle,sothatheorsheisapt to
marry too muchinhasteand repentafterward s . Thereispoeticand
musicalability,and eithertheartisticormoralnaturewillhavemany
opportunitiesford evelopment.
THESUNINLIBRAANDMOONINVIRGO.
0in . 0. . VII. -Vi.
Thiscombinationgives a criticalpersonality,which is softened
consid erablybythegreatpowerofcomparison . Itbestowsmuch
receptivity,buttend stolead themind intophysical,practicalmatters,
givingintuitioninbusinessaffairs. Itisarefined combinationand
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prod uces an attractivepersonality . Tnereisgood generalmentalability
with,insomecases,specialaptitud einsomeoned irection(d eter-
mined bytheascend ant,orthestrongestplanet) . Acompanionable
nature,butsometimeslackingind eterminationorstrengthofwill .
THESUNINLIBRAANDMOONINLIBRA
Oise . .

VII. -vii.

Din =o: .
Althoughthisgivesaclearperception,thereisapttobetoomuch
relianceuponothers,and inabilitytomoveforward spontaneously .
Thiscombinationbringsd reamsand thepowertoseevisions ; itis
good forthecharacter,makingitaffable,courteous,obligingand well-
d isposed . Thereismuchforesightand mentalsensitiveness,coupled
withhumanitarianviewsand ad esiretod ogood ; whichare,however,
veryoftenspoiltby a self-centringinclinationthatmakes,theid ealismof
the ' d reamy'ord er,and failstoaccomplishthatwhichitregard sasid eal .
Muchd epend supontheplanetaryinfluencesastohowthiscombination
will act . Thefate will belargelyinfluenced byotherpeople,either
throughmarriage,partnership,orgeneralassociation . Atitsbest,this
polaritymaygiveaveryharmoniousmind ,hopeful,practicalalongits
ownlines,popularand contented ; artisticormusicalalso,withan
ard entlove of beauty.
THESUNINLIBRAANDMOONINSCORPIO.
pina.

VII. -viii.

Dis
III.
Thisgives aloveofapprobationand anambitiousnature,thenative
beingfullyawareofhisownabilitiesand inclined tobesomewhat
combative,-althoughnotasassertiveaswould seem,owingtothe
ind ivid ualityseekingtoharmoniseand softenthehard positiveness of
Scorpio. Outward lyhewillbepositive,matter-of-fact,world ly,hard
and sometimesalittlecoarse butwhenintimatelyknown,bewillseem
muchmorecompanionable,genialand yield ing . Whenthepersonality
has . thegreaterpowertherewillbegreatenergy,ind ustry,and ambition
d isplayed . If theplanetarypositionsarefavourable,thenativemaybe
verypracticaland executive . , There is d angeroftroubleconnected with
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ASTROLOGYFQRALL.
marriage or partnership ; also ofd eathof own parent (or ofmarriage
partner's)early. Ifwell "aspected "hemaybenefitmuchbymarriage
orpartnership .
THESUNINLIBRAANDMOONINSAGITTARIUS.
Oin zo. .

VII. -ix.
This is avery good combination,althoughthepersonalityisinclined
toberatherrecklessand careless,and too over-activeand excitable . It
intensifiestheactivityofthebrainand alsoincreasestherapid ityof
speech. Thiscombinationgivesprophetictalents,withabilityfor
preachingand publicspeaking ; and in manypursuitsitbringssuccess
inlife . Thenativehasarichand well-stored mind ,fruitful,imaginative
and emotional,hisabilitiesinconnectionwithreligion or lawbeing
speciallymarked . Socialand benevolent,ofgood d isposition,he will
beauniversalfavourite .
Thisgivessomemusicalability,and inclinesalsotoneatness,
ord erlinessand method ,whichwillshowoutinthehabitsofthemind
ifnotoftheoutward life . Itgivessomeamountofcaution,prud ence,
world lywisd om,and sometimesalsoselfishness. Thislattermainlyin
thelowertypeofcharacter ; inahighertypeit willshowasself-control .
Theemotionsand impulsesared isciplined and wellregulated . Itis a
good combination,butthemind is apttobetoomaterialforthesolar
influence,lead ingitoutintotheexternalworld . Itisfavourable
forpopularityand publicrecognition . -Theambitionswillbeachieved ,
and therewillbeconsid erableprominenceinsomesphere,butthereis
d angerofd ownfallorreversal. Thereislikelytobesomemisfortune
orinharmonyconnected withtheparents .
THESUNINLIBRAAND,MOONINAQUARIUS
0in ON.

VII. -XI.

7) in =.
Thisisaveryharmoniouscombinationfromthe airy triplicity. It
givessplend id foresight,especiallyinallmattersconnected withhumani-
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tarianprinciples, large businesses,associations,and publiccompanies ;
alsothepowertopsychometrise,withabilitytojud gehumannature
moreoveritenablesthemind toconcentrate . Thed ispositioniskind ,
gentleand humane ; sometimestoounresisting,thoughneverwhere
principlesareatstake. The mind isoriginal,inventiveand intuitional,
thememoryusuallygood ,thenaturereserved and . controlled but
sociableand friend ly(alsopopular,ifsupported by theplanetary
positions).
THE . SUNINLIBRAANDMOONINPISCES.
p in . 0. .

VII. --xii.

D
inX.
Thisgivesagreatd ealofrestlessness,togetherwithsomeind ustry
and perseverance,thoughthereisapttobeatend encytod reamrather
thantobepractical. Itinclinestoward smed iumship,which,however,
isalways d angerous withthiscombination : whenthemind isbusily
occupied in practicaland physicaloccupationsthenatureisimproved .
Thed ispositionisgentle,sociableand affectionate,charitableand
humanitarian ; butitwillbelackinginpositivenessand strengthofwill,
unlessthis is supplied byascend antorplanets .
ASTROLOGYFORALL.
Oin k.
The Sun inthe sign Scorpiogivesaveryfirm,d etermined ,and
reserved ind ivid uality,withaninclinationtobeveryd ignified ,secretive
and fullofd esire . Itgivesprid etotheind ivid uality,and tend stoward s
muchself-controlwithregard toeachofthelunarind ications ; the
ind ivid ualitymaybeeitherverywelld isposed orveryselfish,accord ing
toprogress. Scorpiois a signofstrength,ind epend enceand ind ustry .
Thisgivesstubbornness,and aliability togoto extremesofanger ;
alsomuchpositiveness,impulse,and jealousy. Itmakesstrong
characters,d ogmatic,self-assertive,and fullofverykeenlikesand
d islikes. Thepassionalnatureisoftenverystrong,and thereisa
liabilitytobecomerathertyrannical,owingtotheforcefulnessofthe
nature
. Hencethenativehascourage,resolution,resourceand ind epen-
d ence,and issuretomakehismarkinlifeinsomeway,for good orevil
willprobablybe a personwid elyknownforstrengthofcharacterand will .
Inmostcaseshewillbeverypractical,and d esirousofbringingall
theoriestothetest of action ; butiftheplanetarypositionsaresingificant
ofit,thefeelingsand theintellectmaybeeitherofthemwelld eveloped .
Thereisaliabilityofinjuriestothehead ; orthenativemaysufferfrom
over-workorexcitement . Theworstd efectofthecharacterisalackof
coolness,calmness,humility ; and thenativeshould pond er on thetext,
"Blessed arethemeek,fortheyshallinherittheearth . "Fortherace
isnot always totheswift, nor thebattletothestrong.
THE,SUNINSCORPIO.

1 2 1
0in nt .

VIII. -ii.

DinN.
Thisisnotaverygood combination,althoughthelunartend encies
willred ucesomeofthepositivenessoftheScorpionature . Itmakes
good med icalmen,however,givingremarkableintuitionorinstinctwith
regard tod isease . Itincreasestheapprobativenessand loveofd isplay
oftheScorpionature(withoutwhichthecombinationwould notbeso
good ),and givessuccessinbusinesspursuits,thenaturebeingveryfirm
and d etermined . Ind eed ,thenativewillhaveconsid erablepractical
businessability,especiallyifassociated withotherpeople,eitherby
partnershiporincompanies,etc. Inthisand otherd irectionshewill
haveafixed courseoflife,and willbeverypersistentand perseveringin
followingitout . Willbeveryunchangingand conservativeinmost
habitsand customs,bothgood and bad ,and henceisaptto,liveina
groovenearlyallhislife. Thed omesticand socialsid eofthenatureis
welld eveloped ; and ifplanetarypositionsaccord ,music,art,etc . ,may
becultivated . Cheerfuland generallygood -natured ,thenative is fairly
fortunate(exceptwhen"cross-aspects "occur) ; butifund eveloped is
apttobeveryinertand slothful.
THESUNINSCORPIOANDMOONINGEMINI.
e m. VIII. iii.

DKU
.
Thisis by nomeansagood combinationasarule,asthepersonality
Isinclined to greatextremesand iseasilyd rawnintorecklesshabits .
Itgivesaloveofcleverness,smartness,and shrewd ness ; and therefore
makesgood writers,reviewers,and literarycritics . Thereisgreatability
foroutward expressionbytongueorpen ; inventionand wit,pungent
sarcasm,and capacityforsustained intellectualeffort . Thenative could
subsistbyliterature,clericalworkortravelling ; orbyorganisingand
superintend ingothers in oneofthesed irections : hasalsoabilitiesfor
scientificwork. Thelungsmaysufferatsometimeoflife,foritisnot
agood combinationforthehealth.
1 2 2 :

ASTROLOGYFORALL.
THESUNINSCORPIOANDMOONINCANCER.
q in nt .

VIII. -. iv .

D
in Qc .
Thisis a harmoniouscombinationinthewaterytriplicity ; but
thereisagreatliabilitytobeeasilyd rawnintomistakesthroughthe
feelingsand sensations,and thoseund erthiscombinationareveryeasily,
led byothersintoactsoffolly. Earlymarriageisthustoberecommend ed ,
for,the powersofattachmentbeingverystrong,thelife may thus
beinfluenced forgood . Thenativehasaratherhard and practical
natureinthingsthatnecessitatehisgoing outintotheworld and mixing
withmen,but a kind erand softersid einsocialmattersorfamilylife .
Ifplanetarypositionsharmonise,hewillhaveconsid erablebusiness
ability ; willearn orinheritmoney or property,and manageit
economically . Therearesometimespsychicorocculttend encies. This
positionis good forhealth,bothasregard snutritionand d igestion,ifnot
afflicted . " Insomecasesmayincreasethesizeofthebod yand cause
stoutness.
THESUNINSCORPIOANDMOONINLEO.
p in tn.

VIII. -V.

DsxS, .
This is asarule,thoughnotnecessarily, a d ecid ed lyinharmonious
combination,incliningthemind toromanceand loveaffairsofan
intense,emotionalnature,and increasingallthepassionsand d esires,
makingthefeelingsveryintenseand veryacute . Itgivesprid e,some
arrogance,and muchloveofpower,coupled withard our,imagination,
emotion,energyand ambition,whichlatter may take a varietyof
d irectionsaccord ingtogeneraltypeofhoroscope . There is somelove
ofgrand eur,pomp,showand ostentation,and consid erabled ramatic
feeling . Withsuitableplanetarypositions,suchpersonsmightmake a
veryd ecid ed figureinthed irectionofthed ramaor music. Thenaturee
isstrongand command ing,firmand self-d irected ,evenwhenmost
emotional ; wellabletoinfluenceotherstoaverygreatextent,and to
control,d irectand organise .
THESUNINSCORPIOANDMOONINVIRGO.
pin Tn.

VIII. -vi.

Dinill .
Thisisthemostcriticalof all thetwelvelunarpositions . Itgives
THRSUNINSCORPIO.

1 2 3
literaryability,withagreatd ealofprid e,muchpassion,and aliability
tobecomeverysarcasticand bitterinspeech . Thosebornund erthis
combinationareapttocriticisethemselvesseverely,and tobevery
d issatisfied withtheirownachievements,notfromd iffid encebutfroma
d esireforaperfectionthat is neverachieved . Theymakefriend samong
thoseinhumblerpositionsthanthemselves,and aregreatlyaffected
throughthed eathofsomeparticularfriend orasubord inate . It is a
good combination for ad octororchemist,oronewhoisinclined
toward scientificd iscoveries,and femalesmakegood nurses . There is
atend encytobecomeveryworld ly .
THESUNINSCORPIOANDMOONINLIBRA;
Oin m,.

VIII. -vii.

Dill :a-
.
Thisgivesatend ency to second sight,"someinclinationtoward s
theoccultand mystical,and aloveforallthatispsychic,romanticand
wond erful,withleaningstoward smetaphysics,and higherthought .
Agreatd eald epend suponplanetaryinfluencesastotheworkingofthis
combination : insomecasestherewillbenooccultability,butbusiness
foresightinstead . Thereisad ispositiontojoinsomemysticalbrother-
hood . Und erafflictionthispositioncausesaninharmoniousmarriageor
insomecasesd eathofmarriagepartner . Charitableand benevolent
d isposition : und erbad aspectsmaysufferfromenmity,treachery,
d eceit . Agood and well-meaningnaturethatissometimesapttotake
thewrongpathinlife. Theremaybesomeinharmonyormisfortune,
throughoneoftheparents(d epend inguponwhichluminaryismost
afflicted ). Ifbotharewellaspected thenativehasanaffectionatenature
and isawell-d isposed person,likelytohavemanyfriend sand tomarry
well ; willgaitsbymarriageorpartnership .
THESUNINSCORPIOANDMOONINSCORPIO.
pinnt .

VIII. -viii.

D
in
in.
Thiscombinationgivesmuchind epend enceand self-reliance,and
aninclinationtoward smaterialismwithabilitytogovernothers,though
thereisalwaysatend encytoover-rid e. d omineerand master. Itgives
much prid eand agreatamountofreserve,'yetthereis a tend encytobe
inquisitiveand searchintohid d ensecrets. Thesecharacteristicsmay
varygreatlyaccord ing to theplanetarypositionsand aspects . IfMars
orSaturnarestrongest,thenativeisverycapableand practicalbuttoo
bard ,matter-of-factand unyield ing
. IfJupiterorVenus,therewillbe
alivelyimagination,activeemotionsand warmfeelings . Unlesswell
aspected ,notgood forhealth ; maycausestoutness,and lymphatic
temperament. Butthereisgenerally much energyand activity,witha
capableexecutivenature, in somecasesaverystrong,firm,d ecid ed
character,withanironwill . Und er"affliction"liabletoveryheavy
buffetsoffate ; butwithgood aspects will accomplishand acquiremuch.
Parentseitherd ieearlyorproveunsympathetic .
THESUNINSCORPIOANDMOONINSAGITTARIUS.
eisrrl.

VIII. -ix.

Din t .
Thiscombinationgivesmuchcombativeness,withatend ency to
sarcasm,orind iscreetand explosivespeech . Impulse is strong,and
thereisaninclinationtoward srashcond uct . There is a tend ency to
combineoccultismand religion . There is an innateconservatism
combined withprogressiveid eas . Terribleinanger,onoccasion . Busy
and practicalworkers,enthusiasticand ard entforanycausetheyespouse
oranythingthatintereststhem . Sometimesliableto"overd oit,"
eithermentallyorphysically,althoughthispolaritytend stogivevery
good vitality . Theyfollowoccupationsconnected withthechurchor
religiousmovements,oraccord ingtostationmakegood sold iersor
sailors ; theyhaveabilityforlawormed icine,thesetend enciesd epend ing
uponplanetarypositionstobringthemintoprominence .
p in rt .

VIII. -x.

D
inV.
Thisintensifiestheprid e of Scorpio,and givesstronginclinations
toward sself-ind ulgence,butwithagreatamount of patience,perseverance
and end urance. Itisapttogivearatherhard nature,withgreatself-
willand fixed nessofopinionand habit,somewhatcombativeand aggres.
THESUNINSCORPIO.

1 2 5
live,
and alternatingattimesbetweenextremesofrashnessand caution,
liberalityand thrift . Supported bysuitableplanetarypositions,itmay
giveconsid erablebusinessability,withgreatfinancialacutenessand
prud enceininvestmentsorinbuyingand selling
. Suitableoccupations
aresold ier,engineer,workerinmetals :orsomeofficialpositionmaybe
held insomepublicbod y . Thehard erqualities of thecombinationmay
be
softened d owniftherearebeneficialaspectstotheluminaries
. *
Und erbad aspectsthenativemayeasilyfind himselfatvariancewith
brethren,thefamily,and thepublic,orseparated fromtheformer
. He
hasmuchpracticalexecutiveability,and would makeagood overseer
orsuperintend ent,orcould fillanypositionnecessitatingcontrolof
others. There is ambitionwithgreatd eterminationbehind it,and very
highattainmentsarepossible
. Thetend encyofthiscombination
however,istoward materialisticthought
. Itmakescapitald ramatic
critics.
Q
in
in.

VIII. -xi.

Din = .
Thisgivesabilityforgovernmentemployments
; atend encytomix
inlargeconcerns ; much conservatism, with prid e,and a keend esire-
nature
. Thereisaloveofexternalappearances,wealthand grand eur,
butalso some loveoftheoccultand mysterious,nevertheless . Thisposi-
tiontend ssomewhattomentalactivity,whichmaytakeavarietyof
d irectionsaccord ingtothetype of horoscopeand pred ominantplanet ; if
Mercuryisstrong,intellectualactivitywillbeincreased ; ifVenus,thefeel-
ings ; and soon . Itgivessomesmartness,liveliness,acuteness,inven-
tiveness'and originality ; which,und eraffliction, may becomeirritability,
nervousworry,oraggressiveness . Sometimesopinionativeand d ogmatic.
Alittlelackinginpliabilityand ad aptability ; mustd othingsin hisown
way ornotatall . Apttohavekeenlikesand d islikeswithregard to
hisacquaintances. Afaithfulfriend and unchangingenemy . If
beneficsfarestrongmaybeverypopular ; ifthereverse,maybemore
d isliked thanhed eserves . Hassomenaturald ramaticpower . Ismuch
attached tohomelife,and ,exceptund ercontrary aspects,d oesnoteasily
i . e . Sunand Moon .

tThe ' benefics'areJupiterand Venus.


1 2 6
forsakeit . Willhave much strengthof will, mentalconcentration,
mesmericpower. Death may becomparativelysud d en.
THESUNINSCORPIOANDMOONINPISCES.
VIII. -zii.
Thiscombinationgives a veryrestlessand anxious nature ; itmakes
med iumshipeasy,but in manyrespects is ratheraweakcombinationfor
themorals. Themind issomewhatmathematicallyinclined ,butthere
isatend encytoward sd eceptionand d uplicity . Ifotherplanetspermit,
thenativeisveryaffectionate,warm-hearted ,sympathetic,charitable,
benevolent ; and hemaybenefitfromthesequalitiesinothers. Und er
afflictionbeisapttobeveryunluckyand constantlythwarted ; thereis
morepromisethanperformance : bemaybenefitbychild renand friend s .
Thispositiontend stomysticism,butsometimesto a veryd ogmaticand
sectarianreligion . Itincreasesoffspring but thereisambition
ungratified and ad ifficultyinrisingintoone'spropersphere .
0is ; .
THESUNINSAGITTARIUS.
TheSuninthesignSagittariusinclinestheind ivid ualtoward s
science,philosophyand religion . Itgivesmuchactivity,and arestless
spirit,butanaturefrank,honest,sincere,loyal,and liberty-loving . It
gives a tend encytoprophecy,whichwillmanifestitselfaccord ingtothe
particularsignthattheMoonmaybeplaced in . Inund eveloped egos
therewillbearebellious and d ominativespirit,butinthead vanced
soulsaloveof law and ord er.
THESUNINSAGITTARIUSANDMOONINARIES.
in t .

IX. -i.

Din cr.
Thisisacombinationofthefierytriplicity . Itintensifiesthe
activity,butinclinesthemind tobealwaysrushingoutimpulsively ;
thisisapttogive a somewhatexactingnatureand atend encytoward s
d iscontent . Consid erablerestraintisthereforeneed ed ,otherwisetoomuch
mentalenergywillbeexpressed ,resultinginconsid erablechangeableness
and excitability. Therewillbegreatd esiretoexcel,and sometimesto
over-reach,others ; thepassionalnatureisoftenactive,and the
personalityisverystrongand tend stoover-rid erestraint. Impulse,
energy,and activitypred ominate,and maybeexpressed throughalmost
anychannel,accord ingtothestrongestplanetinthehoroscope . Unless
aspectscontrad ict,thenativewillbegenerous,ard ent,enthusiastic,
wilful and sometimesrebellious ; espousingcausesormovements
zealously,and d efend inghisfriend sashimself. Thereisanactivityand
vigour whichmaymanifesteitherphysically in muscularstrengthand
bod ilyrestlessness,orsociallythroughthefeelingsand emotions,or
mentallyinintensityofpurpose . Inagood horoscope,canaccomplish
I2 $

ASTROLOGYFORALL.
THE SUNINSAGITTARIUSANDMOONINCANCER.
IX. -iv.
muchfor good by pioneering,bringingaboutreforms,originatingand
improving. Und ercrossaspectsmaybetoomilitant,aggressive,d e
tructive,and lackinginjud iciousrestraintand calmness . Likelyto
traveland tochangehisresid enceand perhapshisoccupation.
THESUNINSAGITTARIUSANDMOON IN TAURUS.
0in t .

IX. -ii.

Dix
This is a sympatheticcombination ; whilethesolarpositionexpa ; id s
thesympathies,thereserveofTauruslessenstheimpulsivenessof
Sagittariusand alsogivesmorestabilitytotheforesight,whichisnearly
alwaysreliable . Thenativepossesseswarmaffections,geniality, and
sympathy ; alsoimagination,and somequalificationforartistic,musical
orallied pursuits.. Makesafaithfulservant,conscientiousand honour-
able(unlessafflicted ) . Itis a fortunatecombinationfor world ly
success,theforesightofSagittariusbeingused forpracticalend s .
THE SUNINSAGITTARIUSANDMOONINGEMINI.
ThiscombinationquickenstheactivitiesofSagittarius. Itgivesa
liabilitytobecomehasty in speech,over-excited ,and tooactive . There
aremanyobstaclesinthelifetoovercome,thoughthereisalwaysagreat
loveofed ucation . Itinclinestoahighlynervouscond ition,whichmay
ind ucenervousd isord ersorconsumptivetend encies . Itfavoursthe
motivetemperament and givesaloveoftravel,whilethereisconsid erable
journalisticability . Jud gmentand memoryshould bothbegood unless
contra-ind icated bybad aspects. Thenatureisactiveand oftenalittle
abrupt,butisyetsomewhatliabletovacillation,changeand irresolution .
Thenativebenefitsthroughrelatives,and maymarryone .
Thisisnotaveryharmoniouscombination,fireand waternotbeing
agreeablecompanions ; manymistakesareapttobemad einlifethrough
THE SUNIN SAGITTARIUS.

1 2 9
thesympatheticimpulsivenessoftheind ivid uality,which is easilyex-
pressed throughthepersonal,emotional,psychicand imaginative
characteristicsofCancer . Thiscombinationgivesintuitionand confers
thegift of
prophecyand trued reaming,butinclinessomewhattoward s
sensation,increasingtheimaginationand theemotionaland affectional
nature. Appreciationofthebeautifulinnatureand artisintense,and
withsuitableplanetarypositionsthenativemayshowconsid erable
abilityforpainting,music,orallied pursuits ; alsoreligioustend encies
ofamysticalorimaginativekind . Thispositiontend stovoyages,and
is,moreover,somewhatfavourableformoneyand property . Unless
afflicted ,good parentalhered ityand congenialfamilyinfluenceare
ind icated .
IX:v. Din 8L.
Thisis a splend id combinationfromthefierytriplicity ; itawakens
eitherthepassionalorthespiritualsid eofthenature,thelattergiving
greatabilitytoforeseethefutureand hencetoprophesy . Ittend sto
makethemind veryproud ,butquickand alert,withtheabilitytosense
othermind s. This is themostaffectionalcombinationofthisgroup,the
heartbeingveryactive. Thelovenaturecangoouttomany,and there
isapttobesomeconfusion in thisrespect . There is someabilityforthe
d rama,eitherasauthororinterpreter,and aloveofgrand surround ings,
whethernaturalorsocial . Withsuitableplanetarypositions,thenative
may accomplishmuchinlifeand perhapsmakeagreatfigure . Initself
thiscombinationmaysometimesmakeanaturemoreimaginativethan
practical ; butthepracticalqualitiesmaybesupplied bytheRising$ign
orplanetarypositions. Ifborninasuitablesphereoflife,willhave
consid erablead aptabilityforthehighermentalactivities,religion,
philosophy,politics,etc .
THSSUNINSAGITTARIUSANDMOANINVIRGO.
p in I .

IX. -vi.

p inny .
Thisgivesexcellentd iscriminativepowers ; thereisintuitionand
refinement,poweroflanguage,aloveofharmony,and ability tointel-
1 3 0
THESUNIN SAGITTARIUSANDMOONINLIBRA.
Ditsiii. .
lectuallyforeseewithregard tomaterialthings
. Thehighermind is
activeand tend stomakethepersonalitybrightand clearinthoughtand
speech,thoughverycritical. There is good intellectualability,suitable
forliterature,law,theministry,and avarietyofpursuits
in whichthe
highered ucationalend owmentscanbeutilised
. Thenativemay occupy
somepublicappointmentofalegal,med ical,orotherofficialkind
. This
combinationtend ssomewhattoward sloveofhomelifeand
a d omesti-
cated nature ; und eraffliction,however,mayshowirritabilityord espon-
d ency . Thispositiongenerallyshowscommonsense,soberjud gment,
and quietd ignity .
Inthiscombinationthepersonalcharacteristicstend toequaliseand
mod ifytheimpulseofSagittarius
. Itawakenstheambitions,and gives
afairlystrongpersonality,withveryquickand accurateperception,
ad d ed togreatpowersofcomparison .. Thereisalsorefinement,and
someartisticormusicalability. Thiscombinationgivessomepopularity,
and attractstofriend sand acquaintancesoffairly good socialstand ingwho
will becongenialtothenativeand maybenefithim,and amongstwhom
hemaymarry. Givesgood -nature,sincerityand hopefulness,unless
afflicted ,and isagenerallyharmoniouspolarity . Ifsupported by
good planetarypositionstherewillbeconsid erablementalpower
and
imagination.
THESUNINSAGITTARIUSANDMOONINSCORPIO.
This isa good combination,theMartial-Jupiterianinfluencepre-
d ominating . Thereisaptto be muchsarcasminspeech,whileprid e
and consid erabletemper,combativeness,and impetuositymark thed is-
position ; butwherethe mind isled intotheoccult greatattainments
maybemad e. Itgivesmuchperseveranceand persistence,withplenty
ofenergyand a strongd esireforind epend ence . Itisgood forhealth
and strengthofconstitution,and bestowsbothend uranceand working
THtISUNINSAGITTARIUS.

1 3 1
power,either
physicalorotherwiseaccord ingtoplanetaryposition.
Marked muscularstrengthisprobable,withsometend encytofleshiness
.
Tjnd eraffliction,thereis somed angerofthepassionalnaturebeing
too active,butthereis a, fairamountofpracticalexecutiveability.
Thenativewillbefreeand generous,and ifaspectsarefavpurablewill
earn(orinherit)consid erablewealth.
THESUNINSAGITTARIUSANDMOONINSAGITTARIUS.
fl in t .

IX. -ix.

D
in : .
Thiscombinationgivestoomuchind epend ence,and atoogreatlove
offreed om,ind ucingatend encytobecomerecklessand rebellious ; while
atthesametimetherearesomeinclinationstoward sconservatism : it
quickensthementaland physicalpowers . Sagittariusiswellexpressed
bythiscombination,theloveoftravel,science,philosophy,and religion
beingverystronglymarked . If "benefics " (ifand Y)areprominent
thereismuchgenerosity,withstrongsocialand benevolentfeelings,and
afairlyharmoniousand all-round nature . Thed ualityofSagittarius
willprobablyshowoutstrongly,causingoccasionalind ecisionofmind as
wellaschangesinoccupationormod eoflife(asd escribed und er The
Moon in Sagittarius).
'p in ;
THESUNINSAGITTARIUSANDMOONINCAPRICORN.
IX. -.

Din lay .
Herethepersonalcharacteristicsstead ytheind ivid uality,whichon
itssid eawakensthepersonalnatureintogreateractivity,givingkeen
ambitioninthed irectionofhigherthought,etc . Thereisd ecid ed musical
ability,oratleastgreatloveformusic,and thoughthereissomeliability
tochangeableness,themind is ind ustriousand practical,thoughsome-
whatsensual. Thereisgood executiveabilityand sound commonsense .
Thenativeissuited foravarietyofpursuits,business,church,law,some
publicoffice,orforpoliticallife,and hassomeabilityforsuccessful
financialspeculation,ifplanetsco-operate . Thiscombinationgives
influence inreligiousmatters,and tend stoord erlinessand method .
1 3 2
Min
1 .
ASTROLOGYFORALL.
Thisquickenstheintuitions,and enlargestheviews ; itgivesability
tod ealwiththemultitud e,and withassociationsand publicbod ies : but
thereisaliabilitytoover-exertion
. Itincreasesthequalities of imagina
tion,wond er and sublimity,and givessomeattractiontotheoccultsid e
oflife. It will co-operatewithanyplanetarypositionsthattend toward s
highered ucationand mentalcultivation,ortoreligion,philosophy,meta-
physics,oranyformoforiginalthoughtorscientificinvestigation . It
isalsoagood combinationforcommerciallife,oranycallingwherethe
personalitycomesprominentlybeforeothers .
THE SUN
Dis
=-
0
in I

IX. -xii.

Din IE .
Thiscombinationgivesmuchanxiety,restlessnessand inclination
toworry ; butthepropheticnaturecaneasilyexpressitselfthroughthe
personalitywhenthelatterisrestfuland med iumisticallyinclined .
Thereisastrongreligioustend ency,and aninclinationtobecharitable,
sympatheticand benevolentbutthisisweakened byalackofinitiative,
sothatworkisbestcarried outwhenund erthed irectionofothers . This
isnotagood combinationforthehealth . . Thispolarityisgood for
familylife,forgood relationswithparentsand child ren,and harmonyof
thehome(unless ; "afflicted "). Ittend ssomewhattotravelling,and
unlessafflicted ismod eratelygood forpropertyand possessions ; thosein
thelowerranksoflifemaybenefitthroughalmshouses,charitable
institutions,etc. ,whilethewell-to-d owillbephilanthropicallyd isposed .
THESUNINCAPRICORN.
Thisgivesaveryambitiousind ivid uality,possessingmuchind e-
pend ence,muchstrengthofcharacter,akeenloveofjusticeand ad esire
toattaintothehighestpositionpossible. Thereismuchself-reliance
and d eterminationexpressed throughthissign,whichconsid erably
strengthensthevariouspersonalitiesattached toit .
THE SUNIN CAPRICORNANDMOONINARIES.
DinT.
Thisgivesmuchambition,akeend esiretobeatthehead of everything,
muchd etermination,extremeind epend enceand self-assertion,withvery
egotisticaltend encies. Itquickens all theAriesvibrations,givingan
intenseloveofmusic. Itbringsthenativeintoprominence,especially
ingovernmentalaffairsorwherethereisgreatresponsibility . The
nativeisofacapableexecutivenature,hasstrongwilland muchforce
ofcharacter ; canworkhard and accomplishmuch . Suited forthearmy,
forengineeringormining,forlargebusinessund ertakings,orforpublic
life . IftheinfluenceofMercuryisstronginthehoroscopehewillbe
suitableforliterarypursuits or forphilosophicalorscientificoccupations,
havinganintellectkeenlycritical, but notd estructivelyso ; notd evotional
inanyway,buttend ingtobringeverythingtothetestofpracticallife
inoutward action . Ifbad lyaspected ,theremaybesomeharshnessor
hard ness,greatirritability,and anund isciplined nature,causingfamily
jarsand publicconflict .
THESUNINCAPRICORNANDMOON1 NTAURUS.
0isY9.

X. -ii.

Dis
s
.
Thisgivesaverypersistentmind ,muchfirmnessand self-control,
1 3 4
ad esire to elevateand improveothers,yetwithacertainamountofcon-
servatism. Itisthemostpracticalofthissetofcombinations,giving .
theabilitytoacquirewealthand thepowertod ogood withit . With
good aspects,itisveryfortunateforpossessions,legacies,world ly
prosperity,and socialand familylife . Itgivesastrongbutharmo-
niousnature,withgood feelings,patience,and faithfulness. These
characteristicswillvaryagood d ealaccord ingtoaspects.
THE SUNIN CAPRICORNANDMOONINGEMINI.
(Q in ly.

X. -iii. -

Din n .
Thestead ycarefulnessofCapricornbehind theactivityofGemini
causesthiscombinationtobestud ious,yetverymuchinclined togive
expressiontothethoughts,especiallythoseconcerningthehigherlife
behind thepersonality . Thiscombination is good foroccupationscon
nected withtravel,orwithintellectualworkofvariouskind s,and may
give eminencetherein. Itprod ucescommercialtravellers,messengers,
whetherbusinessorstate,consuls,ambassad ors,literarymen,ac-
countants,scientists,publicspeakers,and professors . Itgives an
ord erly,method icalmind ,ingeniousand sometimesifnotgenerally
profound ,coupled withagood memory . Thenativewillmakeagood
and faithfulservant .
THESUNINCAPRICORNANDMOONINCANCER.
$ in iy.

X. -iv.

Din g .
ThisincreasesthesensitivenessofCancer,and givesastronginclina-
tiontoward seconomy,thrift,and prud ence,butalsoacertainamountof
selfishness . Thereisa love ofchangeand ad esireforhighattainments
inthephysicalworld . Itgivesaloveofeconomy,and muchtenacity,
yetwiththed esiretotravel . Withgood aspects,therewillbegain
throughparents ormarriage . Thispolarityisgood alsoforthehomelife,
possessions,estate,honour,and reputation . Thenativewilloccupysome
publicposition,moreorlessnotableaccord ingtothesphereofhisbirth,
orwillhold someofficialpost . Butwithbad aspects,alltheseind ica-
tionstend tobemoreorlessreversed ,and toentail misfortune inthesame
d irection . Inagood ,horoscope success comestoward smid d leage ; the
parentsareofgood position and honourable.
Oin vy.
THESUNINCAPRICORNANDMOONINLEO.
Oin ky.

X. -v.

Din SL-
Thisisnotaveryharmoniouscombination,thepersonaltend encies
beingtoward saffection,and henceconflictingwiththeinternalambitious
instincts ; neverthelessconjugalitycanbewellexpressed bythiscom-
bination . Thereissomeloveofostentationand d isplay,and theid eals
areveryhighasregard sthesurround ings,whetherartistic,social,or
political . Atitsbest,however,thispolaritygivesad ignified ,self-
reliantnature,ambitiousofpowerand d istinction,firm,strong-willed ,
and withmuchforceofcharacter,honourable,and kind ly . There
willprobablybesomed ramaticpower,and abilityforoccupations con-
nected withpubliclife,theatres,concerts,music,publicamusements,
etc :Thenativeisfitted foroccupyingaprominentposition,and ,with
suitableaspects, is likelytoriseinlifeand gainbothind ignityand author-
ity . Heisambitious of sociald istinction,and hassomecapacityfor
financialspeculationsand largebusinessenterprises ; withprobable
successthroughthem,ifaspectsarefavourable . Therewillbegain by
legacyormarriage . Thenativehasgood vitalityand mayexpect to
livelong,unlesstheluminariesareafflicted . Thereissomelikeli-
hood ofanaccid entalorrathersud d end eath ; butnotunlessseriously
afflicted .
THESUNINCAPRICORNANDMOONINVIRGO.
X. -vi.
Id s
Din ny .
Thisis an excellentcombination of theearthytriplicity,thecritical
and analyticaltend enciesofVirgobeingconsid erablysoftened bythe
med itativeand contemplativeCapricornnature . Itgivessplend id
abilitytojud geand criticise,and intensifiesthed iscriminativefaculties,
givingabilityforliteraryand scientificemployments,especiallythelatter.
Thenativehasanord erlyand method icalmind ,logical,analyticaland
clear-head ed . Alittlelackinginenterprise,relianceorinitiative,per-
haps ; butthismaybesupplied bytheplanetarypositionsortheascen-
d ant(RisingSign). Thispolarityis good forappointmentsheld und er
authority,publicorprivate,pertainingtomed icine,law or science . The
nativehasgood businessability,butisathisbesteitherwbenassociated
ASTROLOGYFORALL.
withsomeoneelse,orinemploy of others. Badaspectstendtomake
thenativeunsettledandchangeable .
THESUNIN CAPRICORNANDMOONINLIBRA.
fJ in
ly
.

X. -vii.

Din . a. .
Thewelt-balancedbrainofLibra will havebehinditthecareful
thoughtfulnessofCapricorn,whichwill give splendidintuition,com-
parison,carefulforesightandaninclinationtowardsthemetaphysical .
Thiscombinationgivesaloveofpopularityandthedesireforfame . It
isgoodforpartnership,marriage,andfriendship,alsoforgainbythese,
unlesstheMoonisseriouslyafflicted by malefics (,T, 12, or I#); in
whichcasetrouble maycome throughthese,andthepopularityand
famebe in dangerofreversal. In a goodhoroscopeitis good for
parentalandfamilylife,andwillgive an equable,methodical,law-
abidingnature,ofgooddisposition,dignifiedthoughambitious,and
humane.
THESUNINCAPRICORNANDMOONINSCORPIO.
p in V .

X. -viii.

Din t,.
Thisgivespositivenessanddetermination,strengthofwill,master-
fulness,withsomehardnessandselfishness . Anatureapttobevery
self-centredanddifficulttoinfluence. Ittendstowardsmaterialistic
thought,andgivessomerevolutionarytendencies,thefeelingofinde-
pendencebeingstrongandthedesireforrevenge,whenthwarted,keen .
Inagoodhoroscope,thispolarityshowsonewhocancontrolothers,
organise,plot,plan,scheme,exerttactanddiplomacy,andexhibit
qualitiesusefulinamasterorleader,whetherinbusinessorpolitics . If
supportedbybenefics(4Y)
therewillbegoodfortuneinmoney,
legacy,property,orbonoursanddignities . But if muchafflictedby
malefics (,T, 12, 1#)
thepolaritymaybringlossinany of these
directionsanddanger of accident,injury,orevensuddendeath .
THESUNIN CAPRICORNANDMOONINSAGITTARIUS.
0
inV 9.

X. -ix.

Din t .
Thisisnotaltogetheraharmoniouscombination,butthepractical
1137
natureofCapricorn will steadydowntherecklessnessandimpulsiveness
ofSagittariusandimprovetheexecutiveability . Itis,however,good
forexplorers ; andalsoforthechurch, asit givesmuchreligious
ambition . Thereisdecidedbusinessandfinancialability ; butits out-
come,whethersuccessful or thereverse,dependsgreatlyonaspects : if
thesearegood,therewillbeconsiderablegainthroughinvestments,
speculativeorotherwise,alsothroughtravelandcommerce,orinoccu-
pationsconnectedwiththechurch,laworreligiousbodies
. Underevil
aspects,however,theremay be seriouslossthroughanyofthese,aswell
as byfraudordeception.
THESUNINCAPRICORNANDMOONINCAPRICORN.
pinV y.

X. -x.

Din h9.
Thisgives a verythoughtfulcharacter,withsomeinclinationto
despondency. Thereisapttobetoomuchindependenceattimes,
resulting in isolation,oradesiretolivealifeofloneliness . Thefeel-
ingsarenotexpansive,andthereisatendencytoretireinwardmore
thanisgoodforthecharacter. Itgivesgoodbusinessability,making
thenatureacquisitiveandsomewhatself-centred . Thenativeisusually
steady,quietandthoughtful,persistentinpurpose,andbothplodding
andthorough in hismethods . Planetarypositionswillvarythetypea
gooddeal. StrongaspectsfromMarsorJ upiterwillgivemorevigour,
energyandambition,whichmaybeturnedtovariousends,whether in
business,politicsorscience. IfMercuryisstrongbewillpossesscon-
siderableintellectualpower . Badaspectsmaycausepersistentmis-
fortune,however. Orderlyandmethodical,thenativecanbothuse
tactandkeepasecret
; hedoesnotshowhiswholenatureonthe
surface,butisself-controlledandreserved.
THESUNINCAPRICORNANDMOONINAQUARIUS.
pinl. y.

X. -xi.

Din .
Thisgivessplendidorganisingability,withsuccessinlargeunder-
takings,suchaspubliccompanies,etc . Itquickenstheperceptionsand
givesconsiderableintuition,withtheabilitytoreadcharacteraccurately .
Muchprogressismadeinlifethroughcarefulforethoughtandsteady
138
ASTROLOGYFORALL. .
persistence. Agreatdealdependsontheaspects,however,inthecom-
bination. Ifsupportedbysuitableplanetaryindications,thispolarity
givesastrongtendencytothepsychicoroccult ; with a prominent
UranusorMercury,forinstance,intellectualormetaphysicalability
andanoriginalandinventivemind . Thesocialanddomesticnature
andtheinclinationtomarriagearemoreeasilymanifestedthanwiththe
lastpolarity buteventhisdependsagooddealupontheascendant
andplanets ; withsupportfromV enusorJ upiter,theremaybeafair
amountofgenialityandpopularity . Moneymaybegainedthrough
governmentalorotherofficialpositions ; and,unlesscontra-indicatedby
adverseplanetarypositions,there will begoodbusinessability,with
successinfinancialoperationsandinvestments,etc.
See PRELIMINARYNOTESSonPP. 72. 73.
Q
in
ky.
THESUNIN CAPRICORNANDMOONINPISCES.
X. -xii.
Thispolaritytendstoproduce a quiet,undemonstrative,easy-going
nature,moderatelysociableandhome-loving .. Sometimesratherretir-
ing,self-distrustful ; possessingbetterabilitiesthanpeoplesuppose,but
lackingtheenergyoropportunitytousethemtoadvantage. Somewill
becarefulandfrugal,anxiousaboutthefuture ; butothersrather
indolent,easy-going,andcareless,orindifferent . Charitableandsym-
pathetic,accordingtotheirmeans : or,ifcircumstancesnecessitateit,
theymaybenefitbythecharityandphilanthropyofothers,publicor
private. Suitedforoccupationsconnectedwithliquids,withhospitals,
nursing,charitablemovementsandinstitutions,orprisons . Ifintellect
issuppliedbytheplanetarypositions,orthe"ascendant"isamercurial
sign(izoriii),theymaymakewriters,speakersorpreachers ; buttheyusually
leanmoretotheimaginativeandemotionalorspeculativethantothe
purelyintellectual,andhencemakenovelists,poetsormusicians,rather
thanmathematiciansorscientists. Mediumshiporpsychic . abilityof
somekindiseasilycalledout . Thesepersonspossesssomeconsiderable
amountoftact,diplomacy,secrecy,andreserve ; theydonotshowtheir
wholenatureonthesurface,byanymeans. Ifbadlyafflictedbymalefics
(especiallyd)theymaysufferseriouslythroughotherpeople,ormaynit
bequitestraightforwardthemselves(shownbythegeneralconfiguration_
ofthehoroscope).
pin n. XI.
13 9
TheSuninAquariusgives a veryrefinedindividuality,lovingevery-
thingofahumanitariannature,veryfaithful,sincere,humaneandjust,
withverybroadsympathiesandadesiretoembracethewholeof
humanity. Theindividualitywillbeactiveinawakenedsouls,butinthe
youngermembersoftheraceitwillnotbemanifest,andthepersonality
willactasthoughnoindividualitywerebehindit
; thatistosaythe
positionofthe Moon alonewillhavetobeconsidered .
THESUNINAQUARIUSAND MOONINARIES.
0in _

XI. -i.

Din M.
Thisgivesaveryfirmcharacter,quiet,andnotveryexpressive,but
withrealperceptiveability,andcapableofjudginghumancharacter
persevering in nature,butliableattimestogotoextremesinaction .
Thereisaverystrong will, withgreatdeterminationandpersistenceof
purpose. Suchcharacterscannotendurebeingcontrolledorthwarted,
andwillgotogreatlengthsandbeveryunreasonablethroughtheir
desiretohavetheirownway. Inasuitablehoroscope,theremaybe
considerablementalpower,andabilityforOccupationsconnectedwith
writing,study,literature,travellingorscience,withsomeadaptabilityfor
politicalorotherofficialpositions . Theyare. fondofimposingtheirwill
uponothers,leading,orcontrolling . Andyettheyarenotalwaysmost
fortunatewheninsolecontrol,orwhenthewholeresponsibilityforany
affairistheirs . They mist learntosubmittoassociationwithothers ; if
notassubordinates,thenaspartnersorcompanions,andtheywillthen
usuallyobtainthebestresults . Ifmaleficsafflict,theirpersonaldesires
andpassionsareapttogetverymuchoutofcontrol,andmakethem
licentious,cunningandrevengeful ; butinagoodhoroscopeanenergetic
andhard-workingcharacterisshown,ableandexecutive.
THESUNINAQUARIUSANDMOONINTAURUS.
Qin

XI. -ii.

DinM.
This makesanexcellentcharacterreader,trueinsightintohuman
naturebeingwelldeveloped. Itinclinestothepracticalinallitsmani-
festations,andisfaithful,sincere,firm,justandreliable . Thenative
possesses,inshort,asteady,quietandpracticalcharacterwhichmay
finditsoutletinmanydepartmentsoflife,accordingtocircumstances .
Nevertheless,whensuchpersonshaveoncefoundacongenialchannel
toworkintheydonoteasilyforsakeitunlesscompelledtodoso ; for
changeofanykindisforeigntotheirnature,andwhatevertheirmodeof
lifemaybe,whethercommercial,professional,politicalorotherwise,
theytendtocontinuefaithfullyandploddinglyinit,foralifetimemaybe,
andonlyvaryoraltertheircourseunderextremenecessity. Theyare
sincere,justandfaithfulinfamilylife,unlessaspectsareveryadverse.
Inbusinessorprofessiontheyusuallyaccumulateeitherhonours,money
orpossessions,whichevertheymayhavesettheirmindsupon,because of
thisverypersistency ; althoughthesemaynotcomeuntilmiddleorold
age. Iftheascendantsuppliesenthusiasmandenergytheymayaccom-
plishmuchintheworld. Ifseriouslyafflicted,especiallybyMars,their
misfortunesmaybesuddenandviolent ; whichappliestomostfixed
signpolarities . Theinfluenceisgoodforfriends,acquaintances,and
socialandpublicrelationsgenerally .
THESUNINAQUARIUSANDMOONINGEMINI.
pin . r,

XI. -iii.

D
if; u .
Thiscombinationbelongstotheairytriplicity. Itintensifiesall
theintellectualqualities,givingoratoricalpowerandastudiousmind,
welladaptedfor all literarypursuits ; thereisalsodisplayedconsiderable
industry,neatness,andperfection in regardtodetails . Withagood
educationthesepersonsmay be fittedforalmostanyoccupationcalling
forintellectualability,acutenessandoriginalityofmind,ormental
resource. Inpoliticaloreducationalmatterstheywouldsucceedwell .
THESUNINAQUARIUS.
14 1
alsoasspeakers,preachers,professors,writers,teachers,etc . Unless
theascendantsuppliesenergyandinitiative,theysucceedbetterwhen
inpartnershiporassociationwithothersthanwhenrelyingupontheir
ownresourcessolely. Theyaresometimesalittleretiring,likingre-
serveandseclusion,butthismayeasilybecounteractedifJ upiteror
V enus is prominent,asitdoesnotarisefromanunsociablenature.
Theyarekindandgood-hearted,andhavemanyacquaintancesiffew
intimatefriends . Theyoftenhaveagoodmemoryandwellstoredminds .
THESUNIN AQUARIUSANDMOONINCANCER.
E) in =.

XI. -iv.

31
in go
Thisisnotaveryharmoniouscombination . Itintensifiesthe
economicaltendenciesofCancer,andgivesfirmnesswithregardtoall
mattersofadomesticnature. ItawakensthesensitivenessofCancerand
givesgreatintuitionwithregardtopersonswherethereismuchattach-
ment. Ifthehoroscopeis,onthewhole,afairlyharmonious one, these
personshaveastrongattractiontohomelife,marriage,friendship,social
anddomesticmatters,andtotheemotionalsideofthenaturegenerally,
andtheywillprosperinsuchmatters. Ifaspectsareadverse,their
greatestmisfortuneswillcomethroughthesechannels,-parentage,
marriage,orfamily. Theyhavegoodmentalabilities,but usually ofan
emotionalorimaginativetyperatherthan thepurelyintellectual .
Psychicoroccultexperiencesmaybemetwith .
THESUNINAQUARIUSAND MOONINLEO.
Oin . ~.

XI. -v.

Din$,
Thisintensifiesthelovenatureandgivesastrongdesiretobecome
devotedtoone ; thereisaninclinationtoworshipthose who areloved.
Itisratherapeculiarcombination,givingconsiderablepsychicability
andthepowertopsychometrise. Thenaturewilltendtowardseither
theintellectorthefeelings,accordingtothebalanceofinfluencesinthe
horoscope. Thereisanactivemindandalivelyimagination,whichir,
a hightypeofpersonmayachievegreatthings : thereisalsoasenseof
dignityand proper pride,coupledwithalikingforsociety,aloveof
approbation,andadesirefordistinctionandhonour,forcuttinga
figure " ortakingthelead. Leoaddswarmth,ardour,andimagination
142
totheAquariusnature,which will expressitself in avarietyofways
accordingtothekindofhoroscope,andperhapsconferdistinction
throughwhatevermaybethestrongestplanet
Thereisabilityfor
occupyingpublicorprominentpositions,accordingtothesphereoflife .
Unlessafflicted,itisgoodformarriageandfriendship .
Oin=
THESUNINAQUARIUSANDMOONINV IRGO
XI. -vi.

Din 1W.
Thisconsiderably improves thecharacteristics,intensifyingthelove
ofhygiene,givingneatness,precision,carefulness,andawakening all the
criticalfaculties. Itgivesprudence,practicalnessandbusinessability,
with a loveofscienceandintellectualpursuitsingeneral ; butunless
theinfluence is
suppliedelsewherebytheascendantorplanets,there
maybesomelackofdemonstrativeness,initiative,activity, or hopeful-
ness. Such a personwouldprosperbestwheninassociationwith
another or
underthecontrolofanother who wouldsupplytheinitiative
orenterprise
; inthiswayheisbothableandwillingtoworkvery
thoroughly,andmightoccupyanofficialorotherpostin some com-
pany,publicorprivateassociationororganisation,orlargebusiness
undertaking .
THESUNINAQUARIUSANDMOON IN LIBRA.
0in M.

XI. -vii.

Din mo. .
Thisisaveryfinecombination,oftheairytriplicity. Itgives
splendidpowersofjudgment,remarkableperception,andaveryintuitive
mind,withmuchforesight . Itawakensthespiritualsideofthenature,
givingbalanceandequilibriumtotheinternalperceptions. Successin
marriageisindicated in thiscombination . Itgivesconsiderableimagina-
tionandloveofthebeautiful,with a keenappreciationofart,music,
etc. , all ofwhichwillbeveryactiveif V enus isstrong. Itconducesto
sociability,popularity,partnershipandfriendship
; alsotoloveof
company,andharmonisingorhumanisinginfluencesgenerally .
0in ,. =' .

XI. -viii.

Din nt.
Thisisalessharmoniouscombination,theScorpionaturenotbeing
THESUNINAQUARIUSANDMOONINSAGITTARIUS.
XI. -ix.
143
in harmonywiththeAquarian : itinclinestomakethenaturesomewhat
worldlyandselfish . Thereisgreatabilitydisplayed in playingupon
thenatureofothers. Thechiefundesirablefeaturesofthispolarityare,
thatitisapttomakethenaturesomewhattoopositive,self-reliant,
sometimesself-assertive,andproud ; verystrong-willed,andnoteasily
influencedorturnedaside. Sometimesthereisirritability,abruptness,
oraggressiveness. Thelessdesirablecharacteristicsmayeasilybe
toneddownif " benefics "(
T
, 4)areprominent,andthenthenature
becomesextremelyusefulintheworld,practical,executive,business-
like,firm,steady,andhard-working ; suitableforpositionsofprominence
or responsibility,andlikelytogainmoney,property,power,ordignity.
Iftherearestrongafflictionsfrommalefics (,T,
h
, I#), thereissome
dangerofrathersuddenandserioustroubleattimes. Theremay be
troubleorsorrowthrougheitheroftheparents .
Din*-
Thiscombinationmakesthepersonalityrathertoo quick forthe
slow,steadyindividuality ; butitaddsmoreconcentrativenesstothe
impulsivenatureofSagittarius. Thereisapt tobemuchimpulsein
speechandinclinationtoberatherabrupt . Itgivesreligiousorpsychic
tendencies,andconsiderableliteraryability,increasingthehigher mind
andcallingoutimagination,loveofbeauty,andthosefacultiesthatwork
throughmusic,acting,paintingandtheemotionsandfeelingsgenerally
whetherartistic,religious, or humanitarian. Ittendstoincreasethe
numberofacquaintancesandfriends,alsothepopularityandsocialsym-
pathiesingeneral . Thereissomefitnessforapubliccareerinconnection
withreligion,philosophy,law,oroneofthefinearts .
D
in Yy.
Thiscombination"makesthepersonalityveryshrewd,tactfuland
ambitious ; eagertoattaintogreatheights,whichareoftenreached
throughfavouritismandthehelpoffriends . Thereismuchsolidityof
thoughtandabilityforpoliticalmatters,theideasbeingbroadandthe
44

ASTROLOGYFORALL.
mindsubtle. Asomewhatserious,graveandthoughtfulnature,with a
gooddealoffirmness,patience,perseverance,andcontinuityofthought,
inwhateversphereoflifethenativemaymove . Thereisagooddeal
offitnessfor a publiccareerofsomesort,ortheholdingofsomepublic
officeorappointment,inwhich(ifplanetaryaspectsarefavourable)
muchsuccessmaybegained . Thereisambition,tact,thepowertoface
adversecircumstancesunmoved,abilitytocontrolotherpeople,and
suitabilityforpositionsofprominenceandresponsibility . Thereis a
likelihoodofmuchmentalpower,depthofthought,acomprehensive
mind,andagoodmemory andthenative will beabletodealwith
difficult,profoundandcomplexsubjectsandwithimportantundertakings,
whetherinpublicorprivatelife,andwhetherinpracticalaffairsorin
thesphereofthemind. Thefavourofthepublic,ofacquaintances,and
ofsuperiors is likelytobegained ; butiftheMoon is muchafflicted
criticism,opposition,orworsetroublesmaybeencounteredinthese
directions . Thereis a tendencytoreserve ; thenature is notallshown
onthesurface. Hencethereisconsiderableabilityformattersinvolv
ingsecrecyanddiplomacy ; in abadhoroscopethismaymanifestas
lackofcandourandstraightforwardness,fromwhichthenativewill
himselfsufferonthepartofothersifthehoroscopeisotherwisegood .
Theremaybe in somecasesgloom,despondency,awantofbuoyancy,
or lackofenergy ; butthismaybeovercomebyprominentbenefics
(4,y ), byasuitableascendant,orbyastrongaspect (o or*)from
Mars. Ifsupportedbyplanetarypositions,therewillberemarkable
businessandfinancialability . .
OIn
THESUN IN AQUARIUSANDMOONIN AQUARIUS.
XI. -xi.

Din
Thiscombination is goodfortheindividuality,givingmuchrefine-
ment,agreatdealofdiscretion,discrimination,andcarefulthought . It
intensifiestheclearnessandbrightnessoftheAquarianintellect,and
tonesdowntheself-centringoftheluminariesinthesamesign . Itis
notaltogetherfortunateinaworldlysense,but,nevertheless,makesthe
mindpositive,self-reliant,original,fairlyactive,humane,well-disposed'
andwell-balanced ; ifthementalsignificators ( 0, 4)are well placed,
thenativewillhecapableofassimilatingunlimitededucationandmental
culture. Thispolarityis well suitedforapubliccareer,orforholding
office orappointment in connectionwithsomepublicbody. Withfairly
goodaspectsthenativeislikelytobeverypopular,andtohavemany
acquaintancesandapleasanthomelife ; butwithadverseaspectsthese
indicationswillbemore or lessreversed,andtroubleoropposition
will ensue. Marriageisextremelyprobable .
Dinx .
ThisisamorefavourablePiscescombinationthanthosepreviously
given,asitgivesmuchperseveranceandcarefulness,awakeningthe
studioussideofthePiscesnature . Butwithregardtothis,much
willdependuponplanetaryinfluencesandtheaspectstoSunand
Moon.
; Thereissomeamountofimagination,loveofbeauty,musical
orartisticability,refinement,andsentiment
; muchcharitablefeeling
andsympathy . $omepsychicorocculttendenciesexist,andmedium-
shipiseasilydeveloped. Unlessverypositivetendenciesaregivenby
theascendantorplanetarypositions,thenatureisunassuming,alittle
retiring,agreeableandsociable
; moresuitedforsomerelativelyquiet
andunambitiousoccupationthanforoneinvolvingpublicity,responsi-
bility, or conflict . Willbenefitbyfriendsandpatrons,-orevenby
charity, iftheplanetarypositionsindicateanyneedofthis .
SeePRELIMINARYNOTES
. Pp . 72,73-
145
The Sun inthesignPiscestendstomaketheindividualnature
emotionalandreceptive,meditativeandimitative . Thisisnotthe
strongestof thetwelvesigns,butitgivesaverydeepinternalnature,
withstronginclinationstowardsoccultdevelopment . Therearetwo
types of individualsunderthesign Pisces, theundevelopedandthe
developed. Thelatterareextremelyaltruisticcharacters,filledwith an
inexhaustibleloveforallcreatedbeings. Theformer are weaklings.
Oin 3E.

XII. -i.
Thiscombinationconsiderablystrengthenstheindividualcharacter,
addsmoreforceandenergytothePiscessign,andgivesmoreself-
reliance ; butatthesametimethereisconsiderablewilfulness,though
withatendencytobeeasilyledifnoteasilydriven . Thereispositive-
ness,force,energyandactivity,thoughofaratherrestlessandunsettled
kind, Thenativeisbusyandbrisk,interestedindetails,prolificof
ideasorwordsorenthusiasms,andacopiousworker . Thereislikelyto
behopefulnessandardour,anactivefancy,andamany-sidednature .
Newcauses,pursuits,orstudies,aretaken up eagerly,thoughsome-
timeswithtoomuchhaste, so thattheyareincontinentlydroppedagain ;
toomuchhavingbeenexpectedofthem,theyareapttobeabandoned.
Thereissometimesover-muchtendencytochange,noveltyandvariety ;
toolittlesteadypersistencyandsoberself-control. Thereis toooftena
gooddealofwilfulness ; andthoughgenerousandkind-hearted,thenative
maybedifficulttogetonwithortoworkwith,andmaysometimesbehis
ownworstenemy. Ifthere is muchafflictionthereis alittledangerofthe
THESUNINPISCES.
147
personaldesires,impulsesandpassionsgettingoutofcontrol ; while,on
theotherhand,ifthebenefics (g, lf)areweakhewillbesomewhatfussy,
meddlesome,andfault-finding : butifthelatterareprominent,these
characteristicswillbetoneddown,so asnottobenoticeable.
THESUNIN PISCESANDMOONIN TAURUS.
XII. -ii.

D
in I$ .
Thisintensifiesthenegativenatureofthiscombination ; itgivesa
considerableamountofsensitiveness,andagreatloveoftheoccult .
ThefirmnessofTaurusstrengthensthevacillationofPisces,andmakes
akind,quietandpleasantnature . Thereissomeloveofmoneyindicated,
yetwithaveryhospitabledisposition,quiet,sociable,genial,and
agreeable ; thenativeisonethatisattractedtowardshome,brethren
and friends ; heissomewhatfortunateinmoneymatters,anddisplays
carefulness,someeconomy,andatendencytoslowandpatientaccumu-
lation. Thereisalsosomepracticalbusinessability,andhemakes a
goodservantorunder-manager. Sympathyandbenevolencemaybe
easilycalledoutbyprominentbenefics : alsomusicalorartisticability .
WithMarsortheSunstrong,therewillbefirmnessandpositiveness,
orevenobstinacy. Unless otherwiseindicated,therewillbelittle
ambitionorlikelihoodofrisingtoaloftypositionintheworld,and
quieterorrelativelysubordinatepositionsaremorefortunate . If the,
Moonisangular"*orMercurystrong,moneymayreadilybeearnedby
writingortravelling . Thispolaritytendstowardssteadiness,conscien-
tiousness,andsomeseriousness . Ifeverinapositiontoneedit,the
nativewillbenefitconsiderablybycharity,friends,orbrethren .
THESUN IN PISCESANDMOONIN GEMINI.
Oin 3E.

XII. -iii.

D in U.
Thiscombinationgivesvacillationandatendencytoworry,witha
lackofcontinuityorfixityofpurpose ; thereisagreatdealofindecision
' Le. ,rising,setting,orculminating .
andaninclinationtorestlessover-activityasregardsallmentalmatters .
Thenativeiseasilyaffectedbythemoodsofothers,andbecomesrather
fanciful . Whilethispolaritymakesthemindactive,yetwiththe
activitythereiseverlikelytobesomeirresolution,vacillationorinde-
cision ; oratleastlackofcontinuityorfixityofpurpose . Thismaybe
partlycounteracted,however,iftheascendant*orimportantplanetsare in
fixedsigns . Thereissometimesdiffidence or reserve,andlackofenter-
prise,initiative,orambition ; butthiswillbeovercomeifpositiveplanets
orsignsareprominent. Thenativelearnsreadily,andcanusuallytake
a' goodeducation,sometimesshowingdecidedprecocity . Thereis
alwaysalove' ofreadingorwriting,andtherewillalsobeabilityfor
speakingifMercuryisstrong . Amongthelowermiddleclasses,this
polaritymakesgoodservants,agents,messengersorclerks ; whilethose
inbettercircumstances would be suitedforanyoccupationinvolving
book-work,study,examinations,writing,clericallabour,etc . Aloveof
teachingorpreachingisoftenfoundassociatedwiththisinfluence,and
nearlyalwaysaloveoftravelling . Insomecasestherearechangesof
occupationorunnecessarychangesofresidence,twooccupationsare
followedortworesidenceskept. In a badhoroscopesometendencyto
duplicityorlackofcandourisshown,anddangerofinharmonyinthe
family ; butprominentbenefics(2 , 4)orgoodaspectswilloverridethis,
givingasubtleandacutemind,criticalandjudicious,capableof
embracingmanysubjectsandgoingintomuchdetail .
THESUNIN PISCESANDMOONIN CANCER.
q in X

XII. -iv.

b
in 6.
ThisintensifiestheimaginativeandsensitivenatureofCancer,and
increasestheeconomy,alsothereceptivity . Itisoneofthepsychical
combinations,awakeningthepsychicfaculties . Theemotionalnatureis
verykeen,butnotlackinginreflection,andthewholenatureis
harmonious,thoughsensitive,andveryhospitable . Thefeelingsand
emotionsareactive,loveofhomeandfamily,affection,sympathy,kind-
ness,andcompanionshiparemarked . There will beastrongattraction

See chap. XIX. , alsounderheading" Thesoli-lunarcombinationsextended,"


at end ofpresentchapter.
149
tothemother,andaresemblancetoher ; alsolongassociationwithher,
orbenefitthroughherorhersideofthefamily . Unlesspositiveplanets
((D, 3' , 4, Iii) orthe odd signsareprominent,thenaturewillberather
toonegativeandreceptiveofthethoughts,feelings,andinfluencesof
others ; thismayevenextendtothecatchingofinfectiousdiseases,and
shouldbecombatedbyasteadfastwil}. Psychicexperienceswillbemet
with,andmediumshipwouldbereadilydeveloped. Therewillbe. much
sensitivenessandimagination,whichmightbeutilisedinthedirection
ofmusic,painting,orpoetry,ifV enus is sufficientlystrong. Religious
andcharitableinfluences will becongenial ; , andeitherdirectlyorin-
directlythenativewillbenefitthroughhospitals,charitableorganisa-
tions,etc. Thereisatendencytoeconomyandcarefulness,insmall
mattersespecially : withgoodaspectstherewillbeconsiderablegain
throughhouse-property,land o rinvestments.
THESUNIN PISCESANDMOONINLEO.
Thisisaninharmoniouscombination,sofar,asthephysicalworldis
concerned,asitgivesacontinualyearningfortheunattainable,orfor
somethingthatseemsfarbeyondphysicalrealisation. Itinclinesvery
muchtotheoccultandmetaphysical,givingaloveofeverythingthatis
romantic,weirdandmysterious . Itisratherunfortunatethanotherwise,
oftenplacingthoseunderitsinfluenceinpositionstheycannotmaintain,
makingthemerraticandliabletovaryingmoods . Underfavourable
planetaryaspectstherewillbeconsiderableabilityasimaginativewriters.
Thereisagenerousdisposition,muchwarmthofheart,sympathy,and
charitablefeelings . There is someloveofoutwardshow,muchsocial
ambition,asenseofdignity and personalworth,andaconsiderable
regard for appearances,withaloveoffinesurroundings,whetherin
furniture,clothes,house,locality,orscenery. Thereisapttobesome
littleostentationandself-importance,butthereisreallyahomelyand
quietnaturebehindit . Theremaybeartistic,poeticormusicalability,
andtherewillinanycasebeimaginationandemotion,whichmaybe
adaptedtothehigherpursuitsandoccupationsifadequatelysupported
by theascendantorbyMercury . Theinfluenceofplanetsandofthe
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ascendantisextremelyimportant in thispolarity,accordingastowhich
ofthetwopolarpositionsreceivesmostsupport,thesolarorthelunar .
Underafflictionor"crossaspects,"thereisapttobemorepromisethan
performance,ahigherambitionthanthenaturecansustain,andhence
a failuretorealiseapparentpossibilities. Insomecasestheremaybe
lackofpracticalabilityandworldlyknowledge, in otherstoofreearein
isgiventosensations,feelingsandpassions ; butboththesecanbe
alteredbytheascendantorplanetarypositions. Thenativeissuited
forthepositionofanunder-manageranddsucceedsasaworkerasso-
ciatedwithanother ; but is apttoaimbeyondthisandfail. , The
influenceisgoodgenerallyforhome,family,andchildren. Itisnotso
goodforhealthasitmightbe,unlesssupportedbyfavourableplanetary
positions.
Piscesisconsiderablyimprovedbythiscombination . Theintuition
isactive,andthecriticalnatureofV irgohasbehinditmuchinspira-
tion. There isgood ability,andthenativeisagoodworkerinavariety
ofdirections,andpossessesfairlyall-roundabilities . Thementalside
ofthenatureiswelldeveloped,andintuitionandintellectblendvery
well. Agoodeducationwillmakethenativesuitableforanyofthe
higherpursuits,literary,legal,ormedical,forinstance ; orhewould be
adaptedforbusiness,accordingtothepredominantinfluenceinthe
horoscope. Insomecasestherewillbeareceptive,self-distrustfuldis-
position,showingreserve,diffidenceandcoldness ; butapositiveand
quietlyaffectionatenaturecaneasilybecalledout . Prudence,steadiness,
andcommon-sensearevirtueswelltothefore,andmuchmaybedone
inaquietway. Thisis apolaritygivingasteadyandusefuldisposition,
andonethatislikely' tobegreatlyesteemed,thoughrarelyfortunate in
aworldlysense.
Oin3E.

XII. -vii.

D
in =N.
Thisgivesanequabletendencytothepersonality,andinclinesone
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151
toallinspirationalandspiritualthings,givingtheability to weigh
up
and
balancetheinternalsenseof thingspossessedbyPisces . Itstrengthens
theperceptionsofthePiscesnature,andgivesagreatloveof music,
with usually someexecutiveabilitytherein . Thispolaritymayvary
greatlyaccordingastowhetherthetotalinfluenceinthehoroscopeis
fortunateorunfortunate . Intheformercasetherewillbeabenevolent,
sympathetic,kindlynature,popular,andeasilymakingfriends ; hopeful,
cheerful,sociableandwelldisposed. Thereismuchimagination,and
frequentlysomespecialartisticfaculty,togetherwithagreatapprecia.
tionofreligion . Thenativewillbeinclinedtoassociatewithothers,
whetherasfriend,partner,orcompanion ; therewillbe no likingfora
lonelyorisolatedlife,andthiswillstronglytendtowardsmarriage.
Themindwillhavemuchrefinement,and,ifotherpositionsagree,may
besusceptibleofahighdegreeofcultivation . Iftheplanetaryaspects
areveryadverse,agooddealofratherpersistent " badluck " maybe
experienced,ofwhichhostilecriticism,lackofsympathy,asenseof
frustration,oppositionandrivalry,andmisfortunesbroughtaboutt y
otherpeople, orresultingfromassociationwithothers,willbenotable
features.
THESUNIN PISCESANDMOONIN SCORPIO.
QinX.

XII. -viii. ? ) in fl, .


Thisisnotsogoodacombinationasmightbethought,although
bothbelongtothewaterytriplicity,fortheScorpionatureisrathertoo
bardandselfish. Itbringsmisfortunesintothelife,anditmakesthose
underitsinfluenceinclinedto be decidedlyjealous,asitisapolarity
veryeasilyaffectedbytheconductofothers . Inabadhoroscopeitindi-
catestreachery. Wherethebenefits(4,2)areweakorafflictedby
badaspects,therewillbesomemorbidinclinationsandmanyactsofindis-
cretion. Inanycasethereisagooddealofenergyworkingoutthrough
thesetwowaterysigns,withpracticalandexecutivebusinessability ; and
unlessafflictedtheremay bea fortune(acquiredorinherited)derivedfrom
occupationsassociatedwiththewater or withliquidsgenerally, also from
peoplewhofollowsuchoccupations. Sailors,fishermen,publicans
aerated-waterdealers,wineorspiritmerchants,sometimesalsosurgeons
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chemists,nurses,and frequently officialsconnectedwithhospitals,
prisons,almshouses,workhouses,andasylums, alsocoronersarefound
underthispolarity. V eryconsiderablebusinessability,orevencom-
mercialgeniusmaybemanifestedifsupportedbyplanetarypositions,
coupledwithsomeamountofworldliness or evenhardnessofdisposition,
however. Thenativewillsometimesfindhimselfin a callingthatdoes
notwholly accordwithhisrealnature, and yet will bequiteunableto
changeit ; andthesameoftenwithregardtoadoptedhabitsandcustoms,
fromwhichhefindshecannotfreehimself. Heisoftenmisjudgedby
theworld,andmayseemtoopositive,hard,conventional,orunyielding ;
fortherealinnernatureismuchmorekindlyandsympatheticthanit
seemsoutwardly. Thecharacterwillvarya' gooddeal,accordingtothe
planetarypositions,fromgenerositytoselfishness,fromahard-working
self-sacrificingdispositiontoself-indulgenceorsloth,andfromactive
kindlyemotionstojealousyandvindictiveness . Insomecasesthere
will
betoomuchpositivenessandself-assertion,andthenativewillbe
misledintodoingorsayingthingshecannotjustify,oroccupyingposi .
tionshecannotmaintain,givingrisetofailure or reversal ; buthe will
contendaggressivelyforrightsandprivileges,andmaydisplayconsiderable
powerofregaininghisprestige . Sometravelling,especiallybywater,is
likely .
THESUNIN PISCES ANDMOONIN SAGITTARIUS.
0in)E.

XII. -ix.

Dint .
Thisisasomewhatexcitableandirritablecombination,belonging
tothecommonsigns . Itgivesover-activitytothepersonality,but
reducestheimpulsivenessofSagittarius,althoughitoftengivesavery
talkativedisposition,withapropensityfortittle-tattlethatsometimes
vergesonscandal-mongering. Thereismuchsympathyinthenature,
andstrongfeelingsofcharityandreligioussentiment . In a goodhoro-
scope,thispolaritygiveswarmth,activityandexpansivenesstothe
feelingsandemotions,which will workout invariousdirectionsaccording
tothetype of horoscope : inreligion ; - insomephilanthropicorhumani-
tariandirection ; inphilosophyorthehighercultivationofthemind ; in
socialandfamilylife ; orintheworldoftheimagination, as shownin
THESUNINPISCES.

753
painting,music,poetry,etc . Inany one ofthesedirectionsthenative
maymakeconsiderableattainments,andrisehighinhissphereoflife,
andprobablyattractnotice . Hewillbeabusyworkerandaccomplish
much ; andyet,iftheplanetarypositionslendthemselvestoit,bewill
have a fullappreciationofease,comfort,luxury,eleganceandrefine-
ment,andthe"goodthings"oflifegenerally . Thereissomeabilityfor
public speakingorapubliccareer ; andthepolaritylendsitselfwellto
anactivebusinesslifeifsuitableinfluence is suppliedfromelsewhere,
eitherbytheascendantoranaspectfromSaturn,-asitisdecidedly
morescatteringthanacquisitiveiftakenalone . Thereisagreatloveof
change,somelikelihoodofachangeofoccupation,andmanychangesof
residence,coupledwithageneralloveoftravel,especiallybysea
: two
pursuitsoroccupationsmaybecarriedonsimultaneously . Abusy
nature,and,iftheintellectisactive,coveringmanysubjects,seeingboth
sidesofaquestion,acuteandpenetrating
. Therearegreatpossibilities
in thispolarity,ifsuitablysupportedbytherestofthehoroscope
.
Otherwise,thewell-intentionedinternalnaturewillfritteritsenergies
awayinamultitudeofuselessorsuperficialprojects,oreven in mere
dissipation .
THESUNIN PISCESANDMOONIN CAPRICORN.

is 3E. XII. -x. Qin$p.


Herethepersonalityisapttoleadtheindividualitycaptivetothe
materialisticdesiresoftheCapricornnature,whichiseverseekingto
bepracticalratherthandreamy . Anactivelife is bestforthoseunder
thiscombination,andtheyshouldbeplacedinpositionsofresponsi-
bilitywheretheycantakethelead . Itgivesagooddealofbusiness
abilityinsomecases,withspecialinclinationforlargeundertakingsor
responsiblepositions. There will becarefulness,prudence,economy,
andforethought,whichmaybeutilisedinprivateorpubliclifeaccord-
ingtocircumstances. Thenativewilldisplayfinancialabilityinthe
matterofpropertyandinvestments,orthepoweroforganising,manag-
ing,arranging,planning,andscheming ; andheishencewellfittedto
fillsomeposition,officialorotherwise,demandingtheexe. :: iseofthese
qualities,unlessadverseaspectsmilitateagainstthis . Hemayholdan
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appointmentconnectedwithsomelocalornational public body, ormay
behimself amemberofsomesuchbody. Hehas asarulemoreincli-
nationfor public thanprivatelife,butthepossibilitiesherevarygreatly
accordingtocircumstances. Inthelowerranksoflifehemaybecome
connectedwith,orfollow,someoccupationhavingtodowithhospitals,
prisons,asylums,thepoliceandpoor-laworotherofficials ; and,ina
higherposition,withtowncouncils,orotherpublicbodies,parliament,
andmovementsofpublicimportance. Whichofthesearemostlikely
willbeshownbythe-horoscope as awhole. Thereisusuallyquietness,
sobriety,andself-control . Theplanetaryaspectsandotherpositions
willproduceseveralvarietiesofcharacterandfortuneinthispolarity .
Insomecasestherewillbelackofinitiative,andatendencytogloomor
despondency ; inothers,thepersonalitywillseemhard,selfish,reserved,
lackingincandour,andsecretive ; or,again,thenative will beplacedby
circumstances in somepositionhecannotmaintain,andwhich-will
thereforeresult in failureofsomesort. Underseriousaffliction(espe-
ciallyfromMars),therewillbepublicor private hostility, a conflictwith
thelaw,withthe "powersthatbe, orwithestablishedcustoms. But
withfavourableaspectsthereisverygreatpowerforgoodhere .
THESUNIN PISCESAND MOONIN AQUARIUS.
Thisgivesabilityforbusiness,andpursuitsonalargescalewhere
theintuitionmaybeused . Itgivesaquiet,retiring,andharmlessdis-
positionandinmanyrespectsitisanexcellentcombination . Thenative
makesfriendseasily,hasmanyacquaintances,mayinsomecasesbea
ratherpopularperson,anditisoftenbettersuitedforsomemoreorless
publicpursuitthanforapurelydomesticone ; althoughthehomelyand
socialvirtuesmayallbebroughtoutbysuitableplanetarypositions .
Therewillbeconsiderablepowerofimaginationandaloveofthe
mysterious or weird,withdecidedintuition,especiallyasregards
religiousmatters ; andoneoftheseinfluencesaccording to prominence
willinclinetoartisticormusicaltastes,topsychicoroccultexperiences,
or toareligiouscareerasthecasemaybe. Good mentalabilities will
bepossessed,with sound judgment,andmemory ; thesewillbecalled
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155
outbyappropriatecircumstances. Therewillbeimpulsestowards
philanthropicandhumanitarianmovements,alsotoahigherthought,
education or science. Localor. nationalpublicinterestswillattractthe
native' sattention,andinsomecasesenlisthisservicesalso,atleasthis
sympathiesandenthusiasm . Goodbusinessabilitymaybepossessedif
notcontradictedbyadverseaspects. Underaffliction,thenativewill
sufferfromcriticism,opposition,orsomethingstillmoreseriousonthe
partoffriendsandacquaintancesorthepublic ; butwithgoodaspects
hewillgaineitherin reputation or popularity .
THESUNIN PISCESANDMOONIN PISCES.
0in)( .

XII. -xii.

Din )( .
' Thiscombinationgivesahospitablenature,butthereis atendency
tobeover-anxiousandsomewhattoorestless . Itgivesaninclination
towardsspiritualisticphenomena . Theimaginationisveryactive,and
sometimesrathermorbid,sothatthereisatendencytogivewayto
melancholia. ThisbringsoutfullythePiscesnature,whichhasbeen
elsewheredescribed. Thenativeissympathetic,emotional,imaginative,
good-natured,easy-going,romantic,andaffectionate . Theascendant
largelydeterminesthedirectionoftheactivitiesandthegeneraltrendof
thecharacter. Thereissomeinclinationtoreligion,alsotocharityand
benevolenceifthepositioninlifeallows ; nativemaybeassociatedwith
charitableorsimilarinstitutions,ormayhimselfbenefitthroughthem
insomeway. Psychicexperiencesandmediumshiprathereasilymanifest
themselves. Thereissufficientreligioustendencytodeterminethe
nativetoacareerinthisdirectionifthehoroscopesupportsit ; andthe
samemaybesaidoftheimaginativefacultyanditsoperation,whether
throughmusic,painting,orliterature,novel-writing,etc. Underserious
afflictionfromSaturnthere may beatendencytogloom,orlackofself-
reliance,andthenativemaysuffer in reputation ; butifthisplanetis
wellplacedtherewillbeworldlysuccessandgoodfortune . Withafflic-
tionfromMars,maysufferfromdeceit,treachery,andtheenmity of
apparentfriends ; withagoodaspect,however,willbeenterprising,
resourceful,andabletoovercomeobstacles . Thereissomeloveof
travelling,ofchange,andnovelty : thistendencymayalsoshowas
See PRELIMINARY. NOTES, . pp. . 72, 73 . .

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vacillation,irresolution,lackofpromptnessanddecision,unlesshar-
moniousaspects or risingplanetsstrengthenthecharacter . With
beneficsfairlystrongthenativehasahopeful,buoyant,sociableand
thoroughlygood-natureddisposition.
IMPORTANTNOTE.
Whenbothluminariesareinthesamesign,theascendant*largely
determinesthepolarity . Examples : CecilRhodes,SunandMoonin
Cancer,andSagittariusrising SirHumphreyDavy,SunandMoonin
Sagittarius,andScorpiorising. Thesearepracticallyequivalentto
Cancer-Sagittarius,andtoSagittarius-Scorpiopolarities.
Whentheluminariesareoneinapositiveandtheother in a
negativesign,theAscendantwilldeterminethe" balanceof power. "
WhenSun,Moon,andAscendantareallinthesamesign,theruler
oftheascendantorthestrongestplanetwilldeterminethepolarity
.
THESOLI-LUNARCOMBINATIONSEXTENDED.
THESOLI-LUNARCOMBINATIONSEXTENDED.
TothestudentofAstrologythesepolaritiesareespeciallyinteresting,
fortheymaybeextendedveryconsiderablybyanunderstandingofthe
lawuponwhichtheyarebased,whichIwillnowendeavourtoexplain .
Therearethree FUNDAMENTALQUALITIESinNature,knownas
Inertia,Activity, and Harmony. * Thesequalitiesarelatentinallthings,
aswellas ineveryhumanbeing ; but,inanygivenindividual,one(or
perhapstwo)ofthesequalitieswillbethemostprominentwhilethe
othersarecomparativelyinactive,oreveninsomecasesentirelylatent,
accordingtothegrowth,desireandenvironmentoftheEgo . Theygive
respectively ' stability,' ' movement,' and ' perfection,' accordingtothe
developmentoftheIndividual .
IntheforegoingcombinationsoftheOand D
only two ofthese
qualitiesaretreatedof,wantofspaceandthecomplicatednature of the
tripleexpressionspreventingftheirdelineationinthiswork .
Ithasbeenbeforepointedout(pp . 7, 72)thatthereare three pointsof
chiefsignificance in anyhoroscope, viz . , the Sun,Moon, andAscendant, their
relativeimportancebeingindicatedbycomparingthemtopounds,
shillingsandpencerespectively . Forthereasonsjuststated,onlythe
soli-lunarcombinations(correspondingtothe' pounds' and`shillings' inthe
abovesimile)havebeengiveninthebodyofthiswork,butstudents
whoaresufficientlyinterestedmayelaboratetheideaaccordingtotheir
KnowninEasternphilosophyas Tames, Rajas, and Sattva. Seep. 52, also.
wherethesequalitiesarealludedtounderthetermsPower,Activity,Wisdom.
tOfwhichtherewouldofcoursebe 12 x 12Xi2=1728.
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abilitybyaddingasthethirdfactor (' pence' )theAscendantorRising
Sign,whenthat has beendetermined. * Thismaythenbeinterpretedas
follows
FixedSignsdenoteinertia,-bulk,weight,massandstability ; they give
reserve,resistance,powerandrigidity . Thefixedqualitycorresponds
tomind-force,moralstamina,orwhatmaybetermed Spirit orWill,
theself-generated,self-sustainedAlphaandOmegaofManifestation .
CardinalSignsdenote activity,-motion, expression,changeableness ; they
givealertness,restlessness,flexibilityandsuppleness . Thecardinal
qualitycorrespondsto Soul initsvariousconditions,animal,human
orspiritual ; i . e. , themodifyinginfluenceoperatingintheworldof
form.
MutableSignsdenoteharmony,-vibration,rhythmandsymmetry
; they
giveplasticityandadaptability,andusuallymoreorlessinstability .
Themutablequalitycorrespondsto Body, i . e. , thevehicleoftheSpirit
andSoul, or
theplasticmediumuponwhichSpiritexertsitspowerof
transmutationthroughtheinterplayofSoul,butnotnecessarily the
physicalbodyalone .
Itmustbeclearlyunderstoodthatthisallocationofthesignstothe
threefundamentalmodesofmanifestationtermed Inertia,Activity, and
Harmony
(spirit,soul,body),hasreferencetothegreater
prominence of
oneoftheseattributes, as manifestedineachgroupofsigns,' fixed,
' cardinal' and ' mutable respectively . Buteachgroupofnecessity
possessesallthreeoftheseattributes,thoughoneofthethreeis"on
top " asitwere,-thatis,mostinevidence .
Theideaitisintendedtoconveymayperhapsbemadeclearerby
anillustration .
. Everysolidbodymustpossessthe"threedimensions"
oflength,breadthandthickness
; foralthoughanyoneortwoofthese
maybeofsuchslightmagnitude in comparisonwiththerest as tobe
almostunnoticeable(asinapieceofgoldleafor
a lengthoffinesteel
wire),yetallthreedimensions
must berepresentedortheobjectcannot
exist.
Itisjustthesamewithregardtothesigns,andhenceitwould
beabsurdtosuppose,forinstance,thatanyonebornwithnoplanets
in
fixedsignshadthereforenospiritualityornowill,
thoughitwouldbe a
safeassumptioninthemajorityofcasesthatneitheroftheseattributes
wouldbesoprominentastoberemarkable.
Spirit,SoulandBodyhavebeforebeensaidtobearrelationto
the
Sun,MoonandEarth(Ascendant)respectively
(Everybody' s Astrology,
p. 4,secondedition)
. Itwillthereforebeseenthatthefixed,cardinal
andmutablesignsarethemselvesduly
relatedtoSun,Moonand
Ascendant.
Hencethefollowingcharacterisationmaybetakenas
0 See chap. xix. .
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typicalofthe"normal " ormostnaturalexpression,whileotherarrange-
mentswithanyor all ofthefactorschangedwillbringaboutmodifica-
tionssuch as willnaturallysuggestthemselvestothemind,-theSunin
acardinalandMooninafixedsign,forinstance,bestowingapersonality
toorigidandtoolittleimpressiblebythesolarforceof
theindividuality
behind ; andsoon.
The SuNinaFixedSigngivesindividualpower,reserve force,re-
straint,stabilityandreliancetothecharacter ; ifabusedthiswillshow
aspride,arrogance,over-determinationanddogmatism .
The MOONin aCardinalSigngives a changeable,flexibleand
ambitiouspersonality,whichifabusedwillleadto insincerity,loveof
fameornotoriety,exaggeration, untruthfulness,andrecklessnessof
conduct.
The ASCENDANTin a MutableSigngivesadaptability,graceful
movements,andadelicateexpressionofthenature, freefromeither
stolidityorover-assertiveness.
Fromthisitwillbeseenthatacarefuljudgmentofthesefactors
in
theirvariouscombinationswillbringafloodoflighttobearuponthe
threeinherentexpressionsofhumanity,Spirit,SoulandBody .
The ' triplicities' involvedwill,ofcourse,modifytoagreat extent
theabovebriefillustration foriftheSunisinan airy signthemental
attitudewillpredominate,whileifin a fiery signthehigheremotions will
havethegreatestinfluence,whereaswhenin a watery signthefeelings
andsensations,andwheninan earthy signthephysicalandpractical
sideofthenature,willbemostinevidence.
Thepartofthenaturemostfreeisthatrepresentedbythe0,which
embracesthewholeofthemind,asmind(contra-distinguishedfrom
' intellect' ), or " intelligence . " TheDwillrepresentthewholeofthefeel-
ings,sensationsandinstincts,while thebodyisrepresentedbythe
ascendant,themostlimitingandrestrictingofthethree,through which
alonecanthespiritandthesoulfindexpression . Themoreductileand
expansivethesignupontheascendant,themore expressionwillbe
obtainedfromthebody .
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ASTROLOGYFORALL.
Asspaceislimitedthefollowingillustrationmustsuffice : -
SupposetheRISINGSIGNisLibra : thenativeisveryexpressiveand
inclinedtomake cornJ arisons (, oppositetoM,signofbalance' ) ; sees
clearlyfromthe mental standpoint(cardinalsign),andlovesrefinement
andallthatpertainstobeauty(Truler).
Thefeelings as expressedbyLibrawill,however, be modifiedby
the MOON, hermundanepositionandaspects,aswellasbythesignshe
occupies(moreespeciallythelatter). IfinCapricorn,say,thefeelings
willbedefinite,practicaland material (earthysign),yetrefinedand
steadiedbythenatureofCapricorn(houseof la); nevertheless,they
willbebothflexibleandchangeable,whilemuch activity will beexpressed
(cardinalsign).
The SUNwillthenmodifyoraccentuatethisphysicalandpsychical
expression of theAscendantand Moon . SupposetheSuntobe in Aries;
thiswill increase the flexibilityandchangeablenessconferredbytheAscen-
dantandLunarposition,andwilladdtotheexpressivenessand activity
(cardinalsign),theonlyrestraintcomingfromtheMoon(inthehouseof
12 ). Thegeneraltendencywillthereforebeinthedirection of external
activitiesofamoreorless public character,tincturedwiththemental
elementandstronglyflavouredwithemotionalism ; thewholebeing
markedbyintenseenthusiasmandideality .
Theintuitionofthestudentwillperceive' thegreatadvantagethis
methodofjudgmentgivesoverthemereknowledgeofthe"signs,"
consideredapartfromtheirinherentqualitiesof inertia, activity, or
harmony.
Sufficeittoaddthateachsign(andsimilarlyalso eachdegreeofa
sign) hasatripleexpressionof' inertia,' ' activity' and' harmony'
throughitsthirdpartor"decanate(spaceoflo). *Furtherillustration
ofthisideawillbefoundinalaterpartofthisseries,entitled Howto
J udgeaNativity. f
' Everybody' s Astrology, p. . 6(secondedition).
tUniformwiththisvolume : parti . , dealingwiththeHoroscope,y/6; partii .
givingingreatdetailthecharacteristicsofthePlanets,716.
To FINDTHERISINGSIGN.
WHENthe time ofbirthisalsoknownaswellasthe day and year,
theRisingSignmaybereadilyfound as follows-
(i)TotheSiderealTime* atnoon ondayofbirthaddorsubtractas
thecasemaybetherequirednumberofhoursaccordingasthe
timeofbirthwasa. m. orp. m. : thisis thesiderealtimeofbirth .
(Ifmorethan 24, subtract 24 ' , iflessthan o, add 24).
(2) LookintheTableofHouses,inthecolumnatthelefthandside
marked"SiderealTime,"till you cometothegiven siderealtime
of birth . Themiddlecolumn,marked"Asc. ,"willthengive
thesignandthenumber of degreesthereofascendingatthetime
of birth-whichis,ofcourse,theRisingSign.
[IMPORTANTNOTE. -Thetableheregivenisfor LONDON. Never-
theless(sincethetimeofbirthisrarelyknownwithgreataccuracy),itis
practicallyserviceableinthisrespectfor thewholeoftheBritish Isles .
Thebirthtimemusthoweverbegivenin localtime andnotinGreenwich
meantime-unlessthebirth-placebeLondonornearit . ]
EXAMPLE: -WetakeasanexamplethecaseoftheDuke of York
referredtolater(thepresentPrinceofWales). Thisroyalpersonage
*The Sidereal Timeat noonon any dayof any year is(approximately)asfollows : -
Mar. 22- o h. om. Apr. 22- 2b. OM. May22- 4h. om.

Foreachsue-
une22- 6h. o m J uly22- 8b. om. Aug. 22-soh. om.
ceding day.
tep. 21-i2h. om. Oct. 2r-r4h. o m. Nov. 2r-r6h. om. -
add 4 minutes.
Dec. 22-i8h. OM. J an. 21-2oh. OM. Feb. 2o-22h. o m.
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wasbornInLondon,J une3rd,1865, at 1. 18 a. m. (Forthecomplete
horoscope,withadiscussionofthenativity,thereaderisreferredto
ltlodernAstrology,V ol . V III. ,p. 126. )
Siderealtimeatnoon,May22nd
Add twelvedays,at
4
minutesperday
Gives
siderealtimeatnoon,J une3rd,dayofbirth4h
. 48m.
(Add24hours) ,

24h. om.
Gives siderealtimeatmomentofbirth(I . 18 a. m. , 18h . 6m.
3/6/' 65)
Ifwe
refertotheTableofHousesweshallseethatthistimegives
Montheascendant,andthisisthereforethePrince' s " RisingSign.
IfnowtheparagraphsrelatingtothesignAriesbeagainread,the
readerwillthenhave, in
additiontotheindividualandpersonalcharac
teristicsalreadyenumerated,acluetothegeneraloutlookonlifenatural
tothosewhoarebornundertheascendancy' ofthesignARIES
.
In a similarwayanyonewhoknowshisorhertimeofbirthmay
findtheRising Sign.
Itisperhapswellatthispoint,evenattheriskofappearingtedious,
oncemoretoinsistonthedistinctiontobeobservedbetweentheSun,
Moon,andAscendant,asrepresentingthethreecentresoflife,Individual,
Personal,andPhysical
; sinceitisoftenfoundthatinreferencethereto
considerableconfusionexistsamongthosewhoarejusttakingupthis
studyforthefirsttime .
(I) The SUN
representstheIndividuality,theprimecauseofall
manifestationasregardsanyparticularhumanbeing
. -the
true Will.
(2) The MOONsignifiesthePersonality(Lat . Persona, amask),-which
isthevehicleoftheindividuality,themeanswherebyits
-
purposesarecarriedout : -the Desires .
(3) The ASCENDANT indicatesthephysicalbody,whichisthe
instrumentortoolwhichisusedbythepersonalitytocarry
intoeffectthepurposesoftheindividuality
asinterpretedby
andthroughthepersonality : -the Agent.
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Itwillthenbereadilyunderstoodthatby' abackwardEgo' we
meanoneinwhomtheindividuality
is scarcelymanifesting,theperson-
alityaloneactuatingthebodymerelyforthegratificationofits
ephemeraldesires : whileby '
aprogressivesoul' wemeanoneinwhose
lifethemaincontrollingfactoristheindividuality,typifiedbythe
Sign
in whichtheSunwasplacedatbirth .
Therespectiveimportanceofthesethreecentresofenergymaybe
clearlyrenderedbyourhomelyanalogyofs
. d. ,-Poundsrepresenting
theSunandindividualcharacteristics,SilvertheMoonandfluctuating
personality,andCopper(bronze)the ' corruptiblebody . ' Foritwill
beperceivedthatsilverandcopperowetheirvalueascurrencyentirely
tothedegreeinwhichtheyrepresentthestandardgoldcoinageofthe
country.
Followingthischapter,thereisgivenacompleteseriesofdelineations
ofthecharacterandfortune, in
ageneralsense,ofallpersonsbornunder
eachoneoftheTwelveSigns,alsoanaccountofthegeneralinfluence
ofeachplanetineach,oftheTwelveSigns
; afterwhich,tablesofthe
signsoccupiedbythefoursuperiorplanetsduringthelastfifty-five
years,andoftheMoon' sPlaceforeverydayfromJ anuary1st,1850,to
December
31st,
1905,inclusive,withabriefexplanationofthemethod
ofcastingahoroscope,bringthisvolumeoftheseriestoaclose
.
FurtheronwegiveaTableofHouses for London,bytheaidof
whichtheBritish-bornreaderwhoknowsthehourofhisbirthmayfind
hisRisingSign.
InregardtotheDelineationsBasedontheRisingSign,-which
areadaptedfromaseriescontributedto
TheAstrologer' sMagazine*(copies
nolongerobtainable),duringtheyear1893,byawell-knownastrologi-
calwriter,andofwhichasubsequentre-issueinpamphletformisnow
alsooutofprint-itmustbeborne in mindthatthecharacteristicsthere
givenare general intheirapplication ; andthereforetherewillnecessarily
bemanystatementswhichwillhardlybeliterallytrue of each person
bornunderthesignconcerned . Nevertheless,thedelineationsas
given will
hefoundinthemainsurprisingly' accurateasregardsthe
generalscopeofthelifeandthebroadoutlinesofthecharacter .
SeePRELIMINARYNOTES,pp . 72,73-
*Subsequentlyrenamed ModenAstrology
DELINEATIONSBASEDONTHE
RISINGSIGN.
ARIES.
THE
subjectsofthissignareofasimple,frankandoutspoken
nature,well-disposed,andcapableofholdingcommandinexecutive
positions,thoughtheyarenotgoodinoriginatingschemes
. Theyare
braveandventuresome,generouseventoextravagance,andlikelytobe
fooledintogivingundeservedcharities
.
Havingstronginclinationsthey
aresometimesquarrelsome and
petulant,whileiftouchedwiththe
religiousspirittheywillprovefanaticalorveryzealous
. Theyarewell-
informed,verybusy,ingenious,ratherdeficient
in knowledgeofhuman
character,eclecticandfree in
theiropinions,muchmovedbypolitics,
andapttoenforcetheiropinions .
ThenativesofAriesareverydestruc-
tive,andareapttorunacrusadeagainstexistinginstitutionsandbodies
.
Theyseethingsonlyastheydesirethemtobe,andhaveatendencyto
self-imposition .
Theyoftenchangetheirviewsandopinions,butare
verysureoftheirbeliefsaslongastheylast
. Theyareremarkable
forsuddenchangesandquickaction
: oftenbigoted,butgenerally
progressiveintendency,theyare,thoughliabletochange,atalltimes
enthusiasticinthepursuitofaprevailingidea
. TheAriesmanis
ambitiousofhonoursandpositionbutwillhavedifficultiestomeetwith
whichwillemployallhiscourageandwill . Inreligionandpoliticsheis
ardent,oftenhavingsomepeculiarcrank,andhecangoalmostinto
violence inhisexpression of
feeling,butitisonlyafireofstrawandis
soonover,leavingnosense of resentment. Thefortunesarevariable
andthereisgainthroughproperty,andinruralindustries,sometimesalso
bymarriage
. Strifesandlegalprocessesarelikelytooccurinconnection
withmoneyandproperty, andin thiswomenareapttobemuchinvolved
In industrialartsand in cultivationhe will succeed. Thenativeis
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.

16.5
frequentlytheonlychild,ormaybecomesuchbythedeathofbrothers
orsisters ; moreover,duringchildhoodtherearemanyobstaclesarising
throughtheaffairsoftheparents ; frequentlythefatherdiesearlyand
leaveshimunprovidedfor . Travellingislikelytooccurinconnection
withfamilyaffairs,onaccount of health,ortoavoidtroubles : there is
a loveofhighpositionsandmountainclimbing
. Relativesarenot
favourable,andthefamilytiesaresometimesstrained .
Thereisfrequentchangeofresidence,theAriespeopleseldom
remaininglonginthesameplace ; andtheygolongvoyagesandvisit
distantcountriesasagentsormissionaries,orholdsomecommandthere.
Theyareunfruitful,havingfewchildren,frequentlynoneatall
. In
temperamenttheyarehotanddry,andnotfondofwaterormuch
bathing ; theyareliabletoflatulence,colic,painsinthebowels,internal
disorders of aninflammatorynature,alsoaccidentstotheeyes,hands
andfeet . Itisnotuncommonforthemtobeexiled to aforeigncountry,
orto be restrainedthereinbysomeforcedseclusion ; sometimesthisis
necessaryinordertoescapefromenemies . Thepositionofthesubject
isusuallyhonourable,andhighpositionsareattained,oftenfollowedby
reversal ; anypositionisheldonlywithmuchstrife . Theymarryearly,
orin a
hurry,andthereisoccasionforrepentanceinmostcases ;
frequentlytherearelegalprocessesleadingtodivorceorseparation.
TheAriespersonisessentially apioneer, whetherintheintellectual,
civic,ormilitaryworld,andmaygainsomecelebritybydeedsofdaring
oronaccountoflongtravelsandvoyages. Themilitaryandlegal
professionsarefavoured, though thereisalsoaninclinationtomining
andexploration. Friendsgivehimmuchsupportandfrequentlybring
himintohighpositions ; theyarenumerousandfaithful,andmuch
renownedfortheirhumanecharacterandkindspirit . Enemiesare
foundinthereligious, legal andpublishingworldsandareverynumerous
thoughnotformidable . Theworstenemiesareinforeigncountries,
andfrequentlymolestthenative. TheAriespersonmaybethecause
ofhisowndeath,forheaspirestomartyrdominsomeformorother .
TAURUS.
Thesubjectsofthissignareself-possessed,dogmaticandobstinate,
requiringnocounselandsufferingnocontradiction,difficulttoknow,
anddesiringstrifeforthesakeofconquest . Slowtoangerandequally
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hardtoappease,theyoftenharbourill-feelingandresentment
. foralong
time. ThesearethechiefinstinctsoftheTaurean,thoughtheymaybe
modifiedbyprevailingplanetaryinfluences . Heisfullofdiplomacy,
andisapttobeselfishandself-centred. Thetemperis usually quiet,
but is capable : ,fstrongpassions,whilethemindisapttobebigoted
andstubborn . He is fondofhisownopinions,silentandinflexible,of
firmwill,muchsteadyperseveranceandquietdecision ; hencehe is
goodatgoverning,andmayrisetoaveryhighposition . Fondof
naturalhistory,gardeningorhorticulture,he is apatientworker,very
exactandpreciseinmethod,andtediouslyattentivetosmalldetails,yet
neverthelessfondofcomfortandrepose .
Thosebornwiththisascendantareverycarefuloftheirpossessions
andhavemuchdesireforhonoursofallkinds . Inlovetheyareusually
jealous,butinconstant. Thereisoftenstrife,ofwhichthesubject
himself will bethecause,alsoillnessduetoexcess of workorpleasure.
Acertaindegreeofwealthisshown,thoughlosseseithertotalorpartialmay
happenthroughlegaldisputes,lossofemployment,orattachmentsafter
marriage. Unforeseenwindfallscometothem ; andtheyalsogainby
someperson' sdevotedaffection,alsofromfriends . ThesignTaurus
givesagoodparentage,especiallyonthefather' sside ; usuallythe
fatherisamanofsomeconsequenceinhissphereoflife . Sorrowsarise
throughrelatives,especiallybrothers or sisters . Thenativegains
byspeculation,alsothroughchildren,butislikelytolosebystrifes
andinlegalaffairs . Deathoftheeldestchildislikely,ifitbeaboy ;
otherwisedangeroflossamongtheprogenyduringinfancy . The
childrenwillbeasourceofgainandsatisfactiontothenative,and
usuallymakegoodprogressinscholasticandartisticstudies . There
are,however,somequarrelstobefearedatonetimeoranother .
Onthewholethelifeiscalmandpeaceful,thoughhurtsarelikely
tooccurthroughthesubject' smisguidedresistancetoobstaclesand
throughhisstubbornopinions . Thehealthisaffectedbymaladies
incidenttothespleen,liver,andkidneys,andinthecaseoffemalesthe
ovarianvesicles ; gravel,stone,anddiabetes alsoarecomplaintsincidentto
thissign ; sore throat,quinsyandtonsilitisbeingoffrequentoccurrence .
Troublesinthemarriagestate are denoted,generallystrife,orthedeath
ofthewife. Thefortunesandpositionofthenativeareinsecure
duringyouth,butareadvancedduringadultagethroughfortunate
associations,andthroughthesciences,arts,literature,orsomescholastic
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vocation . Hehasmanyfriends,someofwhomareinhighpositions, .
and hemaygainbylegacyfromafriend ; butwillbesuretoexperience
lossandsorrowthroughsomeofhisassociations . Moreover,bewill
haveopenenemieswhoarecapableofcausinglossesandtroubles,and
someofthesemaybeviolentlyslanderous . Enemies affect hismarried
life also, andthusinterferewithhishappiness,whilethewife(orhusband)
issometimesforcedintoretirementorseclusionfromonecauseor
another,seldomappearing in connectionwithherpartner. TheTaurus
personusuallyliveslongandpassesthroughmanyperils . Hehasafull
senseofthecomfortsoflifeandfrequentlystudiesdietandhygiene .
Deathoftentranspiresatsea orina foreignland.
GEMINI.
Thenativeofthissignisendowedwithakind,willing,flexible
anduprightnature,humane in itstendencies,buteasilyworriedand
irritatedthoughasquicklycalmed ; sometimesexcessiveinangerbut
readilyrepentingofit . Heiscapableofobtainingcelebrityinliterature,
art or science,orevenbytravel . TheGeminiperson is inventiveand
originalinideas,fondofscience,literatureandthearts ; heiscleverin
legalmatters,innegotiationsandintrade,well-informed,subtle,flexible
andbusiness-like ; vigilantandcommunicative,especiallywhendrawn
outuponafavouritesubject,butotherwisesomewhatself-contained
andfrequentlynervousifsuddenlycalledupontospeakoract. Gemini
givesaloveofcommand,withoutprideortyranny,andafirmand
strongwill,thoughthisisoftensonicelybalanced,andthenatureso
adaptable,thatitisconsideredweakandirresolute .
Thefortunesaresubjecttomanychangesandareusuallymuch
affectedforgoodorillbytheinfluenceofwomen . Thenativegenerally
experiencesbothprivationandaffluenceduringhislife,andthereare
somefamilysecretsormuchstrife,thoughtherelativesareusuallywell
connectedandprosperous,whileabrotherofthenativeholdsagovern-
mentpositionorhighoffice . Therearemanycausesforfamilydisputes,
andthenativedoesnotagreealtogetherwiththefather ; yethehimself
is thecauseofhisowndownfall,orill-luck. Themembersofhisfamily
arewell-favoured,ofmoderatenumber,anddisposedtoexcellenceinthe
finearts. Therearesecretsconnectedwithloveaffairsandattachments,
andlossesandtroublesoccur through theprogeny,orinconsequenceof
thenative' sloveintrigues . ThecomplaintsincidenttoGeminiare
strangury,piles,fistula,affectionsofthebladderandexcretorysystem
;
fevers,andpoisoningofthesystem . Nervousaffectionsandlungcom-
plaintsarealsotobefearedinsomecases,especiallyinthe dark types
ofGeminimenandwomen . Servantsgivetroubleandopenenemies
arefoundamongforeigners or inforeignlands .
Thenativeusuallymarriestwiceorhastwosimultaneousattachments
-generallyone in aforeigncountryorto a foreigner. Manytroubles
arecausedbywomen, while thereisadangerofaccidentsthroughhorses .
Deathhappensin a foreigncountryorthroughsome , personinpower,
andwhennaturalistheresultofcoldtakenwhiletravellingor in the
execution of professionalduties. Thesubjectusuallyholdsagood
positionandfollows two occupationsatthesametime . Friendsare
manyandvaried,andarefrequentlythe causeofstrifeandloss,associa-
tionsgenerallyleadtohostilities. Therearemanyobstaclestothe
attainmentofposition,thesebeinglargelycausedbyclergymenor
lawyers ; moreover,thenativeissometimesapttocometogrief
"betweentwostools,"or from wantofdecisioninprofessionalor
businessmatters,whilesecret' enemiesinjuretheposition,thoughthe
marriagepartnerbenefitsit . Treacheryoccursandlossestakeplace
throughwomenandsecretloveaffairs,andthesubjectisingeneral
oftenliable to manyaccidents,fromwhich,however,heisprovidentially
protected. Thissignfavoursthelegalandclericalprofessionsand
promiseseventualsuccess,whichmay,however,bewhollyruinedby
thenativehimself. Inheritanceoflandorhousesisusuallygiven
bythissign. Itisproductiveofahighorderofintellect,givingmuch
power in professionalcircles.
CANCER.
Thesubjectsofthissignareremarkableforachangefullife,with
many ups anddowns in fortuneandposition,while in mostcases,
moreover,acertaindegreeofnotorietyandpowerisattained. They
haveaquietreservednature,quick and shorttemper,andimpatient
disposition,beingsometimesveryautocraticandsevere . Theyare
giftedwithafertileimagination,delightinginstrangescenesandadven-
tures,, whilethepowerofadaptationtothenatureofothersandthe
facultyofabsorbingotherpeople' sideasisverygreat. Thisoftenleads
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to
aspeciesofmorbidvanityortotheassumptionofthe
r6le ofheroor
martyr,aconditioninspiredintothembyreading
orby example. They
areremarkablygiftedwiththedramaticfaculty,andthoughsometimes
original,theyarefrequentlycopyistsorevenplagiarists,beingcleverat
compilingandotherwise' dishingup' oldmaterial
. Thetemperischange-
fulandcapricious,andalthoughdisillusionfollowseachnewassociation,
theimperativeneedoffriendshipandattachmentimpelstowardsnew
andotherscenesandrelationshipscontinually .
Thenativesofthissignarediscreet and independentinmanythings,
andverycapableinavarietyofways,thefacultyofadaptationbeing
enormous,thoughthereisahighdegreeofnervousirritability,the
resultofextremesensitiveness,thisbeingaconcomitantofthelunarand
fluidicnature. In
negotiationsandpublicmovementstheyarevery
capable,andthereisaloveofpositionandwealthandhonours. This
signmakeswomenbornunderittobeverylaboriousthoughsomewhat
exacting
; buttoallitgivesgreatversatilitycoupledwithaspiritof
eclecticism. According to
circumstancesthesubjectiseithercourageous
ortimid,generallytimidastophysicaldangersbutbraveinhismental
andmoralattitude
. Attimesdistrustful,cautiousandprudent,thereis
asuddenreversiontogaiety,inconstancyandfancifulromance,while
angercomesandgoesinquickalternation,thetemperbeingaschangeful
astheocean.
Difficultyinacquiringwealth is shownandfrequently
theinheritanceislostthroughrelativesorbyspeculationandaffairs
connectedwithchildren,orbyloveattachments
. Butalthoughthere
aredangersoflossesinthisway,thelatterpartoflifeisonthewhole
moresuccessfulandprosperous. - ThesubjectsofCancerfrequently
inheritmoneyandproperty,butitcomestothemonlywithgreattardiness
orinspiteofmanyobstacles . Prematuredeathofabrotherorsisteris
shownandtroublesthroughrelatives,withwhomthenativedisagrees
.
Hehasusuallyasecondfamily,ormaybecomeadopted
. Children
give
troubleandcausemanydiscordsinthelife,buttheeldestsucceeds
inthemedical,chemicalormilitaryprofession,andachieveshonours
inadvancedyearsthechildrenareoftentimesasourceofprotection .
Thissignexposestomanydangers,bothmysteriousandpublic,but
aprovidenceseems to
protectanddeliverthenative . Itisopposedto
marriageorgiveslittlehappinesstherein,whileinheritancecomes
throughmarriageonlyafterlegaldifficulties.
V oyagesarecertaintobe
frequentandlongandgenerallysuccessful
whilesomemaybring
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honours. Therearemanydangers,especiallyofcaptivityandsecret
enemies,ambushesand so forth,tobefearedinforeignlands,but
nothingseriouscomesofthem . Thepositionisacquiredbystrife or is
muchdebated,andslandermaybeexperienced. Thesigngivessuccess
throughone' sownenterpriseanddaring . ] Beforethirty-fivetheposition
isuncertain,butafterthatageitbecomesmoreassured. Friends,
womenespecially,willhelpandsupportthenativeofthissign,and
financialhelpwillproceedfromthem ; oneofthem,however,willcause
areversalofposition . Thereismuchdangerofsecretandviolent
enemies,andofcabalsformedagainstthenative ; theseareoftenfound
amongnearrelativesorneighbours,andevenamongservants : frequently
somepublicationsorslanderouslettersareputforthagainstthenative
bysecretenemies .
Themaladiesincident to thissign are affectionsofthechestand
stomach,alsorheumatismandsciatica . Therearesignsofdangerby
falls,orhurtsfromhorsesduringresidenceinforeigncountriesor while
travelling. Woundsbyhumanhandsarealsotobefeared.
Personsbornunderthissignrisetopositionandhonourthrough
theirownmerits. Theyarefrequentlyassociatedwithindividualsin
highlife,titledladiesespecially. Leogivesanelevatednature,a
strongwill,anopen,frankandnoblespirit,andanambitious,persevering
will : themindisjust,firm,confident,generous,andoftenhighlygifted.
Attimespresumptuousandproud,butalwaysself-possessedandmaster-
ful,theLeomanscorns small andpunyactions : helovesthe things of
thedaylightandallthatisbigandnobleinlife . Hehasaquicktemper
whenprovoked,buthisangerdoesnotlastlong,andthoughseldom
foregoinghisrevenge,hetakesitinagenerousandopenway . Heis
constantinhisaffectionsandlovestruly . He is patientinhiswork
andachieveshisendsbysolidendurance.
Thecapabilitiesarediverse,butfrequentlyfavourthefineartsand
publicoffices,andthereissomeloveofdisplayattimes : thepoetical
instinctisstrong,andalsoloveofthedrama. WhatevertheLeoman
doeshetriestodowell,and is verythoroughinhisintentions,sothat
honourscometothenativewithouthisseekingthem . Thepassionsare
strong,butundercontrol : theopinionsarefixedandoftendogmatic ;
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and undertakingsarecarriedtotheirendevenatgreatpersonalrisk
.
Wealthcomesbypersonalmeritandbywork,andalsobyrelationsin
goodposition,orbyfavourofrichpatrons,whilelossesarelikelyto
occurthroughservantsandbybadhealthorfamilytroubles. The
nativegainsbyfriendsandbytradinginthecommoditiesoflife,suchas
foodandclothing. Thefatherisinimicaltotheposition,andfrequently
dieswhilethenativeisyoung,producingareversaloffortune
; otherwise
he isasourceofstrifeattimes . Thereareoftenlegaldisputesinregard
toinheritanceorinregardtolongvoyagesandlifeinaforeigncountry-
Accidentswhiletravellingareencountered,butnoserioushurt is done
Childrenareusuallynumerous,butthedeathoftheeldestisverylikely
tohappeninitschildhood : theremaybetwins,especiallyifthenative
isafemaleorifthehusbandisbornunderthesignAquarius,and
differencesarisebetweenthechildrenwhentheygrowup . Frequently
therearetwomarriagesandchildrenbybothwives(orhusbands,asthe
casemaybe).
Thechiefailmentsofthissignareheartaffections,spinalcomplaints,
rheumatism,andchronicailmentsofthebonesandblood
: in many
casesthewifeorhusbandsuffersfromlong-standingcomplaints . Not
infrequently,duringsomeperiodoftheirlife,Leomenhavetogothrough
agooddealofhardshipandwantoffoodandcomfort,andmaritallifeis
crossedwithdiscord,causedfrequentlybyservantsor
by friendsor
associates. Legaciesarelikelytocometothenativeortohischildren .
Therearefewornovoyages,andsuchastakeplacearenotadvantageous
andseriouslyaffectthepositionandinterest : therearemanyjourneys
onland,however,andprosperity is broughtaboutthereby. Theoccu-
pationishonourableandprofitableandgenerallynecessitatesmuch
travellingbyrailorcoach . Personsinhighpositionsprosperthe
businessorprofessionofthenative,especiallywomenofrankand
wealth,andthenativedoeswelltorelyontheirpatronage . Friends
amongliteraryandartisticpeoplearenumerous . Theremayarise
quarrelsthroughfriendswhichyetleadtogainintheend . Secret
enemiesarechieflyfoundamongwomenwhosepowertohurtisreally
slight .
V IRGO.
Thesubjectsofthissignacquirehonoursandpositionbytheirown
personalmerits,andbytheuseoftheirinherentfaculties . Theyare
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endowed with acool,clearintellect,andhave a greatsenseofjustice,
butareoftenimpassively cold andharsh in theirtreatmentofothers
theymakegoodfaithfulfriends,butveryhardmasters
. Thereisawant
ofproportioninthemind,whichtendstogiveundueimportanceto
smallthings
. Thenatureispiousandhonest,andverycarefulofways
andmeansintheaffairsoflife . Kind,modest,retiringandyetagreeable
incompany,thesubjectsofV irgoareoftendifficulttoknow,though
veryconfidingwhereaffectionortrustisgiven
. Generallygood-
tempered,slowtoanger,butalsoveryslowtoforgive,theyholdthose
longindispleasurewhohavehurtthem ; butunderadequateinducement
theywillrepenttheiranger
. Thewillisfirmandstrong,though
capableofsuddenchangesunderpersuasion
. Themindishighly
endowed,intelligentandingenious,holdingitsopinionswithgreat
tenacity.
Thissignconducestoaloveoftheliberalarts,literature,history,
thedrama,anddivinity ; itrendersthenative-eloquent,persuasive,
sometimes a greattalker,butgenerallyofquiettoneanddemeanour.
Thereisfrequentlyaloveofhorticulture,gardening,farming,etc. ,but
themindisequallycapableofmasteringthetheoreticalandpractical
sciences,andfrequentlyinclinestomorereconditeandabstrusestudies .
Theyounglifeisfraughtwithdangersofsicknessoraccidentwhile in
thecradle
. Thedegreeofwealthshownisnotveryconsiderable,and is
frequentlyacquiredonlybydintofhardlabour ; eventhenthereremains
amenaceofloss,especiallyduringtheearlierpartoflife,theclose
beingmorefortunate . There is generally some inheritance,andthe
nativegainspropertythroughthewifeorpartner ; alsobyscienceor
teaching :
yetalthoughthereissuccessinconnectionwithsomeartor
sciencebytheworkandintelligenceofthenative,thereisstill amenace
ofreversal,butwealthwillbeacquiredinforeignlands
. V irgopeople
makesuccessfulbankersandbusinessmengenerally,thoughthereis
dangerfortheminspeculation
. Relativesandneighboursdonotfavour
thefortunesofthesubject,andthedeathofanelderbrotherorsister is
likely : butthereisgenerallylittleor no sympathybetweenthemembers
ofthefamily,Thereissomedangerofaccidentaldeath,especiallyby
animals. Thereareusually some familysecrets ; thefathermarries
twice,orsomeillegalattachmentliesbehindthenative' slife
. Thefirst
childofthenativeseldomlivestomaturity,andhisfamilyissmalland
difficult
tomanage,whilethechildrendonotmarryearlyorreadily
.
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Disappointmentandtardinessinloveaffairsisshown,andthenative
usuallymarriestwiceorhasasecondattachmentduringthelifeofhis
legalwife. Strifeswilloccur in themaritalstate,whilethere is some
secrettouchingthewife(orhusband)whichrendersseclusionnecessary
.
Aftermanydifficultiesthenativeisusuallysuccessfulinachievinga
position in life,butthereare' generallymanychangesofoccupation,
whilemuchtravellingandmanyshortjourneysareshowninconnection
withbusinessaffairs.
Theoccupationwillgenerallybeofaclerical,literary,orartistic
nature ; frequentlythenativehasmanythingsinhandatthe
same
time. ' Betweentwostools " heoftencomestotheground,butinthe
endsuccessisattained
. Longvoyagesinsearchofwealth,or in con-
nectionwithpropertyinforeigncountries,areindicatedbythissign,
andfrequentlythenativehasacommissiontofulfilinforeignlands
therearefrequentchangesofresidence,andoftenattheendoflifethe
nativehastwohomesorpropertyintwoplaces
. Friendswillbe
changeable,ormanychangesinlifewillcausefrequentbreaksinthe
circleoffriends,newassociationsbeingfrequentlyformed
. Womenof
positionfavourthenative. Friendsinthenativetownorcountry,and
friendshipsformedwhileuponthehighseas,arelikelytoinfluencethe
lifeverymuch ; butfrequentchangesarecertaintoeffectadegreeof
instabilityintheserelations. Thenativehaspowerfulenemiesamong
menofpositionbelongingtotheworldofart,orengagedinspeculation,
andfrequentlysomepermanenthatredisdirectedagainstthenativeon
account of someloveaffair,whilethedeathorsequestrationofachildis
likelytohappen.
ThecomplaintsincidenttoV irgoare,colicandflatulentpainsin
thebowels,dysentery,diarrhoea,anduterineaffections
; dyspepticaction
arisingfromdebility,wantoftone or bloodimpurity. Eczemaalsoisa
commoncomplaintwithsubjectsofthissign.
LIBRA.
Libraconfersuponitssubjectasweetandgentlenature,very
flexibleandsensitive,andeasilyinfluencedbyprevailingconditions . It
givescourtesy,honesty,andasenseofjusticewhichcontrolsallthe
actionsoflife,withkindness,compassionanddeepaffection . The
natureisuprightandfrank,attimesveryhopefulandanonverymean-
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choly ; liabletoextremes of temperandmood,andeasilyangeredbut
asreadilypacified. Intheaffairsoflifethereisacertainlackof
decisionobservedinthissubject,whogenerallywaits " toseewhatwill,
bedone" by
othersbeforemovinghimself. Themindisinventiveand
showsabilityinconstructiveanddecorativework,andmayshow
inclinationformaritimeartsandnavigation . Thewill is strong,but
doesnotalwaysendure .
Thenativeofthissign is quickinlearning,hasatasteforthearts,
andalsoforbusinessaffairsgenerally yettheappetitesarekeenand
theloveofpleasuregreat,whilethepassionsareferventandsincere .
Thesubject is apttoride a hobbyandtopursuea"fad"toextreme
length,andwhileengagedonanythingisveryintense ; butheisliable
tochangehisviewsatanymomentandtotake up somenewpursuit.
Generallyspeaking,successistheresultofsomeoccupationconnected
withnavigation, or fluids : manyofthosebornunderthissignbecome
wineorspiritmerchants,chemists,doctorsandsurgeons,orevensailors
in themarines ; whereverwateristhemotive power there is aprospect
ofsuccess . Buttherearesignsofdisputesandlossesinconnection
therewith,causedbydeathorbydisagreementwiththebusinesspartner ;
whileincontractsthereismuchdangerofloss . Brothersandsisters
aregenerallynumerous,orbecomesoaftermarriagebythe wife (or
husband)beingmemberofalargefamily : buttherearestrifesand
disputesamongtherelatives,andsomelegalprocessesmayfollow. The
fatherisasourceoftroubleorlosstothenativeandfrequentlyhas
fallenfromahighposition : insomecasesthefatherdieswhenthe
nativeisquiteyoung ; in allothercasestherearedisputes,hindrances
andrestraintsbroughtaboutbythefather. Fewchildrenarebornto
thenative,buttheyarefortunateandgivesatisfaction . Amongthe
relativesthereislikelytobeadoubletiethroughadoptedparentsorby
a secondmarriageofthefatherormother(usuallythefather) .
ThemaladiestowhichLibrapeoplearesubjectare,affectionsof
theliver,kidneysandveins,humidaffections of thefeet,anddangerof
intestinalcomplaints . Themarriageisapttobesterile,andtroubleis
threatenedinmarriedlife,withseparationordeathofthepartner .
Thewife. (orhusband)isusually well offandevenwealthy ; andthe
nativeislikelytogainbyunexpectedlegaciesfromfemales . Thereare
manyvoyagestoandjourneysindistantcountries,andsomedangers
therein. ' Inthemiddleoflifeareversalis to hefeared,themotherof
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thenativebeingfrequentlythedirectorindirectcauseofit thereare,
however,signsofpopularityandofsecuringagoodpositionatthe
closeoflife . Thenative will havemuchtodowiththepublic,andin
connectionwiththeoccupationhewillmakemanychangesofresidence
andsomelongvoyages . Instabilitymarkstheposition,andhonours
arelikelytobeimpermanent,thoughthefamilysometimesassistthe
native in thisparticular ; whiledealinginlandandhouseswillleadto
honouraswellasprofit. Successisshowninthenativelandandeven
inthenativetown . Thefriendsandsupportersofthenativeare
frequentlypersonsofhighbirthorlineage,andamongartistsandpro .
fessionalpeoplehewillfindmanyanunexpectedfriend : thereis,
however,somedangerofhisharmingoneormoreoftheminvoluntarily .
Therearesecretenemiesamongservantsandmembersofthefamilyon
thefather' sside ; moreover,familyaffairswillcauseenmity . The
childrenofthenativearefrequentlyhisbest_supportersinoldage.
SCORPIO.
Thenativeofthissignisboldandwarlike,inclinedtorushinto
quarrelsandtobeinvolvedindisputeswhicharelikelytobeharmfulto
him . Thenatureisexcessive,andgoestoextremesbothinworkand
pleasures,thusbringingbothsicknessandtrouble ; forthereisastrong
tendencytoplaythecritic,sothatthenativeisapttobesarcasticand
severetohisopponents. Thewillisverystrongandfightstotheend
.
Theexecutiveanddestructivefacultiesarelarge,theScorpioman
representingthefunctionofdissolutioninNature hepullsdownand
destroysexistingtheories,institutionsandbeliefs,andthisisfrequently
effectedbytheacutepenetrationoftheScorpiomind,whichisendowed
withthe
"
eagleeye " and whichhasmoreoveraninsatiablethirstfor
findingoutthesecretnatureofthings. Theoccultresearcher,the
chemist,theinductivephilosopherandeventhedetective,owetheir
facultytothissign .
Theimaginationisfertileandthenatureveryresourceful : the
temperisuncertainandpetulant,veryfiery,butnotnecessarilyoflong
malice,thoughthelovesandhatesarekeenandabsorbing. The
mannersarefrequentlybrusqueandrude,butdirectspokenandfearless
thenativekeepshisowncounselandiswaryandwatchful of his
interests : thereismuchprideinthementaldisposition . Inangerthe
176
nativeisoftimesirresistible ; andanaturallyquarrelsomedisposition
may, undertheinfluenceofeducationandtraining,expressitself in fiery
debatesandwordywarfare . Thenativeisambitiousofhonourand
frequentlyattainshighpositions . Thereisatasteforarmsandfor
maritimepursuits ; andalsoforgovernmentandleadership. Themone-
taryaffairsofthenativearefraughtwithuncertainty :theearlypartof
life is notfortunate,butthesecondhalfisfrequentlyveryprosperous,and
thenativegainsbyexploitsinforeignlands,bymarriagerelatives,legal
affairs,andalsodirectlybymarriage . Generallytherearetwodistinct
sourcesofincometothenativeandoftentwooccupationsquitedissimi
lar ; butScorpioisasignwhichproduceseventualwealth . Therearefew
brothersandsistersandfrequentlythenativeistheonlysonor
daughter ; whileifothersarebornthereisdangerofdeathtothemby
falls fromhighplacesorfromnaturalcausesinducedbymaternalevilsand
cold. Thefatherisfriendlytothenative,butisindangerofreversals
.
Thissigngivesmanychildren,andsometimestwinsareborn : the
childrenmarryearly :thereissomesecrettrouble,however,inconnec-
tionwiththem . Manysecretloveaffairsarelikelytoenterintothe
native'slife.
TheailmentsincidenttoScorpioareaflectionsoftheexcretory
system,piles,fistula,diseasesofthebladderandanus ; inflammatory
andpoisonouscomplaintsofthegenerativesystem ; affectionsofthe
headandbrain,fevers,etc . :andsomeviolentaccidentsbyfireorsteel
areshown . Therightarmisindangerofbeinghurtorevenlost,and
thehead is indangerofcuts,andwounds : theeyesaresometimes
affected by diseaseoraccident . Thenativehimselfisfrequentlythe
causeofhisownillnesses,duetoexcessinseveraldirections .
Thenativeislikelytomarrymorethanonce,andthepremature
lossofthefirstpartneristobefeared,forthepartnerisindangerof
longillness, or accidentorhurtsbyanimalsorsecretenemies,especially
rivalsinlove : theprematuredeathof a dearfriendmoreoverwill
causetroubletothenative. Fortunateandlongvoyagesareshown
whichleadtohonours,andmanyexploitsonthehighseasinforeign
landsmaybeexpected . Aseriesofdifficultiesintheearlypartoflife
willeventuallyleadontogoodpositionandevenhonours,andsuccess
willatlastcrowntheeffortsofthenative . Therewillbeaserious
hearttrouble,disappointment or lossofonebelovedbeforetheageof
thirty-fiveyears. Thenativehasmanyfriendsandsupportersamong
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persons in highlifeorintheartisticordramaticworld ; andsomelove
affairofthenativewillinjure or advancetheposition,affecting
thehonouronewayoranotherverymuch. Thefamilyandrela-
tionsofthenativearefriendlytohisinterestsandwelfare,butthere
isfrequentlyalossoffriendsaboutthethirtiethyear . Enemieswill
befoundchieflyamonghisownassociates,whiletheloveaffairsand
marriageofthenativearelikelytoleadtosomeseriouscontests : in
foreigncountriesthenativewillbeindangerofsecretviolence,from
whichhe will beprovidentiallyprotected.
SAGITTARIUS.
Thenativeofthissignisfrank,open,honestandgenerous,and
hasmoreregardtoactionsthantotheirresults,beingeverambitiousof
doingandachieving,thoughnotsomuchinrespecttothefruitsofsuch
actionasinobediencetotheimperativedemandsofasympatheticnature .
Itispossibleforthenativetoshowtwoverydifferentcharacters,one
externalandanotherinternal,beingbothbold,recklessanddaringyet
atthesametimeverysensitive,impressionableandreticent . Hence
thesubjectsofthissignaredifficulttoknow . Theyareusually
ingeniousandversatileandmastermanybranchesoflearning . They
areardentandratherpetulantbutseldombearmalice . Thesenseof
justice is verykeen,andharshnesstoothersamountsalmosttoa
personalinjury.
Themindisclearandquickatapprehendingthings,veryreadily
assimilatingnewideasandnewmodesoflife . Thereisacertain
irritabilityoftenshown,whichresultsfromnoapparentcause ; butwhich
inrealityistheresultofrestraint,andiscausedbythedoublenature
ofthesigncomingintoplayatoneandthesametime . Themannersare
naturallygentle,onlybecomingbrusqueordefiantinthepresenceof
enemiesorwhenstirredtoself-defence,whilethenature is hopeful,
joyousandyouthfuleveninadvancedyears,andthedisposition
althoughsometimesdisturbedisgenerallycalm . Thenativeissimple
in hismodeoflivingandaboveallthingsdelightsinhisindependence,
sacrificingeverythingratherthanbearrestraint,andfrettingexceedingly
inunsympatheticsurroundings . There is alsoacertainwatchfulness
anddistrustofothers(andalsoofhimself),whichleadstodeception
whiletryingtoavoidit . Heisafriendofpeace,truthandjustice,and
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isseldomengagedinstrifewithoutgoodcause,andthoughattimes
timidhewillonoccasionshowextremecourageanddaring . The
Sagittariusmaniscomplexanddifficulttogauge,usuallyveryapt,
clever in conversation,eloquentandsometimesvisionary,fondof
theologyandspiritualsubjects,andfrequentlyreclusiveanddevotedto
studyandresearch . Thepassionsarenumerousandardent,but
controlled by thereason ; theopinionschangeful,ponderableandoften
heterodox .
Theearlypartoflife is notveryfortunateowingtothepremature
deathofthefatherortosomereversalofthefortunesoftheparents .
Thenativesucceedsatlengthintheacquirementofgoodfortuneby
personalapplicationtohiscallingorprofession,sometimesmoreover
comingintoaninheritance . Thissigngivesfewbrothers,andsome
troublesthroughthosethatthenativehas ; nevertheless,therelations
generallyarefriendly. Thereisusuallysomesecrettroublewith- the
parent,thefatherorfather-in-law ; andthismayleadtothenative's
downfallortoarestraintwhichisalmostworsethanimprisonment. He
hasfewchildrenandthereisnotmuchsympathybetweenhimand
them itisoftenthecasethatthenativeisseparatedfromhischildren,
orfromoneofthem . Thereareusuallytwoormoremarriagesorlong
associations,ofwhichonewillbeinimicaltothewelfareandpositionof
thenative . Therearemanyobstaclesinthefirstpartoflife,but
fortunecomesintheend ; andtheoccupationislikelytobeofadouble
nature. Ataboutthirtyyearsofagethenativeisliabletoreversals,
fallsfromhighplaces,nervousaffections,orsomeseriouscalamity .
Therearefewornovoyages,butmanyjourneys ; therebeingdanger
inthecaseofsea-voyages,whiledeathusuallytakesplace in aforeign
country.
Thechiefailmentsareaffectionsofthethroat,earsandbronchial
tubes ; sciaticaandrheumatism ; varicoseveinsandswellingsinthe
legs ; butgenerallythehealthisverygood . Aparentdies while the
nativeis in aforeigncountryorawayfromhome ; sometimesaparent
islostwhiletravelling . Friendsareillustriousanduseful,andthe
support offriendsisveryusefulandeffectiveinthenative'slife ; the
servicesofaladyofrankwillprovetimelyandfortunate,butafalse
friendseekstoinjurethehonour,thoughwithoutsuccess . Enemies
arenumerousandviolentandsometimesareledtoactsofviolence ;
the familyaffairsandhomelifeofthenative,aswellashismarriedlife,
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may beatthemercyofthesesnake-likeenemies . Usuallythecareeris
longanduseful.
CAPRICORNUS.
Thenativeofthissignisendowedwithaquietyetambitious,perse-
veringandpersistentspirit,capableofenormouseffortstowardsthe
attainmentofadesiredobject : attimesmelancholic,andfrequently
maliciousandrevengeful,heisinsomerespectsmartialandwarlike,yet
alwaysself-possessed,andoffirm will. Thenativefrequentlyhas
somemarkedpeculiarityinhissteporinmannerofaction,whilethe
bodyisoftentimesangularandawkwardincarriage ; hemaybede-
formedfromthecradleormeetwithbodilyhurtsthroughaccidents
. The
speechisbrusqueanddirectandthenativethoughofteneloquenthas
generallyanimpedimentorpeculiarityinthespeech
. Thetemperis
strong,forceful,andenduring,themindsuspiciousandmelancholic ; and
inspiteofinordinateambitionandmuchcourage,frequentlyresultingin
great'achievements,thelifeisoftenunhappy. Thedesireforpoweris
strong,andthenativeis,thoughquietandreticentinthepresenceof
strangers,yetforcibleandeloquentamongfriends
: there is moreforcethan
persuasioninthedisposition . Thewill is liabletochangebutgenerally
effectsitsobjectatallhazards .
Thenativemayforgivebutnever
forgetsaninjury
hemakesagoodfriendandanunrelentingenemy .
Cautionandprudencemarktheactionsandpolicyofthemanof
Capricorn,butwhen a courseisdecideduponheisverypersistent : he
hasagoodsenseofwaysandmeans,andisaptintheuseofthem
. The
affectionsaresincerebutfrequentlysubjecttochange,duemoreto
destinythaninclination . Thewealthisduetopersonalmerit,tothe
assistanceoffriends,andtothesupportofthefamily,butspeculations
mayenrichthenative : mostfrequently,however,thenativegainsby
hisownenterpriseandwork.
Thebrothersandsistersareusually
numerousandfrequentlycausegreatenmitiesandsorrowsinthenative's
life,whilerivalriesandsecrettroublesariseamongtherelations .
Journeysarebothnumerousanddangerous,andfrequentlyforsome
secretpurpose . Inlandjourneysthenativemayfallintotheambushof
hisenemies .
Thefatherandthefamilygenerallyarehostileandmay
causestrifesandobstacles,especiallyinregardtomarriage . During
infancy,thenativeisliabletodangerbyfire,orwoundsbysteel,etc . ,
andthefatheris in dangerofearlydeath . Thechildrenarefewand
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theambitionsofthenativearelikelytobecloselyconnectedwiththe
first-bornorheir :sometimesmoreovertheyareharmfultotheposition
andsometimesthepositionisdangeroustothem . Therearemany
strifesandcontests,andsomeserioustroubleamongrelatives,while
thereisaliabilitytostrifeandillnessduringtravels .
Capricorntendstoproduceaffectionsduetocoldandobstructions,
rheumatism(especiallyintheknees,arms,andhands),nervousaffec-
tionsofthestomach,colicpainsduetoflatulence,'andsometimes
paralysisorepilepsy ; fallsandhurtsbyhumanhandsarealsotobe
feared,especiallyduringtravels : oftenthenativeisafflictedwithmelan-
cholicfanciesandhypochondriacaffections . Themaritalrelationshipis
veryuncertainandmuchaffectsthelife. SomeCapricornmenare
muchopposedtomarriage,whileothersmarryearlyandmorethanonce
inallcasestheaffairsoftheheartareliabletogreatandfatefulchanges,
whilethewifewillbetheobstacletosomemainambition . Inthecase
ofapluralmarriageonewifewilldie,andanotherislikelytoconfer
wealth . . Theambitionsandpositionaresubjectverylargelytothe
wife or wives,whowillinfluencethecareerto a wonderfulextent. In
allcasesthepositiongivesrisetogravecontestsandcreatesmany
enemies . Thevoyagesofthenativearedangerous and willcauselosses,
privationsandsickness,iftheyarenotindeedtheeffectoftheseevils .
Friendswillbeofthemartialtype,soldiers,marines,doctors,surgeons,
chemists,etc. ,andtherewillbemanysurprisesandsuddenlossesamong
them :deathwillcountthemoutonebyone . Amongthemwillbe
foundonetraitorwhowillinfluencethelastdaysofthenative'scareer
andwilloverthrowhisgreatestambitions,bringinghisnameintoobloquy .
Enemieswillbefoundin foreignlandsandamongforeigners,andgener-
allyspeakingtherelativesofthenativewillbeinimicaltohissuccess
andsafety,orrelativesbymarriagewillinjurehisposition . Oftentimes
itisfoundthatthereis a combinationofenemies,'someofwhomare in
highpositionandsomeincommonservice . ThenativeofCapricornis
subjecttoagreatreversaloffortuneinmaturelife .
AQUARIUS.
ThosebornunderAquariushavesomedegreeofliteraryandartistic
faculty,andareusuallyadvocatesoftheliberalartsandofscientific
research. Notinfrequentlytheyaregiventooccultresearchandsecret
methodsofexperimentalscience . Theyaregoodoratorsandwriters
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andhave a tasteforeclecticphilosophy,musicandthedrama . They
havestrongaffectionsandcanlovewithexceedingconstancy : they
generallyremaintheardentloveroftheirwivestilloldage,and always
play"Darby"tothewife's " Joan . "Sometimestheyliveinseclusion
orareofveryretiringhabits . Theirnatureisfrank,open,perfectly
ingenuous,andveryhumane .
ThenativesofAquariusmakegoodenduringfriendstheyhave
strongforcefultempers,butdonotbearmalice,andthedisposition
generallyiskindandsweet . The will isfirmandinflexible,andcon-
tinuestotheendofanyproposedachievementinspiteofobstacles .
Thenativealthoughinclinedtosolitudeisnotmisanthropic,andthe
spiritsareusuallybuoyant,cheerful,andfullofgeniality . Thenative
isnotaversetohonoursandtowealth,thoughheisfrequentlyun-
successfulinreachingeither,thoughpatientinlabourandenduring .
Whatheachieves is duetodevotionandpersonalmerit,butthe
monetarysuccess is likelytobofanuncertainnature,subjecttogreat
mutationsandtoseriousobstacles,duechieflytohiddenenemies,
secretconspiracies,anddeathsamongthebusinesscircle . Hemayand
probablywillreceivevaluableassistancefromfriends,especiallymenof
letters,theclergy,lawyers,etc . Hemaygainaninheritanceorreceive
assistancefromthefamily,butitismorethanlikelythatthiswillbea
sourceoftroubletohim . Longvoyagesaretakeninrespecttothe
gettingofmoney,andinconnectionwiththeoccupation,therearemany
journeysbyland. Sometimesarelation,especiallyabrother,isthe
causeoftroubleinbusiness,andtherelativesgenerallyareinimicalto
thehonourandpositionofthesubject .
ThesignAquariusproducestwoormoresourcesofincome,and
usuallytheoccupationhassomethingofasecretnatureaboutit : it
maybechemicalresearch ; asecretcommissionfrommilitaryorgovern .
mentalheads ; orevendetectiveworkorsomethingoflikenature,in
whichsecrecyisrequired. Aquariusgivesfewbrothersandsistersand
notmuchagreementamongthem ; frequentlythenativeisinvolvedin
quarrelsthereby. Dangersin travellingbylandorrailareindicated,
especiallyinconnectionwithbusinessortheaffairsoftherelatives ; but
thenativeofAquariusisfondoftravellingbackwardsandforwards,and
oftenjourneysforsmallcauses . Thefatherisengaged in farming,
speculativebuyingandselling,orstock-rearing : heisindangerof
dyingearly . Thenativehasfewchildren(sometimestwins),andincurs
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dangersthroughthem : theyaresubjecttoviolence,especiallythefirst-
born,whilethenativehastotravelmuchontheiraccount .
Thissigngivescertainailmentssuchas,bloodaffections,eczema,
spasmodicaction,indigestion,stomachcomplaints,neuralgicaffections
ofthehead,andsometimesgout. Marriageisprettycertain,and
usuallytakesplaceatanearlyage
. Thewifeislikelytobeofhigh
birthorfollowingsomeartisticoccupation,suchasartist,actress,or
musician : thesameappliestothehusband, mutatis mutandis. The
maritallifeisgenerallyenduringandveryhappysofarasregardsthecon-
tinuedaffectionofthepartners
. Thenativemaygainbylegacyfrom
relatives,andthewife(orhusband)hasmoneyinchancery,orsotied
upin some way orotherthatitscarcelybenefitshiminanyway,while
thechildrenarelikelytoreceiveinheritanceorlegacyfromrelativesof
thenative
. Voyagescausestrife,andopenenemiesarefoundinforeign
landsoraremadeduringavoyage,andsometimesinregardtoreligious
orlegalaffairs
. Thenativetakeslongvoyagesinconnectionwith
property,orinregardtothefamilyorthefather(whomayliveina
foreigncountry),andthenativeislikelytoendhisdaysabroad
. The
native'spositionisfraughtwithdangers,martialpeoplebeing able to
influenceittoalargeextent
. Relatives,andespeciallyabrother,have
muchinfluenceonthecreditandposition,andadeathwillseriously
affect hisbusinessfortunes .
Thesubjectofthissignnotinfrequentlymeetshisdeathinthe
commissionofhisbusiness,orinapublicplace : hemaybeexiled,or
imprisoned,beingliabletosomeforcedseclusion,andhavingenemies
amongmenofpowerwho canharmhim,thoughhehasfriends who will
helphimfinanciallyamongtheclericalandlegalprofessions . He
frequentlyhasaccesstothebestsocietyandtheassociationofpeoplein
goodposition,butisyetcapableofbeinghisownenemyinmanyways,
especiallybyassociationsofasecretnature
. Generally,however,the
subjectofAquariusisamanofgoodcounselandcapableofcommanding
publicesteemandofsecuringverymanyfriends .
NOTE
. -Thelasttwosigns,AquariusandPisces,aresocomplexin
theirnature,andhumanityatitspresentstageissolittlecapableof
fully interpretingtheirtrueinnerqualities,thatbut
few oftheforegoing
characteristicswillbefoundcompletelyexpressedinanyordinaryper-
son,whilethelowertypeswho
are . bornunderthesetwosignswill
chieflydisplayrespectivelyerratic ' contrariness ' andfatuousindecision .
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PISCES.
Thesubjectofthissigniscapableofliftinghimselfbyhisown
meritstoapositionofconsiderablecelebrityandhonour,andgenerally
ithappensthatliteratureortheartsandsciencesformthechiefmeans
ofhissupport . Manypopularauthorsandwriterswillbefoundtobe
nativesofthissign,themindbeingrestlessandcreative,alwaysonthe
searchfornewideas
. Thenativeisimpressionable,romantic,imagina-
tiveandflexible,andeasilytormentsitselfwithcuriousfancies
: forthe
natureisinitselfdifficulttoknow,beingveryimitativeandreadily
movedbytheproximityorassociationofothers
. Themindisupright,
just,kind,benevolentandpowerful,andthespiritcontemplative,
studiousandpoetical
. Thenativelikestotastethegoodthingsoflife
andhasacapitalideaofenjoyinghimself
; thedispositionis,however,
generous,andhedoesnotwillinglyallowhispleasurestohurtothers
.
Thewill,thoughchangeful,isstrong,canexerciseauthoritywithout
harshness,andbefirmwithapleasantnessofmanner
.
Thenatureisfull,richandprudent,andwhileincliningtoagree-
mentoutofgood-will,doesnotreadilybinditself,sothatthenativecan
beverycriticalthoughwithoutprejudice
. Slowtoanger,buthardto
appease,thenativeisyetoftencontentwithanoblevengeance
. Heis
muchoccupiedandundertakesmanypursuits,inwhichsuccessmaybe
achievedintwooutofeverythree,thedispositionbeingcordialand
delightingin societyandgoodcompany,andthenativebeingmoreover
giftedwitheloquenceorliteraryability
. Themindisverybroadon
manysubjects,thetendencybeingentirelyeclecticandunorthodox,
whilethepassionsarestrongbutchangeful
. Thewealthofthenative
willbelargelyduetohisowneffortsandworks
; frequentlyhiswritings
aresuccessful,orhegainsbymuchtravellingandhasthegoodwilland
assistanceofrelatives ; butlosseswillcomethroughlongvoyagesto
foreignlands,andbythedeathofsomenearassociate
. Thenative
followsadoubleoccupation,andhasacapacityformanythings
. The
brothersandsistersarenumerous,andtherelativesareabletobe
of
muchhelptohim :
insomecasesthereistheprematurelossofabrother
orsister
. Theparentsarenotconducivetothenative'swelfare,andit
isoftenthecasethatthefatherdiesprematurely,whiletheparents
generallyaresubjecttoaccidentsandviolence
. Thefamilyestate
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becomes splitupand does notenrichthenative to anyextent :fre-
quentlythemothermarriestwice . Thechildrenofthenativeare
numerousandfortunate,willgolongvoyages,andwillbesubjectto
frequentchanges .
Themaladiestowhichthesignpredisposesare,affectionsofthe
feetandankles,colicpainsinthebowels,affectionsoftheheartand
eyes,anddangersofwoundsbyfireoriron . Thereisfrequentlyarenal
affectionand,inthecaseoffemales,dangerofovariandiseaseor
irregularitiesofthesystem . Thissignconferstwomarriagesinmany
casesandgenerallyagooddealoftroubleinthemaritalstate,forthe
wifeisagreatinvalidorafflictedinsomeway,ortherelativesofthe
nativeareabletoaffectthemarriedlifedetrimentally . Servantsalso
maycauseconfusionandtrouble. Thewifegenerallydiesbeforethe
native,whotheninclinestoasecondmarriage :shesometimeshas
propertybylegacyorinheritance . Longseavoyagesareattendedwith
dangersinforeigncountriesoronthehighseas . Thenativehasfriends
inhighcircles,andhisoccupationisadvancedbytheirmeans . Long
journeysaretakeninconnectionwiththeoccupation,twodistinctpro-
fessionsbeingoftenfollowedbythenativeatthesametime . Therewill
beatreacherousfriendofasaturninenature,whowillbecome a secret
enemy ; andalthoughfriendsarepowerful,changesareshown-chiefly
duetothevariedoccupation . Anopenenemymaybethecauseofthe
native'sdeath : hehas some enemieswho will becomefriends,andyet
otherswho will domuchtoinjurehisfriendships . Thissigniscapable
ofconferringwell-meritedhonoursandalsoconsiderablewealth .
. cenoteen p. 182).
CHAPTERXXI.
WHATISAHOROSCOPEANDHOWISITCAST?
FULLdetailsastocastingthehoroscopewillbefoundinthesecond
volumeofthisseries*,andthereforeitisunnecessaryheretodomore
thanmerelyexplain in generalterms (I) whatis,meantbytheword
"horoscope"and (2) themethodofcalculation .
A"horoscope,"then,isadiagramormapoftheheavens for any
givenmoment,-inthesense in whichwearehereusingit,themoment
ofbirth . Thismapoftheheavensatbirth,or ' nativity,'constitutesa
chart,asit were,ofthelife-voyageofthepersonthenborn ; and,ifrightly
interpreted,isasindispensable to thewayfareronearthasarenautical
chartstotheseamanwhodesirestomakethesurestandthesafest
journey. No onecanmakethefullestpossibleuseofhisopportunities,material
orspiritual, in thisworldwithoutacloseanddeepstudyofhisnativity . This is
notthemerehyperboleofanenthusiast,but a coldfact . ForCharac-
terisDestiny,andinnootherwaycanamangainthatclearand
unbiased insightintohisowncharacterthatisrequiredforthemost
effectivedevelopmentandimprovementthereof,thanby a studyofthose
positionsofthecelestialbodieswhichhaveconferreduponhimthe
qualitiesofdispositionandtemperamentthathefindshimselfendowed
with .
Thehoroscopeormap of theheavensiserectedinthe following
manner :-
Supposethatatthemomentofbirthanobserverstandsfacingdue
south,quiteupright,witharmsextended : andletanimaginarylinebe
extendedinbothdirections,firstthroughhisbody,andnextthroughhis
arms,sothateachlinecutstheheavenlysphereintwopoints . These
willthenconstitutethecardinalpointsor ' angles. 'astheyarecalled,of
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thehoroscope ; knownrespectively as theZenith,Nadir,Ascendant
andDescendant : ifthe_SignsoftheZodiacwere visible, theRising
SignorAscendantwouldbeseenontheleftjustpeepingabovethe
horizon. *Thesphere will thenbedividedintofourquadrants,andthe
easiest way ofrepresentingthisonpaper is todrawacircle,withvertical
andhorizontaldiametersinsomesuchwayasshowninthefollowing
illustration .
Zeuit)h . MC. )
Nadir (I. C. )
Thisistheframeworkorskeletonofthehoroscope,thefourarms
orradiidividingthecircleintofourquadrants . Eachquadrantisfurther
dividedinto,three " houses,eachconsistingof 30 ofthecircle(something
likethesectionsof an orange),makingtwelveinall . Theseare
numberedinrotation,beginningwiththeAscendant(lefthand,east
pointwhenlookingsouth),andcontinuingundertheearth (i. e. , ina
contrarydirectiontothehandsofawatch)tilltheDescendantisreached
andthenthroughthevisibleheavenstilltheAscendantisarrivedat
oncemore .
(Ausefulwaytorememberthedivisionsofahoroscopeistothink
ofawatch-face ; beginat
9
o'clockandcountbackwards . )
Suppose,forinstance,amantostandonthetopofSt . Paul'slookingoverthe
Thames in thedirectionoftheElephantandCastle . The " Ascendant " willlieon
hisleftinthedirectionoftheBank,andtheDescendant in theoppositedirection,
FeetStreetway ; whiletheZenithorM . C. (mediumcoeli) willbeimmediately
overheadandtheNadir (I. C. , imumcoeli) directlybeneathhis feet .
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CZARNICHOLASII. OFRUSSIA .
BornMay15th,s868,oh . 2m. P. M. St . Petersburg.
Thesetwelve"houses" as theyarecalled,andwhicharevery
important,haveaffinitywiththeTwelveSignsoftheZodiac ; thusthe
firsthouseisinaffinitywith Aries andrulesthehead,thesecondwith
Taurus rulingthethroat ; andsoon .
Itisclearthatinthusdividingtheheavensintotwelveequal
sectors,sincethebeltoftheZodiacrunsacrosstheskyfromEastto
West,weshallhavesomeoneparticulardegreeontheedgeor "cusp "
ofeachhouse. Whenthesehavebeeninserted,thepositionsofthe
planets,accordingtothe"houses" andalsoaccordingtothe " signs"
thatthey occupy arethenadded,andthehoroscopeiscomplete.
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Such, in brief,isthemethodofcastingahoroscope . Inancient
timestheplanets'places, cusps ofthehouses,etc. ,werenodoubt
determinedbydirectobservation ; but no suchlabourisnownecessary,
forthe AstronomicalEphemeris*supplies us withthezodiacalplacesofthe
planetsfornooneachday,sothatit is merely a matter of simple
proportiontofindthemforanygivenmoment .
Similarlyalsothereare "Tablesof Houses " ( seetableforLondon,
atend)publishedfornearlyallplacesintheworld,sothattheactual
calculationsrequiredinerectingthemaparereducedto a minimum : on
allpointsconnectedtherewiththenexttreatiseofthis seriesgivesfull
information,inadditiontocontainingtimeand labour-savingtables,
readyreckoner,proportionallogarithms,etc .
Therearefew,wethink,whohavingreadthusfarwillrestcontent
withoutworkingouttheirownnativities.
Thisisperhapsafitting point atwhichtotakeleaveofourreaders,
sincewiththischaptertheexpositoryportionofthepresent Volume
comestoanend,theremaining twochaptersandthetableswhichfollow
beingintendedchieflyforreference .
Inconcludingthisbook,then,thefirstof a serieswhichisdesigned
tocoverthewholegroundofAstrologicalStudy,wewouldimpressupon
readersthenecessityofgivingpatientandcarefulthoughtto theprinci-
pleshereenunciated,iftheywishtoachieveathoroughlycomprehensive
graspofthesubject . Andwewouldfurtherurgethemtoremember
thatwhilethespecialaimofthisbookhasbeen topresentthefunda-
mentalprinciplesofAstrologyinsuchasimpleandclearmanner asto
bereadilycomprehendedbyanyintelligentperson, yetwehavebeen
abletogiveonlythebroadoutlinesofthesubject,asitwere ; andthere-
foreexceptionshouldnotbetakentogeneralstatements simplybecause
theyarenotliterallyaccurateineverydetail .
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CHAPTERXXII.
THEPLANETSANDTHEIRPOSITIONS .
IT isnotwithinthescopeofthepresenttreatise,whichisprimarily
intendedforthebeginnerwhoisentirelyunacquaintedwiththesubject
ofAstrology,todealseparatelywiththenature oftheplanets . This
subjecthasbeenreservedfor " How tojudgeaNativity " (Partii . ) in
whichbookeachplanetisseverallytreatedingreatdetail . *
However,ithasbeenthoughtwelltoincludeadescriptionofthe
generalinfluenceofeachplanetaccordingtothesignitoccupiesatbirth,
andthefollowingpagesareaccordingly,devoted tothesedelineations .
Thesewillapply,inageneralsense,to all peoplebornundertherespec-
tiveinfluences,butwillbeapplicablein amoreparticularsense(r)
whentheplanetinquestionis rising (i . e . , inthe "Ascendant "), or culmina-
ting (inthe"tenthhouse ") ; ( 2) whenthegivenplanetisrulerofthe
signontheAscendantor RisingSign :(tofindtheplanetaryruler
ofeachsignseetableonp . g. ) Infact,thedescriptionsaremost
appropriateonlyinthelattercase,'forthereasonthatsince some planet
mustberuleroftheascendingsign,while all cannotbe,theinfluence
ofthat ' rulingplanet'willnecessarilypredominateoverthatofthe
others. Theorderinwhichtheyaregivenisthatofrelativemotion,
theslowestmovingplanetsbeinggivenfirst,asfollows-ty
Igl2 4 e
Y#.
Theplanet SATURNhavingthegreatestinfluenceoverthefateof
man,thereadingsgivenofhisinfluencewhenineachsignwillbefound
tohavethewidestapplication .
Owingtotherapidityofmotionoftheinferiorplanets,Mercuryand
Venus,andtheirgreat(apparent)irregularityofmovement,itisnot
feasibletoincludeatableoftheirpositionsduringthelastfifty-fiveyears ;
butthoseofthe superior planets, i . e . , thosewhoseorbitslieoutsideof
thatofourearth(tg,Ig, 11 , 4,and a, ), areincludedwiththesolar and
lunarpositionsattheendofthe book. TheSun'szodiacalposition is
(approximately)thesameeachyearon anygivenday,ashasbeenbefore
explained,andtheMoon'sposition isseparatelygivenfor (Greenwich)
nooneveryday,from1850to1905.
Thestudentisthereforenow inapositiontoascertainwithaquite
sufficientdegreeofprecisionforhis presentstateofknowledgethesigns
occupiedbysevenofthenine planetsthatrulethefateofman ; and
sinceVenusisnevermorethan
45
andMercurynevermorethan2g
distantfromtheSun,itwillnotbedifficult toguesswhichofthetwoor
threepossiblesignstheymayoccupy. Forexactparticulars,however,
anEphemerismustbeconsulted.

Ashortaccountofeachplanet's influencemaybefoundinchap xiv . of


Everybody'sAstrology (AstrologicalManuals,No. I, priceis. ,postfree) .
SPECIALNOTE.
In regardtotheensuingdelineationsofth - influences'ofeach
planetinthevarioussigns,itmustbepointedout(andthisshould
constantlybekeptinmind),thatthisinfluencewillbeprominent
accordingtotheprominenceoftheplanetconcernedintheschemeofthe
nativity ; i . e . ,whetherrising,culminating, or setting,etc . Thisdepends
uponthe time ofday atwhichbirthoccurred . Hencethe following
readingsmustbetakenintheirmostcomprehensiveandgeneralsense
only,ortheymayleadtoerroneousconclusions . *
SaturnandJupiterhavemostrelationtothegeneralfate, i . e . ,
environmentandopportunity ; whileMarsandVenuschieflyapplyto
thedisposition,energeticorpleasure-loving,etc . :Mercuryrepresents
thegeneralcapabilities .
" 'fneywillbesusceptibleofthemostliteralapplicationwhentheplanetis
"ruler " (seep . g)ofthesignrisingatbirth-seeRisingSign .
7in
Winrt .
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191
NEPTUNE.
NEPTUNEINARIES.
(PositiveHouseof Mars . )
Islikelytointensifythesenses,feelings,andemotions,whichmay
showouteitherforgoodorevil,largelydependingupontherisingsign
.
Thenativehasmysticalexperiencesorbeliefs . Aloveoftravellingforits
ownsake,sympathy,charityandbenevolenceofdisposition,andalso
considerableintuitioninregardtospiritualmatters,areprominent
characteristics.
(Negative House ofVenus . )
Thisposition,wellaspectedandsupportedbyfavourableplanetary
aspects,isverygoodformoneyandbusiness ; butthereverseifafflicted .
Itincreasestheaesthetictasteandalsoanytendenciestosensuousness,
conferring,moreover,good-nature,companionability,patienceandgood
humour . Itisfavourable for bothfriendshipandmarriage,unless
seriouslyafflicted,inwhichcaseitthreatensatragedy .
NEPTUNEINGEMINI.

tt
in I~ .
(PositiveHouse ofMercury . )
Thisstrengthenstheintuitionandimagination,andgivesmany
often propheticorsymbolicaldreams. Itinclinestowardstravelling
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Itconfersmusicaltasteandgreatmentalsensitiveness
. Conducesto
sympathywithbrethren
.
NEPTUNEINCANCER.

tginea .
(HouseoftheMoon
. )
Bestowseithermediumshiporsomepsychicalfaculty
. Conducesto
closeassociationwiththemother,andpromisessomebenefitsthrough
her. Thenativeisfondofhomeandhomecomforts,issympathetic
andimpressionable . Therearemanychangesofresidence,andif
afflictedsomepsychicexperiencesinconnectiontherewith ; e
. g. ,haunted
houses,etc.
NEPTUNEINLEO.

Tin,SG
(HouseoftheSun
. )
Bestowswarmaffections ; thesensesandfeelingsareactiveand
powerful
; thereisaloveofcompany,society,sportandpleasure
. The
nativepossessesagoodheartandbenevolentdisposition,andingeneral
displayslavishgenerosity
. Music,poetry,paintingandthedramaare
keenlyfollowedandintenselyappreciated,ifplanetarypositionspermit
.
Vin"I
.

NEPTUNEINVIRGO.

Ifintgt
.
(NegativeHouseofMercury
. )
Theplanetisnotstronginthissignbut,ifwellaspected,promises
remarkablesuccessthroughsuchemploymentsasclericalwork,nursing,
medicine,etc. Inaveryfavourablehoroscopeconducestogeniusinart
orpoetry.
NEPTUNEINLIBRA.

tjin~
.
(PositiveHouseofVenus
. )
Thispositiongivesanintenseandpoeticalloveofbeautyandartistic
elegance,withaferventimagination,coupledwithatasteformusicor
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193
painting ; greatattractionisfeltfortheoppositesex
; love,friendship,
andmarriage,alsogeneralpopularity,arefavoured,andgoodfortunein
generalisindicatedunlessafflicted
.
infl1,.

NEPTUNEINSCORPIO.

Ifinnl,.
(NegativeHouseofMars
. )
Thisintensifiesthefeelingsandemotions,givinginahighdegree
theloveofsensationandluxury . Unlessafflictedisgoodformoneyby
marriage,partnership,orlegacy. Inafavourablehoroscopeitmay
contributetogivepracticaloccultexperiences
.
in* .

NEPTUNEINSAGITTARIUS.
(PositiveHouseofJupiter
. )-
Thenativeisgiventotravelling,eitherforpleasureorofnecessity,
Thereisconsiderablereligious,mystical,orpoeticalfeeling . Dreams,
visions,orotherpsychicalexperiencesformaprominentfeatureofthe
life ; andunderfavourableconditionstheremaybeinspirationofa
propheticorder,eitherinrelationtoreligion,artorscience .
llp .

NEPTUNEINCAPRICORN.

Ifinly
.
(NegativeHouseofSaturn. )
Unlesswellaspected,troublethroughthefamilyinearlylifeand
sorrowthroughthefatherareindicated . Ifwellaspected,thisposition
isgoodforfinancialaffairsandmoneymakinggenerally
. Favourable
forart,music,etc . ,andforoccupationsborderinguponthepsychical,or
forbusinessofadistributivecharacteronalargescale,e . g . ,catering,
etc.
NEPTUNEINAQUARIUS .

trin~ ' .
(PositiveHouseofSaturn
. )
Goodforfriendship,popularity,loveandmarriage . Ifafflicted,
sorroworscandalthroughthese . Buoyancyandexpansivenessofmind,
ASTROLOGYFORALL.
sympathy, sociability, humanity, and frequently greatintuition,are
prominentcharacteristics .
1 in )( .

NEPTUNEIN PISCES.

,
in
(Negative HouseofJupiter. )
Thisinclinesthenativetobebroad-minded,charitable,homely,
sympathetic. Ifwellaspected,hemaybenefitthroughthehelp or
charityofothers,orontheotherhandmayendowcharitableinstitu-
tions,etc . Ifafflicted,itisbadforhealthandfortune ; thenative
meetswithbadluck,hisschemesarethwarted,andseriouslossesare
experienced.
11 94
Inthese,asinallothercases,muchdependsuponthepositionof
theplanetinthehoroscope . Foranunfavourable position,by' house,'will
negativemuchofthegoodpromisedbyafavourable sign, and viceversd .
URANUS.
(URANUSINARIES . )

Q
in M.
(PositiveHouse of Mars. )
Givespositiveness,forceandimpulsetothemind,andisaptto
makethemannerorspeechhastyandbrusqueattimes ; thenativemay
giveoffencewithoutintendingit,beingveryoutspokenandsometimes
lackingintactandrestraint . Thispositionincreasesmentalvigour,
andsuppliesenergy,resourceandinventiveness . Itgivesgreatinde-
pendenceandloveoffreedom,andhencesometimescausesdisputesand
estrangements.
JI in 8 .

URANUSINTAURUS.

10in v
.
(NegativeHouse of Venus . )
Isnotaltogethergoodformoneymattersunlessverywellaspected .
Itisapttocauseupsanddowns,suddenlossesoraninvolvedstateofthe
affairs . Butifwellaspected,thenative,althoughconfrontedbyobstacles,
willextricatehimselfbyhisowningenuityandresource . Thisposi-
tion sometimesindicatesmoneythroughpartnership,marriageor
associations.
V in 111 .

URANUSINGEMINI.

'8
in ; I.
(PositiveHouseofMercury . )
Increasesmentalpowerandactivity ; givesoriginalityandingenuity,
someeccentricityofmindorfondnessforoccultorout-of-the-waysub-
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jects . Ifotherplanetarypositionspermititsfullexpression,itgives
depthofthought,scientific,literaryormetaphysicalability,withcon-
siderableinventivefacultyandsomeintuition ; inanycasegreatfond-
nessfortravelling,andmanyfriendsamongliterarypeople . Thenative
mayespouseunpopularcauses or,ifafflicted,willhavetroublethrough
education,letters,examinations,etc. ,andmaydisagreewith his
brethren .
URANUSINCANCER.

To
in s .
(House oftheMoon . )
Makestheemotionsandfeelingssensitive,easilytouchedandquickly
moved. Maycausetroubleorestrangementindomesticaffairsandthe
homelife ; ifafflicted,lossthroughhousesorland,troublethrough
thehouseordwellingplace,andobstaclesconnectedwiththeoccupa-
tion,especiallywhenjustenteringuponitinearlylife . Thisposition
inclinesslightlytomediumship,dreamingor occult experiences,also
totravelling.
10in,.

URANUSINLEO.

10 1n .
(Houseofthe Sun. )
Troubleandobstaclesinthefamilylife,especiallyinyouth ; lossor
difficulty . throughthefatherinsome way. Thenativedisplaysadis-
regardforconventionality,agreatloveoffreedomandindependence,
withsometimesarebelliousdisposition,therebyincurringthedisfavour
ofsuperiors . Heisfickleandchangeableinlovematters,oronthe
otherhandsuffersgreatlyfromthisinothers . Wellaspected,it is good
forapublicorprofessionalcareerandmaygivemuchsuccessthrough
it,thoughtherearelikelytobehindrancesorannoyancessociallyand
alsothroughchildren .
URANUSINVIRGO.
(NegativeHouseofMercury. )
Thereareapttobehindrancesorrestrictionsconnectedwiththe
occupation ; insurmountabledifficulties,thwartedambition,andmuch
THEPLANETSANDTHEIRPOSITIONS.

1197
troublethroughservants . Ifwellsupportedbythegeneralplanetary
indications,theintellectualabilityisincreased,andthenativemay
succeedwellinpartnershiporassociatedwithothers ; orintheemploy-
mentofothers,especiallyinchemistry,scienceorart . Hegainsthrough
publicoccupationsorthoseconnectedwiththestate (or perhapssome
localauthority) : butifbadlyaspectedhewillontheotherhandincur
thehostilityofsuch,andmustbewareofpublicenmityandcriticism .
Themindissubtleandpenetrating,independentandoriginal .
W1n so. .

URANUSINLIBRA .

in 4. .
(PositiveHouseofVenus. )
Apttocauseenmity,rivalry,opposition,criticism,brokenfriend-
ships ; estrangementofsympathyinmattersrelatingtomarriage,
partnership,orfriendship . Thismaybeduetoimpulsiveness,
stubbornness, or somepeculiarityoftemperamentorisolationofmanner
inthenative. Thereissometimesahastyengagementandmarriage,
withdangerofseparation,divorce,ordeathofpartner . Itisgoodfor
artisticorliteraryoccupations,andtendssomewhattobringtheseinto
thelife ; andincaseswherethemarriageorpartnershipisbasedupon
suchintereststherisksinvolvedarelessened . Thispositionincreases
theimagination,taste,andaestheticfaculties,andiftheplanetary
positionspermitwillgiveremarkableintuition .
@
in lit.

URANUSINSCORPIO.

IV in 111.
(NegativeHouseofMars. )
Thenativepossessesgreatstrengthofwill,determination,and
powerofconcentration,andgenerallymuchself-will ; maybebroken
butnotbent. Ifotherpositionsshowintellect,thiswillco-operatein
givingstrengthofmind,acuteness,incisiveness,wit,mentalgrasp,and
comprehensiveness . Insomecasesitshowsanaggressiverebellious
nature,onewhofrequentlyfindshimselfatvariancewithotherpeople,
andratherdelightsinbeingatwarwiththeworld . Ifmaleficinfluences
arestrong,thereissomedangerofsuddenaccidents,falls,gun-shots,
explosions,etc . . (especiallythelatter),andinextremecasesliabilitytoa
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.
suddenend : thislastonlywhenafflicted. Thereismesmericpower,
strongwill-power,andingeneralconsiderableabilityforpracticaloccult
investigation .
Iin 't
.

URANUSINSAGITTARIUS .
(PositiveHouseofJupiter . )
Thispositionincreasestheimaginationandinventivenessoften
also
thereligioussentimentsandthehigheremotions : thereissometendency
toreligiousmysticism,ritualism,etc
. ,ortoveryadvancedreligiousviews .
Itfavoursdreamsorvisions,andinclinesstronglytowardstravelling,
whileitco-operateswithotherinfluencestodevelopthehigher,sideof
themind in almostevery direction . in whichwidecultivationandhigher
educationafford scope . Ifmuchafflicted,ontheotherhand,troubles
willcomefromanyorallofthesesourcesandalsothroughthemarriage
partner .
10 s 1S' .

URANUSINCAPRICORN.
(NegativeHouseofSaturn . )
This
helpstocausethoughtfulness,seriousness,andreserve,butit
alsoassistsinintensifyingambition,steadfastness,andperseverance
.
Ifwellsupportedbytheotherplanetarypositions,itgivessuccessin
publicoccupations,thoseconnectedwithmunicipalities,orgoverning
bodies ; ithelpstoliftthenative up andputhiminsomepositionof
authorityorresponsibility
; butisbetterforthespecialoccupationscon-
nectedwiththisplanet(suchaselectricalormanufacturingmachinery,
etc . ),thanforordinarypursuits . Thereissomedangeroffamilydis-
cordortrouble,especiallyinearlylife,lossoffatherorseparationfrom
him . Ifafflicted,thedisfavourofsuperiors,oppositionfromthosein
authorityandseverepubliccriticism will bemetwith,whilethereIsa
dangerofsuddenreversalsanddifficultiesintheoccupation,withmany
changesoflocality .
Y#
in=.

URANUSINAQUARIUS.
(PositiveHouseofSaturn . )
Thispositionincreasesthementalpowerand gives originality, in-
THEPLANETSANDTHEIRPOSITIONS .
genuity,independenceofmind,inventivenessandresourcefulness ; it
strengthensthememoryandgivescomprehensiveness of mind,andgreat
aptitudeforreceivingeducation . Oftenthenativecanfollowmorethan
onepursuitorlineofstudysimultaneously ; hecan work well in associa-
tionwithothers,andhenceissuitedforlargeundertakings,factories,
companies,largebusinesses,publiclife,municipalappointments . Any
inclinationthatmayexisttowardsphysicalmattersorout-of-the-way
pursuitsisincreasedbythispositionandthenativeisattractedtofriends
havingsimilartastes . Ifwellsupportedbyfavourableplanetaryposi-
tionsthenativebenefitsthroughfriends,partners or marriage ; butif
muchafflicted,therewillbetroubleandinharmonytherefrom .
19
in 3E.

URANUSINPISCES .
(NegativeHouseofJupiter . )
3199
Thistendstowardsmysticism ; innerreligiousfeeling ; occultex-
periences ; manydreams,keeninterestinallpsychicalmatters,and
associationwithpeopleconcerned in them . Ifafflictedtherewillbe
troublethroughthese,alsoestrangementfromfriendsandthepublic,
whilealackofsociabilityor sympathymaybedisplayedinordinary
mattersandhostilityencounteredfromothers . Thereissomeliability
toreversesandunexpectedmisfortunes ; thereputationmaybein
danger .
NOTEONTHESIGNPOSITIONOFURANUSANDNEPTUNE.
Thesetwoplanetsremainforsolongatimeineachsign,Uranusfor
morethan sevenyears, andNeptunenearly fourteen, thatgreatcautionis
necessaryindrawingconclusionsbasedupontheirsignposition ; more
so,indeed,thanwithanyotheroftheheavenlybodies . It is clearly
impossiblethatallpersonsbornduringtheseperiodsshouldpossessthe
accompanyingcharacteristicsandfortunetoanexactlyequalextent .
Thereader,therefore,shouldtakethesedelineationsintheirmost
generalsenseonly,andheisadvisednottobaseanyprognostications
uponthepositionofeitheroftheseplanetsunlessthecharacteristics
mentionedaresupportedbysympatheticplanetarypositions . Forin-
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stance,ifUranusis ina signindicatinganactiveintellect,andthis
influenceisaccompaniedbya like influencefromthe Sun, Moon,or
Mercury,itsfull effectmaybeexpected ; butifnot,theinfluenceis
greatlyweakened,andtheunfavourablesideoftheplanet'snature
ismorelikelytobemarked.
Theseremarksapplywithmoreorlessforcetoalltheplanetary
positionsheregiven,sinceSaturnremains twoandahalfyears,Jupiter
oneyear,andevenMarssometimesasmuchassixmonths,inonesign .
Nevertheless,whileashasbeenbeforehintedtheactualposition
at birth,whetherrising,culminating,etc
. ,hasmuchtodo-indeed,
everythingalmost-with withthe prominence ofanyplanet'sinfluenceinthe
nativity(irrespectiveofthezodiacalsignoccupied),yetthegeneral
tendenciesareasdescribedandcanbetracedinanylifeaccordingto
theprominence,oftheplanetinquestion . Thatthisissocanbe
seen,inthecaseofUranusandNeptuneespecially,bystudying
contemporaryhistoryduringthetimeoftheiroccupancyof any given
sign .
Inthese, as inallothercases,muchdependsuponthe
positionofthe
planetinthehoroscope . Foranunfavourable position, by 'house,'will
negativemuchofthegoodpromisedbyafavourable sign, and viceversd.
SATURN.
SATURNINARIES .
(PositiveHouseofMars. )
17$
Thenative is likelytocometothefrontmoreorlessinhissphere
oflife ; hehasambition,loveofpowerandhighposition,andcan
exerciseauthorityoverothers,caninfluenceandmanageothers . Heis
somewhatofanorganiser,canplanandarrange,andishighlydiplomatic
thoughsomewhatdistrustful . Hehasself-confidenceandassurance,
butsometimesmayshowausterity,gloominessandloveofretirement .
Hehasmanyacquaintances,but few intimates ; hemakesfriendsat a
distancefromhishome,alsothroughletters,writings,journeys,and
argelythroughthefather,brethrenorsuperiorsratherthanthrough
personaleffort . Itgivesatouchofselfishness,andsomewhatcoarsens
thefinersideofthenature. Itmaygivesomedegreeofirritability,or
evenbadtemperwhenaroused . Thenative'sfateinlife,especiallyhis
publiccareeroroccupation,islargelyofhisownchoosing,andhismis-
fortunesareoftenhisownfaultorduetohisownaction,directlyor
indirectly. Hewillsucceedthroughconnectionwithcompanies,asso-
ciations,societies,largefirms,etc . Thepositionisnotveryfortunate
fortheparents ; inmanycasestherelationofthefathertothenativeis
veryclose,andhemayexerciseconsiderablecontroloverthenative,but
thepositionisrathercriticalandtheinfluenceismoreoftenunfortunate
Vianotherwise. Insomecasestheremaybepositiveill-willbetween
thefatherandthenative,butthisonlywhereSaturnisbadlyaspected .
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ASTROLOGYFOR ALL.
SATURN IN
Thistendstomakethenativestrong-willed,veryfirmandpersis-
tentinpursuinghispurposes
; ofaquiet,slow,kindnature,unless
afflicted,buteasilyrousedtoangerandpassion
. Itisnotgoodfor
moneymatters,and(unlessverywellaspected)moneycomesbutslowly
orwastesaway. Thereisapossibilityofinheritance,especiallythrough
a parent-probablyfather-andthenativemaygainmoney(orloseit,
ifafflicted)throughpublicventures,investments,stocks,shares,banks,
companies,orspeculationsinthesematters. Thegoodaspectsof
Jupiter,theMoonandVenus
toSaturnarethebestforpecuniary
purposes . AsSaturnhasmorepowerinthelatterhalfoflifethanin
theearlieryears,itsinfluenceoftendevelopesandchangesafterthe
expirationofits , firstperiod(twenty-eight to thirtyyears) . Thisis
equallytruewhateversignSaturnmayoccupy . Thenativeisusually
carefulandsavinginmoneymatters,eitherfrominclinationornecessity,
andissometimesevenmiserly. In any case thereisatendencyto
selfishness .
II .

SATURNIN GEMINI.

i? in a .
(Positive HouseofMercury. )
Thiswillbringtroubleanddifficulties,especiallyinearlylife,
thesebeingconnectedwitheducation,clericalandliterarywork,
brethren,andshortjourneys
. Buttheremaybeconsiderableintel-
lectualability,strengthofcharacter,subtletyofpurpose,depthof
thought,abilityforscientificworkorforinventionanddiscovery
. If
wellaspected,thenativegainssomelittlesuccessorrenownthrough
mattersruledbyGemini (q. v . ),andmayfollowanoccupationgovernedby
thatsign . But iftheplanetisafflictedtherewill be troublethroughall
suchmatters . There will besomeirritability,lackofcandour,ahardintel
lectualnature,cynicismandbitterness . Thepositionisnotverygood
forthefather.
THEPLANETS AND THEIR POSITIONS. 203
SATURN IN CANCER. Fj fn0.
(HouseoftheMoon. )
Thisisunfortunateforworldlyposition,honour,wealth,possessions,
andgeneralsuccessinlife . Itbringsmanytroublesinbusiness,occupa-
tion,andprofession . Itthreatensdownfall,lossofrepute,financial
troublesandpoverty,especiallyifafflictedbytheMoon,Venus,or
Jupiter . Itisnotgoodfortheparents(especiallythefather) ; oneeither
diesprematurely,orthereis,estrangementorseparationinsomeway.
Itmayconducetowardsmediumshiporoccultismofsomekind. Itis
unfavourableforthedwellinghouseandhouseproperty. Toaslight
extentitisbadformarriage. Theoccupationmay be relatively
unpopular,oflowclassordisreputable .
11inj, .

SATURN IN LEO.

in z.
(HouseoftheSun . )
Thishelpstoliftthenativeupinlifeandgivehimpower,authority,
orresponsibility
; ingreatthingsorsmallhewill,tosomeextent,stand
outsidethecrowdofordinarypeople
. Itbringsfavourfromsuperiors
andthose in
higherranksoflife,andtheremaybegiftsorlegaciesfrom
thefatherorsuperiors : ifmuchafflicted,however,thesesignifications
willbecheckedorreversed,accordingtothenatureoftheafflicting
planetorplanets . Itslightlydiminishesthevitality,andmayaffectthe
heart . Itgivessometinge'ofselfishness ; thenativemaybesomewhat
coldandself-contained . Scandalmayarisethroughlove-affairsor
throughthepassions
. Itisnotgoodforthechildren,anddiminishes
thenumberofthem . It may indicateprematuredeathofthefatheror
separationfromhim
. Thefatherwillinterferewithaloveaffair,or
(ifwellaspected)may,ontheotherhand,bringitabout .
SATURN IN VIRGO.
(NegativeHouse of Mercury. )
Givesanorderly,critical,andanalyticalmind,andofaveryserious
castifSaturnisprominentinthehoroscope . Ittendstoanoriginal
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ASTROLOGYFORALL.
andcapableintellect,onethat is fittedtodealwithprofoundsubjects .
Thiswillverylikelynotshowtoadvantageduringearlylife,andas a
childthenativemaythereforebeconsidereddull,unlessthereis
assistanceelsewhere in thehoroscope. -Theserioustendency will
increasetogloomormelancholyattimes ; orthere will bediffidence
andreserve . Thereissomelikelihoodofdisappointmentorreversalin
theprofession,occupationorcareer ; thustherewillbethwarted
ambition,adesiretorisewhichisfrustrated,orthenativewillbekept
backbyanunpopularoccupation,byill-health,orhemaybehampered
inhisprojectsbyhisfather . Itisnotagood position forthefather,
whomaybeadraguponthenative in someway,orperhapsunsym-
pathetictohim . Unlesswellaspected,thenativesuffersthrough
servants,subordinates,andemploy6s,andisnotveryfortunatehimself
inanysuchcapacity ; butiftheplanetreceivesassistancefromVenus,
Jupiter,ortheluminaries,hesucceedsasasuperiorservantor a
manager,andbenefitsinassociationwiththefather . Thenativewill
travelchieflyforbusiness or health,ifatall .
1? in =N.

SATURNINLIBRA .

), in 2s .
(PositiveHouseofVenus . )
Iffreefromafflictionthisisonthewholegood . Therewillbe
somedifferenceinage,worldlyposition,orwealth,betweenLhenative
andthemarriageorbusinesspartner ; oneofthetwobenefitsbythe
marriage(orpartnership),orbothmaygainbyit ; e. g . , onewillgain
wealthandtheotherposition . Oneofthetwomaybeactuatedby
desireforwealthorpositioninmarrying,oratleastwill " gowhere
moneyis,"orwhereworldlypositionis,andgaineitherorboth . One
willbecolder,moreaustere,ormoredesirousofwealthorpositionthan
theother. Thisisgenerallythemarriagepartner ; andtheonewho
gains(wealthorposition)isgenerallythemarriagepartner ; sometimes,
however,itmaybethenative,or,asremarked,bothmaygain . The
fatherofthenative(orofthemarriagepartner)willgreatlyinfluencethe
marriageandmaydosomethingtowardsbringingitabout ; butifthere
isaffliction,oneofthefatherswillhinder,ortrytohinder,themar-
riage . This is morelikelytobethefatherofthenative,butitmay be
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205
either. Allthatisheresaidofmarriageisalsotrue, mutates mutandis, of
partnershipandofassociationsgenerally . Thispositionisfavourable
for partnerships,especiallywithpersonsolderorofbetterpositionthan
thenative,orwiththefather. Position,power,ordignityisgainedor
moneyearnedthroughpartnership,companies,orassociationwithothers .
Itdiminishessomewhattheselfishness,austerity,andisolationofSaturn,
widensthesympathies,anddisposes to moreconsiderationforothers .
Itisslightlyfavourableforreligionandforthemysticalsideofit . Any
afflictionwilldiminishthegoodandbringabouttheoppositeevil,accord-
ingtothenatureoftheafflictingplanet,andthetendencyoffriendship
andpartnership will thenturnintoinharmony,opposition,enmity,
jealousy,etc .
l
in ttl,.

SATURNINSCORPIO.

12in ill,.
(NegativeHouseofMars . )
Thisincreasestheforceofcharacter,strengthofwill,loveofpower
andauthority,abilitytocontrolothers,anddislikeofoppositionand
restraint . Itmayproduceaveryforceful,strong,eventurbulentchar-
acter,unlesscounteractedbygoodinfluencefrombenefics . Itstendency
israthercritical,andunless well aspectedoraccompaniedbyprominent
benefics,itismorelikelytobeproductiveofevilthangood. Itimperils
thehonourandreputation,maycauseunpopularityorscandal,and
unlesswellaspectedthreatensoverthrow,reverse,collapse,ordownfall .
Ifwellaspected,orbeneficsarestrong,itproducesacharacterboth
masterfulandsubtle,onethatwillexcelthrough plot andcounterplot,
andinfluencementhroughwaystheydonotunderstand ; or itmaygive
eminenceandpowerinthingsthataresecret,hidden,occult,mystical,
orthatareontheotherhandmerelyunpopularandof low degree ; or
sometimes,inanunfavourablehoroscope,notorietyincrimeorshame .
Itisnotveryfavourablefortheoccupationorforanypublicpursuit,as
ittendstobreakup,disrupt,disintegrate,dissociate . Thesameapplies
tothefather ; heeitherdiesearlyinthenative'slife,ortherewill be
inharmonyorseparation ; hemaybringtroubletothenative,oreven
deathinextremecases . Intheabsenceofbadaspects,itisgoodfor
occupationsconcernedwithdeathandtheaffairsorgoodsofthedead,
alsochemicals,sanitation,etc. Itsinfluence upon thehealthisrather
ASTROLOGYFORALL.
perilousinearlylife,butifthatbeoverpastitthentendstolonglife,
especiallyifwellaspected . Dangerscomefromdiseasesoftheparts
signifiedbyScorpio ; fromaccidents,poisons,orsurgicaloperations ;
frominfectiousor "filth "' diseases ; andthereissomelikelihoodof
deathoccurringinsomepublicplaceor in amoreorlesspublicmanner .
Itisfavourableforjoiningmystical,occult,orsecretsocietiesor
associations.
Thispositionenablesthenativetoearnmoneyorgainposition
throughsomeoccupationoraffairdescribedunderSagittarius (q,v . ) .
Itspreciseinfluenceuponreligionseemstovarywiththeotherinflu-
encesthatco-operatewithorantagoniseitinanyhoroscope . Ittends -
togivesomedegreeofpower,prominence,authority,orresponsibility
inreligiousmatters,accordingtothenative'ssphere in life . Insome
casestheinclinationmaybetophilosophyofsomekind,ortopolitics,
butgenerallytothegraveandserioussideofthesubject . Ifthenative
isorthodoxinreligion,thispositionwilltendtotheserious,earnest
anddevout
; butifunorthodox,itwillbringphilosophicalororiginal
thinkingandanenquiringmind,togetherwithadispositiontooppose
religionortoembracenewviews,yetwithequalgravityandserious .
ness. Ittendstoliftupandgiveprominenceorpowerthroughsome
activity in thereligiousorlegal'world,andmoneyorpossessionsmay
comethroughthesamechannel,or,ifafflicted,belost ; religion,philo-
sophy,
thedeeperaffairsofthemind,science,travelling,voyaging,
shipping,mattersconnectedwithhorses,allthesewillaffordscopefor
theinfluenceaccordingtothenative'sstationinlife ; andifsuitably
supportedbyotherindicationsinthehoroscopethenativemaybecome
agreatdivine,adistinguishedphilosopher,arenownedexplorer,an
eminentfinancier,etc . Ifbadlyaspected,therewillbelossinsteadof
gaininthesematters,andunpopularity,orevennotoriety . Thenative
willfollowtwooccupations at once,orbeinterestedintwosubjectsat
onceanddividehistimebetweenthem,orhemaychangehisoccupa .
tionaftera time. Moneycomesthroughthefather,fromwhomthe
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207
nativemaybeearlyseparatedthroughsomecausearisingoutoftravel-
ling,religion,philosophy,politics,etc. Hegainsfriendsamongpeople
ofareligiousandphilosophicalnature,andmayjoinsomesociety,
association,or group ofsuch .
? it,
hf .

SATURNINCAPRICORN.

I in ley .
(NegativeHouseof Saturn . )
Thistendstoliftupthenative,ortogivepower,authority,mastery,
rulership,independence,ambition,sometimesgreatselfishness,orloneli-
nessandisolation. Itsinfluenceisofcoursemodifiedaccordingtothe
native'ssphereoflife . Thisisitsgeneralinfluence,anditmaymanifest
totheextentofitsopportunityinanywalkoflife,commercial,political,
military,legal,financial,etc . Itisusuallyconsideredtogivemuchmis-
fortuneinoccupationandfinancialaffairs,withultimatereversalor
collapse ; butitseemsopentodoubtwhethertheplanet'sinfluencehas
beensufficientlyseparatedfromthatofanyunfortunatecombination
that may bepresent inthehoroscope . Takenalone,itsinfluenceseems
tobeofthenaturegivenabove,andthis may befortunatewithagood
combinationandunfortunatewitha badone . SaturninCapricornre-
ceivingevilaspects,especiallyfromtheMoon,isveryunfortunate,and
anyinfluencereceivedherewillmanifestthroughthefather,theoccupa-
tion,worldlyposition,power,fame,etc . * Inthisposition,Saturnseems
torenderthenativeveryself-centred . Inaweakorunfortunateperson-
alitythiswillshowasmelancholy,despondency,gloom,seriousness,
andperhapsbringlonelinessorisolation,whichmayormaynotbeofthe
native'sownseeking . Ina strongpersonality,itbringsambition,love
ofpowerandresponsibility,and,unlessJupiter,Venus,ortheSun
prevent,muchselfishindifferencetootherpeople'sinterests .
Saturn in thissignhasaninterestingsignificance . Ifthefirstpoint
of Aries(commencementofspring)betakenasrepresentingconception
thefirstpoint of Capricorn(wintersolstice)willstandforbirth : Capri-
cornandSaturn,itsruler,willthenbethesymbolsofManandthe
AnaspectfromVenuswillaffectmoneyandmarriage ; fromtheMoon,worldly
position,generalprosperity,theparents,health ; fromMars,thewill,actionsorigina-
tinginthenativehimself,death,themoneyofthemarriageorbusinesspartner ; andso
onaccordingtothenatureoftheplanetaspectingSaturn.
208 ASTROLOGYFORALL.
human soulingeneral-thestrong,clearly-marked,well-definedin-
dividuality,withpoweroverhimselfandovertheworld . Thisisthe
astronomicalreasonwhysomanyoftheworldheroes andsaviourshave
beensymbolisedasbeingborn at thetimeoftheyearsignifiedby
Capricorn(Christmastime).
SATURNINAQUARIUS.
In thisposition,iffairlyfreefromaffliction,Saturngivespowerand
goodfortunetoanyoralltheactivitiessignifiedbythissign (q . v. ) . It
bringssuccesstothenativethroughsocieties,associations,companies,
orgroupsofpeoplehavingsomecommonobject . Itliftshim up and
bringseithergeneralsuccessorelseprominence,positionandauthority
throughthesematters . It isgoodformembersofParliament,Townor
CountyCouncillorsandallwhoholdsimilarofficialpositionsinany
bodies,imperial,municipalordemocratic,alsotradeunions,secret
societies,etc. Itisgoodfor thosewhoaretheheads of largemovements,
orwhoareprominentpersonstherein . Itsinfluenceisrathermore
democraticthanthatofCapricorn,althoughthisfactmaynotprevent
thenativebeingconservative,reservedandautocratic . Butwheretheir
inclinationsarenotdemocratic,fateoftenthrowsthesenativesinto
popularmovements,andsometimesputsthemintopositionsofmoreor
lessantagonismoroppositiontohigherpowers . Ifreceivinghelpfrom
VenusorJupiterbygoodaspect,thispositionfavoursacquisitionof
wealththroughstocks,shares,companies,speculation,etc . ; orthrough
thefather,Governmentormunicipalemploy,orofficialpositionsincon-
nectionwithpublicbodies . Ifbadlyaspecteditmaybringmuch mis-
fortunethroughanyofthesematters,accordingtothenatureofthe
afflictingplanet. Thereistheinstinctformysticismoroccultism . The
nativeisusuallywidelyknown,andwillhavemanyacquaintanceseven
iffewfriends ; while,ifafflicted,hemaysufferthroughfriendsand
becomethevictimoffalsecharges,deceitorscandal
THEPLANETSANDTHEIRPOSITIONS.
SATURNINPISCES.
(NegativeHouseofJupiter . )
Thispositionisnotfortunate,andverylittlegoodcanbeexpected
fromitunlesswellaspected. Itisunfavourablefortheoccupation,
publicposition,reputationandpopularity . Thenativewillsuffer
severelythroughanyofthese,andmayincuropprobriumordisreputein
connectiontherewith. Superiors,authoritiesandthoseinhighposition
areapttobehostiletohimorunsympatheticinsomeway ; hehasmany
critics,alsoenemiesandfalsefriends . Ifhimselfapersonofposition,
heisliabletoattacksfromhisinferiors,andmaysuffersomedownfall
orexposure . Troublethroughthefatherissometimesexperienced,lack
ofsympathy,hostility,separation,financialtroubles ; orthefathermay
bebroughtdownintheworldandhimselfexperiencemisfortunes . If
well-aspected,benefitmaycomeormoneybeearnedthroughanyaffairs,
occupationsorpersonssignifiedbyPisces,suchashospitals,workhouses,
charitableinstitutions,asylums,secretorprivateoccupations,secret
societies,orpursuitsthatareunpopularorconsideredoflowcaste,or
eveninsomecasesthosethatareunlawful . Ifafflictedthenativewill
sufferthroughanyofthesechannels,meetingwithmanyundeserved
misfortunesandbeingthesubjectofmuchunaccountablesecretenmity
andpersecution .
Inthese,asinallothercases,muchdependsupontheposition of
theplanetinthehoroscope . Foranunfavourable position, by'house,'will
negativemuchofthegoodpromisedbyafavourable sign, and viceversa .
200
JUPITER
.
74"see-

JUPITERINARIES
.

#in'r
(PositiveHouseofMars
. )
Agenerous,candid,ardentandhigh-mindeddisposition . Thereis
astronginclinationtoscience,literature,religion,study,travelling,the
highercultivationofthemind,ortoanyofthesubjectsdeartothose
borninSagittarius(q . v . ) ; anyofthesemaybecomeprominentinthelife
history :shipsandvoyaging,horsesandracesmaybetotheforewith
others
; andamusements,occupationsandhobbiesfoundeduponanyof
thesewillattractattention . Pecuniarysuccessisindicatedinmatters
signifiedbyAries,whilesuccessislargelyowingtopersonalmeritand
thenative'sownexertions ; hecarvesouthisownfate,thoughhemay
meetwithreversesattimes . Thispositionindicatesonewhoistosome
extentapioneerorinnovator,notveryconservativebynature,whois
generallyfortunateandwellrespected,andisambitiousofadvancement
.
Inreligionheisusuallyactiveandsincere,whateverhisviews,orthodox
orotherwise,andtheymaybeofeithertype ; butheisprettysureto
opposereceivedopinionsinsomedegreeandtoadvocatenewones,
eitherinreligionorinsomedepartmentoftheactivitiesruledbyJupiter
andconsequentlyrepresentedbySagittarius . Hemayhavetwooccu-
pations,orwillchangehispursuitatsometimeinlife
. Fewchildren,
butofgooddisposition . IfbadlyafflictedbyMars,SaturnorVenus
hemaylosemoneyinvariouswaysorfinditverydifficulttoearna
living,andmaycometowant ; inanycaseitwillbepartlyhisows
fault.
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211
JUPITERINTAURUS .

2inlj
(NegativeHouse
. ofVenus. )
Thisgivesgainofmoneythroughoccupationsconnectedinsome
waywiththechurch,religion,philosophy,learning,thehigherfaculties
ofthemind,shipping,voyages,horses . Thenativeisfixedinreligion
andinhisopinionsgenerally,devoutandnotpronetochange
. Heis
fondofhome,anddoesnottravelmuchexceptforsomedefiniteend
suchashealth,business,ortheprofession . Hewillgainthroughland,
farmingandtheproductsoftheland,foodstuffs,etc . ,buttheremaybe
lossthroughthesechannelsiftheplanetisafflicted . Fortunatein
moneymattersasarule,andoftentherecipientoflegaciesandgifts,
thenative,thoughusuallygenerous,isapttobetoofondofmoneyfor
itsownsakeinsomeinstances . Thereissomedegreeofpride,but
averywarm-hearted,affectionatenature.
JUPITERINGEMINI.

21inU
.
(PositiveHouseo1Mercury
. )
Thisgivesagooddisposition,courteous,truthfulandtrustworthy.
Thenativeischangeableandrestlessmentally,andoftenphysicallyas
well ; isfondofnovelty,alsooftravelling,andsomewhatwantingin
perseverance
. Thispositionisfavourableforeducationandmental
culture,literatureorstudy . Thetendencyistotheintellectualsideof
religion,sometimestomysticismoraneclecticreligion ; butthenative
maybechangeableanduncertaininhisviewsorevenappearindifferent .
Thereisastrongprobabilityofmarriagewitharelativeorsomeone
closelyassociated,orperhapseventwomarriages . Buttherewillbe
troubleinmarriagethroughfickleness,orinconnectionwithletters,
travelorrelatives. Toaslightextentitbringstroubletoorfromthe
mother,brothersorsisters-differences,orseparation,-alsodangerwhile
travelling ; butnoneofthiswillbeseriousunlesstheplanetisafflicted .
T'-betteroccupationsandaffairscomingundertherulershipofJupiter
(asrelatedundertheheadingsofSagittariusandPisces)willbepromi
.
nentinthelife,buttoaslightextentitisunfavourableforlandor
houseproperty . Thereissympathy,charity . benevolenceandbrotherly
feeling.
212
2t in 0.
JUPITERINCANCER.
(HouseoftheMoon . )
The native is good-humoured, charitable, benevolent, humane,
religious,andtosomeextentyielding in dispositionandchangeablein
opinions.
Hemaychangehisreligionorholditloosely,andyetbe
thoroughlysincereanddevout
. Theemotionalsideofthenatureand
theimaginationandintuitionarestrengthened,andmayshowthem
.
selvesinvariousways ; inpoetry,musicorthefinearts, in ainclination
tothepoeticalormystical in religion,in a fondnessformysteriesand
themarvellous,theinvestigationofpsychism,etc
. Thenativeisfond
ofhomeandtheparents,especiallythemother,andthereislikelyto
besomespeciallinkbetweenthenativeandthemother . Therewill
bevoyagesandtravelsbywater,forpleasure,health,etc
. ; thenative
maytravelwith a parent(orbecauseofparents) . Ifmuchafflicted
therewillbetroubleconnectedwithtravelsandthewateryelement
generally,butitisimprobablethatthiswillbeserious
. Itpromises
offspring,unlessafflicted
; andtherewillbemoneyorlegacyfromthe
motherorhersideofthefamily . There issomeprobabilityofdeathat
adistancefromhome .
JUPITERINLEO.

2t
in a .
(Houseofthe Sun. )
Thenativeissincere,generous,magnanimous
; somewhatambitious
andfondofpower,dignity,pomp,display . Isfitted for somepublic
workorpursuit,wherehecanbeattheheadofsomeundertaking,and
candirectorcontrolothers
. Thereissomethingofthedramaticinhim
andalikingforgrandeurandceremony,orgreatundertakings : hedoes
well ingovernmentemploy,orinsomeprominentposition
. Thereisa
verystrongattractiontoreligion,philosophy,thehighersciences,the
finearts,andthehighercultivationofthemindingeneral
; sothathe
maygaineminenceinoneofthesedirections. Thetendencytotravel is
notgreat ; theremaybeonelongvoyage,buttravellingisgenerally
for
somedefiniteendratherthanfortheloveoftravelling . Thisposition
favoursintuition,andthemanifestationofgeniusandthehigherfaculties
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213
generally. Itincreasesthevitality,strengthenstheconstitution,and
favoursthebirthofchildren . Thenativehasadeepandsincerelove
nature,iseasilymovedthroughlove,iscompassionate,benevolent,and
high-minded.
JUPITERINVIRGO.

2jin 11Jt .
(NegativeHouseofMercury . )
Withthispositionthenativeisrathermatter-of-factinreligious
views,takingtheintellectualorevensomewhatmaterialisticviewof
thingsratherthanthedevotionalandspiritual . Thistendstopermeate
thehighersideofthemindinalldirections,philosophical,poetical,
religious,etc . ; heispractical,matter-of-fact,analyticalinmind,doubt-
ingandhesitating. Abilityforscientificstudyandinvestigationoffacts
ismarked, as bepossessesamindthatclassifies,analyses,studiesand
drawsconclusions ; doubtinguntilithasreasonsforbelieving,and
alwaysrequiringreasonsforallthings,-"awhyandawherefore" :
thereissomeabilityforteaching,whenagoodeducationhasbeenre-
ceived. Afaithfulservanthimself,healsobenefitsthroughservantsas
arule ; butifafflictedhemaysufferseverely,eitherthroughorasaser-
vant,andtreachery or deceitwillbemanifested,indolenceandmisfor-
tunesofvariouskinds . Thispositiontendssomewhattooccupationsof
VirgoorSagittarius,anditinclinesslightlytotravelling,principallyby
land. Itisnotgoodforliver,digestionorbowels . Theinfluenceupon
marriageisveryslightbut is notgood,especiallyifafflicted . Thenative
issometimeslackinginmethod,wanting in application,orabsent-
minded.
42 in ---.

JUPITERINLIBRA.

'JLin ec, .
(Positive Houseof Venus . )
Thispositionfavourssincerityandreligiousfeeling,andgives
animaginativeormysticaldisposition,with an inclinationtopoetry,
music,etc . ,andforpartnership,comradeshipandassociationwithothers ;
thenativewillgainsomedegreeofpopularityamonghisfriends
andassociates. Itisfortunateformarriageandfriendship . Itis
ratherfavourable'forbothlongandshortjourneys,andtherewill
4
in
AX-
214
besomelikingfortravelling
. Therewillbegainthroughthemar-
riageorbusinesspartnerorassociate
; or,ifmuchafflicted,trouble
fromopenorsecretenemies,lossofmoneythroughawoman,through
brethrenorfriends ; oppositionandtreacheryfromfriendsorasso-
ciates. Itisafavourablepositionforcharitablegifts,compassion
andhelp ; bothfromandtothenative,accordingtocircumstances . 'The
nativeretainstheaffectionofbrethrenandfriends . Hemayarouse
oppositionorincurenmityfromtheclergy .
4tont . ,

JUPITERINSCORPIO
.

2finnt .
(NegativeHouseofMars
. )
Anactive,self-confident,fruitfulmind . firmlysetonitsobject .
There'isardourandperseverance,generosityandenthusiasm . This
positiondenotesonewhoisfondofmysteries,secretandoccultthings ;
analytical,andbothconstructiveanddestructive :inreligionpositive,
sometimesaggressive
; incliningtosomeunpopular,scepticalormys-
ticalreligionorphilosophy . Itisslightlygoodforthebirthofchildren,
butthedeathofoneisprobable . Thereisdangerandmisfortunefrom
thewaterandvoyages ; liabilitytodeaththroughwaterorwhiletravel-
ling . MoneywillbegainedthroughoccupationssignifiedbyScorpio
(q
. v . ) . Itstrengthenstheimaginativeandemotionalsideofthenature,
andgivesloveofpleasure,amusementandshow.
2
; in1
.

JUPITERINSAGITTARIUS .

2. in
(PositiveHouseofJupiter
. )
Thisbeingthehouseand'joy'ofJupiteritstrengthensthebest
characteristicsofJupiter,andendowsthenativewiththemstrongly .
Itgivesgoodhumour,tolerance,kindness,liberality,abroadmind
andanoblenature,humanity,loveofjustice,mercyandcompassion .
Itisfavourableforliterature,voyages,travels,dealingswithhorsesor
shipping,forsuccessandprefermentinreligious,:philosophicaland
learnedbodies. Itcontributestogeneralgoodfortuneandsuccess .
Asarulethenativeisreligiousandsincere,andthebetterqualitiesof
themindaresuretobedisplayed .
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24
. itsly
.

JUPITERINCAPRICORN.

2finly .
(NegativeHouseofSaturn
. )
Thisdetractsfromthebuoyancy,cheerfulnessandgoodhumourof
Jupiter ; themindisgraver,
. moreserious,lesshopeful . Itisfortunate
fortheoccupation,generallyspeaking,especiallyapubliccareerorone
inwhichthenativeisheadoverothers,orhasothersunderhim . Itis
goodformoneyorlegacyfromthefatherorsuperiors,andforthe
favourandassistanceofsuperiors . Itgivessomemeasureofpower,
popularityandesteem ; andsuccessinanypublicorgovernmental
career. Itinclinessomewhattotravelling,avoyageorlongjourneyat
sometimeoflife ; and(ifborninasuitablestationinlife)itmayincline
thenativetophilosophy,learning,andcontemplation,alsotoreligion
ofathoughtfulcharacter,notalwaysorthodox . Thereisasarule
frugalityandcarefulnessinmoneymatters,althoughthismaybeeasily
counteractedelsewhereinthehoroscope.
JUPITERIN,AQUARIUS
.

2fin .
(PositiveHouseofSaturn
. )
Thisgivesgoodandsincerefriends,withpleasureandbenefitfrom
them . Itsometimesinclinestocuriousbeliefsandsuperstitions,to
fondnessforout-of-the-waysubjectsofstudyorinvestigation,andto
uncommonreligiousviews,sometimesdeep,mysticaloroccult . . It
strengthenstheintuition,refinesandspiritualisesthemindsomewhat
(especiallywhensupportedelsewhereinthehoroscope),itinclinesto
originalandindependentviews,andfavoursthemanifestationor
acquirementofalmostanyofthehigherqualitiesofthemind,religious,
philanthropic,philosophic,scientific,musical,poetic,etc
. Goodfortune
orpleasurecomesthroughsocieties,associations,etc
. Thenativemay
haveuncommonpsychicalorspiritualexperiences .
21. inJf .

JUPITERINPISCES
.

24in
(NegativeHouseofJupiter
. )
Thisbringsgoodfortunetothenativefrompersonsandaffairs
signifiedbyPisces(q . v. ). Itinclinesthedispositiontobekind,charitable,
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quiet andunassuming,'unambitious,sociable,ratherchangeableand
easilyinfluenced,ease-loving,sometimesindolentandlackinginenergy
and "go," atothersrestless,unsettledandundecided . Itdisposes
somewhattotravelling,especiallybywater . Inreligionitindicates
_sincerebelief,oftenwithsomethingmystical,occult,orsecretaboutit,
anditincreasestheemotionalandimaginativesideofthenature
generally . Thereissomefondnessforsecretsandmysteries,andthere
maybesomeabilityforanyoccupationinvolvingthese, e . g. , detective,
lawyer,policeman,writer of fiction,etc . Itisslightlygoodforthe
parents. Iftheplanetismuchafflictedbymalefics,however-especially
Mars-itwillnotbeproductive of muchgood.
Inthese, as inallothercases,muchdependsuponthepositionofthe
planetinthehoroscope . Foranunfavourable position, by ' house,'will
negative much ofthegoodpromisedbyafavourable sign, and viu versd.
(PositiveHouse of Mars. )
Thisstrengthensallthemartialelementsinthenature,andtheyare
suretobeprominentinthelifehistory . Itgivesenergy,activity,force-
fulness,combativeness,positiveness,enterprise,originality,self-assurance,
desiretobeattheheadofthings . Itincreasesthevitality,butgives
liabilitytofevers,accidents,wounds,dangerbyfire,andsurgicalopera-
tions. Ithelpstofitthenative for anyoftheoccupationsofAries (q . v . ) .
Thereissomelikelihoodofthenative'sillnesses,andevenhisdeath,
beingdue,directlyorindirectly,tohisownaction,hisownfault . To a
slighterextent(unlessafflicted) heisfortunatewithservantsandthose
underhim,orwhenhehimselfisservantorsubordinatetoanother
(althoughthetendencyofthepositionistheoppositetothatofsubser-
viency,asitgivesloveofindependence,candour,openness,dislike of
bonds,and, if afflicted,arebelliousdisposition) . Heisoftenimpulsive,
imprudent,actsinhaste,dislikessecrecyorrestrictions,andisgenerally
foundoutifhetellsalieordoeswrongortriestoconcealanything . He
isfittedforcuttingouthisownwayinlife,whetherthereisanyneed
forhimtodosoornot ;andhemaywinsomemeasureofpopularity,
publicsuccess,andgoodfortunethroughhisownexertions . Someof
themostimportanteventsin hislife,willbeduetohisownact .
Whetherforgoodorevil,heacts,anddoesnotmerelydriftthroughlife
orrequiretobepushedonbyothers . Asaruleitgreatlyincreases
vitalityandprobablelengthoflife,andgivesmagneticandhealing
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powerandsuperfluous vital force,whichcanberadiatedtoothers . But
thenativelives,generatesanduses up forcerapidly,andismorelikely
to " wearout " than"rustout .
a in is . MARSINTAURUS. a in iS .
(NegativeHouse of Venus. )
Thenative is firmandobstinatelysetonhisownends ; hewill
encounteranyobstacle,andfeelsabletoovercomeanydifficulty . He
ispractical,agoodworkerandmanager,cancarryplansandideasinto
practicalexecution,andis a manoftheworld. Ifmuchafflictedthere
willbeirritabilityandbadtemper,and,ifthehoroscopeisbad,the
angerwillbesuddenandviolent . Hemayearnmuch money, especially
if well aspected,butseldomkeepsit,spendingmoneyfreely,eitherfrom
inclinationornecessity . Hisexpenseswillbehigh,andhemayhave to
workhardallhislife ;willbealmostcertaintolosemoneyorproperty
orbeinstraitenedcircumstancesatsomeperiod . Generallyearnshis
ownliving ; butevenifborntowealth,will do somethingwhichwill
bringhimmoney . Thereisalikelihoodofalegacy : ifMarsisafflicted
itmayfailtoberealised,however. Thispositioninclinestomarriage,
butbringstroublewithit. Itthreatenssomescandalinconnectionwith
marriageortheoppositesex.
a
in n .

MARSINGEMINI.

inII .
(PositiveHouseofMercury . )
Thenativeisquickandsharpinmindandspeech ;thewitisnimble
andactive,thoughitmaynotbealways*agreeable : sometimestoo
plainspoken,moreforciblethansmooth ;mentallycombativeand
positive . Maybegiventosatire,irony,fault-finding,criticismofothers
ispractical,apt,andready,andcomestoconclusionsquickly . If well
aspectednativewillspeakorwritewell,andbefondofwriting,reading,
orspeaking; will travelagooddeal. Thereissomelikelihoodof
troublethrougheducation,letters,writingsandtravelling,alsobrothers
orsisters;sometimesestrangementorseparationfromthelatter,
especiallyifafflicted. Thispositionmaysometimesaccompanyan
impedimentinthespeech. Insomecasesthemindisrestless,wanting
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in fixednessandconcentration,-given to wanderingandindecision.
Deathmayoccurwhileonajourneyoratadistancefromhome .
a to~.

MARSINCANCER.
(HouseoftheMoon. )
Thenativewillberatheruncertainintemper,irritable,sometimes
nursingill-feeling,and(ifafflicted) capableofmuchmalevolenceor
giventosuddenoutburstsoftemper ;hemaynotbealtogethercandid
orstraightforward. Thispositiontendstosensuousnessandfondness
forluxury. Therewillbeearlydeathofthemother,orelsesomekind
ofseparationfromordisagreementwithher. Ifwellaspected,the
nativemayinheritfromthemotherorhersideofthefamily ;ormay
otherwiseinherithousesorland ;butifatallafflictedhewillsufferor
havemuchannoyancethroughhouses,land,orlegacy,andmaylose
themwillchangehisabodefrequently,ormayhaveaccidentstoor
inahouse,suchasfire,theft,storm,flood,earthquake,etc . Thereis
dangerfromthewateryelementindicated ;andwhendeathoccurs,it
maybeoccasionedthereby . Thenativeisoriginal,independent,and
rebelsagainstauthority . Thereissomeliabilitytodiseasesofthenerves
andstomach.
,

MARSINLEO.
(HouseoytheSun . )
Thenativeisgenerous,candid,andsincere ; aboveanythingmean
: ) rpetty ; independentinmanner,enthusiastic,active,capableofquick
andhardwork . Heiswarmheartedandaffectionate ;sociableandfond
ofcompany ; butattimeshasaquicktemperandamilitantaggressive
manner,andsomayarouseoppositionandopenenmity . Hehassome
amountofauthorityinhismanner ;iscapableofdirectingandcontrolling
others ;andmayrisetoapositionofresponsibilityorauthority . Unless
afflicted,goodfortunethroughpeopleinauthorityorinhigherranksis
shown. Heisardentandoftenhastyinlove ;sometimestoounrestrained
inhisemotionsandpassions ;ifatallafflicted,liabletodisappointment
inlove,deathofalovedone,orseparation,orsomeirregularityinthe
union. Theremaybeoneson,butifatallafflictedthispositionofMars
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threatensdeathofachild,disasterorseparation . Itincreasesthevitality
butgivesliabilitytomartialdiseasesandaccidents,and,whenafflicted
orafflicting,affectstheheartandback ; althoughasMarsisstrongin
thispositionnothingvery evil needbeexpectedexceptin a badhoroscope .
Thenativemayreceivemoneyorlegacythroughthefatherorsuperiors.
a in rid .

MARSINVIRGO.

CT in m .
(Negative House of Mercury. )
Thenativeis a goodworkerinasubordinatecapacity. Unless
indicationsofrulershipandmasteryaresuppliedelsewhereinthe
horoscope,hesucceedsbestand is mostfortunatewhendirectedby,or
associatedwithsomeoneelse. He is notgoodatcommandingothers ;
andhoweverindependenthemayappear,heisseldomsoinrealityso
farasthispositionisconcerned. Sometimesthenativeisveryambitious
anddesirousofpowerandfame,butthispositionputsdifficultiesinthe
wayandhelpstobringreversal,downfall,andcontinualdifficultiesand
opposition . Heisnever soopennorsodevoidofconcealment as the
besttypeofMarsmenusuallyare ;heoftenhassomethinghekeepsin
reserve ; inclinesmoretosecrecy ; hefollowshisown will,ifnotopenly,
thenquietlyand in secret,andiscapableofworkinginthedarkandin
secret ; whetherforgoodorevildepends upon thehoroscopeasawhole .
Ifthehoroscopeisagoodone,hemaybeof a quietretiringnature ; if
anevilone,he will hedeceitfulorwork illdeedsinsecret . Heislikely
to sufferfromservants,subordinates,co-workers,andfalsefriends . The -
positionrelatessomewhattomedicine,surgery,drugs,hygiene,food
products ;adapts for science,andgivesshrewdnessandmentalactivity .
Thebowelsornervoussystemwillsufferfromsomecomplaintbrought
onoraggravatedbyMars . Theremaybedisordersofthepartssignified
byVirgo,anddiseasesarelikelytobecomplicatedorinbornand
incurable . Thenativemaylosefriendsorservantsbydeath,orbeparted
fromthemthroughquarrelsormisunderstanding .
MARS IN LIBRA.

a in=n .
(PositiveHouseofVenus. )
Thisinclinestoarashandardentlove,sometimestoanearlyor
hastymarriage. Occasionallymarriageisverymuchdelayedthrough
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anearlydisappointment . Thenativeispassionateandquickinlove,
andmaysufferthroughhisaffections,orbeentangleddetrimentallywith
theoppositesex . Themarriagepartnerandtheoppositesexhavegreat
attractionsforhim,exercisemuchcontroloverhim,andheissureto
meetwithgriefortroubleofsomekindthroughthis. Troublecomes
uponhimthroughotherpeople,althoughitmaybeindirectlydueto
somefaultorweaknessinhimself. Hemeetswithcriticism,enmity,
rivalry . andopposition,openorsecret . Thereisseveringofbonds
throughdisagreementordeathbetweenthenativeandpartner(marriage
orotherwise) ,friends,associatesandrelatives,,unlesstherearestrong
goodaspects-totheplanet.
a in nt.

MARSIN SCORPIO.

a
in rrt .
(NegativeHouseofMars. )
Marsisstronghereanditsinfluenceis on thewholefortunate .
Themartialsideofthenatureisrenderedpowerful,andthenative
isfirm,positiveanddetermined . Thereisexecutivepower,apractical
nature,theabilitytoworkhardandaccomplishmuch . Thereisa
worldly,matter-of-fact,materialistictendency,selfishness,prideanddis-
regardofthefeelingsofothers . Thereissomeliabilitytoweaknessof
healthinearlylife,someaccident,fever,surgicaloperation,(oreven
prematuredeath,butthischieflywhenafflicted) . Thispositionincreases
strengthandvitalityinadultsandoldpeople,buttheintensityofthe
martialinfluencemaybetoomuchinchildhood. Ifafflictedtherewillbe
angerandbadtemper. Itfavourslegaciesandgainofmoneythrough
associationwithothers .
a in

MARSIN SAGITTARIUS.

int .
(PositiveHouseof Jupiter. )
Anactivemindseldominagreementwithothers,fixedandpositive
initsownideas,andfrequentlyatvariancewithacceptedopinions . In
religionmilitant,aggressive,unorthodoxorsceptical,enthusiasticand
active . Becauseheresiststheinfluenceofothersandthinksforhimself,
hewillprobablychangehisopinionsinimportantparticulars,perhaps
morethanonceinhislife : willleaveonereligion,philosophy,ormodeof
thoughtandtake up withanother. Heismentallyandmorallybrave,
daringandfearlessoftheopinionsofothers. Thepositionmakeshim
somewhatofatraveller,walker,rider,sailororathlete,andtherewill be
dangerthroughjourneysandtravelling . Moneymaybeearnedbestin
partnershiporassociatedinsomewaywithsomeoneelse . Ifafflicted,
possiblelossofalegacy .. Itisnotgoodforbrothers,sisters,andcousins ;
oneormorewilldie,ortheremaybedisagreement .
SinYp.

MARS IN CAPRICORN.

d in li.
(Negative House ofSaturn . )
Thenativeisambitious,andfondofapubliclife,onebringinghim
beforethemultituderatherthanconfininghimtoanarrowscope . He
isenergetic,andwinsprominence or authoritythereby iswillingtotake
muchresponsibilityuponhisshoulders ; isfondofexercisingauthority,
andwillprobablyholdsomemoreorlessresponsible or prominentposi-
tion. Marsisstronginthissignandgenerallyforgood,althoughthere
isoftenagooddealofquicktemper,irritability, andpassion. The
nativesometimescomesintoconflictwithpeopleinauthority,superiors,
thoseinhigherranks,andisunfortunatethroughthem . Hemayarouse
opposition,enmity,rivalry,criticism . Itisratherunfortunatefor a
parent(probablyfather) ,eitherofthenativeorthemarriagepartner ;
onemaydieprematurely,orthere willbe separationordisagreement,
eitherbetweenthenativeand a parentorbetweentheparentsthem-
selves. Toalessextentitissimilarlyunfortunateforbrothers and
sisters,writings,lettersandshortjourneys . Therewillbemoneyora
legacyfromthefather,brothersorsisters.
a
Thiscausessomedegreeofimpulsivenessandabruptnessinmanner
orspeech. Thenativemay ,dothingsquicklyandunexpectedly,either
becausehemakesuphismindquicklyorbecausehedoesnotfullyrealise
theconsequences. Heoftensumsupfactsoropinionsandcomesto a
conclusionveryquickly . He isreadyandprompt ; knowswhattodoin
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anemergency ;hasallhiswitsabouthim . Asaspeaker,heIsaready
andincisivedebater,forcibleanddetermined . Hisopinionsarefixed
andnoteasilychangedfromoutside
;butwhenhedoeschange,itoften
happens so suddenlyandabruptly as tosurpriseeveryone . Healienates
hisfriends by
hisactions,suffersfromtheiroppositionandhostility . He
losessomefriendbydeathandothersbyseparationorestrangement,and
maybeindangerfromafalsefriend . Thisposition is notfavourablefor
societies,associations,companiesorfirms,andtroubleoccurs to himin
connectionwiththem,unlesstheplanetiswellaspected . Heissome-
whatambitiousandaspiring,andisindependentinmanner,toomuch so
toassociateonanequalfootingwithothersforanylength oftime ; such
linksarebrokeneitherthroughhisambitionorhislove ofindependence.
Sometimesheseemstobeademocrat,butthereisagooddealofthe
autocratinhim ;hehasaloveofleadingandguidingothers. Hemay
meethisdeathdirectlyorindirectlythroughafriend . Toaslightextent
itisunfavourablefortheparents ; theremaybeestrangementfrom,or
thecomparativelyearlydeathof,oneofthem .
Thisisnotafortunateposition,butthenatureof thetroubles
indicateddiffersagooddealaccordingtothekind ofhoroscope,the
prominenceorotherwiseofthe benefics,andtheaspectstheplanet
receives. Itsinfluencemaybeconsideredundertwoheads, thegood
andthebad.
Initsbadinfluence,thenativeoftenprovesto behisownworst
enemy ; heispronetoindolence,vacillation,irresolutionandindecision ;
hedriftstoomuch,andistooopentotheinfluenceof , others. Heis
alsosometimeslackingincandour,truthfulnessand honesty. He is
ofteninvolvedinalmostirremediabletroublesand misfortunes,which
areusuallymoreorlesshisownfault,duedirectlyor indirectlytohis
ownaction. Hemaysufferfromsecretenmityinvariousforms, theft,
scandal,falsereports,slander,etc . ,withorwithoutdeservingit ; buthe
mayalsohimselfactwronglyinthisway,andplaythe secretenemyto
others. Whentheinfluencebearsuponhealth,itisapttocauselinger-
ingillnessesandsuchasareincurableornearly so. Thereisdanger
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fromwaterandliquidsgenerally,drowning,scalding,poisons,orfoods
in liquidform. Toaslightextentthereislikelihood of thedeath of
children. Therewillbesometendencytodissipation,whilethenative
maybeeasilydepressed,gloomyorpessimistic. Initsbetterinfluence,
thenativeisquietandretiring,avoidingopenruptureorconflict
changeableinopinion,however,andlackinginpromptnessanddecision ;
perhapschanginghisoccupationorfollowingtwooccupations ; meeting
withmanyheavymisfortunesanddifficulties,buthonestlytryingto
surmountthem. Itgivesabilityforadetective,lawyer,magistrate,and
inspector : andthenativemaybeinstrumentalinbringinginjusticeand
evil-doingtolight . Hedoesgoodworkquietlyandisperhapsdesirous
ofpopularity,butunabletogainit . Theideaofdetentionorrestraint
belongstothetwelfthsignandmayaccompanythisposition,manifesting,
throughill-health,enmity,crime,orpoverty .
Inthese,as in allothercases, much dependsuponthepositionofthe
planetinthehoroscope . Foranunfavourable position,by ' house,' will
negativemuchofthegoodpromised by afavourable sign, and vice versi .
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225
VENUS.
VENUS IN ARIES. Tto `Y' .
(PositiveHouse of Mars. )
Showsanatureardentinlove ; onethatfindsitdifficulttorestrain
theaffectionswhentheyareoncebestowed ; fondofloveandadmiration,
andtooeasilyinfluencedbytheattraction of theoppositesex . This
positiongivessomedegreeofpopularity,andabilitytomakefriends
easily . Itinclinestoearlyloveandmarriage,andsometimestoahasty
marriage. Thereissomedanger(if Y isafflictedby e) thatthenative
maythinktoolightlyofthenecessaryrestrictionsontheemotionsand
passions. There will besomeabilityformusic,poetryorpainting,
andmuchenthusiasmthoughlittleapplicationintheirstudy ;loveof
showandfineclothesandornaments. Venusinthissignisrather
favourableformoney,butthedispositionisfreeandgenerous,and
theremaybeconsequentpecuniarylosses,freeexpenditure,andloss
ofmoneythroughthenative'sownactionorfault .
VENUSINTAURUS.

g in ii .
(NegativeHouseofVenus. )
Anaffectionatenature,faithfulinlove,andgenerallyfixed,deter-
mined,decided,positiveandtenaciousinopinion. Marriageislikely
butissometimesdelayed. Sometroublewillbeintroducedinconnec-
tionwiththemarriage,eitherthroughmoneyorbecauseofadeath
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(possiblyofmarriagepartner) , or separationfromthelovedone ;there
maybeincompatibilityoftemper or anunyieldingdispositiononone
sideortheother . Theworstofthesetroubleswillnotfollowunless
therearebadaspects,however,thoughthemarriageislikely tobe for
moneyononeside. Theposition is generallyfavourableformoneyand
possessions ; moneybylegacy,partnership,ormarriageis likely, and
there is goodfortuneinbusinessandtradinggenerally . Thenativeis
fondoffmoney,butgenerouswithit,nevertheless,andgainsmoney
throughsomeoccupationsignified by Venus.
2iriII .

VENUSINGEMINI . ,

y in II .
(PositiveHouseofMercury. )
Thenativeissociable in manner,good-humouredandfriendly,clear
inideasandintuitional. Heisoriginalandinventiveandshouldreceive
agoodeducation . Isinclinedtoreligion,especiallyofapoeticormystical
kind. Thenative may accomplishmuchasawriter,speaker,musician,
orartist,asthispositionrefinesthemindandfeelings,andtendsinone
ofthesedirections(thepositionsometimesgoeswithneathandwriting) .
Harmonyispreservedbetweenthenativeandhisbrethrenandcousins .
HewillearnmoneythroughmatterssignifiedbyGemini,andwill
havemorethanoneoccupationorreceivemoneyfrommorethanone
source. There will bepleasureandprofitfromjourneysandtravelling.
Theposition is favourableformarriageandforsocialpopularity,and
thereisalikelihoodofmorethanoneloveaffairormarriage . Thenative
willmarryorhavealoveaffairwitharelative ; orthewifemaycome
fromaconsiderabledistance. Thereissometendencytoflirtingand
inconstancyinlove.
(HouseoftheMoon. )
Associatesthenativecloselywithoneoftheparents,probablythe
mother,andinclineshimtofamilylife heisemotional,affectionate,
kind-heartedandimaginative . , Thepositionisnotwhollyfortunate
eitherformarriageormoney,andintroducesobstaclestoboth. There
willbeconsiderabledifferenceinageorpositionbetweenthenativeand
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227
themarriagepartner,andthemarriagemaybedelayedforvarious
reasons,sometimes on accountofmoneyoroccupation ; aparent(either
ofthenativeormarriagepartner) will in somespecialwayhelporhinder
themarriage. Moneyorpropertyisgainedfromtheparentsofthe
nativeorthemarriagepartner,alsothroughsomeoccupationconnected
eitherwiththewateryelement,orwithhousesandproperty : someun-
popular,humble,orrelativelyplebeianoccupationofferssourcesofgain
also.
VENUSINLEO.

2inSL.
(HouseoftheSun. )
Kind-hearted ; theaffectionsandsympathiesareeasilymoved,while
theloveisardentandconstant,andverysetonitsobject . Marriageis
likely tobealovematch,andtheattraction "loveatfirstsight . " The
nativeispopularandisfond of society,company,friends,show,gaiety,
pleasuresandamusementsofallsorts ; itisdifficultforhimtolivealone,
or a retiredlife ; hemustmixwiththeworldandenjoythecompanyof
others. Hewillattracttheattentionofhissuperiorsorthoseinhigher
ranksoflife,andbenefitthroughthemsociallyandpecuniarily . The
positionmayexistwithconsiderabletalentorgeniusforsomething
signifiedbyVenus-poetry,painting,music,thedrama,etc . Thenative
gainsmoney,eitherbyspeculation,orsomeoccupationconnectedwith
theyoung. Marriageandthebirthandprosperityofchildrenare
indicated.
(NegativeHouse of Mercury . )
Thiscausesdelayordisappointmentinlove,partnershipormar-
riage . Thenativemaymarryone in adifferentstationoflifefromhis
own,probablylower. Hegainsmoneythroughservantsorsubordinates,
orbyhimselfoccupyingsuchaposition ;alsothroughoccupationsof
theearthyelementandthoseconnectedwithmedicine,drugs,food,
nursing,farming,orgardening. Thispositioncontributestosustainthe
health,andgivesagooddigestionandappetite .
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4en MN. VENUS IN LIBRA.
(Positive House ofVenus. )
ThisstrengthensthebetterpartoftheVenuselementinthenature .
Itincreasessympathyandkindlinessofmanner ; contributestosocia-
bilityandpopularity,andgivesloveofpoetry,musicorthefinearts . It
isfavourableforfriendship,loveandmarriage . Thenativeearnsmoney
throughthingssignifiedbyVenus,andbenefitsunderthedirection of
another,orinassociationwithanother,whetherasfriend,partneror
superior. Moneybymarriageislikely.
Y in In.

VENUSIN SCORPIO.

Yin nt .
(Negative Houseof Mars. )
Thisincreasesthepassions,emotions,andappetitesofthebody ;
andgivesloveofluxury,pleasureandsensation. Thenativeisardent
in loveandpassionateintheaffections. Itsometimesgivesundue
freedomorforwardnessofmannerinmen,andalackofrestraintand
modestyinwomen,and may weakenthemoralsenseinmattersofsex .
Theseresultsneednotfollowifthehoroscopeisotherwisegood . Much
dependsupontherisingsign . Thenativewillbeattractedtothe
oppositesex,andissuretobeunfortunatethroughthem,moreorless .
Therewillbetroubleofsomekindincourtship,loveandmarriage,
thoughitwilldiffermuchindifferenthoroscopes ; disappointmentin
love,delayinloveormarriage,lossbyseparationordeathoftheloved
oneorthemarriagepartner,disagreementorjealousyareformsitmay
assume. Moneybylegacy,gift,partnership,ormarriageisprobable,
butthereisalwaysdelayortroubleconnectedwithitandbadaspects
maypreventitaltogether . Moneywillbegainedalsothroughoccupa-
tionsofthewateryelement,orthingsconnectedwiththedead . There
islikely to beeitheranextravagantnature,toofreeexpenditure,orfor
somereasonnoopportunityofsaving.
2int.

VENUSINSAGITTARIUS. ,
(PositiveHouse of Jupiter. )
Strengthenstheimaginationandsenseoftheromanticandbeautiful .
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Inaveryrefinednaturewillgivemuchloveofbeautyinpoetry,paint-
ing,music,etc. ; alsoinclinationtoreligion of anelevatedormystical
nature,muchintuition,andloveofallthingsnoble,beautiful,gopdand
harmonious. Inalesshighlydevelopedindividualtheseidealisticten-
dencies will probablyshowoutinahighlysusceptiblelovenature . The
nativewillmarryamongsthisownkin,orelsesomeonefromaconsider-
abledistance,probablyaforeigner . Thenative will beattractedto
morethanoneoftheoppositesex,andmayprovefickleinhisaffections .
MoneywillbeearnedbytheSagittariusoccupations : religion,the
church,thehigherkindsofliteraryandintellectualwork,andthosein-
volvingthehigherfacultiesofthemind ; alsothoseconnectedwiththe
animalsideofthesign,horses,shipping,voyaging,travelling,athletics .
Moneymaybegainedfromtwodifferentsourcesatthesametime .
Thispositionfavourstravellingandvoyaging,especiallyforpleasure .
Itslightlyfavoursmoneybylegacyorpartnership,andinclinestomore
thanonemarriage or seriouslove-affair.
(NegativeHouseofSaturn . )
Thiscontributestopopularity,andthefavourofelders,superiors,
employers,masters,andthoseinhigherranksoflife. It helps toliftthe
nativeupintosomepositionofresponsibilityandprofit . Itbringsmany
friendsoracquaintances,and social andgeneralpopularity . Theposi-
tionisrathergoodforbusiness,commerce,investments,banking,stocks
andshares
. Thenativegainsthroughtheseandthroughenterprises
thatarepublicratherthanprivate,throughsuchthingsasbringhim
beforethemanyratherthanthefew,andthroughoccupationsthatplace
himover otherstodirectorcontrol. Hegainsalsothroughthe
earthyelement,eitherdirectlyorindirectly : thisis a favourableposi-
tionforadealerinpreciousstones,forinstance . Marriageisdelayed
throughreasonsarisingoutofage,money,occupationorparents . The
marriagepartnerislikelytobeolderthanthenative,andmaybe
wealthierorofhigherpositionthoughsometimesthismaybereversed .
Thenativeisstronglyattachedtooneparent,probablythefather,and
benefitsmorethroughthatparent .
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2 in ,: .

VENUS IN AQUARIUS.

Yin : : .
(PositiveHouseofSaturn. )
Thispositiongivesmanyfriendsa . ndacquaintances,somewealthier
thanthenative,andfinancialbenefitfromsomeofthem . Manyfriends
amongtheoppositesex . Itbringsaboutmanyandremarkablelove
affairs,differenceinage,andprobablytrouble in connectiontherewith,
alsodangerofintrigues,andsometimesmarriagetowardsmiddlelifeor
oldage. OccultaffairsormatterssignifiedbyUranuswillplaysome
partintheloveormarriage,andstrangeandunexpectedeventswill
occur : aloveaffairmaybesuddenlyentereduponorsuddenlybroken
off, ortheremaybeunionwithoutmarriage,or a platonicmarriage.
Thisposition of Venusgivesability for music,poetryorpainting,and
loveofthebeautiful. Therewillbefondnessforpleasureandsocial
life,andthenativeislikelytojoinsomesocietyorassociationforpleasure
orprofit . Thepositionfavoursmoneythroughpartnership,association
withothers,companies,societies,firms,andtosomeextentthrough
investmentsorbanking . Itisgoodforgainingmoneybypublicenter-
prisesandbyoccupationsthatbringthenativebeforethemultitude,and
bytheassistanceoffriendsandassociates. Itgivessomeintuitionand
predisposestocuitivationofthemind .
Qi77) ( .

VENUS IN PISCES.

Qin
(NegativeHouseofJupiter . )
Thisincreasestheemotionalsideofthenature,andgives an intense
loveofthebeautiful,whichmayfindexpressioninmusic,painting,or
anyofthe Venus occupations. Thenativeischeerful,fondofcompany,
society,andfriendlyintercourse,peaceful,easy-going,charitable,and
sometimesindolent . Heis likelytofollowmorethanonepursuitor
occupationatthesametime,ormaychangefromonetoanother . He
maygainmoney by charityorgift,fromfriendsandacquaintances, or
bypainting, music, etc, orfromsomeobscureorsubordinatepursuit.
Ifmuchafflictedhemaylosemoneyheavily,orfinditalmostimpossible
togainit ; andloss may occurthroughdeception,fraud,orhisown
action. In a badhoroscopethenativewillbenottooscrupulousinhis
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methodsofacquiring. Thereislikelihoodofmorethanonemarriage
orloveaffair,andthenativemaybefickleandcarelessinmattersof
affection ;ortherewillbeasecretmarriageorengagement . Hewill
marrybeneathhim,orsufferpecuniarilythroughawoman. Ifafflicted
hemaybeentangledtohisdetrimentwiththeoppositesex,andthere
will bedelaysandobstaclestothemarriage .
Inthese,asinallothercases,muchdependsuponthepositionofthe
planetinthehoroscope . Foranunfavourable position, by ' house,'will
negativemuchofthegoodpromisedbyafavourable sign, and viceversd.
MERCURYINARIES.
(PositiveHouseofMars . )
Thenativewillbequick-witted,aptatwritingorspeaking,quickat
retort,witty,observant,andsharp ; sometimesgiventoexaggeration,
sarcastic,enthusiasticorexcitable
. Hemay,writeorpublish,and will
makefriendsamongwriters,readersorliterarypeople
. Thisposi-
tionfavoursshortwritingsratherthanelaborateworks,butthe
nativemaybeaquickandveryprolificwriter,withafertilemind,
originalandinventive . ItisgoodfortheoccupationsofGeminiand
Virgo (q . v . )
andmayco-operatewithotherinfluencesinbringinganyof
themforward. Thenativewillbethecleverestofhisfamilyorthemost
celebratedinmattersgovernedbytheplanet . Ifafflicted,*itthreatens
sometroubletotheheadorbowels,givingalsoaliabilitytofeverish
complaintsortoaccidentsaffectingtheaboveparts . Thereislikelihood
ofmanyshortjourneys.
VinS.

MERCURYINTAURUS.

1#
in li .
(NegativeHouseofVenus. )
The nativeisslowtomakeuphismind,but is fixedanddetermined
whenitismadeup,andwillexercisemuchpatienceandperseverance
inallmattersandpursuitswheretheacquirementofknowledge
is con-
' Set preliminary note, p. 73.
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233
cerned. Heisratherfondofmoneyandpossessions,andmaymake
moneyby,anyoccupationssignifiedbyGeminiorVirgo (q . v . ) . This
positiondoesnotinclinetotravellingexceptformoneymatters,or
on
behalfofsomeoneelseorforhealth. Itgivesasociable,friendly,and
affectionatedisposition,withsomeinclinationtoreligion,andtoart,
musicorpoetry ; capableofmuchenduranceinmentalwork,andpro-
bablypossessingagoodmemory . Ifafflicted, will showmuchirritation
andangerattimes.
0 in II .

MERCURYINGEMINI.
(PositiveHouseof Mercury. )
Thisbringsprominentlytothefrontinthelifehistoryallthings
signifiedbyGemini,ofwhich
I
isruler. Itinclinesthenativeto
travelling,andtoreadingandstudy,thoughperhapsofadesultory
description,embracingmanysubjects,carryingontwodifferentoccupa-
tionsorstudiesatthesametime,orquicklychangingfromoneto
another. Ithelpstomakehimsuitedfor any occupationsignifiedby
GeminiorVirgoandhemayrisetosomedistinctioninVirgomattersor
occupations (q . v. ) .
in 40.

MERCURYINCANCER.
(House of the Moon. )
Thenativeisquiet,good-humoured,easy-goingandsociableindis-
positionandspeech. Heissometimeschangeable ; hismindgrasps
manysubjects,andlietakesawide,comprehensiveviewofthings . His
memoryisgood,andhismindsoundandstrong,ifnotalwaysquick
of
alert. Thereisasenseofrhythmandmotionwhichwillshoweither
physicallyindancingorathletics,ormentallyinmusicorpoetry . He
will gainmoneythroughoccupationsandaffairsconnectedwithlandor
property,throughthewateryelement,andthroughbrothers,sisters,
cousins,andthemotherorhersideofthefamily . Heisfondof
thewaterandwilltravelbyit,especiallyonshortjourneys ;is in
generalsomewhatinclinedtotravelling. Thereissomelikelihoodofhis
investigatingoccultsubjects ;andhemaybeasomnambulistordreamer,
V in II .
orpossesssomekindofoccultgift. Thispositionmayexistwithintuition
andsomeamountofgenius,especially if otherinfluencesharmonise . The
nativeistheservantofmany ;hemakesfriendsamongpeoplesignified
byVirgoandCancer (q . v . ) , alsoamongthose in alowerrankoflife
thanhimself,andsometimes among thoseinvestigatingmysticalor
occultsubjects. Itisaveryfavourablepositionforjoiningsocieties,
associationsandcompanies
andthenativeworksbetterwithafirm
orinassociationwithpartnersorco-workersthanwhenalone . It is
goodforthedigestion,butthestateofthemindandthestomachact
andreactoneachothertoagreaterdegreethanisusuallythe case.
in

MERCURY IN LEO.
(HouseoftheSun. )
The native is
strong-mindedandpositive,butkind-hearted,easy-
going, fondof pleasure,andself-indulgent . Hegenerallyrisestosome
moreorlessprominent or responsiblepositioninmatterssignifiedby
thethirdandsixthhouses,andis
capableofdirecting,managingfor,or
controllingothersinthesematters . Hemaymakemoneythroughart
orbusinessenterprise,designing,etc. ; andtherewillbemanyshort
journeysonaccountofsuchthings. He will befondofchildren,of
music,singing,poetryorthefinearts. Hemaygiveuptoomuchofhis
timetomentalpursuits,andsoneglectotherduties ;insuchpursuits
oroccupations,however,hewillshowperseveranceandmentalconcen-
tration.
ItisnotquitesofortunateforVirgomattersasforthoseof
Gemini,andifafflictedtroublemayensue ; treacheryorslanderof
servantsoremployees,ortroubletohimselfthroughsuperiors ; danger
fromdrugs,weaknessoftheheartorbowels .
in

MERCURYINVIRGO.
(NegativeHouseofMercury . )
Theintellectisactiveandcomprehensive ; thenativelearnsreadily,
isfondofscienceandspeculativephilosophy,andofstudyandreading
generally,hasagoodmemory,andcanturnhisstudiestoaccountin
o verydaylife.
Heispracticalandutilitarian ;makesa . goodsecretary,
clerk,orservantinanycapacitywhereintellectormentalaffairs
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234
generallyareofimportance
;butheisapttostudytoomanysubjects,
andtohavetoomanyironsinthefire . Hehasnaturalinclinationto
theoccupationsandaffairsofVirgoandmaycontractahabitof
takingdrugs. Hemayhavetotravelforhealth. Thispositionis
slightlyopposedtopublicsuccessormuchpopularityinwritings,study,
andspeaking,thoughthenativemayachievemuchinthesedirections
inaquietway,orinaspherethatdoesnotbringhimforwardas
a
leaderorhead : theservinginfluencewillalwaysbedetected. Hemay
writeuponorstudyoccultorpsychicsubjects ; ortheinfluencemay
taketheformofhisdealingwithcomparativelyunpopularorneglected
subjects,andmattersthatdonotbringwidepublicityorfame
. If
Mercuryisafflictedheislikelytosufferfrombowelcomplaints
.
0in e-- .

MERCURYINLIBRA.
(PositiveHouseofVenus . )
This is favourableforcarryingonstudies,writing,reading,and
educationalpursuitsgenerally,inconjunctionwithsomeotherperson
;
theremayormaynotbeanytechnicalpartnershipinthematter,butthe
native,incarryingouttheseaffairs,issuretoassociatewithsomeother
person,generallybyhisowndesire,butsometimesfromnecessity
. He
mayearnmoneythroughsomeoneofthevariousVirgooccupations,and
heretheideaofpartnershiporassociationwillagainbeforward. The
marriagewillbeoneofintellectualcomradeship,ofthemindratherthan
theemotions. Theremaybemarriagewithacousinorrelative,orwith
oneinferiortonative in respectofmoney,orrelatively a subordinate.
Therewillbeharmoniousrelationswithbrethren,cousins,nephewsand
nieces. Ifafflictedtherewillbemanyandgreatobstaclestothemar-
riage ;andhappinessinmarriageorsuccessinloveaffairsisvery
doubtful. Thepositionisfavourableforeducationandintellect,andto
somerespectforpoetry,music,art,etc . Itstrengthenstheintuition .
Itgivesloveofsocietyandcomradeship ;
fondnessforintellectual
pleasuresandamusements,andforchildren.
in
in.

MERCURYINSCORPIO.

in nt .
(NegativeHouseofMars . )
Thenativeis positive inhisopinions,obstinate,anddifficulttoCon-
in
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wince ; will bemovedtomuchenthusiasmforanycauseheespouses,
andtogreatindignationorhatebyarealorimaginarywrong. Hecan
pursueatrainofthoughtwithgreatmentalconcentration . Heislively
andactiveinmind,wittyandsarcastic,andwillhaveagreatflowof
wordsandcommandoflanguage(unlessSaturnafflicts) hehasmanual
dexterity,isingeniousandfertileofresourcementally,andmayinventor
discoversomethingofgreatpracticalutility . Heisfondoflookingbeneath
thesurfaceforthecausesofthings,ofsearchingintomysteries,andsolving
problems. Accordingtohisstationinlifehemaybealchemist,practical
occultist,chemist,surgeon,detective,soldier,workerinmetals ; but
mentalingenuitywillshowineachcase . Hemaymakeapowerful
mesmerist ;ahealerorcontrollerbythewill. Dangerwillbemetwith
whiletravelling,chieflyshortjourneysbywater ;andtherewillbe
deathofabrother,sister, or cousin in closeassociationwithnativeor
affectingthe native. Ifafflicted,thetemperwillbeveryuncertain .
MERCURYINSAGITTARIUS.

in ~.
(PositiveHouseofJupiter . )
Themindisjust,generous,andsincere ; thenativeinclinestosome
earnestkindofreligion,evenifunorthodox,andhasaptitudeformedi-
cine,scienceandliterature . Thenativeisveryactivementally,and
perhapsalsophysically,butverychangeable . Hewillstudymorethan
onesubjectatonce,orcarryonmorethanoneoccupationatonce,and
willquicklypassfromonesubjecttoanother. Asawriter,hisinclina-
tionistodealwithreligion,philosophyorscience,andtowritebooks(or
pamphlets,forheisanenthusiasticpropagandistasarule) ratherthan
shortarticlesorephemeralliterature . Heseldomdealswithsimpleand
popularsubjects,andeitherhisstyle or thesubjectsdealtwithwill
seldombesimpleandstraightforward,buteitherinvolvedorlackingin
clearness. Hecantakeagoodeducation,solidratherthansuperficial
orbrilliant,andhismentalabilitiesdonotshowtogoodadvantage
duringyouthorearlylife. Hemaywriteorpublishinpartnership,or
behelped or instigated in somewaytowrite . Heisfondofwalking,
travelling,orriding ;thereislikelytobeillnesswhiletravelling,orhe
maytravelforhealth. He is attractedtodrugs,medicine,foods,and
mayfollowsomeoccupationconnectedwithVirgoTherewillbesome
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237
troubleconnectedwitheducation,writings,brothersandsisters,and
shortjourneys ;thereisalikelihoodofmanyjourneys .
MERCURYINCAPRICORN.
(NegativeHouseofSaturn. )
Thenativewillgainprominence,andperhapsfame,throughsome
occupationruledbyGeminiandVirgo . Hewillbecautious,diploma-
tic,subtleandprofound,hiswholenatureseldomorneverseenonthe
surface. Hecaninfluenceotherpeoplethroughthemind . Thereis
alwaysaserioussidetohischaracter,and,withafaireducation,hewill
inclinetoseriousandprofoundstudies,ortomysticismofsomekind .
Ifafflictedorunbalancedbygood,therewillbebadtemper,secrecy,
cunning,andwantofcandour,orduplicity . Thispositionisfavourable
forwinninghonoursandprizesatschool,orbyforceofcharacter . The
nativewillbeclevererorbettereducatedthanhisbrothersandsisters,
andmakessomethingofashowinallmattersgovernedbyMercury,is
ambitiousinthesethings,andkeepsaneyeonhisownadvancement.
MayholdaGovernmentpost,oroccupyanimportantpositionas
manageroragentundertheauthorityofanother . Theoccupationwill
necessitatemanyshortjourneys.
in

MERCURYINAQUARIUS.

# in ~.
(PositiveHouseofSaturn . )
Thisstrengthenstheintellect,givesagoodmemoryandastrong
andcomprehensivemind. Itincreasesanytendencytothecultivation
ofthemind,toscience,literature,orreligion . Thenativeisoffixed
opinions,aversetochange,andnoteasilyinfluencedinhisideas . He
iscapableofhardworkmentally,isoriginal,andisdeservingofagood
education. Hehasfriendsandacquaintancesamongpeoplesignifiedby
GeminiandVirgo,andfollowingoccupationsagreeabletothesesigns .
Heislikelytojoinsomesocietyorassociationsignifiedbythesesigns,
or tofollowoneofthecorrespondingoccupations. Thenativewill
travelforsomedefiniteobject, not oftenforthemeresakeoftravelling .
Mercury is stronginthissign,thescientificandcriticalinfluence
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ASTROLOGYFORALL,
particularly-so
. Toaslightextentitinclinestoanintellectualformof
religionandperhapstomysticismofsomekind,anditstrengthensthe
intuition .
Vin
MERCURYINPISCES.
(NegativeHouseofJupiter)
Thenativeisjust,magnanimousandgood-humoured. Affairs
signifiedbythesignsGeminiandVirgoarelikelytosufferthrough
deceit,treacheryandunderhandactstheremaybetroubleofthis
naturefromservants,subordinates,oremployees
;orthenative,when
occupyingsuchapositionhimself,maycauseorbeaccusedofcausing
thesetroublestoothers. Hehasdetectiveandanalyticalskill,andan
inclinationforsuchwork ;canworkquietly,subtly,andinthedark ;
caneitherdiscovermysteriesorplanthem ;canspeak,write,andact
diplomaticallyandcautiously,andifMercuryiswell'aspected'hewill
havemuchabilityasanimaginativewriter . Hehastalentfor,amuse .
mentsoroccupationsthatgivescopeforthesetendencies,andmaygain
considerablesuccessorfamethroughspeaking,singing,music,writing,
clericalandsecretarialwork,andwhateverdependsuponingenuityand
manualdexterity. Sofarasthispositionisconcerned,heoccupies
himselfwithmanysubjectsratherthanwithone ;andheisproneto
carryontwolinesofstudyorworkatonce . Hemayhavetodowith
nursing,medicine,prison,hospitals ;butthereisgenerallysomedraw-
backorunpleasantnessconnectedwithsuchwork,whichislessenedif
hecanworkinpartnership,orinassociationwithsomeone . Thisposi-
tionthreatenssomeweaknessconnectedwiththeregionsgovernedby
VirgoorPisces,andthereistroubleinconnectionwitheducation,
travellingbywater,orbrothersandsisters.
Inthese,asinallothercases,muchdependsuponthepositionof
theplanetinthehoroscope . Foranunfavourableposition,by'house,'
willnegativemuchofthegoodpromisedbyafavourablesign,andviceversa .
CHARACTEROFEACHDEGREEOFTHEZODIAC.
CHAPTERXXIII.
THECHARACTERANDDESTINYOFEACHDEGREEOFTHRZODIAC.
THEfollowingbriefdelineationoftheinfluenceofeachseparate
degreeofthezodiacwillbefoundofgreatinterestinconnectionwith
theTableoftheSun'sPlacegivenlater .
Thereadingsheregivenwillapplyingeneraltothewholeofthe
IndividualityrepresentedbytheSun,forming,infact,anepitomeofthe
individualcharacteranddestiny ;andinasimilarway,whenthetimeof
birthisknown,*theywillalsoapplyinthecaseoftheMoon,referring,
however,thentothePersonality,itwillbeunderstood . fItisperhaps
hardlynecessarytopointoutthatthesesignifications,beingcondensed
intothefewestpossiblewordsinordertosavespace,shouldbe
interpretedinthewidestpossiblesense,andnotrestrictedtotheirmost
literalapplication. Forinstance,"brethren"impliessistersaswellas
brethren ;andsoon
. Bothcharacteranddestiny,orfate,arehintedat
inmostcases,andthehighersideoftheinfluenceisgenerallydescribed .
THEDEGREEOCCUPIEDBYTHESUNisfoundasfollows : -The
approximatetimeofbirthbeingknown,addorsubtractattherateof
21'perhour,accordingasthetimeisafterorbeforenoon,toorfrom
theplaceoftheSunasgiveninthetable .
Thus,supposethegiventimeis6p . m. ,December7th,1868: this
beingaleapyearwefindtheSun'splacetobe'r537',towhichwe
add24'x6=i5',giving : 15052',i
. e . ,thesixteenthdegreeofSagittarius .
Similarlyinanyothercase .
InthecaseofTHEMOON,herpositionissimilarlyfoundbysimple

Whenthetimeofbirthisnotknown,itwill,ofcourse,beimpossibletofindthe
degreeoftheMoon. Inthiscase,takethedegreeoftheSunonly,fornoonatthe
placeofbirth
: thetablesbeingcomputedforGreenwich,ifbornabroadtheequivalent
Greenwichtimemustbeused-forinstance,noonatNewYorkisequivalentto4 . 56p. m.
atGreenwich.
tAndalso,ofcourse,totheascendant(Body) ,whentheexactdegreeofthelatteris
known.
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proportion,thedailymotionbeing dividedbytwelve and multipliedby HALF
thenumberofhours. - Thus,totakethesamedate,the Moon moves
betweennoon on the7thandnoononthe8th(zN73o'-y 2
333'=)
1357'
;thisdividedby 12=1010' (nearly) ,which,multipliedby three, is
33o' ;
giving TM273' asthepositionat6 p. m.
Itistobenotedthatthesphereofinfluenceof any degreeextends
oneithersidetoanequalamount ;thustheinfluenceculminatingat,
say, I
I6o'extendsbackwardsto r. 531' andforwardsto 1629'. Hence
theMoonintheaboveinstanceistobecounted asin thetwenty-seventh
degree of m1, and NOTin thetwenty-eighth degree,whichwouldgenerallybe
considereditspositionaccordingtocommonacceptance .
Theuse of these"nut-shell"delineationsneedby no meansbe
limitedtothe Sun andMoonpositions as abovedescribed,andata
laterstage of hisstudiesthereadermayreturntothemformanyuseful
hints. Thus, ifthetimeofbirthisaccuratelyknown,sothattheexact
degreeonthecuspoftheAscendantcanbeascertained as explainedin
ChapterXXI . ,thereadingwillhaveaparticularapplicationtothenative
and
willhaveageneralbearingonhischaracteranddestiny(takenwith
the Sun andMoonpositionsaspreviouslydescribed) ,inawaythatcannot
failtobeinteresting . In somecasesitmaybehelpfulindecidingthe
ascendingdegreewhentheexacttimeisnotknownwithcertainty .
Again,onp. 61eachsignisshowntohavearulingplanet,andthe
degreeoccupiedbythe"lord"orruleroftheRisingSignisvery
important . Forinstance,onp. 204 of PracticalAstrology (secondedition)
isgivenahoroscopewithCancerrisingandtheMoon(ruler) in 659' of
Taurus. Thisisfollowedbyadetaileddelineationandanaccountof
thenative'slife,andboth will befoundepitomisedinthedescriptionhere
givenoftheseventhdegreeofTaurus .
Theseusesofthedelineationswhichfollowwillbestbelefttillthe
studenthasobtained Part II. ofthisworkandisabletocasthisown
horoscope, but arementionedhereinorderthattheymaybebornein
nindsoasto beof greaterservicelater on.
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ARtas.

P
z
2
Positive,forceful,uncontrollable : createsowndestiny.
Enterprising,fertileandpractical : anorganiser.
3 Ardent,refinedandsubtle,withliteraryandpoeticability : ambitiousstrivings .
4 Impulsiveandsensuous,yetcapableofgreatattachments .
5 Magnanimousyetimperious : creativeabilityinart .
6 Unsatisfiedlongings : acrampedlifeanddistastefultasks.
7 Aspiritualnature,withloftyideals : anidealmarriage.
8 Arashandungovernablespirit,turbulentandrevengeful.
9 Aphilosophicmindandasympatheticnature : manytravels.
xo
rt
12
Canrisetogreatheights,ambitiousofprestige : friendsinhighplaces .
Astudent,giventosciences : hopesrealised .
Aspirationsquenched,trialsendured : spiritualintuitions.
* x3 Aggressiveanddestructive,lustful : abandonmentofplans.
x40 Violentintemper,yetofabroodingnature : vehementindesires.
x5 Timidandirresolute,yetwell-disposed : a capablewriter.
W
x7
Apublicmanandanoratorofpersuasivetongueyetfondofhisfamily .
Transcendentalinclinations : fondofchildren,andhappywiththem .
x8 Anacuteexperimentalist,devotedtoscience : aquerulousdisposition .
x9 Afertilemindandanobledisposition : apassionatelover.
20 Resourceandexecutiveness,withasomewhatunscrupulouscharacter.
2x 0 Activeandimpressionable : meetsadventuresbysea.
22 Profound,yetsomewhatmelancholy : ambitionsrealised .
23 Aseekerafterstrangethings : manywanderings .
24 Asilentnature,philosophicalintemperamentandpatientinaffliction .
25 Arestlessspirit,pronetotravel : fate in foreignlands.
26 Subjecttoinspirations,andpossessingcreativegenius : artistic .
a
1
27 Thehigh-priest of some cultus orother : powerfulandcommanding
28 Gloomyandmeditative,thoughtfulandtenaciousofpurpose : arecluse .
2q Loftyideals,greatpowersofrealisingthem : famouschildrenandsuccessfulenterprises .
o
x
2
Initiationintothemysteries : aprophetofsomeneworder.
b

TAURUS.

W
Masterfulandvictorious : greatpowerofcombination.
Adeepstudentofthereconditesciences,uxorious : magicalability.
3 Agenerousdisposition,aphilosophicalmind : manytravels.
4 Oneaccustomedtoauthority,adisciplinarian : loftystation .
5 Thefounderofasect : intohiskeepingisgiventhelaw .
2
6 Adegreeofdoublenature : ahermit,or a glutton.
~ Resoluteyetenterprising,aninitiatorofnewsystems : manyenemies.
8 Astubbornnature,resourcefulanddetermined : influentialpositions .
g
xo
x20
Profoundinthoughtandexpressiveinspeech : gainbyrelatives .
Firmyetpersuasive,domesticated : homewithrelatives .
Arichnature,ardentandgenerous : geniusinart .
Painstakingandlaborious,precise : anexperimentalscientist .
Jxx
x30 Refinedandartistic,capable in business : wellservedbyinferiors.
2 W Aninfluentialcharacter,mysticallyinclined : unfortunatemarriage.
x5 Readysympathies,religiousnature : deathabroad.
x60 Subtleandretentiveofpurpose : friendsatcourt.
La x7 Acuteandpowerfulmind,originalconceptions : influenceinsocieties.
a. x8 Broadsympathiesandwidetolerance : apatronof charities .
x9 Resourcefulandableinexecution : leaderofaparty .
20 Self-reliantandredoubtable : sourceofownfortunes.
2x Aversatilenature,fecundofresource : oratoricalabilities .
Establishedinthehomeandintheaffections : manytravelsbywater.
23 Aspiringandpassionate : willcarryoutplansatallcosts .
24 Chasteandhumbleinspirit : apatientworker.
25 Greatintuitionandpoeticability : arecluse .
J
22
26 Powerandauthority,firmandoftenunscrupulous : deathofpartner .
27 Eloquentandpersuasive : goodfortunebymarriage.
z8 Steadfastandpersevering : a fortunethroughtheemployment .
4 29 Apowerfulwillandgreatorganisingability : successinland.
30 Afavouriteoffortune : wideinfluenceandabeneficientsway . '
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Giseuss.

11
t Originalandenterprisingmindfriendsamongworkers .
32 Practicalandsomewhatmaterialistic : . troublecausedbypossessions.
o Readyandfluent,capableinemergency : anambassador .
Magneticandfanciful,sometalentfortunebywater.
Artisticandliterary,skilfulinexpression : distinguishedbrethren.
6 Sensitiveandretiring,liableto be misunderstood : quietfortunes.
yCourteousandaffable,suaveandobligingalovemarriage
u go Acantankerousdfsposition,irritableyetalert : executorships :
9 Refinedandagreeable,candidandfree : marriagetoaforeigner .
id'Loftyddeals : elevationofrankthroughmarriageorpartnership .
11 Commandingintellect,affabledemeanour : longjourneysthroughfriends.
t2 Hesitatingandmistrustful : honourthroughcharities.
13Restlessanddomineering,activeandstrong : hopesrealised.
14 Inharmoniousanddoubtfulnature : benefitsthroughcharities .
15 Activeandalertingenious : probablyhasatwinbrotherorsister .
0
16 Emotionalandsensuous : inheritsahome .
19 Powerfulandcommanding,energeticandable : artisticbrethren .
`la

z8Dualtemperamentandwoman-likenature : businessathomes .
x9Artisticsympathies,humanedisposition : popularenterprises .
soMysticalnotions,sensuousnature : manydisagreeabletasks.
zxAspiringmindandloveoftravel : aspiritualunion .
22 Publicrecognitionthroughliteraryabilities : deathoffather .
3
o

associations.
veideas,impracticableinmanycases : awakeningthrough
eadsympathies,silentyearnings : subordinateto ~

partner.
z5onewhoseesanewlight,firedbyideas : achievementofhopes.
26 Compassionandintellectblendedinspirationandinsight.
27 Genius,eitherinartordiplomacy : sympathyofrelatives.
28 Impressionable : gainbythemother,fluctuatingfortunes .
29Positiveyetimpulsive,kindyetdomineering: gifted.
30 Capableandexecutive : ahardworker,butgiventoworry.
mm

CANCER.

-
rSensuousbutrefined,onewho is athomewiththepublic : tradingbysea.
2 Subtleandacute,enterprising inmysteries : deathofchildren.
3 Emotionallyreligious,activeandlethargicbyturns : educationabroad .
4 Contemplativeandprofound,penetratingintellect
: marriagetoanelder.
5Fancifulandimaginative,quaintconceits : deathoffriends .
6Sympatheticandreceptive,inclinedtoindulgence : enlightenmentbyseavoyages.
7
Intellectualandingenious,fullofexpedients : createshisownprestige.
1F Astuteandpractical,acquisitive : friendsamongthelabouringclasses.
9 Sensitiveandirresolute,timidyeteloquent : enemiesamongbrethren .
id'Reclusiveanddomesticated,horizonboundedbyhometies
: securesowncompetency .
11 Impulsiveandardent,inheritedartisticgifts : 'gainbyspeculation.
12Capableinbusiness,yetfondofscienceandinclinedtothemystical
: manycompulsoryjourneys.
x : Somewhatuxoriousandindolent : oppositioninthehome .
i4
Senseskeenandemotionsvivid,turbulentdesires
: disastrousenterprises.
15Aspiringnature,gooddisposition,kindtoservants
: enlightenmentthroughwork.
16 Designingnature,aptinexecutingplans
: exceptionalparentage,famethroughmarriage .
17Plasticandversatile,astudentofhumanity : manyfriendsatschool .
18Fondofthesea,arover
: companionableandjovial : hamperedbyuncles .
I9Restlessanddomineering,nottobecontn4led : usurpspositionofelders.
zoFortunateandprosperous,somewhatsensual
: hopesrealised .

' 'n mindand reeabledisposition : giventoworry


: difficultiesthroughliterarymatters.
21 Ofengmrtg

ag
z2 Sensitiveandsecretive,sympatheticandfondofhome
: extremelyattachedtomothea
z3 Shy,butimpulsive,verygenerouswithal : benefitsthroughenterprise . '
24 Studiousanddiscriminative : agoodcriticalwriter,
2Somewhatlazy,noearlyriser
: motherdiesatnative'sownhome .
5
o

eventopleasure : lucklessinloveaffairs .
z6 Innatelymystical,orinordinatelyg
z9 Generallyfortunate : compulsoryjourneysonbusiness .
28
Apubliccharacter,politicallyinclined : - disagreementwithfather.
o Areclusivenaturehopesandwishesrealisedthroughpartner'swealth.
:
oProfoundandsilentnature : difficultiesthroughlongjourneys.
I
I
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243
A

LEO.

A
I
s
'Ardent,enterprising,forcefulandIlluminated : passionatelove .
2 Artistic,sensuous,gifteaandsubjecttoinspiration : inheritancefromfather.
3 Enthusiasticyetdiffident,abilityinspeechandletters : friendsamongbrethren.
4 Powerfulwillandstrongattachments,sensitivedisposition : enmity in thehome.
5Self-movedandself-sustained,astrongcharacter : retiredlife.
6 Energyandenterpriseinbusinessconcerns : worryconcerningpatrimony.
7Generous,courteousandobliging,everhospitable : devotiontobrethren .
8Strongpassions,andkeenloveofsensation : treacheryinthehome.
9 Magnanimousandopen-banded,candidandfree : journeysduetoownenterprise,
toFirm,steadfastandsure,calculatinganddiplomatic : worrythroughtheprofession.
11 Broadviewsandwidesympathies : devotiontofriends,yetoppositiontherefrom .
12 Warm-heartedandopen-minded,yetshyandsensitive : troublesturnedtoblessings,
r3 Over-impetuousandrash,restlessandeveronthemove : fortunateonthewhole.
14
0
Impulsiveandingenuous,idealisticandmystical : stronglinktoparents.
r5Easilykindledandreadilyappeased,tooapprehensive : journeysthroughfriends .
16Affectionateanddemonstrative,yetpronetorepine': troublesatsea.
I7Self-inspiredandcapableofgreatundertakings : anoccultist .
18Sympatheticandkind,studiousanddiligent : richesacquired.
19Gentleyetpowerful,aestheticintastes : oppositionfromrelatives.
20Forcefulandrebellious,subtleandscheming : regenerationatendoflife .
. aFrankandoutspoken,apttobetoodillusiveandforceful : enjoysloveofkindred .
22 Agoodorganiser,especial) iumilitarymatters : disagreementwithparents.
23 Enthusiasticinpropagandyawork : manyfriendsamongwomen,
2e Hardworkininc g

harftableprojects : troubleinconnectionwithoccupation.
25 Aninitiatorofschemesandcommercialenterprises : propheticInsight .
z6Practicalusemadeofinnateenthusiasm,fortunebytheprofession : well-to-doparents,
270 Everreadytoseizeopportunities,capableinemergencies : intellectualfriendships.
z8 Practicalmethodsofachievingsuccess : homelifecontributestofortune.
29 Arulerandaman,enterprisingandcourageous,yetsteadfast : afreepath
oApromisingexperimentalistandacutecritic : successinliterature .
10

Vizao.

to
tShy,reserved,studiousandscientific,yetapttoleanonothers : wealthbymarriage .
2 Shrewdandpenetrating,adelverintomysteries,literarytastes : treacheryamongbrethren.
3o Awriterandadreamer,prolificinproductionandmysticalinaims : deathabroad.
4 Profoundandmetaphysicalinthought,anddevotedtoprofession : lovetowardsfather .
5 Acute,practical,andinclinedtowardscommercialenterprisesofaco-operativecharacter .
6Readysympathiser,fondofministeringtoothers : troublethroughmarriage .
y Eagerintellect,shrewdinsight,fecundityofideas : bringsaboutownregeneration.
8 Cautiousandpractical,withdecidedfinancialability : goodfortunethroughtravel .
9 Literaryalilitiesofahighorder : reverenceforbrethren.
10Frugalandeconomical,psychicinclinations : friendsinthehome .
ttSensitiveandimpulsive,inclinedtowardsseriousart : difficultiesthroughloveaffairs .
1z Self-containedandsomewhatself-sufficient : decidesownemployment .
13Spiritualintuitionsandloftyideas,apoet : lossofheritage.
i4 Inclinationstowardsorientalcustoms,reservedinspeech : dangeronshortjourneys.
15Philosophicandartistic,well-disposedandgenial : aforeignhome .
16 Tendencytometaphysicalthought,strongloveofprinciples : devotiontoprofession,
if Manycuriousideas,asomewhatcantankerousmind : friendsamongservants .
i8 Thoughtfulbutpractical,devotedtoserviceoffellowcreatures : sorrowthroughseparation.
igPersistentfnphilosophicstudies,keeninsightandenterprisingmind : bringsaboutwealthofpartner.
zoCommercialability,withconsiderableintuitioninmathematics : wealthabroad .
21Resourcefulinideasandableinexecution,readywithtongueorpen : dominated by relatives.
22 Capableofpowerfulattachmentstofriends : feelingsofaveryobjectivetype .
23 Enthusiasticandimpulsive,somewhatsensational : troubleInspeculations .
24Steadfast,self-controlled,andoftennotalittleselfish : cureshimself,orcausesownill-health .
25Refinedandlovable,withkeenperceptionofsensuousbeauty : spiritualinspirations .
zu?Profoundinthoughtandsubtleinspeech,keenlyalivetoart : dangerbyroad.
zyAlertandaspiringinmind,havingmuchbusinessintuitionand ' go" : fortunateinthehome.
28Deepandreserved,seldomshowsinnernature : reverentialdisposition .
29
0
Kindlyandexpansivenature,butuncertainmanner : worrythroughfriends .
3oOcculttendenciesanddevotiontothespiritualsideoflife : restraintthroughmarriage,
z Forcefulmentalityandprogressivespirit,desireforcelibacy : creativepowerinart.
2 Intuitionandinspirationwellblended ;purificationoftheemotions : sourceofpartner'swealth .
3 Activeandenquiringmind,justandsympathetic : enlightenmentthroughdesultoryreading.
4 Lovingdisposition,greatlyattachedtotheobjectofaffection : tenaciousregardingprofession .
3

5 Anardentnature,highlyartistic,yetfullofwildhopes : friendshipturningtolove .
6Mentalitymorecriticalandlessbalancedthanmostinthissign, very sensitive : troublesregardinghealth
>o

7Anatureessentiallyself-sacrificing,highlyidealisticandromantic : entiredevotiontopartner .
,
4

8 Highlysensuoustemperament,keendelightincolour,tasteandsmell : dangerthroughorlossofinheritance
g Devotionandloveofsciencewellblended,afranknature : extensiveforeigncorrespondence .
Io Astudentofmythologyandkindredsubjects : pursuesavocationathome .
WComprehensivemind,broadsympathies,loveofart : makesfriendsofchildren.
I2 Agentleandretiringnature,fullofsympathy : confinementthroughill-health .
r3 Strongdesires,eagermind,progressivedisposition : unlikelytomarry .
I4 Receptivenatureandpsychictemperament : wealthwithmarriagepartner.
I5 Highlysusceptibletomentalimpressions,quickmind : hopesrealisedthroughbrethren.
I6Mediumisticnature,pronetobetoosensitive : influenceofmotherparamount .
I7Energydevotedtopromotinglargeindustrialcombinations : platoniclove .
I8 Quietunassumingnaturechasteandcontented : troublethroughservants.
'"C

r9 Atranscendentalistandamystic,adeepstudent oiscripture : austerelife .


260 Apleasure-lovingnature,somewhatself-indulgent : disbursementofpatrimony.
2I Open,freeandingenuous,havingagreatgiftoflanguage : manylittleexcursions .
22 Thoughtful,graveandreflectivenature,withstrongattachmenttofather : anancienthome .
23 Anall-roundmentality,comprehensiveandwell-balanced : platonicloveaffairs .
24 Negativetemperament,pronetoself-indulgenceandgiventomanyamours : healthtroubles.
25 Complaisant,yetimpulsive,atthemercyofdesiresandratherweak in will.
26 Refinedandartistictemperament,delicatelypoisedandslightlysensuous : lossofpatrimony .
27 Sensitive,dualistictemperament,contradictorymotives : friendsamongchildren.
28 Sympatheticandsomewhatsensational : vicissitudes inprofession,suitedtothestage .
29 Devotionaltemperament,literarytastes,andenthusiasmforsocietywork .
30 Steadfastlydevotedtothepurificationofthesoul : meditativeandcbaste.
ttt

SCORPIO.

ttt
r Strongindividuality,passionateandsensuousnature : troublethroughpartner.
zReserved,studious,self-contained,mystical : effects own regeneration .
3 Powerfulwillandgenerousnature,scientificinspirations : successfuljourneys. '
4 Shrewdandcapableintellect : apoliticalpamphleteerofbroadviewsanddeepinsight .
Activeandforciblemanyideasinclinedtowardsreform : friendsinthehome ,, .
6 Dualistic,emotionaltemerament : alternate) inclinedtospiritualityandsensualism .
7
Activeandthorough,ahardworker : abilityforchemistryandmanufactures.
8Strongsensenature,powerfulemotions,greatexecutiveability : fortunateinmarriago.
9Arestlessandcriticaldisposition,evertryingnewexperiments : deathofbrethren .
Io Affectionateandclingingdisposition,somewhatfickle : longvoyages.
0
Passionatenature,withatasteforthemagnificent ;grandsurroundings . xI
I2 Anexperimentalscientist,methodicalandprecise : servantsbecomefriends .
I3 Anemotionalnature,giventomanyamours : troublesinpartnership .
r4 Aresolutecharacter inclinedtoaseafaringlife : createsowndestiny .
l

r5 Enthusiasticdisposition,somewhatrestless : inspirationindreams.
I6Asteadyandconstantmind,capableofprofoundstudy : mindfixedonprofession.
I7Athirsterafterstrangedelights,steadfastinsearchthereof : hiddenfriendship .

I8 Ayieldingandvoluptuousnature,pronetosin,yetwell-disposed : troubleinlove .
x9Subtleinconceptionandboldinexecution : adangerousschemer,whoeverserveshimself .
20 Awell-balancedcharacter,ofstrongaffections : inheritedobstacles.
2t Asensitivenatureandintenselycriticalmind : dangerfrombrethren.
z2 Strongattachmenttothehome,andgreatsympathywithmother .
23Loftyambitionsandproudnature,giftedinmanyways : goodparentageandhonourableprofession.
24Practicalexecutiveabilityincommercialmatters : friendsamongnurses .

2 0 Highlemotionaltemperament : marriagebringsmisfortune.
z6 Apowerfulcharacter,founderofadynasty : diesbyownhandorcausesowndeath .
27Sympatheticandgenialdisposition,philosophicallyinclined : fortunateheritage .
28Subtleintellect,imaginativeyetprofound : elderbrethren .

29Comprehensivemindandwideinterests : attachedtofriends .
30 Greatsympathywiththedestitute,harmoniousnature ; loveaffairsunfortunate.
245
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SAGITTARins.

It
I
Anintuitiveandpropheticnature,liftedwithkeeninsight : anexplorer .
2 Apracticalvisionary,cartingidesintoexecution
: successfnsubordinatepositions.
3
.
Sensitiveandpoetical,withliterarytalent : marriagetoacousinorsomerelative .
4 Affectionateanddemonstrative,fondofhome : dangerbywater - .
5
Creativeability,artisticinspirationandpropheticinsight : loveforaforeigner .
6Refinedandchastescientificambitions : somewhatldb ,

rueyinferiors.
8
7*Agreeableandharmoniousnature : opponentsturntofriends.
8Strongloveofsensuouspleasureandrecklessness in gratifyingsame : troublesthroughwife's
9
Intenseconcentrativenessorextremediffusiveness,asthecasemaybe
: atraveller.

p atrimony.
t o Keenambitionsandgoodexecutivecapacity : inheritedrank.
rtLoyal,fearlessandhumane,ofbroadviews : friendsmadeonshortexcursions.
t2
Sensitiveandsomewhatrestless,compassionate : invalidsinthehome.
I3 Daringenterprisesandriskyventures : anactivelife .
I
4oSagactonsandcapable,efficientandhard-working : oldfamilyservants.
5 Awell-balancednature,inclinedtoanintellectualviewoflife
: marriagetwice.
I
6
Asensation-lovingdisposition,recklessinthepursuit of ppleasure : dangerinmines.
17
* Arichnature,prodigalofgifts. ,loyousandinspired : childrenabroad.
t8Philosophicandcritical,adaptableandingenious : anablejournalist .
t9Ingeniousandapprobativenature,ofartistictastes : friendsamongwomen .
20
Inspirationregardingbodilyailments,fearlessnatureenemiesamongdoctors
.
2
21

e'ns'g in

enterprise,favourofsuperiors
: generallyfortunate,achievessuccess .
22
Politicaltendenciesandagiftforpolemics : hereditaryhonour.
3 Chieflydevotedtoart,withsocialisticsympathies
: muchfriendlycorrespondence .
4 Sympatheticdisposition,psychictemperament :
residenceinsomecharitableinstitution .
25 Anenthusiasticnature,boundlessvitality,all-roundcapacity
: liveshard .
26
Apoeticandsensuoustemperament,cravingphysicaldelights
: opentoloftyinspirations.
27 Literaryabilitiesofahighorder, a novelistorimaginativewriter
: youthfulpartner.
28 Ahighlyemotionaldisposition,sensitive,disposedtorepine : dangerofviolentdeath .
29
Royaldispositionandsomewhatlavishnature : successintravelorthestage .
30
Enterpriseinartorcommerce,withadequatecapacity : inranklightlyesteemed .
is

CAPRICORN.

)
I Anambitiousandforcefulnature,aptincommercialmatters
: rankthroughwife .
2 Subtleanddesigning,resourcefulandcapable,sensual
: dangerthroughfriends .
3o Aprofoundmind,alternatelyswayedbyprincipleandambition : troublesabroad .
4 Intenseconcentrationofpurpose,whetheringoodorevil : ambitiousofperfection .
5 Readandcapable,aptatorganisingandcontrollingothers
hopescentredonwealth.
6 Tactfulandsympathetic,facilewithtongueorpen,astute
: troublethroughbrethren .
7 Powerfulanddomineeringnature,ofgreatforcefulness : rulesinthehome.
8a Steady,capableandpractical,somewhatgross : goodfortuneinenterprises .
9 Sensitiveandhighlystrung,giventoexperimentation : anable fitkreteur.
to*Ahighlyparentaltemperament,watchfuloverothers'welfare
: devotedtomother.
ii*Hardandgraspingnature,astuteandselfish : purificationthroughlove.
t2
Awell-balanced,butsomewhatearthyandsensuousnature : enlightenmentthroughwork .
13* Somewhatofavoluptuary,artisticintastes : womenrulethelife .
I4
0
Skillinmatters medical. powerfulrecuperativenature : blastedhopes . .
i5Businessaptitudeandcommercialforesight : troublethroughrelatives.
r6Steadycarryingoutofwell-maturedplans : ofindependentrank .
I8 Refined
minedyetflexible,capableofdealingwithmasses
: wealththroughassociations.
efiedandartistic,sensuoustemperament : charitableerrands .
t9 Enterpriseinacquirement,andforceinretention : causeofownend.
20 Greatfixityofpurposeandskillinperformance : goodfortuneinlove .
1
1
11
2tAmercurialdisposition,enquiringmindanddelicateconceptions
: dualoccupation.
22e Sensesorsympathiesparamount : apopularnovelistorauthor.
23 Astudentofphilosophy,mysticalinthought : loveindeath.
24 Occultandscientifictendencies,giventothestudyofmagicormedicine .
25 Stronginclinationstowardsdeliberateself-indulgence,voluptuousnature .
26 Aprofoundandmysticalmind,coupledwith a verysensualnature : power.
27 Anenlightenedmindandaspiringdisposition : misfortunes in travel .
28Absorbedeitherinambitionorincontemplation continentandchaste .
29 Agreeableyetretiring,thoughtfulandstudious : hopesinherited .
Asomewhatgloomymind,pronetoregard'thedarkersideoflife : death.
I
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AQUARIUS.
1 Aboldinnovator,hatingconventionanddespisingsociety : nobrethren .
2 Asteadyandreflectivedisposition,displayingindependenceofthought : fixityofresidence .
f Intellectual,andinclinedtotheartisticinliterature : dualenterprises.
4 Asensitiveandchangeabledisposition,ratherweak : healthgreatlyaffectedbyhomeconditions .

1 5o
Strongwillandcomirrandingnature . businessinstincts : aristocraticpartner.
o Gentleandretiringdisposition,chaste : worryinconnectionwithpartner'sgoods .

7Adocilenature,harmonious,andcontentedwithlittle : marriageabroad.
X
.

8Original,daringandmasterful,nottobetakenaliveinbattle : dangerouspursuits.
g
Largeviews,widesympathies,fearlessnature : enlightenmentthroughfriendship,
ioResourcefulandofgreatorganisingability,foreithergoodorbad : elevationthroughentntty,
it* Erraticandincomprehensible,movedbystrangeimpulses : isolationfromall . -
I2Psychicdisposition,movedbythehighersympathiesmisfortunethroughinheritance .

itAreadyandfertilemind,fullofexpedients,somewhatlackinginconcentration .
14 Practicaldispositionandcompetentfinancialability : strongattachmenttomoney,
I5Fluenttongueandready pen, considerablepowersofmind : twinchildren .
I6 Fancifulandsensitivedisposition,somewhatinharmonious : stronglyattachedto occupation.
t f Apowerfulnature,fixedandcentred,broadviews : loveinmarriage. Inlowernaturesdeliberate l ust .
I S Sensitive,impressionable,andsomewhatquerulous : celibate .
Ig
Anall-roundperson,widelyreadandkeenlyintellectual : enlightenmentbyintuition.
20 Astute,~iractical,andeitherhumanitarianorartistic : medicalprofession.
2r Expansiveandgenial,kindlydisposedtoall : manyforeignfriends.
22 Politicalintastes,ableinplotandcounter-plot : designsfurthered by enemies.
1
23Humanitarianviews,artistictastes,generalculture : aplatonicunionandsegregationfromfellows.
24 Charitableandbenevolent,deepsympathies : misfortunesareasourceofinspuahon.
25 Intellectual,scientific,eagertoexperiment : fluencyofexpression.

2uv Skillinexecutionandpersistencymaccompli s hment : fortuneat,home .


2yEnquiringmind,instinctivelyintellectual : loveofbrethren.
1

28 Intuitiveandsensitivetooccultimpressions,whetherpsychicorspiritual .
2g Aroyalnature,aloverofthepublicandadoerofgoodworks : loveinunion .
30 Reclusiveandretiring,studiousandchaste : deepintuitions.
X

PISCES. '

X
I Artisticandsensuous,somewhatmysticalintastes : regenerationthroughmarriage .
2 Highlyemotionalandsensuous,withsomeoccultabilities : mentalenlightenmentthroughperils.
3 Ableandintuitive,diplomatic,veryplasticandversatile : idealisminprofession.
4 Subtletyofideas,withgreatpowerofaccomplishment : friendsofhighrank .
5
Oversympatheticandplastic,unstable,yetwithgoodabilities
: sufferingthroughfriends .
6 Inscrutableandprofound,difficulttocomprehend
: trouble'sturnedtogoodaccount .
yRestlessandinharmonious,lackingbalance : sourceanddisposerofownwealth .
8 Tactfulandresourceful,powerfulincombinationandmasteryofothers
: fortunateinbrethren.
g Verydiscontinuous,sensitive,versatileandimpressionable : twohomesorresidences.
toEmotionalandsensitive,yetpracticalandtenaciousofdesires : strongloveofhome.
ix Sympatheticandsensitive,impulsiveandaffectionate : occupationinart .
i2
Occultsympathies,sensitiveandsomewhatretiringdisposition : devotedtowork .
r3Highlyimpressionableandartistic,withaninclinationtoscience : dangerthroughpartner .
I4 Powerfulemotions ;andabilitytoswayothersbythem : creativeabilityinplasticart.
I5 Sensitiveandresponsivedisposition,highlystrungandirritable
: aspirationstowardtravel .
I

I6 Ambitiousdisposition,lookingforperfectionindetails,loftyhopes: friendlyrelationshiptoparents.
I

xyWaveringtemperament,receptivetogreatideas,butincapableofeffectivelycarryingthemout : unfortan
v

igChangeableandvacillating,inclinedtobequerulous,negativelysympatheticandreceptivetoothers'woes
rqConsiderableenthusiasmandsomepracticalabilityforpublicwork : anagitator,carveshisownfortune .
20
Hospitablenature,withsomecapacityfororganisation
: fecundinideas,findinginspirationinwng.
2I Amixednature,thefeelingsandintellectconflicting : fosterparents,ortwohomes .
22
Powerfulemotions,magneticandhypnoticpower,broadandcatholicsympathies
: strongloveofmother.
23Erraticandimpulsivenature,hotandcoldbyturns
: fieryoccupations,enthusiasminwork .
24 Mysticaltemperament,with a turnforphilosophicstudy : chastityinmarriage,or a platonicunion .
25
Strongsensuousnature,withatendencytolicentiousness : dangerinpartnerships .
26
Inclinationforpracticaloccultism,keenintuitioninspiritualthings
: dangerousjourneys.
2y Expressivenature,readytoformfriendships
: eitherrathersuperficialorveryphilosophicalandprofound. '
28Emotionalandmentalfacultieswellbalanced
: hopesofanambitiouscharacterandinfluentialfriends .
2g Avisionary :
onehavingstrongsocialisticlearnings,withatendencytomilitantdemocracy .
30
Acriticaldegree,theturningpointofdestiny
: powertoturnadversitytotriumph,orelsethesourceofowe
t

downfall.
*ItshouldberemarkedthatatthepresentstageofhumandevelopmentthehigherInfluencesherespokenofare,Intheeaseoftbes
twosignsr leeslik
on
elytobeaUtvel~manifestedthaninthepreviousones ;; andthe
characteristics indicatedwillthereforetotheemajority d
oasesworkart

sWsnIwaLofaction-ortnalitybecomingwawardnessandsympathyinstability,andsoforth .
THELLNARANDPLANETARYPOSITIONS.

247
THELUNARANDPLANETARYPOSITIONSFROM1850TO1905
.
WITH thischapterweconcludethefirstpartof
11 Astrology
forAll,"andinthesecondpartweshalltakeup
the morecomplicated
detailsconnectedwithcastingthehoroscope,etc
. ;whileinlater
treatisesweshall give a
completecourseofinstructiononhowto
judgeanativitywhenthehoroscopehasbeencast,*aswellasmore
extendedremarksonthenatureofthevariousplanets,treatingthemin
amannerneverbeforeattempted
. Forthosewhoarenotsureofthe
hourofbirth,referencetothefollowingtableswillenablethemby
meansoftheforegoingdescriptionofthepolaritiestogainsomegeneral
andfairlyaccurateideaastotheircharacter,whilefurtherstudywill
assisttheminobtainingagreaterknowledgeofthemselves,asindicated
bythesolar,lunarandplanetarypositions .
Wewillnowillustratethemethodofobtainingknowledgeofthe
character.
Exammls : WewillsupposeA. B
. tohavebeenbornJanuary 1st,
1850. ReferencetoChapterXIII . ,p . 39,willshowusthe
Individual
Character
ofpersonsbornbetweenDecember21standJanuarylothof
anyyear,describedbythe Sunin thesignCapricorn. After
noting
all
thesecharacteristicsweturntothetablegivingtheplaceoftheMoon
for 18$0 and we find
theMoonisinthesign$t,(Leo) ,,andinChapter
VIII. ,p. 25,we
haveanoutlineoftheLeocharacteristicssticsingeneral ;
amoredetaileddescriptionwillbefoundonp
. 66,undertheheading
of"TheMooninLeo,"showingthePersonalDisposition,
;thenif we
wouldblendthesetwoinfluences,wemayrefertothesoli
. lunarcombina-
tionsonp
. 133,undertheheadingof"TheSuninCapricornandMoon
inLeo. "
Inthetablesof"ThePlaceoftheMoon"thedegreesoftheMoon's
placeare given
foreachdayyatnoon,Greenwichmean-time
. Thereare
3v (degrsas) in eachsignand 6o' (lffinutes) ineachdegree ;bysimpe

Uniformwiththisvolume,7/ 6.
248

ASTROLOGYFORALL.
proportionthe Moon's
placemaybefoundforanyhourintheday,
e. g.
onthe16thofJanuary, 1850, themoonis in 29 of- (Aquarius) atnoon
thereforeat 2 p. m
. theMoonhasciangedhersignintoX(Pisces) .
Ingeneral,theD(Moon) movesabout 10in twohours.
Itshouldalwaysberememberedthatthesignrisingatbirth
and
theplanetarypositionswillalwaysgreatlymodify,andsometimes
almostentirelyalter,theinfluenceoftheSunandMoon
; thus, although
theLuminariessymbolisetheconsciousnessanditsexpression,fateand
theenvironment,(theplanetsandtheiraspects) willformaprominent
featureinmanylives.
Nevertheless,themainfeatureofeachlifewill
betheindividual,permanentmoodor character, representedbythe Sun,
which"rulesbyday"
;andthepersonal,sensitiveandchangeable
moodor disposition,
signifiedbytheMoonwhich "rulesbynight, con-
stitutingthevehicleofexpressionforthesolarindividual
. TheRising
Signwillindicateasitwerethewindowthroughwhichthe
soul looks
outontheworld,andthePlanetsandtheiraspects
will showthe
environment in
whichtheindividualwillhavetowork,andthedifficul-
tieswhicharetobeovercome .
Thisitistruehasbeenstatedseveral
timesalready,but in
viewofitsimportanceitcanscarcelyberepeated
toooften ;
forexperienceshowsthatthejudgmentofstudentsismore
frequentlyatfaultfromneglectoftheseconsiderationsthanfromany
othersinglecause .
Tomakeourmeaningclear,wewilllookuptheindividualand
personalcharacter,andthepolarityproducedbythecombinationofthe
two,ofthePrinceofWales, who wasbornJune3rd, 1865, at 1 . 18a. m. ,
London
. ReferencetothetableoftheplaceoftheMoon,
1865, shows
thatonJune3rd, 1865,
theMoonwasinea. (Libra) . Thefollowingisan
extractfromChapterVI
. ,representing : -
THEINDIVIDUALANDPERSONALCHARACTEROFTHESIGNGEMINI
.
11 . May 21 toJune 20. 11 .
Thisisthefirst of the airy
triplicity,alsothefirstofthe
mutable
signs
. Theairytriplicitygovernsthementalconditions
of humanity,
hencewefindthoseborninthissignlivingchieflyinthemind
;owing
tothesignbelongingtothemutablegroup,however,theyare
' dualistic'
-thisbeingthemainfeature of
themutablesigns,causingatendency
toexpresstwoconditions"andaninclinationtobeveryeasilyinfluenced
onewayortheother
. Thissigngovernsthelungsandarms,which
havebothdualfunctions,andGeminipersonsarerarelycontentwitha
singleoccupationorpursuit,seemingtodelightinhavingtwothingsis
249
handatthesametime.
Theycanveryquicklyadaptthemselvesto
theirsurroundingsandarehenceremarkablefortheirversatility,while
theyareverysensitive,having,nevertheless,theabilitytoreasonupon
andanalysetheirsensations.
Theylovechangeanddiversity,andare
alwaysthebestpersonstorelyuponinanemergency,astheycan
instantlyrespondtotherequirementsofthemoment
. Theylovevariety
ofthought,anddelight in allmentalpursuits,whichtheysometimes
carrytoextremes
;theyseemtotakeanespecialpleasureinleaving
theirworkunfinished. Theywilltake up onething,partlyfinishit,and
thengoontoanother,whichtheyarealsoapttoleaveunfinished
; there-
foretheirbestworkisdonewhenco-operatingwithothers,forwhen
workinginunitywiththosewhounderstandtheirpeculiaritiestheyare
capableofgreatattainments
: nevertheless,thespiritofdiversityoften
makesthemexperiencetwoextremesduringlife .
Theycanbegenerousandalsoniggardly :
canpresentaboldfront
andassertiveattitude,andyetbehighlytimidandnervous
: arecon-
servativeandprogressive
;altogetherquitedualisticsubjects,very
difficultforotherstounderstand .
Wehaveknownpersonsborninthis
signwhohaveexpressedadesiretobeintwoplacesatthesame
moment,etc . ,etc.
WemaythenreadwhathasbeensaidabouttheMooninthe
Zodiac, ChapterXVII . ,afterwardsreferringtopage
67andtheparagraph
describingthepersonalcharacteristics : -
THEMOONINLIBRA.
Thispositionfavoursgeneralpopularity
. Itgivesfondnessfor
music,poetry,andthefineartsgenerally,withsomeabilityinthis
direction.
Thispersonisaffectionateandgood-natured,kindinmanner
and gainsfriendseasily.
Thenativeisfondofcompany,societyand
friends.
Muchofhisfateandmanyeventsofhislifewillcomeabout
throughhisassociationwithotherpeople,forhewillbegreatlyswayed
andinfluencedbyotherpeople
;generallybysomeoneperson . He
workswithanotherpersoninnearlyallundertakings
;andwithout
necessarilybeingirresolutedependslargelyuponsomeoneelse,andcan
getalongbestinalmostallthingswhenassociatedwithsomeone
. The
samemaybesaidoftheoccupation,forthispositiontendsstronglyto
partnershipnotmerelyinbusiness,butinalmostallaffairsoflife
.
Bycombiningthesetwoinfluencesweobtainthepolarity,as
describedonp. 93: -
THESUNINGEMINIANDMOONINLIBRA.
Thisis a
verygoodcombination,builtupontheairytriplicity : it
increasestheintuitionsandbestowsmuchrefinement,withasym-
patheticnature ; gives a greatamountofforesight,sharpensthepercep-
tive faculties,inclinestostudy,andgivesagreatamountofimitative-
ness,withability for publicwriting.
Itisnecessaryforthosebornunder
thiscombinationtolivepurely . Thefaculty of comparisoniswell
developed,andthereissomeprobability
of becomingpopular. It
givessuccess in artisticpursuits,andacheerful,sociablehumane
250
nature . The
nativelivessympatheticallywith family andrelatives,and
may marryarelative.
Itisnownecessarytoknowtheenvironmentintowhichthesubject
wasborntojudgeastothefuture .
Muchinformationmaybegathered
fromastudyofChapterXVI
. ,whichdescribes "Thenatureofthe
twelvesignsofthezodiac
. "
Referencetothischapterandpage53,shows
usthatthePrinceofWaleswasborn in thepositivegroupofthe
airy
triplicity,in cardinal and mutable signs.
Thelastparagraphdescribes
theairysigns,etc . ,etc.
Acarefulstudyofthischapterwillreveala
greatdealofthecharacterwithoutknowingtheactualbirthtime,and
withoutanyelaboratesystemofmathematics
;infact,withoutany
figureswhatever .
Inthiswaywehavearrivedatthetwomostvitalfactorsinthelife
of
thepersondescribed,namely,the
INDIVIDUALITY
(permanent) ,and
the PERSONALITY(transitory) .
Wehavenowtofindthenextmostimportantfactor,namely,the
PHYSICALVEHICLE,
orbody(perishable) ,representedbytheAscendant
.
InChapterXIX
. welearntthattheSidereal
Time atnoononthe21st
ofJune in anyyearis 6h. om. os
. (approximately) ,andthatitincreases
attherateof(about) 4m
. perday. As
thepresentdate,June3rd,is
18daysearlier,wethereforesubtract(18x4=) 72m
. ,givingus 4h.
48m. a s theSiderealTime at noon onthe3rdofJune
: hencetheSidetaa :
Timeat1. 18 a. m. , was1oh. 42m. less.
Adding24hours,inorderto
performthesubtraction, we
find,bythefollowingsimplesum,
It . M.
SiderealTime,noon, 3/ 6/ '65

448
Addoneday of24hours -
28 48
Subtracttine beforenoon that birth occurred

10 42
RESULT
: SIDEREALTIMEATBIRTH

18 6
thatatthetimeofthePrince'sbirththeSiderealTimewas18hours
and6minutes,aswasdemonstratedonp
. 162.
Referencetothe" Table
ofHouses"attheendofthebookshows
thatArieswasthenrisingatLondon,andthatisthereforethePrince's
ASCENDANT,
RisingorRulingSign.
ItnowonlyremainstoturntothegeneraldescriptionsofAries
on
p
. 55,wheretheinfluenceofthissign
is describedinreferencetoitsown
THELUNARANDPLANETARYPOSITIONS.

251
Inherentnature,andwehave,asitwerespreadoutbeforeus,thethree
primaryelementsof spirit
(0) ,
soul(D) and body () , whichconstitutethe
trinityMan in theparticularcasewearestudying .
Furtherlightwillbethrownuponthesubjectbyaperusal of
chapterXX. unaertheheading of Aries,whereanoutlineofthemain
eventsoflifeisgiven .
Again,thetableonp. 9informsusthattheplanetaryruler of Aries
is Mars
(S) . whichisthereforeinthisinstancetherulingplanet .
Turningtothetablesofplanetarypositions,p . 253,wefind a wasinS1,,
andthisinfluenceisdescribedonp . 219. Inthiswayacompleteexamin-
ationhasbeenmadeofallthe inner activities, spiritual,psychicaland
physical.
Theplanetaryenvironmentmaynowbeseparatelystudied,this
constitutingthe NOT-SELr, thelimitationsandrestrictionswhichthe
Egohastocopewithandsubdue . Theselimitationsarerepresented
tybicallyby thepositionofSaturn (I?) hereplacedinLibra(seep . 204,)
whileJupiter(inthiscaseinI", p. 214) indicatestheamountofpossible
growthandexpansion .
Afurtherhintmayherebegiventotheeagerstudent. Theplanet
rulingthesignsoccupiedrespectivelybytheMoonandSunwillhave
chiefswayoverthePersonalityandIndividualityrespectively,and
thereforetheirzodiacalpositionshouldalsobestudied,justasthatof
theruleroftheAscendanthasbeen .
The Planetaryaspects, brieflyreferredtoonp . 6z,willreceive
detailedconsiderationinalatervolume . *
Inthiswayitwilleasilybeseenthatitispossibletoanalytically
examineandlaybareeachdetailoftheinnerandtheouternature,just
asthesurgeondemonstratesanatomyontheoperatingtable .
Justasinthelatter case, however,wemustbewareofmistaking
thestructure forthetan,-th4muscularsystemisnottheathlete,nor
is thebrainthemind.
AndsimilarlytheHoroscopeisnotthe MAN, norisitsFatehis
Destiny,for MANISMASTEROfHISFATE, since,toreversetheusual
phrase
DESTINYISCHARACTER.
$HowtojudgeaNativity,7s . 6d.
Rendixto
ASTROLOGYFORALL
.
ASTROLOGY
:
Exotericand
.
. Esoteric.
Syllabus of Lectures .
I
. -TheZodiac-thenatureofthetwelveSigns-theirinfluence oR
humanity-the"risingsignand "rulingplanet maulersofnations-
the kdmarxlpa. Illustrations .
IL-ThePlanets,theirapparentinfluenceuponnationsand

ASERIESOFFOURLECTURESDELIVEREDBEFORETHE
individuals-Mercury,Venus,Mars,Jupiter,Saturn--coloursandthe
humanaura-thegrowthofindividuals-the "individualstar "--

THEOSOPHICALSOCIETY,LONDON,INMAYANDJUNE,1900
.
UranusandNeptune.
III. . The Sun
anditsrays-individualcharacteristics-the MooR
asreceiverandcollector-personalcharacteristics-theMoonandSaturn
-theSunandSaturn-thepolarities-characteranddestiny-Fate
andFreewill.
IV
. -Thehoroscope-therationaleofthetwelvemansions-the
threemaininfluences-elements-Fire,Air,Earth,Water-how
we
makeourfuturehoroscope-howthewisemancanrulehisstars-summary
andconclusion.
PUBLISHER'S NOTE.
IT
mayperhapsbewonderedwhytheseFourLecturesshouldbe
publishedasanAppendixtothisbookratherthanissuedseparately,in-
whichformtheyhavealreadypassedthroughaFirstEdition
. Thereason
isbrieflyasfollows
prove
WhenfirstdeliveredtheseLecturesattracteda
gooddealofattention
especiallyamongmembersoftheTheosophicalSociety,and
a large
issue,in paper
covers,wasimmediatelystruckofffromashorthand
reporter'sunrevisednotestomeettheimmediatedemandforpropaganda
purposes
. Whenitwasrealisedhowimperfectinmanyrespectsthis
issuewas, ( as mayreadilybesurmisedwhenit is borne in mindthateach
lecturewasdeliveredwithoutnotesandwasratherofthenatureofan
informaltalkthanasetdiscourse), some regretwasfeltbytheAuthor
thatithadeverbeenallowedtogoforthatall,anditwasdecidednotto
republishitwhenthefirstissuewassoldout
. However,thelittlebook
dtohave so
muchlife,andmetwithsofavourableareception
onallhands,inspiteofitsshortcomings,thatwhen
M. Mieville, our
Frenchrepresentative,suggestedmakingatranslationthequestion
wasreconsidered,andfinallythetranslationwasmadefromthepresent
revisedandamplifiedarrangement.
Meantimethe " AstrologyforAll
"Serieshadgraduallygrowninto
being,andwhentheoriginallargestockofthe
"Four Lectures"was
exhausted,andtheadvisabilityofreissuebecameoncemoreamatterfor
consideration,itwasfoundthatalthoughmuchtheycontainedwasnot
tobefoundelsewhere,yetaplaceforitcouldnotbefoundeither
in the
" AstrologyforAll
SeriesorintheseriesofShillingManuals ; it
belongedtoneitherseriesexactly,butwas "betwixtandbetween,"as
folkssay
. Ontheotherhanditwashardlysuitedforseparateissueto
thegeneral public,
fromthefact-inevitableunderthecircumstances
ofitsproduction-thata-certainamountoffamiliaritywithelementary
theosophicalideaswastakenforgrantedthroughout,andthattechnical
theosophicaltermswere( naturally)freelyusedwithoutexplanation
..
Thisbeingso,itisprobablethatinspiteoftheurgingofmanyreaders
whospokeenthusiasticallyofthehelptheyhadgainedfromthem,these
FourLectureswouldhavegone
"outofpunt"altogether,hadnotthe
happyexpedientbeenhituponofaddingthem
as anAppendixtothis
book,therebybringingitsbulkintouniformitywiththeremainingbooks
ofthesameSeriesaswellasaddingveryconsiderablytoitsvalueasan
introductiontothestudyofModernAstrology.
Noattempthasbeenmadetoalterthestylefromthatofalecture
to thatofabook,asthat could
haverobbeditofmuchofitsfreshness
ifnotof its simplicity
. Fortherest,theoccasionalrestatementofwhat
hasbythistimebecomealltoofamiliartothereaderwill,itishoped,
beexcused.
ASTROLOGY-EXOTERICANDESOTERIC.
LECTUREI.
BEFORE commencingthisseriesof lecturesIshouldliketomake
oneremark,bywayofclearingthegroundofapossiblesourceof
misconception. TheideaseemstobeprevalentthatAstrologyteaches
Fatalism. ( hose,'however,whohavestudied'thesubjectfromthe
deeperstandpointknowthatitdoes not teach( absolute)fatalism. We
arenotutterlyboundneither,ontheotherhand,areweentirelyfree.
Wearelimitedandrestrained by--ignorance.
Allourmisfortunesaretheresultofimperfectknowledge : hadwe
completeknowledge," fate " wouldhavenopowerover us. Hadwebut
a littlemoreknowledgeeven,therewouldbe so muchthelessmis-
fortune. HenceIcontendthatbyaknowledgeofAstrology-whichis
aScienceofLife-wemayavoidmanyofourtroubles . Itwillbe my
objectintheensuinglecturestoindicatehowthismaybe done.
Theword ASTRO-LOGYmeans "TheWisdom" or "theMessageof
theStars . "TherearetwoaspectsofthisScience : the exoteric andthe
esoteric. 'ThatsideofAstrologywhichwecallexotericmaybestyled
fatalism,fortune-telling,charlatanry-what you will : buttheesoteric
AstrologyisthatwhichrevealsthesouloftheScience,itsdivineaspect ;
andthewholeof that canneverbeexpressedinwords . Thosewho
attempttoexplainitsinnermeaninginwritingmusteverfail ; butthose
whose minds areintuitiveenoughtocatchthehiddensignificanceofthe
esotericsideofAstrologyknowthatitispartof THEMYSTERIES.
ThesubjectofAstrologycomprisesmanybranches. Thuswe
have :
z . NatalAstrology, orLife andCharacterasrevealedbythe
horoscopeofbirth.
2. HoraryAstrology,theartofinterpretingtheinfluences
operating at anygivenmoment,andthefinalissueofthoseinfluences
relativetoany work thatmayhavebeenthenstarted,anystruggle
thenimpending,anyquestionthensoughttobeanswered,etc . , etc.
3. MundaneAstrology,orthedestinyofnationsandtheworldat
large,asrevealedbythestars .
4
. AtmosphericorMeteorological.
293
g. Medical. Andlastly,
6 .
EsotericorMetaphysicalAstrology.
IntheselecturesIshalldealprincipally
with NatalAstrology,
followingthecourseoutlinedinthesyllabus
.
TheZodiacisabeltoftheheavensintheneighbourhoodofthe
celestialequatorandextendingsome8degreesoneithersideofthe
F-cliptic,
whichistheSun'sannualpaththroughtheheavens . *
SincetheEarthrevolvesonitsaxisonceintwenty-fourhours,the
twelveSigns may
beconsideredaspassingoveranygivenspot',onthe
earthinregularsuccession,eachSignoccupyingtwohours
in transit.
ThecircleoftheZodiac
is dividedinto36odegrees,eachSignthus
comprising3odegrees .
Therearefurtherandmoresubtledivisions, '
which,however,Ishallnottreatofin
theselectures.
EachSign,moreover,littleasonemightsupposeit,
is foundto
haveaninfluence
totally
distinctfromandentirelyatvariancewith
thatofeveryotherSign
. Eachhas its own purposeandinfluence and
when we
canunderstandthesignificanceofeachSign,weshallobtain
aglimpseofthegreatmysterythatishiddenintheZodiac
.
Thesubjectmaybeconsideredinthisway
: -Eachofushasa
physicalbody,andapsychicatmospherearounditwhichwecallthe
astralaura. '
Certainsubtleinfluencesplayingonhumanityare
deflectedbytheZodiac,( beingfiltered,asitwere,throughthesetwelve
Signs);
andtheseforcesaf
fectthepsychicbody. So thatitisimportantfor
us
tounderstandthenatureoftheseinfluences,and,theparticular
qualitywhicheachSigntransmitstous
.
Itisthereforedesirablethatweshouldstartwithclearideas,and
thatweshould,incontinuingourstudies,grouptheseideastogether
withdueregardtotheirrelativeimportanceinthescheme
of things.
TherelationoftheZodiacandthePlanetstomankind
maybebriefly
expressedinthis
way
L

ThinkoftheEarthasrepresentingthePhysicalBody
II.
TheTwelveSignsasrepresentingthedesire-nature,orAstral
Body( kdma)
III.
ThePlanetsasgoverningtheMind
: and
allythepath of theEarthroundthe Sun : I shall,however,forthesake of
Re
clearnessheredealwiththeZodiacandPlanetsentirelyfrom
the geocentric standpoint.
This matter has beenalreadyexplained in theearlierpart of this book but isgone
intomore fullyin Chapter XVI. of Astrologyfor All, PartII
APPENDIX.
IV.
TheSunassymbolicaloftheSpiritualPartofman
.
Thesearethefourgranddivisions,correspondingtotheFourElements
oftheancientsandofthemediaevalalchemists,
EARTH,WATER,AIR,
and FIRE.
TheZodiacwill,allthroughlife,influence
thedesires .
The nature
ofthedesireswillbeinaccordancewiththeSign
'rising'atthemoment
of birth ( i. e
. ,occupyingthepositionwhichthe
Sun hasatdawn).
Thisdesire-natureissynonymouswithwhatWesternpsychologists
term"TheFeelings"
itisconditioned-inflamedorrepressed-by
these
and
TwelveSigns ;
itistheirinfluencethatliesbehindoursensations,
inaccordancewiththeirnatureshallweexperiencesensationor
'feeling. '
ThosewhoaredominatedentirelyorchieflybytheZodiacal
influencearethose
in
whomtheMindisnotyetfullyactingapartfrom
theSensesandthelowerFeelings,butwho,liketheanimals,arealmost
whollyswayedbythelatter.
TogetaclearideaofthenatureoftheseSignsoftheZodiacwe
mustdealwitheachoneseparately,bearinginmindthattherevolution
oftheEarthbringsthewholetwelvesuccessivelyintoinfluenceeach
daywelive.
TheSignsstandasfollows
E.
Fire

Cardinal
( ormovable)
Fixed
Common

III. GEMINI
N.
Water Cardinal

IV. CANCER
Fire

Fixed

V.

LEO
Earth Common

VI. VIRGO
W.
Air

" Cardinal
Water Fixed
Fire

Common
S.
Earth Cardinal
Air

Fixed
Water Common
I .

ARIES
IL TAURUS
VII. LIBRA
VIII. SCORPIO
IX. SAGITTARIUS
X.
XI.
xlr
CAPRICORN
AQUARIUS
PISCES
rulingtheHead
n
. r
. o
it
n
. .
. .
NeckandThroat
Lungs,Shoulders,
anArms
BreastandStomach
HeartandBack
SolarPlexus
Loins
GenerativeSystem
Thighs
Knees
LegsandAnkles
Feet
25
i
a
ItisimportanttoknowjustthepartofthebodytheseSignsgovern,
asallaccidentsthatmayoccurtousinjuretheparticularpartofthe
bodyindicatedbythesignwhencethe 'affliction'proceeds .
ButthepointthatIwishespeciallytoimpressuponyouisthatthe
ZodiacalSignscontrolorinfluencecertainvitalcentresinour bodies,
both ' astral'and'physical. ' Thesecentresofconsciousness we are
continuallyformingandstrengtheningthroughexperience ; andaccord-
ingtothatSign
thatweareworkingthrough,soshallwebemakingthe
correspondingcentrestrongerorweakerasthecasemay be.
TheMoonmaybeconsideredasgoverningtheTwelveSignsinthe,
aggregate : itis,asitwere,thesyntheticexpressionofthetotalforces
oftheZodiac. Themodeofoperationofthe Moon's influence,as dis-
tinctfromthatofthe rising sign,maybeunderstoodinthisway
Supposeasoul is bornintomanifestedlife to expressitselfthrough
someoneoftheseSigns,theMoonbeingatthesametimepositedin
another : itwouldexpress as manyoftheattributesofthesaidSignas
itwasableto,untiltheMoonbegantohaveaninfluenceoverthelife,
whereuponthequalitiesoftheSignthroughwhichtheMoonwas
functioningwouldbegintomakethemselvesapparentweshouldthen
saythatFate-orratherDestiny-wasbeginningtoact.
EveryoneoftheSignsoftheZodiaccontrolsorinfluencesthefate
ofeachoneofus. Wearefatedtogothroughthatparticularclassof
experiencesrepresented by theseveralZodiacalSigns : andthe Moon
is
therepresentativeofthecompleteZodiac. While,however,theSigns
oftheZodiacshowthefateofthe past, thedestinyofthe futureis
indicatedbytheMoon. ThisIshalltreatoflater . .
Whenachildisborn,someoneoftheTwelveSignswill be rising
upontheEasternHorizon : thisgivesit a peculiaranddistinctiveprominence
in thelife.
You willseelateronthatthefunctionsoftheSignsarefurther
intensified,restrained,ormodified,bythepresenceofPlanetsthereinat -
thetimeofbirth,orbythepassageofplanetsthroughthemduringthe
life-time. '
TheinfluenceoftheSignswillbeexperiencedbythenativein
accordancewiththeir mundane positions ; i. e. , theirelevation , ordepres-
sionaboveorbelowtheeasternandwesternhorizonrespectively : these
relativeangularpositionsdenotingthetwelve"Houses " ofthehoros-
cope,andhavingsympathywiththe'twelveSignstakeninthesame
APPENDIX. 297
order
: -thus,theFirstHouseisinsympathywiththefirstSign,Aries
theSecondHousewiththeSignTaurus,andsoon .
THE ' DHARMA'OFTHESIGNS
TheIntellectualTrinity

Mb n
EachSign,has,however,itsownspecialmeaning,irrespectiveof
itspositioninthenativity .
Thus,asIsaid, ARIESgovernstheHead-butitgovernsagreat
dealmorethanthemerebone-and-bloodstructure : youmayregardit
fromthephysical,mental,orspiritualstandpoint : -Ariesgoverns( r)
thatpartofthebodycalledthehead ; ( 2) the directiveenergies generally,and
( 3)the beginnings
ofallthings,personal,national,orcosmic : itisthe
commencementofthecircle.
Inhumanity,however,theseSignsexpressthemselveseitherin
vices,orvirtues .
ThosebornunderAries,forinstance,mayexpress
thatSignasdeception,lying,androguery ; butitsinternalmeaning it
TRUTH:
clearthinking,intuition,* purereason,andsoforth . Any
personundertheAriesinfluencewhohadnotextractedthevirtueofthis
Sign
woulddisplaygreatimpulse,andbeveryindependent,always
seekingfreedomandliberty : sothatthis Sign producespioneersand
investigators,mendesirousoftakingthelead,andwhoarealsocapable
ofmaintainingaprominentposition ; fortheyalwaysrefereverythingto
theintellect,workingfrom thehead first.
BeforeproceedingfurtherIshould
; saythattheSigns,beginning
withAries,aresuccessivelypositive and negative ( male . female),thus
showingaconstantalternationofthetwoaspectsofLife and Form
theforceful,imperious,life-givingenergyflowingthroughthePositive
Signs,whiletheNegativeSignsreceive,hold,andretainthisenergy.
Aries,then, will typicallyrepresentthe positive force,while
TAURUS, ontheotherhand,is a negative Sign,possessingallthe
Ariesqualitiesinlatency,buttendingalwaystowardsexpressionthrough
thesolid,practical,matter-of-factsideoflife : thus,whileArieswould
beeagerandenergetic,quickandenterprisingbutincontinentand
changeful
; Tauruswouldbedubiousandlethargic,slowandstolid,but
patientandenduring: soentirelydifferent,in fact, aretheattributes of
thesetwoSignsthatthecontrastisstartling. ThevirtueofTaurusis
Intuition : enlightenmentfromwithin.
endurance,itsviceobstinacythe internal quality,however,or dharma
ofthisSign is OBEDIENCE.
Aries representstheFather, so tospeak,while. Taurustypifiesthe
Mother. TheirOffspring,then,isseenin
GEMINI, TheTwins. Allthat is involved in AriesandTaurusfinds
expressioninGemini,apositive( hermaphrodite)Sign,typicaloftrue
genius.
WhateverwaslatentorconcealedinAriesandTaurus willbe
shown in Gemini; so
thatifyoucanconceivetheattributesof,the first
twoSigns,andcanbalancethesetogetherinyourmind,youwillsee
whatGeminireallyexpresses .
TheZodiac,indeed,isakind of
Alphabet,andthesethreeSignsitsABC. If you canreadtheseletters
andcanputthemtogether, you
willhavetheKeytothisprofoundyet
simpleLanguageoftheCosmos .
Taurusrepresentsthose who areslow,ploddingandmethodical,
ratherexecutingthaninitiating,whereasGemini,havingthelifeandform
together,willalwayshavesomemotive-powerbehinditsexpression,and
willmanifest intellect. Ariesrepresentstheenergising or thoughtsideof
life ; Taurusthesolid,practical, ' bread-and-butter'sideofexistence ;
andGemini,thesynthesiser,manifeststhecombinationofthetwo-
adaptability,andintellect. As you
haveardent,impulsive,progressive
soulsinAries
; stubborn,dogmatic,conservativepeopleinTaurus
; so
Geminiproducesenthusiastic,impressionable,sympathetic,andversatile
menandwomen.
InthosewhohavenotyetrealisedthemeaningofthisSign,Gemini
represents diffusiveness ; buttheyarealwaysfondofdetails,andloveto
gointominutiae. The dharma ofGeminiis MOTIVE.
St m)

TheMaternalTrinity.

QSL1W
ThenextSign,Cancer,istotallydifferenttoanyofthefirstthree,
startingasitwere a freshround: theMaternalTrinityinauguratingan
entirelynewphaseofexperience.
CancerisaCardinalSign,aleadingSign, a' head'Sign,occupying
a similarpositiontothatofAries
: butyouseeanotherquality in course
ofevolutionhere ; thecrab-likefacultyof holdingon atallcosts. Hence
we
findinthisSign,asitsvirtue,tenacityofpurpose asitsvice,
indolenceandloveofease.
TheweaknessofCancerisitsextremesensitiveness,andthosewho
arebornunderitsinfluencefeelverykeenlyontheemotionalsideof
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life : theyare,in fact, exceptionallysensitive. Buttheyhavethequali-
tiesof attachment andperseverance and,likethecrab,whowillrather lose
a clawthanforegohishold,sothey will ratherwitnessthedestruction
oftheirhopesthanrelinquishtheirpurposes
: theylovepositionand
influence,andwillholdonquietlyandsteadilytilltheycangaintheir
ends. The dharma of thisSignis POWER.
LEO. I trustyouwillconstantlybearinmindthe alternatingpolari-
tiesof theSigns : thusCancer,justalludedto,isnegative,andreceptive
-rulingthestomach ; whilethefifthSign, LEO,is positiveandenergic
-rulingtheheart.
ThesetwoSignsare,fromonestandpoint,themostimportantinthe
Zodiac,beingthechosenvehiclesfortheexpressionofTheLuminaries
theSunpbeinglordofLeo,andtheMoonDladyofCancer
; corres-
pondingtotheIndividualityandPersonalityrespectively . * Herewe
notethatCancer is amovable,receptive,waterySign,inconstan* -and
changeableastheMoonherself,everinquestoffreshsensationand
experiencewhiletheroyalLeo,likethe Sun, fixed,positive,andfiery,
ofinexhaustibleenergy,isyetlife-giver,asitwere,tothefickleCancer,
furnishingtheverylife-currentsthatmaintainitsmobility
: evenasitis
fromtheSun( primarily)thattheseaderivesitsmotion-orastheheart
isthesourceofthedigestiveandassimilativepowerofthestomach
( whichneverthelessnourishestheheart). Sodsthedeathless Individuality
theinforminganddirectingpoweroftheephemeral
Personality ; the
experiencesofthelatterbeing,notwithstanding, of permanentvalueto
theformer.
Itisinthissensethatthesetwosigns,Cancerand
Leo, maybe
saidtobethemostimportant of thetwelve.
Leorepresents all thathastodowiththeheart,andthelovenature
in
itslowestexpressionwefindpassionandferocity,butitsfinal
manifestationisPerfectLove. The dharma ofthissignis HARMONY.
Thenextsign, VIRGO, isnegative,representingasitsvicegreat
selfishness, as itsvirtue,knowledgeandpurity. Perhapsthemost
selfishofallpeoplearebornundertheVirgoinfluence,andtheyare
mostexactingandcritical. Thereasonofthisisthatthepurposeof
theirevolutionistoacquirethepowerofdistinguishingbetweengood
andevil,andthenaturalattitudeengenderedatfirstistoseeonlythe
* Forthedistinctionbetween individuality and personality seeanyTheosophical
ext-book. Thereis also a specialEssay on thissubjectinRaysof Truth,byB. Leo.
shortcomings of others. ' Nevertheless,thevirtues of modesty,purity
andindustryareacquiredthroughthissign,the dharma ofwhich is
DISCRIMINATION.
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TheReproductiveTrinity.
LIBRA, thesignofthebalance,isopposite to Aries,andservesto
evolvethosequalitiesofjusticeanddiscernmentthatareneededto
"balance the impulseandenergyofthe, first sign. Theviceofthis
signisseparateness,adesiretoisolateone'sselffromothers,andto
standapartfromtherestofone'sfellows . Nevertheless,abalanced
statewill finally bereached,forthe dharma ofthissignis EQUILIBRIUM.
SCORPIO represents on theonehandthegreatestignorance,and
ontheother,thegreatestwisdom
; forinthissignwehavethewidest
extremespossible,andmuchtimeshouldbegiven to itsstudyifwe
wouldunderstanditproperly. Itgivesusmany vices pride,jealousy,
maliciousness,envy ; andyetunderthissamesign are bornthevery
strongestcharactersalso,thosewhohavethepowerofregeneration,
thosewhohavewonderfulpowerintheworldandwhodogreatthings .
Transmutationissaidtobeitsspecialquality,orinother'words "the
stinghastobeextractedfromthescorpion " inthissign,which is
supposedtorepresentdeath,butwhichreallymeansinitshighestphase
thepassingfromthisphysicalplaneintoanotherworld . The dharma
of thissignis REGENERATION.
SAGITTARIUS
hastwoqualities,theviceofrebellion,andthevirtue
oflawandorder . Religiouspeoplecomeunderthissign. Thereare
fewpersonswholiveupto all thequalitiesthatcanbemanifestedin
Sagittarius
. 'Thoughttransference,prophecyandclearvisionmanifest
throughthequalitiesconferredbythissign . The dharma ofthissignis
LAw.
Wehavenowcompletedthethirdtrinityofthezodiacalsigns,
theReproductiveTrinityasitiscalled,consistingofLibra,Scorpio,
andSagittarius
. Thesereproducethatwhichisexpressedinthe
intellectualandmaternaltrinities .
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TheServingTrinity.
CAPRICORNis
themostwonderfulsignofthetwelve,indicatingthe
qualityofclimbing,climbingtothehighestpointwecanreach . Service
isthevirtue,andslavery,submissionandservilitythe vices. Thevirtues
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ofthissignarewhatarecalledtheself-perfectingqualities . Themoral
virtuescome,throughit. The dharma ofthissign is PERFECTION.
AQUARIUS, theeleventhsign,representstheman,theperfected
thinker,possessingthepowerofjudgment parexcellence. Itseemsas
thoughwhen all theexperienceoftheothersignshasbeengathered,
soulsarebornunderthesignAquarius,andexhibitallthequalitiesof
theperfectedman. The dharma ofthissignis UNIVERSAL SERVICE.
Finallywehave
PISCES, throughwhichdescendthose who areabouttocommence
thecycleoncemore. Itisimpossibletoconveyanadequateideaofthis
sign,thetruemeaningofwhichisfarbeyondusatpresent
. Butits
dharma maybesaid to be UNIVERSALLOVE.
WhatIwishmostparticularlytoimpressuponyouisthatyoucan
lookonthesetwelvesignsasgoverningthephysicalbody
; andtheobject
ofevolutionseemstobetomakecertainvitalcentresofconsciousness
offeeling.
If you
studyitfromthatstandpointyouwillbeastoundedatthe
wonderfulcentresthatmaybeformed. PersonsbornunderCancer,for
instance,withthatqualitywhichrendersthemverysensitivetoevery-
thingaffectingthemfromwithout,may,byturningthatsensitiveness
inwards,awakentheoccultcentreatthebreastandsobecomesensitive
topsychicimpressions . Theywouldthensensetheconditionsofrooms,
or of thosearoundthem,andingeneralhaveapeculiar"feeling"of
surroundingconditions. InVirgo,again,youhavethepsychicquality
ofintuitively'sensing'mentalconditions ; whileif you concentrated
yourthought on the throat
( Taurus)youwouldawakenthatparticular
centre,andso on witheachofthesigns .
Thenextpointwithregardtothesignsistheirinfluenceon
humanity.
Fromtheverylowestfeelingsandsensations,uptothe
highestwe can thinkof as intellectworkingthroughthebrain,these
signshavetheirinfluenceon* Lhumanity,andaffectthem
in accordance
withthenatureofthesign. ButbeforeproceedingfurtherIthinkI
mustgiveyouanotheridea .
Thesignsaredividedintowhatwecalltriplicities,ofwhichthere
are four, namedafterthefour" elements,"andknownastheFiery,
Watery,AiryandEarthytriplicities . IfthetwelveSignsarearranged
inacircle,thecardinalsigns'M( fire) 9( water) nm ( air)iy( earth)
markingtheEast,North,WestandSouthpoints,eachwillthen
be the
apexof atriangle,ortriplicity. Thediagram on p-48willmakethis
clear.
Thesetriplicitiesformdistinctclasses
forinstance,Ariesisa Fiery
sign, and everythingtodowithAriesisofafierynature,thefieryWill
expressingitselfthroughthissign . Wegetintellectandeverything
representingthefierywillworkingthroughAries
inthenextfierysign,
Leo,theheart andemotionsareactive
; whileinthelastfierysign,Sagit-
tarius,wehavethecombinationofAriesand Leo. ThusinSagittarius
youwouldhaveallthequalitiesnecessary for science,philosophyand
religion,wroughtoutoftheother two fierysigns . Butwhereasthe
Fierysignsrepresenteverythingconnectedwiththeidealworld-all
that we
thinkofasspiritual,oridealistic-theEarthysigns,whichare
Taurus,VirgoandCapricorn,representeverythingsolidandobjective,
everythingonthelevel as itwere,notidealisticinany way, butthorough
andpractical. ThroughTaurus yougettheexpressionofslow,patient
working,asteady,ploddingpatience
; inVirgotheformation-of ideas
andfeelings
; andthefinalexpressioninCapricorn,theManwhohas
climbedtothesummit( asfarasthephysicalworldisconcerned)
.
The Airy
signs,Gemini,LibraandAquarius,represent all thathastodo
withthemindproper,thementalconditions ; sothatrefinementofmind
will
beacquiredthroughtheAirysigns . Cancer,ScorpioandPisces,
the Watery signs, representthepassionalnature,theanimalsoul,every-
thingconnectedwiththefeelingsandpassions. Thesedivisionsgive us
aclearideaastohowthesignswillworkoutin
life ; formanyplanets
in
Earthy'signsindicateapractical,sober,butperhapssomewhat
sensualnature,while in Airysigns,thelifewillbechieflymental
; and
soon.
Thereisafurtherdivisionofthesignsinto
three groupsoffour
signseach,knownastheQualities ; Cardinal, Fixed and Mutable ; Aries,
TaurusandGeminiaretypicaloftheserespectively. Ishallhavemore
tosayregarding , thisdivisionlateron,butforthepresentthismust
suffice.
Now withregardtothe"risingsign"or
Ascendant. Atbirth,one
ofthe signs will berising. Broadly,speaking,you may takethesign
theSun is inastherisingsigntillabouttwohoursafterdawn
; then,
thenextsign; twohourslater,thenext-and so on. ( This,however,
isonlyaveryroughapproximation. )
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TheRisingSignis a
mostimportantpartofAstrology,becauseits
influencestampsitselfonthelife. Whena childisborn,themagnetic
currentssetinmotionbytheparticularsignrisingstampthemselveson
thechild,andthroughoutthewholelifethequalitiesofthatsignwillbe
seekingexpression. You willfindpeoplelook
outofthatparticularwin-
dow, asitwere
; thus,anAriespersonwilllookontheworldfromthe
standpointofalertnessandwillalwayswanttobeleadingandactive,
whereastheTaurusperson will beslow,reservedandsteady. Infact,
soimportant is therisingsignthatinmanycasesittakesalifetime
beforeonecanentirelyworkthroughtheinfluencethusprominently
indicatedatthetimeofbirth.
Soyouwillnowseehowimportantitistoknowthenatureofthe
signs.
Youmuststudythewholeofthetwelvesigns,workingupfrom
thephysicalbaseintothemental,untilyoucangetsomeideaastohow
thepersonbornunderanysignlooksoutontheworld
. SupposeGemini
wererising,forinstance,theAirytriplicitywouldbeevident,andthe
personbornunderthatsignwouldbeveryintellectual
. Cancerrising,
weshouldfindonewho-isveryreceptiveandtenacious ; all thefeelings
wouldbeatwork,thepersonwouldbeattachedtohomeandfamily,
desiringtofeelthroughthemsatisfactionneverwithoutsensationof
somesort,butcouldgivesympathytoo,andbeveryaffectionate
. In
onebornunderLeotherewouldbeseenallthequalitiesthathavetodo
withtheheart,thenatureneverbeingsatisfiedunlesstheaffectionswere
engaged,always seekingharmony,peaceandlove
: hut,intheunre
. generate,muchpassionwouldbeworking .
InVirgopeopleyouwould
findmuchselfishnessandcriticism,orelsemuchdiscrimination
; they
arepersonswhoareverycleverandwideawake,thecombinationof
Cancerand Leo workingthroughthissign. Librapersonswouldbe
harmonious,verykindandsympathetic,butveryapprobativeandfond
ofpraise. Ishallexplainthesedifferent signs whendealingwiththe
planets,becauseeachplanethas a signasitshouse. Scorpioper-
sonsmanifestmuchjealousyandpersonalpride,untiltheygettothe
highersideofthissign,whentheystudyalloccultmatters
. Sagittarius
persons,whileworkingonpurelyphysicallines,wouldbefondofsport,
butastheyrosetothehighestpointtheywouldbecomephilosophical,
scientificorreligious,becausephilosophyandreligionwouldbeevolved
.
Capricornpersonswouldbeinclinedtowardspolitics,seekingtobeprac-
ticalandlookingattheworldfromaveryacutestandpoint
; allthe
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practicalvirtueswouldbeworkedoutthere. Veryfew'people express
thelasttwosigns,AquariusandPisces,whichmightalmostbetermed
super-humansigns. PeoplebornunderAquarius,however,areoriginal;
andversatile,andsomewhatinclinedtoSocialism . Pisces persorsare
markedbyextremesympathyandimpressionability .
Thuspersonsbornunderanyparticularsignlookattheworldfrom
thatparticularstandpoint . Itistheirway of lookingatthingsif
couldunderstandthenatureofthesignsomeoneelsewasbornunder,
theywouldseethingsashe saw them,andnotbe so bounddowntotheir
ownparticularview. Wefindmanypeople who maybesaidtocling'to
theirparticularrisingsign,feelingthatitistheonlywayoflooking on
life
. Thesearepeoplewhoarepracticallyunderthedominionoffate,
underthethraldom of theparticularsignrisingatbirth.
Iwill addthatnotonlywillyoufindthewholedescriptionofthe
personindicatedbytherisingsign,butalsothehealth and disposition.
In a
generalwayyoucanreadthewholecharacterandlife,and
eventheeventsthat will happen,fromtherisingsign,* becausethat-
particularinfluenceisprominent,anduntilthepersonhasworkedhis
waythroughit,hewillbecontinuallyunder'itspower . For instance,
AriespersonswouldbeundertheAriesinfluencetheirhealthwouldbe
affectedthroughthehead,andtheywouldalwaysbeindependentand
impulsive,anddesirousofbeingattheheadofthings .
WhenwecometotheRulingPlanet,however, we havesomething
totallydifferent.
Nearlyeveryonewhoisprogressinginanywaypasses
asitwerethroughtherisingsigntotherulingplanet . Supposesomeone
took
upthestudyofAstrologywiththeideaofdevelopinghimself,and
thoughtthattherewerehighergoalstobeattainedthanthatforwhich
hehadbeenstriving
. HisfirstbusinesswouldbetofindouthisRuling
Planet. - (
Imaysaythattherulingplanetisthelordofthesignrising,
as arule,butsometimes -
theplanetintheascendant,ifthereisone ;
thuswefindcasesofpersonswhohaveworkedthroughtheplanetruling
thesignascendingandtakenuptheplanetrising. ) Eachofthetwelve
signshas a planetasitsruler: MarsgovernsAries ; Venus,Taurus
Mercury,Gemini theMoon,Cancer ; theSun,Leo ; andsoon. This
isshown in theaccompanyingtable.
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( AquariusisthepositiveandCapricornthenegative'house'orsignofSaturn
PiscesthenegativehouseofJupiter,andsoon . )
By '
rulingplanet'ismeantthattheseparticularplanetsfindtheir
bestexpressionthroughtheseparticularsigns . Thus,theinfluenceof
MarscanexpressitselfbestthroughAriesandScorpio,positivelyor
negativelyasthecasemaybe. Thisisaveryimportantpoint. The
planetshaveeachapositiveandnegativesign,andyougetthereal
qualityofthetwohousesexpressedin-theoneplanet ; i. e. ,theplanet
itselfhastheinternalquality. Andthatseemstobethequalityweare
toevolve,becausewearetoprogress,firstoutofthesignsoftheZodiac,
thenbeyondtherulingplanets,andfinallyintotheparticularplanet
governingthewholeworld for thetime. Thusweseehowimportant
itistoknowwhatone'srulingplanetis ; forwhenonehasworked
throughtherisingsign,overcomingitsdifferentvicesandtendencies,
therulingplanet'sinfluencemustbetakenup,andthataffectsthelife .
Itis as
thoughonerisesfromthepurelypsychicintothehigherintel-
lectualconditions ; as thougnonerisestothepointwherehecansee
moreclearlyandislessbiasedbythesigntheplanethaspreviously
workedthrough. It is asthoughhehasextractedthewholeofthe
virtueofthesignandfounditscompleterexpressionintheplanet .
Withregardtothenextpoint,therulersofnations, we havesome
veryinterestingpointsforconsideration . Therearecertainsignsthat
risemorerapidlyinsomecountriesthaninothers . Eachsigngovernsa
raceornation. Thehistoryofthewholeworldiscontainedinthese
twelve signs, butwearenowlookingatitmerelyfromthenational
standpoint. AriesgovernsEngland,andMarsistheruler. Youwill
findif you studythenatureofAriesthattheBritonsarerather
impulsivepeople,alwaysindependentandfree; theirrulingplanet
beingMars,itisthe warlike qualitieswhicharetothefore. Those
horn under Aries areparticularlycourageouspersons,evolving
strength. It is verystrangethatthethreesignsfollowingAriesgovern
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theotherthreecountriesoftheUnitedKingdom,Ireland,Walesand
Scotland,andwefindtheracialtendenciesofthesesignsinthoseborn
in thesecountries. Thus we find all thebeautyofTaurusinthewomen
ofIreland,whileitspowerofstubbornresistanceiswellshowninthe
Irishpeasantry.
WehavethequalitiesofGeminicomingoutinthe
Welshpeople,andthetenacious,clannishqualitiesofCancermanifesting
intheScotch. ThegenerosityandfreedomofAriesisseen intheEnglish
people.
TheUnitedStatesalsoisgovernedbyGemini
; andAfricaby
Cancer. Thereis a
strangethingtobenotedinconnectionwiththelate
TransvaalWar. ImentionedthatMarsrulesEngland. Everyplanet
hasits'exaltation'and ' fall'insomeappropriatesign . NowMars
hasits '
fall'inCancer,andyouseewhattroubleBritainhashadin
Africa,whoserulingsignisCancer,ourthenenemiesshowingjust
thosetenaciouscharacteristicstypicalofthesign
; andallthetroubleand
difficultyarosefromnootherreasonthanthatMarshasno
dignity in
Cancer. On
theotherbandinIndiaEnglandholdsswaybecauseMars
is'exalted'in Capricorn ( thesignrulingIndia). Thewholehistoryof
thenationsisshownbytheirrulingplanetsandsigns
. Franceis
governedbyLeo,andtheFrenchareveryemotionalandeasilyaffected
throughtheirfeelings
; VirgogovernsTurkey,andLibraChinaand
Japan. ScorpiogovernsBarbary
; Sagittarius,Spain ; Capricorn,India
Aquarius,Russia ; andPisces,Portugal. Sothatbywatchingthe
differentplanetsgoverningthesesigns,youmaypredictjusthowagiven
nationwillact. Whenwhatarecalledthemaleficplanets
pass through
thesignsgoverningthesenations,they''stirthemup
. " Marspassing
throughLeoalwaysstirsuptheFrench,forinstance,andsimilarlyplanets
passingthroughAriesaffecttheBritish . In1916and1917,Jupiterwill
passthroughAries_andEnglandwillbebenefited
. Eachnationgains
bythebenefitplanets,astheyarecalled,passingthroughthesign
thatgovernsit,whilewhenthemaleficplanetspassthroughtheyare
afflicted.
Iwishnowtosayafewwordsaboutthetwelve_signsandthe
animalsthey are supposedtorepresent,whatmaybetermedthe
Kdma r4pa.
Aries,theRam,governs allAriespeople. If youstudythedifferent
zodiacaltypes,you will
findamarkedRamfeatureintheAriespeople.
Thisresemblanceismostmarkedinracesthatarecomparatively
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pure,wherethere is nomixtureofbloodlike we haveinGreatBritain
andAmerica
. Yet,evenamongstus,ifyoufind
a personbornunder
Arieswithnoplanetsrising,purelyunderthesign,he
will havethe
Ramfeatures . -Inthesame'way
personspurelyunderTaurushavea
distinctbull-liketendencywhichcomesoutintheface,and
in many
casesisverystriking.
Butwemustknowjustwhatthesesignsmean,apartfromthe
animalstheycorrespondto ; becausetherearespecialcharacteristics
belongingtoeachsign.
Forinstance,Geminithetwins . Itisdifficult
totraceananimalresemblanceinthiscase,becauseitiswhat
is calleda
refined,humansign.
ButtheGeminipeoplewhoareundevelopedwill
showallthecunningandevensomeofthefacialpeculiaritiesofthe
monkey,which is theanimaltypeofthesign .
Cancerpersonsarecharacterisedbytheshortnose
and crabface,
tellingoftheirtenacity
; buttherearesomenativesofCancerwho
resemblethecat. ThenLeo,thelion,givesaveryleonineface,fierce
andaggressive. Virgo givesafoxytendency
; butImustremindyou
thatinallthesecasestheyare
undeveloped persons,becauseassoonasthey
getthehumaneattributestheybreakawayfromtheanimaltendencies
.
IhavenotbeenabletogetapurerepresentativeofLibra
; butasa
ruletheLibransareveryhuman,rarely - havinganymarkedanimal
tendency
. Scorpio,thescorpion,andtheeagle,aretwodistinctsymbols,
andinthenatives of Scorpio we findresemblancestobothscorpionsand
eagles
. Thelikenesstotheeaglecanbereadilytracedintheevenlydeve-
lopedScorpioperson. Manyof you mayhaveseenpersonslikethehorse,
Sagittarius ; or likethegoat,Capricorn. Aquariusisanother"human
sign,
andthereappeartobevery few whoatallexpressthesign
Aquarius
. WecannoteasilyrepresentthePiscespeople,butIfindsuch
peopleverymuchliketheparrot,chatterboxes
; insomecasesthereis
in
thefaceadistinctfish-like,ormorerarelyaseal-like,look
.
ThereasonIhaveintroducedthispartofthesubject
is, thatweare
allmoreorlessinfluencedbytheanimalpartofthesignweareborn
under ; butthosebornunderthe'human''signs( u
=t-=) havemost
nearlyexterminatedtheanimalnature.
Imustnowconcludethisfirstlecture,whichisintendedasakind
of introductiontothedeeperpartthatwillfollow
. TheSigns of the
Zodiacaffectusall ; thereis noone whohasentirelybrokenawayfrom
theirinfluence. WhenIcometodealwithTheMoonyouwillseehow
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wemakeourfate,and
how wecandominate it : but no oneIknow
livingto-dayhascompletelybrokenawayfrom
the signsandlives
entirelyintheplanetary'conditions ;
forthatwouldmeanhehad
dominatedhisstars to
suchanextentthathehadperfectcontrol
overthe mind. To
getridoftheinfluenceoftheSignsoftheZodiac
wouldmeancontrolled
feelingsandemotions.
When we
cometostudytheplanets,whicharethecorrelativesof
theforcesofthemind,weshallrecognisethenecessityforextracting
fromthemtheiressence,which,translatedintoordinarytermsofcon-
sciousness,meanstheobtainingofperfectmentalcontrol
. Andas,
beyondthis,subduing even theplanetsto its mightywill,istheradiant
orboftheSun,somustmanlearntorisetill,havingconqueredpassion,
andhavingsubduedthemind,hecomes
forth freeanduntrammelled,in
purityperfect,inwisdomradiant,andinlovesupreme
.
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To-NIGHTIshalldealwiththeplanetsandtheirinfluence. The
Zodiacwillrepresenttousthesoundingboardofavastmusicalinstru-
ment,ofwhichthePlanetsarethestrings . Ifyouthinkofthat youwill
beabletounderstandwhatparttheplanetsplay in theirrelationtothe
Zodiac. Youwillunderstand,ofcourse,thateachstringistightor
loose in accordancewithourparticularconstitution. Nevertheless
quiteapartfromthesignsofthezodiac,theplanetsalsohave a special
influenceoverus,andthisisnottheoryonly,forwehaveafterverylong
practiceandstudyfoundthattherearedistinctivetypesofpersonswho
manifestthecharacteristicqualitiesascribedtotheplanets . Youareall
familiarwiththe"Martial," " Saturnine," 11 Jovial,"and "Mercurial "
typesofpersons,and knowtheirdistinctivefeatures . Ifyouunderstood'
theinfluencewhicheachplanetexertsonthosebornunderitsparticular
dominion,youwouldquicklyrecognisetheunconsciousresponse of the
majorityofpeopletotheplanetaryinfluences.
Imentionedlastweekthateachsignhasalord
or ruler,andalso
thattherewerepositiveandnegativesigns,theplanetsstandingbetween
andbehindeachpairastheneutralpointonwhichbothpositiveand
negativeattributesarefounded . IsaidthatAriesruledEngland
therefdreMarsistherulingplanet,theEnglishpeoplebeingamartial
race. SaturngovernsIndia( Capricornbeingitsrisingsign),andthe
IndiansaretotallydifferenttotheBritish : cold,thoughtful,meditative,
slow,andinawaylethargicwhiletheBritisherisactiveandenergetic,
withthemartialinfluencemanifesting. Therearefourdistinctnations,
underfour of theprincipalplanets GreatBritain underMars( d) ;
India underSaturn( h) ; ChinaandJapan underVenus( y ) ; and Africa
undertheMoon ( D) . You willrememberImentionedthatEnglandwas
boundtosuffer,whilefighting in SouthAfrica,owingtoherruling
planethavingitsfallinCancer .
Withregard to individuals,whentheyhaveworkedthroughtherising
sign,thentheplanetaryrulerhasitsgreatestinfluenceoverthenative .
Itis as thoughtheyhadrisenabovethe form andtakenmoreofthelife ;
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asthoughtheyhadbroken away fromthecrystallisedconditionsof the
signontheascendant,sothattherulingplanetwasbeginningtoenergise
throughthem. Althoughthere
; are36ototallydistinctvarietiesof
personsborneachday,youhaveonlysevengreattypescomingunder
theplanets.
Beforesayingexactlywhattheinfluenceofeachplanetisonthe
native,Ihadbettermentionjust'howthenatureoftheplanets
maybe
understood;
becauseallweknowabouttheseplanetshasbeenbanded
downtous through theirsymbols. Inlookingatthesymbolweknow
exactlywhatthe planet means ; andifyoucarefullywatchhowthe
symbolsaremadeup,youwill
graspsomethingofabeautifulprinciple .
Thecircle hasalwaysstoodasthesymbolforSpiritorLife
; with-
outbeginningandwithoutend,containingthewhole . Itrepresentsthe
Sun. The half circle representsthesoulormind,and is thesymbolof
theMoon ; whilethe cross isthesymbol
ofthebody,earth,matter.
Thesethreetogethermake up Mercury ; andfromthesethreesymbols,
representingbody,soul,andspirit,orSun,Moon,andEarth,youhave
thewholebasisofastrologicalsymbology,sofarastheplanetsare
concerned.
Thisis an easywaytorememberthesymbols. For whenyousee
thecircleinthesignatureofaplanetyouknowthatlifeorspiritoperates
largelythroughoutthatplanet ; andwhenyouseethecrescentorhalf
circle,youknowthatthesoulormindis moreprominentthanthespirit
orlife ;
andinaccordancewiththepositionofthecrossyouwillknow
thenatureoftheplanet,whethertendingchieflytowardsmatterorspirit
.
NowMercury( # )
adaptsitselftowhateverplanetit is inaspectwith,
sothatitactsas a temporarychannel, so tospeak,fortheplanetwhich
itaspects.
Toenableyoutounderstandthis,Imusttouchuponanotherside
ofastrologicalsymbology. Intheoldbooksgoldalwaysstandsasa
symbolfortheSun ; silverfortheMoon ; copper,Venus ; iron,Mars
lead,Saturn ; tin,Jupiter
; quicksilver,Mercury. Thusyouhaveseven
primarymetals
Lead 12 Saturn
Tin

4Jupiter
Thesignatureof Mars is
madeupofthecircleandthecross,the
circlebeneaththecrossrepresentinglife or spiritdominatedbymaterial
desires ; and soyou
seeaconstantstreamofenergypassingthrough
3Z1
this circleintothecross,aconstantwellingup offorce,showingthe
energeticnatureofMars . Quitethereverseisthecasewith Venus, the
circlebeingoverthecross ; andherelifeorspirit is abovematter. The
truthshereconveyedareborneout
by study. AnypersonhavingMars
prominentlysituated in hishoroscopewillbedetermined,energeticand
fiery
; whereasVenuspeoplearetotallydifferent,beinggentle,soft,
lovingandsympathetic,almostcompleteopposites . Thecircleand
crossarecomplements,asitwere,onetotheother. Nevertheless-and
thisis amostimportantpoint-the influenceoftheplanetsMarsandVenus
isidenticallythesameinessence,thoughtheMarsinfluenceshows
itselfasforce,andtheVenusinfluencesimplyaslove .
Nowwecometo Saturn and Jupiter. InSaturn,thecrescent( half-
circle)orsoul is beneaththecrossorbody ; andyoufinditgivesacold,
earthynature,becausethesoulormindisfastenedbytheweightofthe
earthynature. InJupiterwefindjustthereverse,thehalf-circleor
soul overthecross or body. As in thecaseofMarsandVenus,these
twoplanetsarepositiveandnegativetoeachother,Jupiterbeingpositive
andSaturnnegative. Thisisverysimpleandbeautiful,lookedatfrom
thestandpointofastrologicalsymbology.
Mercury ontheotherhandrepresents,asIhavesaid, body, souland
spiritinone,orfather,mother,child ; thepaternalpositiveinfluence,
thematernalnegativeinfluence,andthechildbornofthetwo . When
judginganyone'slifeastrologically,theSunwillrepresenttheindividual
character,whilethementalqualificationswillberepresentedbyMer-
cury. Nowtheplanets Mars andVenusandSaturnandJupiter,affect
Mercury ; andtheSunand Moon havealsoaninfluenceoverthis
planet. Uponanunderstandingofthissymbology, a correctviewof
thewholescienceofAstrologydepends.
Now, inthephysicalworld,Marsrepresents heat. If you have
MarsinaspectwithJupiteronanyday, you willnoticethattherewill
bethunder,ifitbesummer . ( Youcaneasilyverifythisbylookingat
anEphemeris . ) Saturn,thereverseofMars, is a cold planet,and
wheneverMercuryortheSun cometoanaspectwithSaturn,orwhen
Mercurycomestotheconjunction,it is always very cold forthetime
oftheyear.
MarsandSaturnarecalledthegreatmalefics-Mars ' thedevil';
Saturn, Satan. ' Theyarereallyextremesofheatandextremes
of
cold ; or,translatedintotermsoftheemotions,impulseandselfishness .
Gold 0 Sun Copper ~ Venus
Silver D Moon Iron cl Mars
Quicksilver ~
Mercury
Asamatteroffact,thesetwoplanetsare
not evil theyare,rightly'
understood,twooftheverybestplanets
you canbebornunder. Many
peoplethinkthatifbornunderMarstheymustbeverybadcharacters
( orrather,theygenerallythinkthiswithregardtootherpeople)
. Notat
all
: withoutMarstherewouldbenocourage,strengthorendurance
.
Weneedthemartialinfluence
togiveus energy,pushandgo
; and
thereforethemartialpersonmay
be
averyexcellentperson,ifhebut
"rulehisstars . "
Saturnappearsjustasevil,in
a way,asMars,inthat
itseemstoconstrictthecharacter,makingonereserved,self-centredand
selfish.
Buthoweverthatmaybe,oncethatextremeselfishnessisover-
come,theSaturniansareamongthefinestpeopleintheworld
; they
arethoughtful,meditative,contemplativeandreflective,steady,economi-
calandcautious ;
andjustasthegoodinfluenceofMarsgivescourage,
strengthandenergy,soSaturn
gives
thatcalmness,thoughtfulnessand
steadinesswhichmakesthecharacterreliable
. Therefore,ifmercuryis
inaspectwithMars
in
ahoroscope,itwilltendtomakethemindim-
pulsive, full, buoyantandexpansive ; butifinaspectwithSaturn,it
will
bethoughtful,contemplativeandrestricted
. Butjustasyouwould
expecttofind,,thisinfluencecanacteitherforgoodorevil
. Youmay
findsomeoneundertheinfluence
of
anaspectofMercurytoMars,who
isconsidereduntruthfulsimplybecauseheexaggerates,orover-estimates,
-seeingthingsbiggerthantheyreallyare
. Inthesameway you may
haveMercuryinaspectwithSaturn,whichwouldmakepersonsthought-
fulandscheming,perhapscovetouseven,andthievish
; andsoon.
Sothattheseinfluenceswillmakeforevilonlyinthosepersonswho
cannotextractthebadandgettothegood
; nevertheless,bothMarsand
Saturnare,inthemselves,twoverygoodandnecessaryinfluences
.
Underanothersynmbology,butconveyingidenticaltruths,the
mediaevalalchemistsreferredtothetransmutationoftheseastralinflu-
ences .
Thetransmutationofironandleadintogold,and
soon, meant
simplytheconvertingof
force from a grossto
afinerinfluence. Letus
see how
thatwouldactastrologically .
Mars,asIsaid,isthepositive
sideofVenus ;
theforcefromthesetwoplanetsbeingone,butacting
indifferentways,showingthesamekindofinfluenceindifferentforms
.
Now,allthatthemartialpersonhastodoistotransmuteForceinto
Love
; -thatistosay,insteadofconstantlyscatteringhisforcesand
wastinghisenergy,heshouldtrytosoftenhisnatureandletthisforce
workinwardlyinsteadofoutwardly, so
thatitultimatelycomesforthas
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sympathy and love. InthatwayhewouldcomeundertheVenusinflu-
ence; thesameappliestotheinfluenceofSaturn. TheSaturnian
personshouldtransmutehistendenciestosuspicion,repiningandsloth,
intothoughtfulness,carefulnessandsteadiness .
Mostpeopleweseeto-dayareunderthemartialinfluence ; English
peopleinparticular,fortheyhaveMarsastheirruler . Theparticular
planetoneisbornunderwill,ofcourse,moststronglyinfluencethelife
but,asindividualscomposingtheEnglishnation,weareallmoreorless
tincturedwiththeinfluenceofMars,sincewemust all partakein a
measureofthedominantcharacteristicsofthenationalsoul .
Nowwefindalsothattheplanetshave an influenceon thephysical
planeaswellasonthementalandemotionalplanes . ThusSaturn
governsmineralsandcrystals
; itrepresentsthecrystallisingprinciple
inthephysicalworld. Marsisanexpanding,out-rushingforce,and
. : ontrolstheanimalkingdomingeneral. Jupitergovernsthewholeof
thevegetablekingdom. Andthuswecanseehowthosebornunder
Saturnarecold,heavy,andslow,whereasMartial peopleareenergetic
andcombative,possessingmuchvitalforce; for youwillobservethatin
thesymbolofSaturnthereis only thehalf-circle,whereasthewholecircle
appearsinthatofMars,andthecirclerepresents
"
spirit"and "life. "
TheJupiteriansareorthodoxreligionists,withatendencytoprideand
arrogance, whileVenuspeopleareveryfondofpleasureandlovethe
sensuousdelightsofthephysicalplane. Mercurialpeoplearefond
oflightliterature, are verytalkativeandsoon. Butwearenot
interestedsomuchinthelowertendencies of theplanets, for weare
comingmoreandmoreundertheirmentalinfluence .
Mentallytheseplanetsact in quite a differentway,althoughyou
cantracethegradualgrowthoftheinfluencefromthephysicaltothe
mentalcondition. Mentally,then,theMartialmanhasmuchquickness,
alertnessandshrewdness,isalwaysreadytoperceivethings--lieis
wide-awake ; whileVenuspeoplearefondofmusic,thearts,andevery-
thingbeautifulandlovely,andhave a veryquickappreciationofall
thatisrefinedandbeautiful,forVenusmakesthemindappreciate
beauty. TheSaturninepersondifferstotallyfromeitherofthese,andI
willtakeupSaturnparticularly,Saturnbeingtheplanetweareallofus
looking to, asstudents of theprofoundandoccult.
Weare all moreorlesscomingintotouchwiththeSaturninein-
luence; i. s . , becomingmorethoughtful,meditative,steady,andcontem-
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plative. Saturn,acting in thementalworld,stimulatesthought. So
youseethisisthenexthigherstageforus,becauseinsteadofperceiving
merely,wearetoreflect,insteadofperceivingonly,tomeditateon what
wehaveperceived andthisistheSaturninestageofgrowth.
Finally,itwillleadustotheJupiterianstage. Whenthemindis
steady,andwebegintogrowmorethoughtful,moreserious,weshall
havethisupturningofthehalf-circle-thesoulrisingovermatter . Thus
wehavethehalf-circleabovethecrossinthesymbolofJupiter,whose
influenceis to drawoutthereligioustendenciesandwidenthesym-
pathies. Inthementalsphere,thisJupiterianinfluence,actingonthe
mind, makesitmorereligiousandphilosophical,expandingintoaglad
andfullactivityallthevirtuesthatwehavefoundinSaturn. Under
Marswehavethesensesalwaysveryactive( personsunderMars'and
Venusalwaysleanmoretowardsthesensesthanthemind),butas
theSaturnineinfluencegainsthe; ascendancy, we haveeconomy,
frugality,andchastitydeveloped . Sothatbetweentheextremesof
MarsandSaturnwehavethesetwomoderatinginfluences,Venusand
Jupiter,VenussofteningandJupitermakingthingstemperate.
Itwillbeobserved,consequently,thatMarsandSaturnarenot
malefics,andweshouldalwaysrecollectthat any planetaryinfluenceis
only' evil'inthesensethatwhileitdominatesuswearetosomeextent
subjecttoitspassionalorlowerinfluence ; forassoonaswerealisethat
theseplanetshavetheirownspecialvirtue,andthatwehaveapart ; of
thisinfluenceworkingthroughus, we shallendeavourtoliveinthat
influence,andthusweshallintimebeableto,"ruleourstars . "
Nowwithregardtocolours . Inthehumanauratherearecertain
coloursvibrating,andthesecolourswillbedominantorotherwise
accordingtothestrengthinthenativityoftheplanetsthattheyrepre-
sent. Thishasbeentested. Thosewhoare clairvoyanthavetoldusof
certaincoloursseen in theauraofcertainpersons,and we havefound
thattheplanetsrepresentedbythesecoloursarestronglyposited. Some
veryremarkablecasesofthiskindhavecomeunderournotice . Now
donotforamomentthinkthattheplanets are thecoloursthatIamnow
goingtomention-theyarenot; butthevibrationsetupbythemin
theastral'elementalessence'( someofwhichentersintothehuman
astralbody)is,wearetaught,theprimarycauseofthesecolours. No
one couldverywell say thatSaturnwasgreenorMarsred,buttheyare
withoutdoubtrepresentedbythesecolours . Thosewhocomeunderthe
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influenceofMarshaveadecidedlyredaura,forinstance,andthose
underSaturngreen.
Thewholeofthecoloursarerepresentedinthe
Sun and
splitupthroughthesedifferentplanets . Someverystrange
predictionsaresometimesmadebyastrologers
who studythissubject
minutelyinitsrelationtothephysicalplane,thatistosay,theinfluence
ofcolour in ordinaryeverydayaffairs . Thisis a branchofwhatiscalled
" horary astrology. " Thus,
ifMercurywererisingatthetimeaques-
tionwasasked,itwouldindicatethecolourof
any
particulararticle ;
if,forinstance,a
horse
werestolenitwouldshowthecolourofthe
animal andsoon. Withoutdoubtthiscan
be done,thoughitisbring-
ingthesciencedowntothelowestphysicalstandpoint
. Evenin
connectionwiththephysicalbodythesecolourspossesssomeinfluence,
forpersonsbornunderMarshavearedcomplexion
; personsunder
Saturnhaveagreenish-yellowappearance,andsoon
. Thisisthe
completelist
# Yellow
Y Blue

D ( White)
O ( Orange)
WithregardtotheMoon,sheispracticallycolourless,whilethe
Sun,consideredseparately,issaidtobeorange
. Butthesearenottso
importanttousinthisconnection
as aretheotherplanets . It will now
be
easilyunderstoodwhywespeakofMarsasrepresentingheat,and
Saturncold.
Therearemanypointsinconnectionwiththisthatyoucanwork
outforyourselves. Anyone
bornwithMercuryrising,forexample,
wouldhavemuchyellow in
hisaura,becausethemindwouldbeactive
.
Nowthesub-shade,asitwere,ofthatyellow,wouldbeinaccordance
withtheplanetaspectingMercury
; greenish-yellowwouldshowSaturn
tobeoperating,and soon.
ThosewhostudyMusicwouldbeespecially
interestedinthesedifferentvibrations,becausewehavedifferentnotes
inthescaleallottedtoeachoftheseplanets
. Moreoveryoufind
thatpeopleunderMercuryhaveshrillvoices,asarule,atleastwhen
excited,whileMarsgivesastrongbutsharpvoice,Saturnaweakand
unmusicalone
; ,Jupiterontheotherhandgivesaroundfulltonerather
deep,andVenusa
voiceofasoft,richquality. Indeed,devoteesofthis
particularmusemight,withalittleattention,learntheirplanetaryruler
fromtheconversationalpitchofthevoice
.
NowIwishtosaysomethingaboutthe
11exaltation " and"trans
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mutation"oftheseplanets. Theplanetshavecertainsignsofthe
zodiacinwhichtheyareexalted,showingthattheyprogresstoacertain
situationinwhichtheirwholenatureistransmuted
forinstance,a
personbornunderMars,withthatplanetinCancerorLibra,wouldhave
thatplanetinitsfall'or ' detriment,'asitiscalled-he would notbe so
stronglyimbuedwiththemartialinfluence ; butifMarswerein a fiery,
sign,allthefierycharacteristicswouldbestrengthened . For instance,
Marsin. Aries,Sagittarius,orLeo,wouldbeagoodinfluence,because
thenatureofMarswouldmanifestinitstruelight ; butMars in Cancer,
thesignofitsfall,wouldbebad .
WhenMarshasrisentoitshighestpoint-Capricorn-itissaidto
beexalted,anditshouldbenotedthatthehighestpointMarscanreach
isacalm,cool,contemplativespirit. Notthatitsfireandenergy is lest,
butthewholeofthemartialtendencyiselevatedbythisposition,and
mademoretemperate,cooler,andabletoactquitedispassionately ; so
thatpeoplewithMarsinCapricornhavemuchinfluence,becausetheir
forceandstrengthwillbeusedtactfullyanddiplomatically. Mars
exaltedinCapricornthen,maybemetaphoricallysaidtohavethegross
ironofitsnaturetransmutedintosteel . ThemartialinfluenceinCapri-
corn_isasfinesteelcomparedwiththeraw iron ; alltheroughandgross
particlesoftheironarechangedintothefinegrainofthesteel .
SaturnisexaltedinLibra,thehouseofVenus. Now,itis said that
thosebornunderSaturncannotlove. Saturninepeoplearecertainly
undemonstrative,areverythoughtfulandhavenotmuchfeelingor
expansiveness
; butwhenSaturnoccupiesLibraittakesontheVenus
qualityandwithittheexpansivenature, so thatintheglyphyouhave,
asitwere,thehalf-circleextendedintothecircle. Thusit is said,and
withtruth,thatthesetwoplanetsareenemieswhenworkingseparately,
butwhentheirinfluencesblendthebetterqualitiesofeachseekexpres-
sion. SaturninLibraisbalanced,sotospeak,andyouhave
all itscold
and hardeninginfluencesofteneddown . ,
Theotherexaltationsarealsoveryremarkable,buttheonlyoneI
shalldealwithnowisthatofthe Sun. TheSunisexalted in Aries,
andthewholeoftheirontypifyingAriesinthemineralworldisthus
saidtobetransmutedinto gold. WhentheSunisin Aries wehavethe
highestvibrationitispossibletohave,becausetheheartinfluencehas
beentakenintothehead. TheSungovernsLeo,theheart,andwhen
onehasthe Sunin Ariesatbirththe whole ofthethought is illuminated
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bylove,andthenatureisextremelyidealistic,ardent,yetsympathetic
andthoughtful. PeoplewiththeSun in Arieshavesplendidnatures .
Thenextpointonthesyllabusisthe " growthofindividuals . " In
regardtothisyoumustnotthinkthatwhenpeoplearebornundera
particularplanet,evilorotherwise,itisinevitablytheirdominant
influence. It is onlysoforthisparticularlife. Moreover,asImen-
tionedjustnow,theplanetitselfisnotevil,noritsinfluenceevil per se ;
foronepersonbornunderMercurymayhavethebrilliantmindofa
greatthinker,and you mayalsofindathievishanddegradedperson,
so
pettythatnothingistoosmallormeanforhim,alsoundertheMercurial
influence.
Andafurtherpointtoberememberedis,thatitisnotonly
therulingplanetwhichhastobeconsidered,butalsoitsaspects ; foras
Mercury may inonecaserepresentamagnificentperson,asplendid
individual,andinanothercaserepresentaverylowtypeofperson
indeed,thequestionoftheaspectsreceivedbytherulingplanetassumes
considerableimportance.
Iwillmentionafewoftheseaspects,sothatyoucanunderstand
whattheymean. MERCURYinconjunctionorgoodaspectwith Venus
assiststhemindandmakesthepersonloveknowledge,becauseVenus
istheplanetofloveandMercurytheplanetofknowledge ; sothein-
clinationsofthatpersonwouldbeinthedirectionofgainingknowledge
.
Inaspectwith Mars, Mercurywillexpandthewholemind,andifthe
aspectisgood,weshallfindcourageandstrengthofcharacter,the
mentaloutlookbeingclearanddecisive,and the perceptionsreadyand
keen. Mercuryinaspectwith Saturn willcoolandtonedownthe
Mercurialinfluence,givinginanundevelopedpersonaverysordid
intellect ; butwhenthehigherSaturninevirtuesarereachedwehavea
calm,contemplative,thoughtfulmind. Wheninaspectwith Jupiter we
haveknowledgeturnedintowisdom ; wehaveherethefinestintuition,
reflection,andreason,thebestmentalinfluencewecanpossiblyget,for
theJupilerianinfluencealwaysacts on Mercuryintheveryhighest
manner.
Soyoucanquitesee how onemightgrowbyabsorbingthe
natureoftheplanetwithwhichMercurywasinaspectandalsoby
absorbingtheinfluenceofthesignMercurywasin . Again,aperson
bornunderMarswouldhavethemartialinfluenceliberatedinhisnature
accordingtothesign,houseandaspecttheplanet was in,andhewould
rise abovethelowersideofMarsbystimulatinghiscourage,endurance
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andenergy ; whileas heworkedoutthelowersideofMars,itsimpulse,
rashness,andrecklessness,hewouldbegintoacquirethemartialvirtues,
and would growto ahighpoint. TheVenuspersons,byseeingthatall
theylovedwasonlyofthepurestandmostbeautiful,wouldrefinetheir
natures,sothattheywouldbecometruesonsanddaughtersofVenus,
possessinganadmirationforbeauty,artandpoetry. Similarly,
Saturnianpeoplemayrisetothehighestmeditationorcontemplation,
growingbystudy,thoughtfulness,andsoforth,or,ontheotherhand,
theymayfallbackand look attheworld from ahopeless,gloomystand-
point ; theirindividual status andgrowthbeingshown in thehoroscope
bytheaspectsofthatplanet . TheJupiterianpersonsontheotherhand
growbybecomingmorereligiousandmoredevout,Jupiterbeingthe
planetofdevotion.
Withregardtothe'individualstar,"wehavelearntthatindividuals
growbygettingtothevirtuoussideoftheplanet,ifImaybeallowed
thephrase.
Whenwethinkthatthewholeofhumanityto-day is
graduallypassingoutofthemartialintothesaturnineinfluence,into a
morethoughtfulstategenerally,youcanseehowSaturnandJupiter
wouldbetheIndividualStarforthewhole of humanity notSaturn
alone,notJupiteralone,butthetwoblended . For we cannotpossibly
gettothewisdomofJupiteratonce ; we mustcomethroughtheemotions
andfeelingsintothisthoughtfulsteadiness,andthen,gettingfirstofall
ourmeditation,contemplationandreflectionfromSaturn,expandthat
intotheloftierandmorebeneficentJupiter,sinkingthepositivematerial
sideandalwaysleaningtothe
spiritualandreceptiveside . Justasonce
wewerealwaysleaningtothepositivesideofMars,nowwearetrying
toexpandintothepositivesideofJupiter. Practically,Saturn may be
saidtobetheindividualstarforeachoneof us. ' Itisthestaroperating
onallofusto-daywhoarethinkingatall,particularlythosewhoare
studyingmetaphysicaloroccultsubjects . Esotericallyitisthemost
mysticalofalltheplanets,theplanetthatmakesoneturntowardsthe
occultanddeepersideoflife,andtrytounderstandthatwhich is
operatinguponus . Sothatasweraisetheconsciousness,bringingit
to
asteadyconcentratedconditionwherethemindisbrought,one
pointed,toa focus, weshallfindthat fromthis condition( whichmeans
foritexpansion)springjoyand a trueappreciationofthereligious aspect
oflife.
Therearejustoneortwothings I wishtotouchuponbefore
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closingthislecture,namelytheplanetsUranusandNeptune
. Without
goingfullyintothesubjectImaysaytheyare,asitwere,thehigher
octavesofSaturnandJupiter.
Uranusisoperatingonbutfewto-day ; yetit is saidthatthosewho
takeupastudyofoccultism,inanyform,arecomingunderthisplanet's
influence. HavingcomethroughthebestSaturnineinfluences,the
Jupiterianareflowingthroughthem,andlater on theywillcomeunder
theUranian.
TheevilsideofUranusisextremeBohemianismand
recklessness . ThecoloursofUranusarecurious,suchasallstriped
coloursandtartans.
Neptuneisesotericallysaidtorepresentthosewhoareendeavour-
ingtorealisewhatiscalledthePlatoniclife . Intheworldto-day,
strangelyenough,itsevilsideshowsinfrauds,cheats,charlatanry,
illusionsanddeceptions giganticswindlescomeunderNeptune
. .
Nevertheless,astudy of PlanetaryInfluencehelpsustorealise
thatoutof all evil good iseventuallytofollow.
IN,ourlasttwolecturesweseparatelydealtwiththeSignsofthe
Zodiac,andthePlanetsandtheirinfluenceuponhumanity.
Inow wishtodealwithaveryimportantpoint . There is much
confusion,amongstthosewhotake up Astrologycasually,withregard
to theSun in theSign'andthe RisingSign. In Americaaboutfour orfive
yearsagosomeoftheprincipalnewspaperstookupthesubjectofthe
Sun
inthesign,givingthecharacterofthosepersonsbornduringa
particularmonth ; andtherewereseveralbookswrittenonthissubject .
Inthehoroscopesofpeople,theSunandthesignitisinwillgovern
theIndividualcharacteristics. Infact,whenIfirstgave myrendering
ofthat in Modern Astrology, manypeoplewrotetometosayhowmar-
vellouslytruethedescriptionswere. Yetifyouweretoaskaperson
inwhatmonthhewasborn,andgavehim a readingofthecharacter
fromtheSuninthe sign,he mightnotaltogetherrecogniseitas
accurate. To-nightIwish to explainthereasonofthis .
Atthecommencementthen,Imaysaythatthe Sun's placeinyour
horoscope will
undoubtedlydescribeyourindividualcharacteristics,that
is,thecharacteristics of,the individual, themostrealandpermanentpart
ofyou. Now Iwilltrytogiveyou someideaofthesecharacteristics
forthevariousmonths . Theearthasaplanetrevolvingroundthe
Sun will receivefromtheSun a specialised ray, asitwere,duringeach
month. Thewholeof thatmonththeearthwillbevitalisedbytheSun-
raypassingthroughaparticularsignofthezodiac . Allpersonsbornin
thatmonthwillhavethecharacteristicsofthatsignstronglymarkedin
theirindividualcharacter. ( Remember,bytheway,thatthesigncom-
mencesaboutthe21Stofeachmonth ; forthetrueastronomicalyear
commencesMarch21st; ,,whentheSunentersAries . )Inbeginningtogo
intothesignitsinfluenceisweak,butasitadvances,thecharacter
becomesstronger,tillinthosebornaboutthefirstweekofthemonth
you
findverystrongcharactersindeed . Thosebornduringthefirst
threeweeksofAprilhavetheirSuninAries-notreallytheSunis
thatsign,butthe ray fromtheSun permeated by itsinfluence.
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TheSuninArieswillgovernallpersonsbornfromthe 21st ofMarch
tothe21stofApril,andtheywillallbeleaders,fiery,impulsivepersons,
alwayswantingtocontrolothersmentally ; becauseAries,governing
thehead,makestheconsciousnessmoreactiveintheheadthanelse-
where. You will findthem all veryprogressivepeople,alwayswanting
tobe in thefront,veryloyal,butveryindependent. Youwillseethat
thevicesofthesignsdonotcomeinat all inthedescriptions,becausethe
Suninthe sign shouldnotmanifestanyofthe vices . Itwould be easy
tocontinue,butindeedonemightcontinueexplainingthecharacteristics
ofapersonbornwiththeSunin Aries alltheevening; forsomuch
doestheSun inthesignmean,thatitisreallyahoroscopeinitself .
TheSuninTauruswillhaveadifferenteffectaltogether . Ariesis
idealistic,butTaurusispractical. AllpersonsbornfromApril21St
toMay21staremarkedwithonespecialfeature-obstinacy ; theyare
dogmaticanddetermined,withmuchaffectionandwarns-heartedness,
butveryfirmandoftenobstinate .
Gemini,governingfromMay21sttoJunelist,hasatotallydifferent
expression. Thesepeopleareverydualistic,wanting to beintwo places
atonetime,asitwere ; theyhavemuchmotivebehindthem,butare
verydiffusive,yetatthesametimearefondofthingsintellectual,
refinedandartistic .
PersonsbornbetweenJune21standJul y 21stwiththeSunin
Cancerareverynegativeandsensitive,butpossessmuchtenacityor
powertohold. Whenthesepeoplecanovercomeindolence,theyhave
greatpower,andbecomeverystronginthesequalities . Cancerisa
waterysign,andverymarkedtraitsareeconomy,thriftandcareful-
ness-indeed,weoftenfindmisersbornwiththeSuninCancer. But
Cancerpersonsinthislifehavetodisplayacertainamountofselfish-
nesstoprotectthemselves . Theyaresosensitivethatiftheywerenot
alittleselfishandconservative,theywouldlaythemselveseventomuch
injuryfromattack.
ThosebornfromJuly21sttoAugust21stwiththeSuninLeoare
verywarm-hearted,affectionate,kindandgenerous,andveryhigh
spirited ; butoftentheheartleadsthemastray,becausetheSunwork-
ingthroughthatsignvivifiestheheartmorethananyotherpart . But
it is averygood signfor thosewhostrivetolivethathigh-minded,
spirituallifewhereloveistheprincipalexpressionofthesoul .
Thenextsign,Virgo,throughwhichtheSun's raypassesfromAugust
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21st to September 21st,givesusverydiscriminativepersons,those
whoareexceedinglycriticalandalsopractical . Thereagainyouhave,
inacertainway,selfishnessshowingitself . Thistime,however,itis
chiefly a
mentalselfishness,andiftheyhavetodoubtandbesceptical,
itisbecausethequalityofdiscriminationisto beworkedoutintheir
character.
Thenextsign,Libra,governingthosebornfromSeptember21stto
October21st,isthesignofthebalance. Youhavehereexpressedgreat
separateness,andyetamakingforunity,aloveofharmonyandpeace,
yetoftentimespersonswhoaretoopleasure-loving andfondofease ;
forthissignbringsouttheVenusqualitystrongly . Butharmonyand
unityistheirhighestgoal.
Thenextsign,Scorpio,governingfromOctober21sttoNovember
21st,producesperhapssomeofthestrongestcharactersofallthetwelve
signs,andtheynearlyalwayshavedignityorpridestronglymarked .
Theyareveryreserved,cautiousandsecretive
. Theyarefrequently
inclinedtowardsmysticismandmagic,andpossessastronglikingfor all
thosethingstermedoccult . Oftentimestheyarefondofscheming . They
areverycritical,andhavemarvellousjudgment,whichisgenerally used
inacondemnatorysense. But,whenthe" sting " oftheScorpionis
extracted,someofthefinestcharactersarefoundwiththeSuninScorpio .
Someofthemostwickedandalsosomeofthemostexalted characters
arebornwithSuninthissign,whichisineverysenseacriticalone .
SagittariusgovernsthosebornfromNovember21st
toDecember
21st,andgivesusdemonstrativepersons,whohowever nearlyalways
wastetheirforcesbyover-activityorover-excitement ; theyarevery
enthusiastic . AmarkedfeatureoftheSagittariusnatureisrebellious-
ness .
Butthosewhohavebeguntorecognisetheworkingofgreatlaws
developesplendidqualities . Thesemoreadvancedonesare always
stronglyinclinedtowardsphilosophyandreligiousthought .
Thenextsign,Capricorn,governingthose bornfromDecember
21sttoJanuary21st,givesagrave,steady,studiousnature,thoughtful,
careful,prudent,alwaysseekingtoattainsomeideal,butwithalpractical
intheirideals,yetlikinggrandsurroundings. Nothingistoomajestic
forthem ;
buttheyarewonderfullyearnestandsobercharacterswhen
theymanifestallthattheSuninCapricorncangive. Tact,diplomacy,
carefulforethought,steadiness,
perseverance,andallthehigher and
nobler of
theSaturninequalitiesareexpressedthroughthissign .
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Ofthosebornfrom anuary21sttoFebruary21stwiththeSunin
thesignAquarius,scarcelyanyliveuptotheirheritage,theinfluence of
thissignofTheMan, the humansign. Theyare,however,always
splendidjudgesofhumannature. Theyarenotemotional,butfaithful
andsincere. Youcanalwaysrelyuponthem,andwheretheygivetheir
affectionanddevotion, itislastingandbinding. Theyarefondof
scienceandallthatissteady,generallyalsolovingeverything refined
andhumanitarian.
PiscesgovernsallpersonsbornfromFebruary21sttoMarch21st,
thissigngivingsomeverystrangecharacters. Theirbestfeaturesare
hospitality,loveofdumbanimals,kindness, softnessandgentleness .
Yettheyarestrangecharacters,nearlyalwaysunfortunate. Theyare
indecisive,althoughkind. Youwillfindmanyspiritualistshavethe
SuninPisces ; itisthebeginningofoccultism,inasense,thebeginning
ofthesearchfortruth . Certainly,asarule,theymakethefinest
mediums.
Yousee,then,thatthereisagreatdealtobelearntfromastudyof
thesesigns,andthattheystamptheindividualcharacter . Ifmankind
couldbutrisetoafullexpressionofallthatthesesignsmean,thehuman
racewouldbecrownedwithaglorywhichisunfortunatelystillfarinthe
future .
NowIwanttoexplaintoyouwhyyoudonotfindpeopleexpressing
allthatthe " Suninthesign " indicates . WhenIfirststudiedAstrology
thesciencewasinamostchaoticcondition,andeachstudenthadtodis-
coverforhimselfwhattheplanetsinthesignsmeantandwhatthesigns
themselvesmeant. Isettowork,therefore,toclassifythewholeand I
foundtheSunreallyindicatedtheindividualcharacter,thatis, thechar-
acterthatisattherootofus,behindourpersonality ; thatwhich,onself
analysis,wouldbefoundtoexpresstheindividual partofus . Butin
ordinaryeveryday life, theMoonorlunarcharacteristics onlyare
apparent . Practically,if we allowedthespiritualnaturetoactmore
frequentlyinourcommonlife, it mightbesaidwewerelivinguptothe
expressionoftheSuninthesign,andweshouldheactingbeyondthe
limitationsofourpersonality. Weareallsubjectedtolimitationscaused
bytheplanetsandthesignsofthezodiac,andweidentifyourselves with
thesedifferent-influences-sometimeswitheachinturn ; butthetruelife
ishid,asitwere,intheSun. Thereforeitiswelltostudythecharac-
teristicsofthemonth,towhichIhaverecentlyalluded, thatwemay
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know whatourindividual,our real, characteris . Ifwecouldconcen-
tratethewholeofour mind andturnitintowardsthedivinerpart,of
ournature,weshouldfindthatthat in itselfwas a veritablespiritual
Sun, aray fromwhich,penetratingourpersonalSelf,constitutedits
verylifeandbeing. Anditiswiththis personal raythatweidentifyour-
selves. NotonepersoninathousandeverlivesuptowhattheSunin
thesignindicates .
TheSunispositive,theMoonnegative ; thereforetheMoon
receivesthewholeoftheinfluencefromtheSunandtheplanets . The
Sunissymbolicaloftheheart,andtheMoonofthehead. If you
watchedyourownconsciousness,youmightdiscoverfromthequalityof
yourthinkingandfeelingthepositiontheMoonoccupiedamongthe
zodiacalsigns. Further,if you couldlocate your consciousnessinthe
heartyou wouldknowexactlythenatureofthesignthattheSunwas
in at yourbirth.
Thus,supposeyouhadtheMooninAries,youwouldfindyourself
doingthingshastilyanduponimpulse,andspeech'wouldberapidand
fluent. ( TheSunrepresentsthecreativethought,orthatwhichistobe-
comespeechoraction,theMoonspeech,andtheRisingSigntheactivities . )
TheMooninArieswouldshowall thecharacteristicsofthe Sun inthat
sign,butreduced,ifImaybepermittedtheexpression,totheplaneof
thepersonal. Nearlythewholeofthecharacteristicswemanifestare
tincturedwiththepersonality,andthispersonalelementisconsiderably
accentuatedbythepositionoftheMoon. Briefly,theMooninAriesin
yourhoroscopewouldmakeyouimpulsive,reckless,independent,brusque,
andirritable,allofwhichisanindication,inthisconnection,oftoo
muchforceinthebrain.
TheMooninTaurus-theplaceofitsexaltation-wouldmakeone
practical,steady,andcalm,butpersonallysensitiveandaffectionate,
thoughobstinateanddetermined. Infact,allthesepositionsofthe
Moongive theindividualcharacteristicsoftheSun-expressed as personal
characteristics ; thisIhavestudiedmostminutelyinthousandsofcases,
andhavefoundittobecorrect. InwhateversignyoufindtheMoon
you willfindthekeytothenatureofthepersonality .
TheMoonreceivesandcollectstheinfluenceoftheotherplanets .
WithoutsomesuchdistributiveorradiatingenergyastheSun,and
somecollective or focussingcentrelike the Moon,itisdoubtfulwhether
wecouldanswertothevibrationsofanyplanet or signofthezodiac,
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becauseweshouldhavenothingtorespondthrough . TheSunhasfor
itsspiritualexpressionMarsontheonehandand Venuson theother.
Thelife-givingpropertiesoftheSunexpressthemselvesthroughMars
asforce,energy,courage,pluck,andsoon ; forwhichreasonthecircle
isunderthecross in thesymbolofMars-representingspiritseekingto
burstthroughmatter. TheveryoppositeisshownthroughVenus,
whichrepresentseverythinggentle,loving,kind,sympatheticand
beautiful. InVenusyouhaveloveofbeauty,artandrefinement,every-
thingthatgoestomaintainaharmoniouswhole,whereasinMars you
haveloveofmilitarygloryandfame,everythingthatgoestodestroy
andbreak up. Inthe Sun wehaveconstructivepower ; inVenus
everythingthatholdstogetherinMarseverythingthatseekstobreak
up thesethreeplanetsthusrepresentingatrinityofpowers-construc-
tion,preservationanddestruction . Theseareessentiallythespiritual
forces. TheMoon in aspectwithVenus will giveagentleandkind
disposition,becausethepersonality will berefined,but in aspectwith
Marsitwillgiveaforcefulpersonality,withmuchdesireandenergy.
Here you havetheMooncollectingalltheredraysofMarsand , distri-
butingthemasforce,aggressionanddestruction ; buttheMoonreceiving
the rays fromVenusgivesusworshippersofbeauty.
Theindividualcharacteristicsare,ofcourse,shown more strongly
bythenatureoftheplanetinaspectwiththeSun ; andexactlythe
sameoccursinregardtothepersonality,whentheMoonis in aspect
withtheplanets . The Moon hasontheonesideSaturn,and on the
otherJupiter. Just as theSunfounditstwooutletsinMarsandVenus,
sothe Moon findsitschiefchannelsinJupiterandSaturn. Thatwhich
wethinkofasselfishandbindingandlimitingisrepresentedbySaturn
whilethatwhichweregardas,hopefulandexpandingmaybeassociated
withJupiter.
Havingthesethreesymbols-circle,half-circleandcross,represent-
ingtheSun,MoonandEarth,orfather,motherandson,wefindthem
allsynthesisedinMercury. Supposesomeonecomingintolifeforthe
first timefromtheanimalkingdom ; oversuchalifetheMoonwouldat
firsthavethegreatestinfluence,and,stepbystep,asinthecourseof
evolutiontheinstinctswerecalledout,you would findtheycorresponded
totheinfluenceoftheplanetsastheMoonreceivedtheirrays
; and
stagebystagethatlifewouldadvanceuntilitcouldrespondtothe
spiritualenergiesoftheSun .
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When,atlength,wehaveextractedallthevirtuesfromtheplanets,
we havereacheduptoMercury . Herewehavetherealmind,thecom-
binationofspirit,soulandbody,ormanworkingwiththewhole of these
threeinperfectharmony. Thatistheindividualcharacteristic ; but,
whenevillyaspected,Mercurymanifestsascunning,trickeryandtheft .
SothatmuchdependsonMercury,justasmuchdependsonthe Sun
andMoon. Youcouldwrite up awholehoroscopebyknowingthe
positionsofthethreeplanets,theSun,MoonandMercury .
In a previouslectureImentionedthatSaturnrepresentstheprin-
ciple of crystallisation-inboththementalandphysicalworlds . For
thisreason,Saturnistheplanetmostusuallyassociatedwiththeidea,of
fate,or Karma, as thebringerofevil,thepowerthatprecipitatesinthis
lifetheresultsofpastthoughtsanddeeds . Saturnrepresentsthe
outermostringoflimitationinthelife . Beyondthat,thereisfreedom .
The powerofSaturnmustbebrokenerethe soul canexpresstothe
fullitsgainsfrompreviouslives . Astrologically,thesymbolofthis
loftyliberation is abeneficentaspectofSaturnwiththeSun . TheMoon
inafflictionwithSaturngivesthemostsorrowfullifeyoucanimagine,
andif you havepersonswiththisintheirhoroscope,youwillfindthe
fateismostmelancholy. Theyhavepermeatedthemselvestosuchan
extentwiththisSaturnineinfluencethattheyinvariablylookatthedark
sideofthingsandas a resultbecomemelancholic,desponding,doubtful,
fearfulofresultsandconsequences . When,however,youhavetheSun
ingoodaspecttoSaturn,youhavethefireofthe Sun meltingthe
coldnessofSaturn.
Thesetwoplanets may easilyrepresentSt . Georgeandthedragon ;
forhereyouhavethebeginningofthegreatfightbetweenthehigher
and lowermind,andthegradualbreakingupofselfishness . Thenyou
havesorrow, for theselfthatlovesitselfyieldsonlyaftersufferinghas
softenedthenature . AllthelunarinstinctsarecrystallisedinSaturn,
thelowermind . SoitissaidthatSaturnisevil . Butletmecorrect
anymisconception . Thereis nosuchthingas evil perse . AsIhave
saidbefore,someofthefinestcharactersintheworldareunderSaturn's
influence,becausetheyhavecontemplatedandmeditatedandbrought
alltheirinstinctualconsciousnesstoafocus ; theycansteadilyweigh
upthings. ButSaturn is uselesswithoutJupiter . Coldjusticeisno
goodwithoutmercy. It is nottillthepersonalbegintoseekthrough
religion(representedbyJupiter)forthetruththeynowfeel'toexist,
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thattheyovercomethepersonality.
ThusitisthattheMoonisshown
in
thesymbolofSaturntobeunderthecross,andinJupitertobe
overthecross-theinstinctualconsciousnessrisenabovematter,no
longerboundorlimitedbyit.
Withregardtothepolarities,asItermthem,
we haveawonderful
numberofcombinations
. TheSuninanysignmusthavesomething
wherewithtofocusitsinfluence ; thatfocusistheMoon. Idonotknow
whatsortofaperson you
wouldhaveifyousupposethelunarinfluence
tobeentirelyunrepresentedin a horoscope,probablyanidiot,orone
verysimple-minded. ItdoesnotmatterwhataspecttheMoonhasto
MercuryortheSun,itisgood,becauseMercuryisameansbywhich
theSunexpressesitself ; i . e. ,
itallowstheindividualitytobemanifested .
These ' polarities'areknownbythepositionofthe
Sun andMoonin
the nativity,theybeingpositiveandnegativetoeachother
.
TheSunineachsignrepresentstheindividualcharacter,andwill
finditsexpressioninthepersonalityinaccordancewiththeMoon's
positionatbirth
. Youcanovercomethatlunarpositionaltogetherand
risetothefullpossibilitiesofthesolarposition,butyoucannotinone
incarnationovercome that position,becauseitrepresentsmanylivesof
work.
ButyourpersonalcharactermayriseaboveallthattheMoon
indicatesand you maypasson . Icannotpossiblytell you aboutthe
1 44polaritiesasthereisnottimetodoso . * Butyouwillfindthatwhen
theSunisinonesignandtheMooninanother,youroutlookon
theworldiscolouredbywhatwetermthelunarconsciousness
. What
Iwanttoshowyouisthatthepersonalityexpressestheindividualityin
accordancewiththesigntheMoon is inatbirth,andthattheyare
positiveandnegativetheonetotheother
.
Thereisapointthatmaybeinteresting
; itisthis :theSunislike
atelescopetoyou .
Youarealwayslookingatthingsonafarlarger
scalefromtheSunstandpoint ; buttheMoonislikeamicroscope,
magnifyingthepersonalsideoflife . TheSun - representstheideal,the
Moonthedetails .
YouhavetheidealcharactershownbytheSun,the
personalcharacterbytheMoon .
Thereisanotherstrangethingabout
this
. Theluminariesgoverntheeyes-theSuntherighteye,andthe
Moonthelefteye,whileMercurygovernsthetongue . Wherethe
luminariesaremuchafflicted you sometimesfindblindness .
' ThesepolaritieshavebeengiveninChapterXVIII
. ,pqr .
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ASTROLOGYFORALL.
Onthevast
subjectofcharacteranddestinyIcannot,ofcourse,
saymuchhere .
Youwill,Ithink,seethat all ourdestinyistheresult
ofourcharacter .
Idonotsayourfinaldestiny,becausethatis
mapped
out forus
bythegreatLogosofoursystem
. Wehavealltoreach
that point
indicatedbytheSuninourhoroscope,butourpresentfateis
reallytheresultofourcharacter
.
Ifwecontinuetoidentifyourselves
withthelimitationsimposedbytheMoon,weshallbefetteredand
hampered,becausetheMoonisnotyetabletoexpressthehigher
virtues.
Unfortunatelywearealwaysinstinctuallylimitingourcon-
sciousness.
Ifyoustudythehoroscopeofanyoneyouwillfindthat
theircharacteristicsareinharmonywiththeirenvironment
. Their
wholeouterconditionoflifeseemstoarisefromtheircharacter
.
Inthehoroscope,whileourmeasure of freewill is shownbytheSun,
ourfate is
representedbySaturnandMars,thetwoso-calledmalefics
.
Practically,therefore,theMoonasthesynthesisofthesetwoplanets
represents one's
ordinaryfate,andtheaspectsthattheMoonformsshow
thelimitationsofthesoul,andhowfarithasevolved
. Nowthelimita-
tionofthisfreewillisfoundinthesigntheSunisinatbirth
. You
maytryashardas
you
cantoriseabovethat,butyouwillnotbeable
.
Trytothinkwhatitwouldmeantoextract
all thevirtuesfromAries .
Itmeansabsolutetruthfulness .
Theviceofthissign is deception . If
onesoughttobealwaystruthful,
and attainedthatideal,how long
wouldhebeunderhishoroscopicaldelineation
? , Wearelimitedtothe
extentourSanindicatesandwearefatedtotheextentthe
Moon indi-
cates,fatedtoworkoutthedestinymadebyourselves
. But,having
thissolarrayin
us,
wecan,ifweresolutelyseektouniteourselveswith
it,breakupthislunarorpersonalside,andshowforth
in ourlivesthe
morebeautifulandnoblecharacteristicsrepresentedinthehoroscope
bytheradiantsolarorb.
LECTUREIV.
TO-NIGHT
we'shallconsider,nottheideaofthezodiacandplanetsIn
general,butthehoroscopeitself
; foralthoughyoumayknowallabout
thevariousinfluencesofthesignsandplanets,untilyoucanreadthe
horoscopeitselfandcombinethedifferentinfluencesrepresentedtherein,
yourknowledgewillnotbeveryvaluable
. Youmayknowthegeneral
theoryconnectedwiththeplanetsandthesigns,butthewholemustbe
puttogetherandjudged
. Itisnotsufficienttoknowthegeneralinfluence
ofthesignsandoftheplanets,orhowtoerectthehoroscope
; thispre-
liminaryknowledgeis,indeednecessary,butitisintheabilitytocombine
into a
syntheticwholethedifferentqualitiessignifiedbythesignsand
planetsthatliesthesecret
of
anaccuratejudgmentofthenativity.
First,then,thebasicstructureofthehoroscopeisintheformofa
cross.
WhentheSunrisesinthemorning,hisrayswillshootstraight
acrosstheearth,fromEasttoWest,andatnoon,whentheSunreaches
themid-heaven,,hisrayswillpourdownwardsthroughtheearth,from
SouthtoNorth . Thesetwolines or
positiveandnegativeraysarethe
axesuponwhichwebuildthehoroscope,andfromthesethewholeof
thetwelvehouseshavesprung
.
There is
anobjectionraisedbymany-peopletotheapparently
arbitraryarrangementofthetwelvehouses,butthesetwelvehouses
representwhatmaybetermedourfate
. Inonerespecttheyhavea
similarfunctiontothetwelvesigns,thehousesrepresentingacertain
portionofourfate,justasthetwelvesignsrepresentthevariouspartsof
thebody.
Thereare36odistincttypesofpersonsborneachdayoftwenty
.
fourhours,becauseeveryfourminutesoftimebringsafreshdegreeof
thezodiacupontheascendant
; andeachofthese
36otypesofpersons
hasatotallydifferentnativity
. Thenif you willtakeintoconsideration
thedifferentsignoverwhichtheSunruleseachmonth,youwill
seethatduringthecourseofayeartherewillbebornmanythousands
ofpersonswhosehoroscopeswillbetotallydifferent
. Foraconsider-
ablenumber of
yearstherecanbenotwopersonswithevenapproxi
.
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mately the samenativity, becausetheSun, Moon and planetsare
constantlyalteringtheirpositionsintheheavens .
Thenativityisamapoftheheavensrepresentingthepositionof
thezodiacandplanetsatthetimeofachild'sbirth,anditisinteresting
totraceoutthe whole life and futureofthepersoninthatparticular
map. Ababeatthemomentofitsemergenceontothephysicalplane
draws in itsfirstbreath,andatthesametimeisstamped,asitwere,
withtheprevailingastralinfluences,thiscondition of thingshaving,
alreadybeenselectedforitasthe . meetandfittingenvironmentforthe
initialstagesofitsterrestrialcareer.
Nowawordastohowthesehousescometohavetheirspecial
influences. Theyworkinwhatarecalled " triplicities,"apointIhave
alreadytoucheduponinapreviouslecture. Theprimaryinfluence
comesfromtheapexofthetriplicity,whichisinvariablyoneofthefour
angularpoints .
TheFirstHouse,which is known as the " Ascendant,"affectsthe
wholenativityverypowerfully ; its basesare inthefifthandninth
houses,thesebeingoff-shootsofthefirsthouse . Theascendantsymbol-
isesthelifeofthepersonality,andspringingfromthatarethetworays,
oneleadingtothefifthhouserepresentingthecreativeandconstructive
properties,andtheothertotheninthhouse,whichisconcernedwiththe
creationofthoughts. Thechiefinfluence of thetriplicityiscentredin
thefirsthouse . TheHinduAstrologersconsiderthefifthhouse(which
isruledbytheSun)torepresenttheKarmaofourpastbirth-probably
becauseitsroot is intheascendant-andfromitthewholeofourpast
mustbeworkedoutbefore we caneffectuallyandconsciouslybuildfor
thefuturethroughtheninth house. Intheninthhouse,whichHindu
astrologersassertindicatesourfuturebirth,wehavetheSagittarius
principle . Heretheanimalpartofournature,thesenses,isbeingleft
behindastheinfluenceofthehumanlifecomestohaveitsgreatestactivity
inthishouse. Thesethreehouses,startingfromtheeasternangle,are
termedtheFierytriplicity,and their influenceworksitselfoutnormally
eitherasphysicalcreation,makingtiesandlinksthrough,desire,oras
devotioneithertoscientificstudy,philosophy,somereligiousteacher,or
toreligionitself. Amanatbirthhaseither of thesetwolinesof
developmentawaitinghim .
Apartfromthisparticulartriangleofthefirst,fifth,andninthhouses,
the whole of thetwelvedivisionsappear to bepurelyfatalisticintheir
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influence,andIshallendeavourtoshow upon whatthis opinionis
based. Thatwhichamanbringswithhimintohisphysicallifeissigni-
fiedbythefirsthouse ; thatoverwhichhehaslittleor no control.
TheEarthytriplicitystartingfromthemid-heaven,iscalledthe
physicaltriangle,andruns down fromthetenthhousetothesecond,
andthesixth ; fromthismeridianalpoint,whichindicatesthe
man'scredit,honourorfame,wehaveaction,whichworksoutas
acquisitivenessandisdenotedbyfinance,thesecondhouse while
sickness,resultingfromhisactionsinthepast,isshowninthesixth
house.
TheAirytriplicityarisesintheWesternangle,theseventhhouse,
runningtotheeleventhandthirdhouses . Theseventhhousehastodo
withpartnersandtheinfluenceofotherscomingintothelife ; andthis
affectsthethirdhouse,whichsignifiesrelativesandbrethren,andthe
eleventhhouse,whichisconcernedwithfriendsandacquaintances
resultingfromassociationwithothers.
Allpsychicandastralconditionshavetheirrootinthefourthhouse,
theapexoftheWaterytriplicity, Fromthefourthhousearaypasses
totheeighthhouse,andanothertothetwelfthhouse,andtheseare
calledtheocculthouses . Thefourthhouse is practicallythehouseof
occultism ; butithastwooff-shoots. meeighthhouse,the house ofdeath,
andthetwelfthhouse,thehouseofmisfortune . Theeighthhouseseems
tobeconcernedwiththeawakeningoftheastralconsciousness,because
itrepresentsthedeathofthephysicalandthereachinguptothehouse
ofthenewbirth-theninthhouse,thehouseofscience,philosophyand
religion . Peoplewithplanetsintheeighthhouse,iftheyhavenooccult
tendencies, will bedrawnaasruletoMasonicorSecretSocieties . The
twelfthhouseisthehouseofself-undoing,thehousewhereonebrings
troubleandmisfortune on oneselfbytakingone'sownlifeinhandand
seekingtoalterit . Themajorityofpersonswiththeirplanetsinangles,
however,andnotintheocculthouses,arenotintheleastconcerned
withthings occult. TheWaterytriplicityrepresentsthepsychicnature,
andthosewhohavetheirplanetsinthesecadenthousesnearlyalways
havewhattheworldcallsanunfortunatelife . Theyhavenorealdesire
forfame,and . alwaysappeartobekeptbackwardinlife ; andbylook-
ing'atthecadenthousesyoucanseeatoncethereasonforthelackof
opportunitytoshineintheworld. Ontheotherhand,thosewhohave
theirplanetsinanglesarestronglydesiroustoenterintotheworld
and
ASTROLOGYFORALL.
tobeactive,and are always readytotakeadvantageofopportunities
presentedtothem. Itis as
thoughthatwhichhadbeencrystallisedin
thepasthadworkeditswayfromtheinnerhousestotheexternalpoints,
whereithadtobemanifestedorbroken up inthelife of thatperson.
Itisimportantforustonotethatthesetrianglesofhousescorres-
pondtotheFiery,Airy,EarthyandWaterytriplicitiesofthesigns
;
butofthesefourgroupstheFieryandAiryaretheprincipalinfluences
affectingthelife .
Beforeconsideringthese,however,wemaycondense
whatIhavejustsaidintothesymboloftwotriangles
; theSungovern-
ingtheuppertriangle,symbolisingthespiritualqualities,andtheMoon
thelowertriangle,symbolisingthepsychicqualities
.
Thewholeofthetwelvesignsaredividedintosevengroups
i. e . ,
Cardinal,FixedandMutable,thethreeprimaryinfluences
; andthe
fourtriplicities : Fire, Air,WaterandEarth . Bearinginmindthese
sevendivisions,wemayknowfairlyaccuratelythetypeofpersonwe
aredealingwith .
Thestatusorqualityof a personisshown by thenumberofplanets
foundatbirth in Fixed,CardinalandMutable or Commonsigns .
Peoplewiththemajorityofplanets in fixedsignsareverydetermined,
ploddingandself-reliant . Thosebornwiththemajorityofplanetsin
cardinalsignsaretotallydifferent . Theywill s eek. t o becomefamous,
orwell-knownintheirownsphere,anditisessentialforthemtobeat
theheadofthings
; theymustbeleaders,thisarisingfromthefactthat
thecardinalsignsaretheheadsofthetriplicities . Personsbornwith
themajorityofplanetsincommonsignsaregenerallyweakandinde-
cisive, always
indifferent,lovingpeaceatanyprice,andlikingtotake
thingseasilywithoutstressorstrain
; themajorityareveryinertand
lethargic .
ThesethreegroupscorrespondtotheHindu " Gunas,"
Tamas,Rajas,andSattva,representingStability,ActivityandPliability
.
Thosepersonswhoarebornwiththemajorityoftheirplanets in
Fierysignshave much
fireandenergy,andanactiveorpassional
nature .
ThosewhohavethemajorityofplanetsinAirysignsare
intellectual,refined,andartistic
theycannottolerateorsubmittoany-
thingcoarseorunrefined . TheWatery signs indicatethosewhoare
chieflymoreorlesssensational, or those-whoarepsychicandemotional .
PeoplewithmostoftheirplanetsinFierysignsareemotional
also, but
itisadifferentphaseofemotiontothatoftheWaterysigns,theFiery
signs'representingthehigheremotions,theWaterysignsthelower
.
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TheEarthysignsindicatepersonswhoarepractical,stolid,andmatter-
of-fact .
In a
generalsense,allpersonsbornbetween6o'clockinthemorn-
ingandnoonhavethebestopportunitiesforworldlysuccess,because
theyhavemoreofwhatiscalledthe " Electric " forceinthem . The
wholeoftheeasternportionoftheheavens,betweentheascendantand
themid-heaven,isElectric ; whentheSunhasturnedatnoon,the
influencebecomes " Magnetic. Personsbornbetweennoonandsun-
sethavethismagneticquality ; theyarenotthepropellers,butthe
receivers,theattractors . Thepositiveportionofthenativity is that
abovetheearth,whilethenegativeportion is below.
Again,thepositionoftheMoonatthetimeof " Epochasit is
called,hasagreatinfluenceuponthecharacter . It isa singularfact
thatthecharacterandlifeofthenative will beaccordingtothenature
ofthesigninwhichtheMoonisatthistimeof " Epoch. " Whentwo
personswhoareunitedcometogether,amagneticvortexiscreated
betweenthem,andfromthisauricspherearisesoundandcolourwhich
attracttheincomingEgo,andoutofthisspringsallthatistobeinthe
future . TheMoonatthemomentofepochwillindicatethesignofthe
zodiacthatistomaketheascendantordescendantofthenativity ; and
youcouldpredictfromthatlunarpositionthewholeofthehoroscope
andsaywhatkindofchildwouldbemanifestingaboutninemonths
hence,itsfate,dispositionandcharacter ; forinthatmomentitswhole
futurehistoryseemstobeconcerned . Anditisimpossibleforanybirth
totakeplacebeforetheMoonreachesthisparticularposition,beforethe
appointedtime,asitwere. Thisfactitwasthatledmetotheideaof
reincarnation . Icouldcometonootherconclusionbutthatsinceeach
Egowas to beborninto a specialsetofconditionstheremustbesome
inherentnecessityinthatsoulwhichlinkedittothoseconditions ; this
necessitycouldbenothingbutastateofdevelopment,andthisdevelop-
mentmusthavebeenattainedinsomepreviousexistence .
I will nowillustratesomeofmypreviousremarkswiththehoroscope
of NapoleonI.
Napoleonwasbornunderthesign . ibra,andVenuswashisruling
planet,togetherwiththeplanetSaturninthesignCancer,asignof
power. Venuselevated in themeridianalsignofCancer,raisedhim
tothehighestpositionitwaspossibleforhimtoattain . Themilitary
instinctwhichisverycharacteristicofhiswholelife,isindicatedbythe
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positionoftheplanetMarsintheeleventhhouseinthesignVirgo .
Anyonetakinghishoroscope for studycouldseeatoncethathewas
destinedtorisetoahighpositioninlife . Hisrulingplanetbeingplaced
inthiscardinalsignCancer,he was boundtorise . Hadhebeenbornwith ,
Venusbeneaththeearth,afflicted,or in acadenthouse,hecouldnothave
risen . TheplanetUranus,'whoseinfluencecausessuddenandunex-
pectedevents, falls inhisseventhhouse,andasyouknow,Napoleon
wasdivorced,andhisloveaffairswereremarkable,beingaffectedbythe
SuninthesignLeo . NapoleonwasbornwiththeMooninopposition
toSaturn,andhehadmuchselfishnessinhisnature . Saturn,the
crystallisedselfishness,hadrisentothehighestpointinhisnativity,and
therulingplanetandSaturnwereinthesamesign,sidebyside . He
hadbroughthiswholeselfishnesstoaculminatingpoint ; hehadone
greatambitionanddesire ; andhehadthepowergivenhimtowork
itout .
Let us nowconsiderfor a momenthowwemakeourfuture,horos-
cope . Thewholeofourthoughtsduringthisliferemainatourdeath
andhave a largeshareinshapingournexthoroscope. Youmayask
" Whyarewebornunderthisparticularhoroscope? Whydowe
answertotheseparticularvibrations ? Isitblindfateordidwemake
it ourselves ? Iwouldsayemphatically :" Wemakeitforourselves . "
Forthisreasonwecanruleourstars . Inotherwords,wemayrise
superiortothedirectionsofthehoroscope . Iamquitepositivethatany
onewhotakeshimselfinhandandtriestoeradicateanypartofthe
"evil " inhishoroscopemaydoso. If you sawthatyouwerebornwith
aparticularevilinyournature, you couldsettoworktoeradicateit . Let
metake,forexample,anaspectoftheMoonsquareMars,which
producesirritability,hastyspeech,andaninclinatbntoanger
. Recog-
nisingthis,onewouldtrytoeradicateit . Ifhedidnotdo so, he would
have thesameaspectagain in thehoroscopeofthenextlife . Ibelieve
thatthereisnotonesinglethought,thoughtrivialandunimportant,
whichdoesnotfinallycrystalliseintoanact . Wegoonthinkingand
thinkinginacertaingroove,untilthewholeofthesethoughtsforma
habit, and onceahabit is set up, actionsmustfollow . 'ThatiswhatI
meanbythoughtbecomingcrystallised . Allinevitableactionsareunder
Saturn,thereforeIhavecalledhimthegreatproduceroffate. When
Mars is inconjunctionwithSaturn,inmundaneaffairs, you will find
manywarringinfluencesintheworld . We may saythatthemajority
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ofearth'sinhabitantsaremoreorlessunder the influenceofMarsall
theirlives,butaslifeadvancestheSaturninevibrationsbegintoplay
theirpart,andtheworkingoutoffatebecomesinevitable .
TosummarisethewholeofmyremarksonthissubjectofAstrology,
1 mightsaythatsofar as Icanseethere is nobettercoursetopursue,
inrulingourstars,thanthedevelopmentofcharacter . Wehavemade
ourcharacterwhatitis ; thehoroscoperepresentsusaswehavemade ;
ourselves,andwehavethetaskbeforeusofevolvinghigherqualities .
Thedifferentvibrationsindicatedbytheplanetsconstantlyaffectour
natures ; butonceweknowthis,wemayusethesevibrationsasa
skilledgardeneruseshistools-forthecultivationofthegardenofthe
soul . Todothis,wemustrisetotheoccasionwhenopportunities
present,otherwiseweshalltendtodriftdownwardandfallmoredeeply
undertheswayoftheplanetaryinfluences . Wepossesswithinusa
streak,asitwere,ofGod'sownfree-will,andthiswemayuseforgrowth .
Weshouldmake a carefulstudyofourindividualnature,whichAstrology
helpsus tounderstand ; weshouldtrytounderstandthestrengthand
weaknessofourpersonality,whichtheMoonrepresents,andthenby
givingallegiancetotheHigherSelfsymbolisedbytheSun,weshallbe
ablebyperseverancetobreakdowntheinfluenceofFate . Weeach
havedifferenthoroscopes,anditisnousetoexpectotherstoseethings
asweseethem
. Thus,thosewhostudyastrologymustintimebecome
exceedinglytolerant,becausetheyknowthateachindividualisfettered
byhisownnativity,anditisthedutyoftheastrologertohelphimto
unfetterhimself.
Thereis a Lawgoverninguswhich is harmoniousandbeautiful,
yetif wego againstit,wecomeundermaleficinfluences ; butif we
workinharmonywiththeLaw,,wecomeundertheall-wiseandever-
lastingbeneficinfluences. Finallywecannottoostronglyimpressupon
ourselvesthat"Thestarsincline,theydonotcompel. " Essentiallywe
areraysfromtheOneEternalWhiteLight-sonsofourFatherin
Heaven ; a
rayfromthespiritualsolarorb'manifestingthroughmany
differentsheathsforthepurposeofmakingpermanentandrealisable
thelatentpotentialitiesoftheGodwithinus. With any oneofus,the
time-naybelongorshorteretheChrist is bornwithin,andwe 1 1 reverse
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ourspheres ; but twothings we know-thatweshallinfuturehave
thatspecialhoroscopethatwehavemadeforourselves,andthatto
tarry inour efforts to winthesupremeperfectionisbutto delay thejoy
and peace thatmust comewhen, weariedoftheearthyillusion,we set
ourrface toward that spiritualSun whosesplendour neversets.