Nature's revelations of character; or, physiognomy illustratedA description of the mental, moral and volitive dispositions of mankind, as manifested in the human form and countenance . muscularorganization; while Weston, with his almost incrediblepowers of activity, is less hard than springy, lighter, moreporous, and consequently flabbier in general construction. The blending of these adverse conditions is commorenough, but the manner of their amalgamation with its fullcomprehension is where the difficulty lies, and which toattain by accurate solution requires study, observation, andextensive

Nature's revelations of character; or, physiognomy illustratedA description of the mental, moral and volitive dispositions of mankind, as manifested in the human form and countenance . muscularorganization; while Weston, with his almost incrediblepowers of activity, is less hard than springy, lighter, moreporous, and consequently flabbier in general construction. The blending of these adverse conditions is commorenough, but the manner of their amalgamation with its fullcomprehension is where the difficulty lies, and which toattain by accurate solution requires study, observation, andextensive Stock Photo
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Nature's revelations of character; or, physiognomy illustratedA description of the mental, moral and volitive dispositions of mankind, as manifested in the human form and countenance . muscularorganization; while Weston, with his almost incrediblepowers of activity, is less hard than springy, lighter, moreporous, and consequently flabbier in general construction. The blending of these adverse conditions is commorenough, but the manner of their amalgamation with its fullcomprehension is where the difficulty lies, and which toattain by accurate solution requires study, observation, andextensive research. As a general rule, the mouth and chinare excellent indicators of the slim or even round varietiesof the animal species. Indeed, where we find a widemouth and wide chin, the other surrounding features arelikewise large; hence the massiveness of the Physiognomyinvariably indicates the massiveness of the body, and governsthe whole texture, be it in man or animal, with equalsolicitude. The abdominal form of such an individual alsopredominates. However, if you should discover that themouth is diminutive and the chin narrow, then the longand slim order is in the ascendant.. PENETRATION OF MIND. This faculty shews an extraordinary development in somepeople, and so keen and discriminative are those who pos-sess it in an inordinate degree, that they are enabled topeer into our very souls, and to penetrate with equalfacility every passion and energy of the human mind. Now, the word penetrate is, as every intelligent reader knows, a transitive verb, signifying, to enter; and in the presentinstance, we might detine it with equal accuracy by iterat-ing, as it relates so directly to passing thought, that it isan expression used to divine the inmost workings of onesmind, or to enter with intuitive power into the occultcapacities and passions of the understanding. When in nature or mechanism we wish to discover pene-trative qualities, we select objects of decided sharpness;for dull imp

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