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Large. Very large. Moderate.
Domestic Propen. 1. Amativeness, 2. Philoprogeni. 3. Adhesiveness, 4. Inhabitiveness 5. Concentrative. Selfish Propensi. A. Vitativeness, 6. Combative. 7. Destructive. 8. Alimentive. 9. Acquisitive. 10. Secretiveness, Selfish Sentiments 11. Cautiousness, 12. Approbative. 13. Self-esteem, 14. Firmness, Moral Sentiments, 15. Conscientious. 16. Hope, 17. Marvellous. 18. Veneration, 19. Benevolence, Semi-intel. Senti.
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THE PROPORTIONATE SIZE of the phrenological organs of the individua examined, and, consequently, the relative power and energy of his primary mental powers; that is, his moral and intellectual character and manifestan tions, will be indicated by the wriiten figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; figure 1 sige nifying VERY SMALL; 2, SMALL; 3, MODERATE ; 4, AVERAGE ; 5, FULL; 6, LARGE; 7. VERY LARGE.
In order to make the indications sti}I plainer, these figures will be written opposite to those lines which describe the individual examined; and at the end of these lincs, figures are placed which refer to those pages of “ Phreno logy Proved, Illustrated, and Applied,” in which wil be found a full description, as well of his individual characteristics as of the results of feeling, character, talents, capabilities, &c. produced by the combined operation of bis faculties in that degree in which he possesses them.
EXPLANATION OF THE Cuts. (abbreviated c.) Cut I shows the location, number, and abbreviated name of the organs: 2, their general divisions or classification : 3, 4, present occipitał and frontal views of the organs : 5 is a profile cut of Washington: 6, of Franklin : 7, of Herschel : 8,9, of Le Blanc, the murderer of Judge Sayre and family, of N. J.: 10 represents a well balanced, or perfect head: 11 is a cut of a highly intellectual female, and one endowed with great versatility of talents : 12, 13, are cuts of Me-che-Ke-le-a-tah, the celebrated war-chief of the Miami Indians : 14 is a cut of Aurelia Chase, murderer of Dr. Durkey's wife, Balt.: 15, of Black Hawk: 16, 17, of an Indian chief: 18, of De Witt Clinton: 19, of Brunell, engineer of the Thames tunnel, Eng. : 20, of Philip, a notorious thief and liar, (p. 320): 21, 27, of a skuli found on the British lines at York town, Va.: 22, 23, of a remarkably intelligent monkey: 24, 32, of a hyena 25, 26, of a N. A. Indian : 28, of an idiotick child: 29, of a full-grown idiot 30,37, of an ichneumon: 31, 36, of a fox : 34, crow : 37, 43, of a very cun ning and roguish cat: 40, of Shakspeare, from an English portrait, said to be the most correct extant: 41, of Robert Hall: 42, a New Zealander.
[The small figures (second row,) placed before the names of the organs, are the numbers of Spurzheim.]
DEFINITIONS.-1, or VERY SMALL, means almost wholly wanting' 2, or SMALL, feeble and inactive; 3, or MODERATE, signifies rather below mediocrity ; active only in a subordinate degree; and having only a limited influence upon the mind and character: 4, or AVERAGE, means fair, or between moderate and full, and includes the general analysis of the faculties : 5, or Full, signifies respectable, though not marked or control. ling: 6, or LARGE, applied to an organ, shows that its corresponding faculty has a powerful and an energetick influence upon the capabilities und feelings, if not conduct : 7, or Very LANGE, means predominant, especially over the less energetick faculties; constituting and giving tong and direction to the character and talents ; easily excited, and powerful in action; and quite liable to perversion and abuse.
The sign +, (plus, or more,) placed before or after a figure, shows that it is larger than it is marked, yet not enough so to require the next larger figure : the sign (minus, or less,) that it is not quite as much as it is marked. These signs add and diminish nearly one-half of a degree.
The printed figures in the margin, refer to the number of their respectivo faculties, or the order ir, which they are described, and the figures in the cuts, to the location of the corresponding faculties in the head, except the figures under, or in the open parts of the cuts, which refer to their number