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Almagest Ambient anaeretic angles Aquarius Aries ascendant aspect astrology benefic bicorporeal bicorporeal signs birth body Cancer Capricorn cause Chapter configurated conjunction connected consequently considered death degree diseases distance diurnal dominion dryness earth eclipse effect equal equator equatorial hours equinoctial equinox familiarity feminine fixed stars Fortune full Moon Greek happen heat heaven influence ingress Jupiter Latin latitude liable Libra likewise lord luminaries malefics manner Mars masculine matutine means Mercury meridian mid-heaven mode moisture nativity nature observed occidental operate opposition oriental horizon particular peculiar persons Perugio Pisces Placidus planets point of Aries point of Gemini position preceding produce prorogation Ptolemy Ptolemy's quadrant quartile regard render respect right ascension ruling Sagittarius Saturn Scorpio sextile shew significator signs similar situated sphere succedent succedent house Sun's Taurus temperament temporal hours Tetrabiblos tion translation trine triplicity tropical Venus vespertine Vide Virgo Whalley winds zodiac
Page xv - Tokens, predictions, prognostics, possess a psychological reality. " All events are but the consummation of preceding causes, clearly " felt, but not distinctly apprehended. When the strain is sounded, "the most untutored listener can tell that it will end with the
Page 114 - nature, the Sun and Saturn are allotted to the person of the father; and the Moon and Venus to that of the mother: and the mode in which these luminaries and planets may be found posited, with reference to each other, as well as to other planets and stars, will intimate the situation of affairs affecting the parents.
Page 184 - Whenever both nativities, viz. that of the husband and that of the wife, may exhibit the luminaries configurated together in concord, that is to say, either in trine or in sextile to each other, the cohabitation will most usually be lasting; especially if the said concord exist by
Page 3 - the sphere of fire, GOD, the creator of the world, placed the sphere " of the Moon, then that of Mercury, then that of 'Venus, then that " of the Sun, and afterwards those of Mars, of Jupiter, and of
Page 183 - married late in life, or to men who have passed their prime, and are advanced in years. And should the Sun be in a sign of single form, or configurated with only one oriental planet, he will cause them to enter into matrimony only once; but, if
Page 181 - From the foregoing rules, the various forms of employment are to be inferred ; and its magnitude or importance will be manifested by the existing power of the ruling planets. For instance, if the said planets be oriental, or in angles, they will give the person eminence and authority in his employment
Page 181 - they will render him subordinate. And should the benefics be in elevation, the employment will be important, lucrative, secure, honourable, and agreeable; but, on the other hand, if the malefics be in elevation above the lords of the employment, it will then be mean, disreputable, unprofitable, and insecure: thus, Saturn brings
Page 104 - for the motions of the planets, and of the Sun and Moon, present the operative causation of events which happen to any individual, as well as of those which happen generally; and the foreknowledge of both may be obtained by the same accurate observation of the distinct natures of the several
Page ix - viz.' In the sphere of Persia, saith Aben " ' Ezra, there ariseth upon the face of the sign Virgo a beautiful " ' maiden, she holding two ears of corn in her hand, and a child in " ' her arm : she feedeth him, and giveth him suck,
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