Comparative Physiognomy Or Resemblances Between Men and Animals 1852
1852. Generally the brain and face are harmonious, but that always the former is subservient to the latter. The divining character by the skull is subordinate to the practical, everyday reading to which the face is appropriated. Illustrated by 300 engravings. Partial Contents: heads and faces; resemblances of human beings to beasts and birds; Resemblances of: Germans to lions; Prussians to cats; human beings to apes; Arabs to camels; Englishmen to bulls; Italians to horses; Yankees to bears; Russians to geese; Frenchmen to frogs and alligators; certain persons to eagles, owls, ostriches, rat, hare, vultures, pigeons, parrots and mockingbirds.
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