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center of his forehead, it will be
seen that the principal part of his
brain lies below rather than above
that ljne, and instead of the
height of his head being equally
distributed between his moral and,"
basilar faculties, we find on the
photograph much more space de
voted to the basilar or animal
region, than to the moral group.
x In a normal head the measure
ments show a brain power equally
distributed, md in a strongly
moral type the ratio is reversed.
v ' The eyes indicate great intens
ity of mind and passionate power.
We might almost call them hyp
notic eyes, and when used in a
social and affectionate way they
could have great influence over
The lips are full and voluptuous
and irregular in type, indicating
passion and jealousy. These cor
respond with a large cerebellum,
and a strong social nature, which,
if uncontrolled by moral forces,
The jaw is of a strong, square
type, which gives relentlessness
2nd lack of sympathy or tender
ness, and on the other han'd se
verity and courage. -It "should
have had something of the round
element to give tenderness of re
gard. The jaw is long and curved, and
half way from the lower lobe of
the ear to the center of the chin
there is a projection which indi
cates bull-dog tenacity, and has
always been found In persons
capable of doing any strong cour
The width of the side head
shows acquisitiveness, or 'desire'
for greed . and personal ppscsn
sions, which, a narrow "head in
this xespect would fail to indi
cate. The whole contour of the face
indicates shrewdness, depth of in
tellect, cunning and reserve,
through secretiveness. It s the
" RICHESON '
EAR placed low down on
the side head) indicating pas-
BREADTH OF JAW, indi-
eating courage. , .
SQUARE vCHIN, "indicat-
ing hardness'of temper.
FLUENCY OF SPEECH
BROAD HEAD ABOVE
EARS, indicating severity of
BREADTH OF LATER-
AL REGION, indicating ac-
face of one who could easily take
advantage of trusting and sym7
pathetic natures. The great won
der is that .anyone would be influ
enced by such a strong and pas
sionate nature. But fluency of
speech, which the portrait ihdi
cates thatthe Rev. Mr. Richeson
possesses might easily deceive a
-v J. A. Fowler,
Vice.Presfdent of the Am. Inst. of.
Phrenology, New York. '
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A man should also be given the
benefit of his own doubtSi