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Chapter XIX.—Type of Those Born Under Leo.

Those born in Leo are of the following description: round head, reddish hair, huge wrinkled forehead, coarse ears, large development of neck, partly bald, red complexion, grey eyes, large jaws, coarse mouth, gross in the upper parts,220220    Or, “having the upper parts larger than the lower.” huge breast, the under limbs tapering.  The same are by nature persons who allow nothing to interfere with their own decision, pleasing themselves, irascible, passionate, scorners, obstinate, forming no design, not loquacious,221221    Some read αναλοι. indolent, making an improper use of leisure, familiar,222222    Schneidewin conjectures ἀσυνήθεις, i.e., inexperienced. wholly abandoned to pleasures of women, adulterers, immodest, in faith untrue, importunate, daring, penurious, spoliators, remarkable; as regards fellowship, useful; as regards friendship,223223    Or, “succour.” useless.


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