History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 [2 November 1838–31 July 1842]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​July 16. 1842​> Tune— 9 F or M love of Music without quickness to catch or learn tunes by the ear.
Time— 8 F or M indistinct notions of the lapse of time, of ages, dates of events &c
Locality— 11 VL or L great memory of places and positions.
Eventuality— 9 L retentive memory of events and particulars.
Individuality— 8 F with very large 39 and 40 great observation, with deep thought. &c—
Form— 8 F cognizance and distinct recollection of shapes, countenances. &c
Size— 11 VL, L or F ability to judge of proportionate size &c—
Weight— 11 VL— L or F knowledge of gravitation, momentum, &c.
Color, 8 F or M moderate skill in judging of Colors, comparing and arranging them.
Language— 7 F freedom of expression, without fluency or verbosity; no great loquacity
Order— 8 L love of arrangement; every thing in its particular place.
Number— 8 F respectable aptness in arithmetical calculations, without extraordinary talent.
Reflectives
Mirthfulness— 6 F pleasantry and humor, without facetiousness; fair perception of the ludicrous.
Causality— 11 V L great power of thought, depth and originality of reason.
Comparison— 9 L a discrimination; power of illustration; ability to perceive and apply analogies &c
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Phrenological Chart of Elder
Propensities
Amativeness— 10 L extreme susceptibility; passionately fond of the company of the other sex.
Philoprogenitiveness— 7 F interested in the happiness of children; fond of their company.
Inhabitiveness— 4 M. or S. somewhat indifferent to places as such; easily changes location.
Adhesiveness. 8 F solicitous for the happiness of friends, and ardent attachments to the other sex.
Combativeness— 7 F great powers of exertion and sustaining, under opposition and difficulties.
Destructiveness— 6 M ability to control the passions; and is not disposed to extreme measures.
Secretiveness— 9 L great propensity and ability to conceal feelings, plans &c
Acquisitiveness— 6 M freeness to spend money; love of it chiefly for its uses and what it will buy.
Alimentiveness— 7 F a good appetite, but not excessive; partiality for a variety of rich hearty dishes.
Vitativeness— 6 M or S indifference to life; views the approach of death without fear.
Feelings
Cautiousness— 8 F provision against prospective dangers and ills, without hesitation or irresolution.
Approbativeness— 10 L ambition for distinction; sense of character; sensibility to reproach; fear of scandal.
Self esteem— 9 L high mindedness, independence, self confidene, dignity; aspiration for greatness.
Concentrativeness— 7 F can dwell on a subject without fatigue, and control the imagination.
Sentiments
Benevolence— 9 L kindness, goodness, tenderness, sympathy.
Veneration— 8 F religion without great awe or enthusiasm; reasonable deference to superiority.
Firmness— 10 L stability and decision of character and purpose.
Conscientiousness— 9 L high regard for duty, integrity, moral principle, justice, obligation, truth &c—
Hope— 7 F reasonable hopes, a fine flow of spirits; anticipation of what is to be realized.
Marvellousness— 7 F openness to conviction without blind credulity; tolerably good degree of faith.
Imitation— 10 F a disposition and respectable ability to imitate, but not to mimic, or to act out.
Prepossession— 7 L or F attached to certain notions; not disposed to change them, &c
Ideality— 10 L lively imagination; fancy taste; love of poetry, elegance, eloquence, excellence &c— [p. 5 [addenda]]
July 16. 1842 Tune— 9 F or M love of Music without quickness to catch or learn tunes by the ear.
Time— 8 F or M indistinct notions of the lapse of time, of ages, dates of events &c
Locality— 11 VL or L great memory of places and positions.
Eventuality— 9 L retentive memory of events and particulars.
Individuality— 8 F with very large 39 and 40 great observation, with deep thought. &c—
Form— 8 F cognizance and distinct recollection of shapes, countenances. &c
Size— 11 VL, L or F ability to judge of proportionate size &c—
Weight— 11 VL— L or F knowledge of gravitation, momentum, &c.
Color, 8 F or M moderate skill in judging of Colors, comparing and arranging them.
Language— 7 F freedom of expression, without fluency or verbosity; no great loquacity
Order— 8 L love of arrangement; every thing in its particular place.
Number— 8 F respectable aptness in arithmetical calculations, without extraordinary talent.
Reflectives
Mirthfulness— 6 F pleasantry and humor, without facetiousness; fair perception of the ludicrous.
Causality— 11 V L great power of thought, depth and originality of reason.
Comparison— 9 L a discrimination; power of illustration; ability to perceive and apply analogies &c
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Phrenological Chart of Elder
Propensities
Amativeness— 10 L extreme susceptibility; passionately fond of the company of the other sex.
Philoprogenitiveness— 7 F interested in the happiness of children; fond of their company.
Inhabitiveness— 4 M. or S. somewhat indifferent to places as such; easily changes location.
Adhesiveness. 8 F solicitous for the happiness of friends, and ardent attachments to the other sex.
Combativeness— 7 F great powers of exertion and sustaining, under opposition and difficulties.
Destructiveness— 6 M ability to control the passions; and is not disposed to extreme measures.
Secretiveness— 9 L great propensity and ability to conceal feelings, plans &c
Acquisitiveness— 6 M freeness to spend money; love of it chiefly for its uses and what it will buy.
Alimentiveness— 7 F a good appetite, but not excessive; partiality for a variety of rich hearty dishes.
Vitativeness— 6 M or S indifference to life; views the approach of death without fear.
Feelings
Cautiousness— 8 F provision against prospective dangers and ills, without hesitation or irresolution.
Approbativeness— 10 L ambition for distinction; sense of character; sensibility to reproach; fear of scandal.
Self esteem— 9 L high mindedness, independence, self confidene, dignity; aspiration for greatness.
Concentrativeness— 7 F can dwell on a subject without fatigue, and control the imagination.
Sentiments
Benevolence— 9 L kindness, goodness, tenderness, sympathy.
Veneration— 8 F religion without great awe or enthusiasm; reasonable deference to superiority.
Firmness— 10 L stability and decision of character and purpose.
Conscientiousness— 9 L high regard for duty, integrity, moral principle, justice, obligation, truth &c—
Hope— 7 F reasonable hopes, a fine flow of spirits; anticipation of what is to be realized.
Marvellousness— 7 F openness to conviction without blind credulity; tolerably good degree of faith.
Imitation— 10 F a disposition and respectable ability to imitate, but not to mimic, or to act out.
Prepossession— 7 L or F attached to certain notions; not disposed to change them, &c
Ideality— 10 L lively imagination; fancy taste; love of poetry, elegance, eloquence, excellence &c— [p. 5 [addenda]]
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