Phrenology in Bristol
Phrenology by Professor G Rudd in 1928 at 31 Lower Arcade, Bristol, England
Sense of Property: Economy; Desire to Accumulate, Provide for the Future, to Trade, to Hoard and Possess.
Excess – Avarice.
1. The front part gives a desire to obtain, to trade, and deal in property; industry.
VERY LARGE: 7 – Are very economical, have an excessive desire to accumulate wealth; can be penurious; drive hard bargains; will have full value for your money; are liable to be meanly economical.
LARGE: 6 – Have a strong desire to acquire; are industrious, and anxious to become wealthy; are frugal and saving; have the disposition and ability to everything to good account’ will make good bargains.
FULL: 5 – Are industrious in acquiring property; value it for its uses; save carefully, but are not miserly not close; not likely to spend as fast as you earn, though willing to help others.
AVERAGE: 4 – Have fair appreciation of the value of property, and considerable desire to accumulate, but will use wealth, and not hoard it; are industrious.
MODERATE: 3– Value property as a means not an end; are apt to squander it; are not economical, but apt to disregard small expenses.
SMALL: 2 – Spend freely and without judgment; are liable to be extravagant, and live beyond your means.
VERY SMALL: 1 – Have no idea of the value of money; are wasteful, extravagant, and idle.
TO CULTIVATE – Learn to be economical and saving; invest your money at good interest; be industrious.
TO RESTRAIN – Be generous, and enjoy your property as well as earn it; cultivate other faculties; often quit business for recreation.
Concealment; Policy; Management; tact; Reserve; Evasion; a Conservative, Restraining Power.
Excess – Cunning and Deception.
1. The front part gives the desire to keep still, to listen, to keep dark, to appear indifferent.
2. The middle part gives tact; management, the disposition to watch and see every chance, to turn things to a good account.
3. The back part gives ability to evade, to be non-committal, to get out of difficulty, to equivocate.
VERY LARGE: 7 – Are too shy, reserved, evasive, and cunning. Conceal your plans and intentions, and are guarded, politic, enigmatical and mysterious. Seldom appear what you are or say what you mean.
LARGE: 6 – Are reserved and non-committal; keep plans and designs to yourself; have tact and power to conceal; are very discreet; are fond of surprising your friends; are liable to be misunderstood even when intentions are honest, owing to want of directness.
FULL: 5 – Can conceal plans, thoughts and feelings, but are not cunning or evasive; have a good degree of self-government and policy.
AVERAGE: 4 – Have no great degree of reserve; are frank and open-hearted, but can keep your own counsel if necessary, except under great excitement.
MODERATE: 3 – Are candid, frank, open-hearted; are liable to speak too freely, dislike concealment and evasion.
SMALL: 2 – Are too frank in the expression or your thoughts and feelings; have little power of disposition to conceal anything.
VERY SMALL: 1 – Have no power to conceal or hide; cannot keep a secret; disclose everything.
TO CULTIVATE – Be more guarded, politic and wary; control your feelings and expressions.
TO RESTRAIN – Cultivate a direct straightforward manner, and be open-hearted and candid