It is a combination, which will cause your character and
life to be full of contradictions, making it very difficult
for other persons to understand you, or for you to take
advantage of circumstances.
You will have a generous benevolent nature, but will never
get the credit you deserve for your kind actions.
You will have an exceptionally strong will, but one leaning
to obstinacy of purpose in the face of difficulty or opposition.
You will have very considerable ambition but not one that
can easily fit in with the plans of others. For this reason
it would be best for you to avoid partnerships of all kinds
and not be afraid of being a "long wolf' among your fellows.
You will follow either of two sides in the realm of thought,
one the absolute contradiction of the other. You may become
either a skeptic or an unbeliever in all matters of religion
or the direct opposite, namely more or less fanatical in
your fervent devotion to some creed or rule of conduct.
In whatever you do, you will be intense in all your emotions
and desires, in fact too much so for your own happiness
or material success.
Your life is also likely to be a strange contradiction.
If you are a skeptic or materialist in the early part you
will most probably by the extreme opposite in the latter
half, and vice versa.
In any case, you may expect strange experiences, but those
leaning more to the mysterious unexplainable or fatalistic
than to anything on the ordinary plane.
You will have many secret enemies and face at times calumny
and scandal; no matter what position you may raise to their
will always be the danger of underhand attacks against you.
For this reason it would be well for you to be well insured
against loss, also against accidents of all kinds.
You are likely to have unusual experiences in both home
life and marriage and sadness or trouble in connection with
relatives on your own side or that of the family you many
Your best friends or companions will be more or less out
of the ordinary or engaged in uncommon occupations.
You should be careful of becoming despondent or feeling
that you are misunderstood. Be content to be "a Daniel"
to stand alone if necessary for your ideals, remembering
if you do not get your reward in this life that in the eternity
that lies beyond the adjustment of things will come.
Health - You will either be unusually
strong or you will be the reverse.
If on the strong side, you will have superabundant energy
and great "staying" power, but the general rule of the combination
under which you were born governing the 8th, 17th or 26th
of August is, that some mysterious psychic influences control
the lives of such persons.
If born on anyone of these dates the very thoughts of others,
if antagonistic to you, could make you ill.
In such a case you will be inclined to have peculiar sicknesses,
not easily cured by ordinary methods. Doctors with even
the best intentions will be liable to prescribe the wrong
You will be likely to suffer from internal pains very difficult
to diagnose; you will be easily poisoned by drugs, autointoxication
and stoppages of the intestines. In spite of this you will
be likely to recover by equally mysterious means and the
chances are that you will in the end live to an advanced
You will be prone to have many accidents, to break or strain
the bones in the legs and feet, to have "fallen arches"
to have weak ankles and to suffer much with rheumatism or
Important numbers and dates As you are a "Number Eight" person, you will find your important
dates will fall under "four" and "eight", such as the 4th,
8th, 13th, 17th, 22nd, 26th and 31st, and the final digit
of all numbers concerning you will follow the same rule, these may not be "lucky" numbers for they
will be more or less fatalistic, but by preparing to meet
them you will follow the plan "to be forewarned is to be
The colors you will feel you have an affinity with will
be all dark and somber shades, especially those of dark
purple, black and the deep shades of sapphire blue.
Your "lucky" jewels are black diamonds, dark sapphires,
black pearls and all dark stones.
The most important or climacteric years of your life will
be the 4th, 13th, 22nd, 31st, 40th, 49th, 58th, 67th, 76th
and the 8th, 17th, 26th, 35th, 44th, 53rd, 62nd, 71st and
You will be much attracted to persons born on the series
of "fours" and "eights" in any part of the year, such as
the 4th, 8th, 13th, 17th, 22nd, 26th or 31st.
will have to exercise great caution in all money transactions.
You will not be able to trust others. You will be likely
to be robbed or defrauded by servants or inferiors.
To be successful you should keep your business affairs very
much to yourself, and in your own hands. You are likely
to make money by investment in old established concerns,
also in dealing with land, houses, mines and minerals.