The succeeding ten figures are copied from actual tea-cups that have

been at different times subjected to the proper ritual by various

consultants and duly interpreted by seers. They are selected out of

a larger number as being representative of many different classes of

horoscope, and they should afford students practical instruction in what

symbols to look for, and how to discern them clearly as they turn the

cup about and about in their hands.

By reference to the interpretations provided upon the pages facing the

illustrations he will be able to ascertain the principles upon which to

form a judgment of the cup generally; and this, once he has mastered the

method, he will be able to supplement, by consulting the alphabetical

list of symbols and their significations in the previous chapter, and

in this way will speedily attain proficiency in reading any tea-cup

presented for his consideration.