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### SATURN IN GEMINI THE sign Gemini is altogether too airy to harmonize entirely with Saturn; the only quality in common is the intellectuality. But the intellectuality of Gemini is inspirational, rather like a child's; while that of Saturn is the wisdom of age and experience. When both sign and planet are dignified, the combination is superb. In any case, however, the native is out of the region of patient effort and struggle; with Saturn in Gemini the character of the action is removed to the mental plane. A great example is that of Jesus of Nazareth, who had Saturn in the ninth house, that of religion, with a trine from Jupiter rising. Saturn, thus culminating, is by far the most powerful planet in the figure, and accordingly rules the horoscope, especially as Venus, Lady of the Ascendant, makes very nearly a trine to both Saturn and Jupiter. This triple trine describes very accurately the teachings recorded as having been actually given out by Jesus Himself. 

With this chart may be compared that of Dante, with only a trine of the Moon to assist Saturn, which is in the Ascendant. No aspect from Jupiter or Venus mitigates the temperament of the mind, with its trend toward melancholy; he found solace only in dreams. However, this trine is sufficient to strengthen the character and make it patient in its afflictions; the scholarship and labor involved in his “Divine Comedy,” begun and completed while he ate the bitter bread of exile, are hardly to be conceived, still less appreciated, in an age like the present. 

Another very great man with this position, equally sombre, is Albrecht Durer, whose “Melancholia” inspired James Thomson to one of the greatest masterpieces of literature, “The City of Dreadful Night.” Durer is one of the most austere and pure draughtsmen {411} that ever took pencil in hand; but the Sun and Mercury being in conjunction with Saturn in the tenth house, the point of view is broader and there is in him less pure melancholy than in Dante. 

Sometimes Saturn may quite overpower Gemini, and give merely a stubborn mind. Such is the case with “Oom Paul” Kruger, whose Saturn, being squared by the Moon, has no trace of idealism. The trine of the Sun adds great moral strength and pertinacity, and it may be that the 150 degrees of Uranus helps to confer great shrewdness. In any case there is no great strength in Mercury, tied up in the twelfth, so that Gemini is only evidenced by the childlike innocence with which he was wont to mask his astuteness, and by the fact that the action of his Saturn took effect in the fields of diplomacy. 

Stubborn, too, was George III, and lost America by his mulishness. Here Venus and Neptune are both conjoined with the leaden planet, a very unfortunate combination, making his temperament eccentric and unaccountable, and turning persistence into obstinacy, and moral force into pig-headedness. Mercury, too, is conjoined or the result should have been even more disastrous; he might have lost his throne; as it was, he lost his reason. 

The case of Oscar Wilde is very unfortunate. Here Saturn in the Mid-heaven is squared by Neptune; the moral character is ruined by eccentricity. With all his splendid qualities given by the trine of the Sun, he was doomed to catastrophe. 

Nell Gwyn and Lily Langtry had very similar careers in that each enjoyed the friendship and confidence of a king. In both cases Saturn is strong; Nell Gwyn has the trine of the Sun and the opposition of Uranus and Neptune, and Lily Langtry's Saturn is elevated, opposed by Venus in Scorpio an squared by Neptune and the Moon from the fifth house. The cases are interesting as showing purpose and resolute ambition working with Neptunian cleverness to attain their ambition. 

Saturn in Gemini in many cases indicates trouble or hardships in the early life, such as being often connected with the education or literary work. It naturally follows from the nature of the planet and sign that such success as is gained should come through intellectual matters. Unless well aspected the intellect is likely to be {412} rather hard, with some bitterness or cynicism, and at times a lack of candor. 

The following well known persons were born with Saturn in the sign Gemini: 

Oscar Wilde 

Lily Langtry 

Harriet Stanton Blatch 

Bolton Hall 

Eugene Debs 

“But” Fisher 

For the benefit of those who are not in possession of Raphael's Ephemeris, or who are not able to interpret the symbols contained therein, the years when Saturn is in the sign Gemini are as follows: 

From July 30th through October 29th 1853 

April 15th 1854 “ October 4th 1855 

October 21st 1855 ” May 27th 1856 

May 24th 1883 “ July 5th 1885 

July 7th ” November 30th 1912 

March 26th 1913 “ August 24th 1914 

December 7th 1914 ” May 11th 1915 

June 1942 “ June 1944 

Introduction | THE SUN SYMBOLICALLY CONSIDERED | The Sun | The Sun in the Signs | The Sun in Aries | The Sun in Taurus | The Sun in Gemini | The Sun in Cancer | The Sun in Leo | The Sun in Virgo | The Sun in Libra | The Sun in Scorpio | The Sun in Sagittarius | The Sun in Capricorn | The Sun in Aquarius | The Sun in Pisces | Periods When The Sun Will Be Afflicted by Uranus | Periods When The Sun Will Be Beneficently Aspected by Uranus | Periods When The Sun Will Be Afflicted by Saturn | Periods When The Sun Will Be Beneficently Aspected by Jupiter | THE MOON SYMBOLICALLY CONSIDERED | The Moon | The Moon in the Signs | The Moon in Aries | The Moon in Taurus | The Moon in Gemini | The Moon in Cancer | The Moon in Leo | The Moon in Virgo | The Moon in Libra | The Moon in Scorpio | The Moon in Sagittarius | The Moon in Capricorn | The Moon in Aquarius | The Moon in Pisces | MERCURY SYMBOLICALLY CONSIDERED | Mercury in the Signs | Mercury in Aries | Mercury in Taurus | Mercury in Gemini | Mercury in Cancer | Mercury in Leo | Mercury in Virgo | Mercury in Libra | Mercury in Scorpio | Mercury in Sagittarius | Mercury in Capricorn | Mercury in Aquarius | Mercury in Pisces | VENUS SYMBOLICALLY CONSIDERED | Venus in the Signs | Venus in Aries | Venus in Taurus | Venus in Gemini | Venus in Cancer | Venus in Leo | Venus in Virgo | Venus in Libra | Venus in Scorpio | Venus in Sagittarius | Venus in Capricorn | Venus in Aquarius | Venus in Pisces | MARS SYMBOLICALLY CONSIDERED | Mars in the Signs | Mars in Aries | Mars in Taurus | Mars in Gemini | Mars in Cancer | Mars in Leo | Mars in Virgo | Mars in Libra | Mars in Scorpio | Mars in Sagittarius | Mars in Capricorn | Mars in Aquarius | Mars in Pisces | JUPITER SYMBOLICALLY CONSIDERED | Jupiter in the Signs | Jupiter in Aries | Jupiter in Taurus | Jupiter in Gemini | Jupiter in Cancer | Jupiter in Leo | Jupiter in Virgo | Jupiter in Libra | Jupiter in Scorpio | Jupiter in Sagittarius | Jupiter in Capricorn | Jupiter in Aquarius | Jupiter in Pisces | The Effects of Jupiter on Vocation | SATURN SYMBOLICALLY CONSIDERED | Saturn in the Signs | Saturn in Aries | Saturn in Taurus | Saturn in Gemini | Saturn in Cancer | Saturn in Leo | Saturn in Virgo | Saturn in Libra | Saturn in Scorpio | Saturn in Sagittarius | Saturn in Capricorn | Saturn in Aquarius | Saturn in Pisces | URANUS SYMBOLICALLY CONSIDERED | Uranus in the Signs | Uranus in Aries | Uranus in Taurus | Uranus in Gemini | Uranus in Cancer | Uranus in Leo | Uranus in Virgo | Uranus in Libra | Uranus in Scorpio | Uranus in Sagittarius | Uranus in Capricorn | Uranus in Aquarius | Uranus in Pisces | NEPTUNE SYMBOLICALLY CONSIDERED | Neptune in the Signs | Neptune in Aries | Neptune in Taurus | Neptune in Gemini | Neptune in Cancer | Neptune in Leo | Neptune in Virgo | Neptune in Libra | Neptune in Scorpio | Neptune in Sagittarius | Neptune in Capricorn | Neptune in Aquarius | Neptune in Pisces | Diseases of Neptune | The Problem of Death | One Hundred Horoscopes of Famous People

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