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URANUS IN GEMINI THE sign Gemini is by nature singularly unsympathetic with Uranus; for its force is dispersive and gentle, easily moved, but not persistent in motion, and the influence is accordingly weak. We shall find in this position few person preeminent for driving force of will. Their power will be mainly that of idea; and, unless the rising sign be thoroughly harmonious, and both its lord and Uranus himself well-dignified, we may expect examples rather of failure than of success. We have, however, three great religious teachers, all distinguished for the gentleness of their doctrines and the suavity of their methods. These are Jesus of Nazareth, Swami Vivekananda, and Dr. Rudolph Steiner. 

In the case of Jesus, Libra is rising, a sign peculiarly harmonious with Gemini. Jupiter is ascending, squared by the Sun (which is in exact conjunction with Mercury) and in direct opposition to Mars and Neptune. Uranus himself is on the cusp of the tenth house. This makes Uranus by far the strongest planet in the figure, so much so that we may regard his influence as paramount and unchecked, thus summing the career, in so far as the will is concerned, in the one word – emancipation. 

The Hindu adept has Capricorn rising, with the Sun and Venus in the Ascendant, and these are square to Mars. Uranus is in the fifth house; this made him efficient as a teacher of occult philosophy. But there is no great harmony between Gemini and Capricorn, so that the complete temperament is not nearly so efficient as in the case just considered. 

The German mystic, with Scorpio rising and Jupiter in the ninth, adds great scientific accomplishment to the Uranian force. Mars, too, its lord, is exactly semi-sextile to Uranus; but the latter is {451} squared by the Sun, gravely diminishing the mundane potency of the planet, which is, moreover, in the seventh house, by no means a powerful position in such a case. 

Another type is Maurice Maeterlinck; but here Scorpio is rising with its lord, Mars, in sextile to Uranus. Consequently, the driving force of the one compensates the weakness of the other. 

An even better example is Lord Brougham, with Libra rising, and Venus in her own house just above the horizon. The influence is still mental; Gemini can never act on the material plane directly; but Uranus is in the eighth house, and so the great lawyer became what he was through dealing with the minds of the dead by his study of precedent. Libra, again, in material matters implies the judicial faculty, and Mercury, the mental ruler, is just below Venus. 

An even more strenuous politician is John Burns. Once more the forceful Scorpio is rising, implying iron determination. Uranus in Gemini here gives the limit and the means. His strength is in his eloquence, and Uranus, being trined by Mars, makes him a great fighting orator. Both he and Brougham display the same dogged will, but the difference between them is most clearly characterized by the difference between Libra and Scorpio; the one “hacking through”; the other, adroit, subtle, weighing every word. 

Not dissimilar to either, indeed a sort of mean proportional between them, is Theodore Roosevelt. Here Sagittarius is rising, and Uranus is in the fifth house. There is a sort of boyish pleasure in the will, a spontaneity in the eloquence, which appealed strongly to even his enemies. The breeziness, the spirit of the vast deserts wrung from the bison and the Indian, was in his words. Mars rising in Capricorn makes the temperament somewhat rash and tactless; if unable to sweep people off their feet by the first gust, he has no reserve of tact to influence their second thought. Here, then, we read the whole secret of his success and of his failure. 

Not so far removed, either, from this category is Billy Sunday. Scorpio is rising, with Mars and Jupiter in close conjunction just above the cusp of the ascendant, and once again we see the brutal thrust of the personality, breaking through all obstacles to attain its ends. And here again the effect is upon the minds of men. But there is nothing subtly persuasive; the only weapon is the bludgeon. {452} He literally tries to bully men into belief – or what, for the moment, passes for belief. 

Another vigorous personality was Mrs. Pankhurst, with Aquarius rising. Aquarius and Gemini are friendly enough, and thus we observe that, within the narrow limitations, (Mercury is afflicted by the conjunction of Saturn in the sixth, a most unfortunate house for the mental ruler), her will has produced very remarkable results. 

Richard Strauss has Cancer rising, and Uranus not far above the Orient. The Moon, lady of Cancer, is in the third house, in Virgo; thus the mind and the temperament are in tune; and Cancer is a sign most delicate and pleasing, receptive of harmonious impulses from without. The Sun, too, lord of Music, is with Uranus, and Venus stands the morning star above them. How beautiful a picture of the temperament of the composer of “Electra” and “Salome”! 

J. M. W. Turner is another excellent example of this position. One may ask where lies the peculiar force of Gemini; but a further investigation of the horoscope will justify wisdom of her children. Capricorn is rising with Saturn in close trine to Uranus, thus harmonizing the personality, while Uranus himself is modified by the conjunction of Venus, the planet of gracious form and brilliant color. A certain ruggedness and power is added to these by the square of Mars. 

Far less amicable dispositions are found in the nativity of Thomas Moore. Scorpio is rising, and there is the successful man, no doubt, especially as Mars is in his own house, just above the eastern skyline. But he is sorely weakened by the conjunction of the Moon and Saturn, while Uranus is squared by Jupiter. Hence, the extremely narrow limit of his art, and the monotony of his melody. Uranus, too, is in the seventh house, and it is never well for the will to conflict with the personality. Moore's ambition was never equalled by his achievement; and his best-known work is not vital or elemental. 

One of the greatest chemists that ever lived was Sir Humphrey Davy. He, too, had Scorpio rising, but its lord Mars in Libra is in exact trine to Uranus, giving him that noble devotion to justice, in Nature, which made him so perfect an observer. Here, then, is a temperament of ideal balance, and the will worked freely at its gigantic and most honorable ambition. It may be objected that {453} Mars is in his detriment, but the trine of Uranus fully compensates for this weakness. Scorpio gives the inquiring mind, and the position of Uranus in the Zodiac could not but operate freely with such assistance. With Neptune and Jupiter in exact conjunction in the House of Fame, the native was assured not only of success, but of recognition. 

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

Bliss Carman 

Alan Dale 

Frank Damrosch 

Reginald de Koven 

Henry Ford 

Lloyd George 

Percy Stickney Grant 

George Harvey 

William Randolph Hearst 

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 Uranus is in the sign Gemini are as follows: 

From June 1st 1858 through January 3rd 1859 

March 12th 1859 “ June 25th 1865 

February 22nd ” March 22nd 1866 

August “ October 1941

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