Delormel, Descartes, and Lavater were struck with the tremendous importance of the doctrine of Palingenesis.
This was a masked ball, and young Lavater, then in England, was with them.
Lavater's officiousness is well enough known, and disapproved by all right-thinking men.
They determined to judge of the salmon, as Lavater did of men, by their looks.
But the personality of Lavater was more remarkable than his writings.
He spoke of physiognomy as a science with all the confidence of a Lavater.
Owing to new experiments, he had made enormous strides beyond the science of Gall and Lavater.
To be bald is a sign of intellectual power: so said Lavater.
There is also a portrait of this arch rogue, and astrologer: an admirable illustration for Lavater!
But he did not wish to fall into Lavater's mistakes, and make it burdensome for him.