A white mark on the nail speaks misfortune. Pale or lead coloured nails indicate melancholic people. Broad nails indicate a gentle timid and bashful nature lovers of knowledge and liberal sentiments have round nails. People with narrow nail are very ambitious. Small nails indicate littleness of mind; obstinacy and conceit choleric, martial man delighting in war have real and spotted nails. Nails growing into the flesh at the points or side indicates curious tastes.