benefic planets in the 8th house show that the wife or husband will be rich; unfortunate planets show the reverse.
If the Sun and the Moon are well placed, and if there be benefic stars in the Mid-heaven, the native will rank high in the world.
The oppositions are uniformly evil, whether the planet involved in the direction be a benefic or malefic.
On the other hand, there will be no danger if the Moon be in a place held at the time of birth by some benefic.
But if the benefic in the 2nd should have good aspects from other planets, then there will be considerable wealth.
Next to Jupiter it is the most benefic of the planets in its action on mankind.
If a benefic (Jupiter or Venus) be therein, and free from evil aspects, the same effect will accrue.
He sought an intimacy with the benefic Jupiter, and found it—perhaps by a secret kowtowing to Sagittarius.