The influence of the Moon is of as much if not of more importance than that of the other planets.
Often will one apply to an Astrologer with no radical question to ask, yet is very sincere and earnestly desires to know the general conditions which surround him or her, and if changes are liable to occur soon, under these conditions, the artist may execute a figure and judge it in a general way; but must be careful not to predict radically good or evil conditions in the future, unless the querent seems real anxious in regard to matters the artist may speak of.
Ruler of the First House
In the 1st – A fortunate life, and power over enemies. In the 2nd – Riches by his personal industry. In the 3rd – Voluntary short journeys. In the 4th – Good fortune in lands and inheritances. In the 5th – A prosperity to gaming, a large family. In the 6th – A sickly life.
When events take place.
Having learned that an event will transpire the next point to consider is the time when it will take place, and here we strike one of the most difficult problems of Horary Astrology.
The first point for consideration in all horary questions is to determine whether or not an event inquired of will transpire and if not, the reason for its prevention. Upon this point rests about all the chances for success which the astrologer may have.
Answers questions concerning the state, health, circumstances, accidents, mind, form, and stature of the querent, journeys of children, friends of brethren, and the success of any enterprise.
Horary Astrology is the art of foretelling events from the position of the heavenly bodies at the time a question is seriously propounded, or when an individual may be anxious about any important matter, the result of any business, or any circumstance with which one may be connected with,
The Hand-book of Astrology by Which Every Question of the Future, on Which the Mind Is Anxious May Be Answered – Volume 1
An introduction to Astrology; by William Lilly, 1835, 367 pages, PDF file
A new and complete illustration of the celestial science of astrology: or, The art of foretelling future events and contingencies by the aspects, positions, and influences of the heavenly bodies. In four parts