To be ridden by a nightmare signifies that a woman shall suddenly marry; that a man shall be domineered over by a fool (Artemidorus).
To be suddenly overtaken by night, a sudden adversary. To walk on a dark night denotes grief, disappointment, loss. It is ominous to dream of night-birds, with the exception of the nightingale, which denotes joyful news to the dreamer, if a married woman, she will have children who will be great singers (Artemidorus). It is […]
To dream of wearing one denotes an honorable career; to dream of tearing it, hasty action (Gypsy).
To dream of stinging yourself denotes striving to attain desire; in youth it augurs love that will risk all.
To dream of buying and selling denotes hard work and small profit. To read one, deception (Gypsy).
Full of eggs a dream of profit and domestic happiness ; success in love, etc.; broken eggs, or dead birds, distress and desolation (Gypsy).
To dream of being entangled in denotes worry and a powerful enemy who is attempting to ensnare you (Gypsy).
A dream of need denotes wealth in store (Gypsy). The shrewd interpreter might easily augur that the anxiety that roused the dream would give birth to frugality, etc., that tend to accumulate wealth.
A dream of disputes and quarrels (Gypsy). “Needles and pins! Needles and pins! When a man marries”—etc.
A dream of riches and honor; if you break it, misfortune (Gypsy).