A dream of sickness, poverty, affront, fatigue. Invariably ominous according to older interpreters. Modern students, however, attribute to it a-totally different significance; holding it in some instances as a wish dream, in others as an erotic dream and again as a dream symbolizing freedom from social restraint. The theory of the subconscious and its warnings, […]
A dream invariably auguring sickness, death, etc.
Avarice and greed are augured by this dream (Artemidorus) ; symbol of sensuality; Circe turned men to swine of old.
Invariably a happy dream, auguring beautiful things to come. Modern dream interpreters, however, classify it as a typical dream induced by vertigo, etc.
To dream that some one gives you a farthing, or that you are not possessed of one foretells a fall in the world (Gypsy). The unfortunate inteipretation that invariably attends the dream of money.
A dream of reward among all people: “To bear a gold crown on the head signifies the friendship of your liege, honor, pleasure and many gifts” (Artemidorus). The unvarying symbol of reward.
Invariably ill-omened is this dream. Artemidorus holds it the dream of an adulterer. Raphael labels it the sign of a funeral. Cicero was warned of his own death by a number of crows circling about his head.
A dream denoting wickedness on the part of the dreamer (Gypsy) ; the symbolism here is probably derived from the well-known destructiveness of these birds among the fish and smaller varieties of their own species. To the Egyptians it was a symbol of the dawn and of regeneration, while to the Japanese it denotes longevity. […]
To see one being lighted forecasts a birth, to exhibit a lighted candle augurs contentment and prosperity; to make candles, joy and satisfaction; to see a candle burning brilliantly denotes prosperity to men, health to invalids, marriage to celibates; a dimly burning candle shows sickness, sadness and delay (Artemidorus). The symbolism is that of the […]
Erotic dreams, all of them, announce the moderns. Dreams denoting grief and disappointment, declares Raphael, who invariably places an unfortunate construction upon all dreams of an erotic nature.