A DICTIONARY OF SYMBOLS
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Daffodils.—A long-desired hope is about to come to pass, or
a delightful holiday spent in the company of those most congenial
and pointing towards consultant, it would be a bad sign of danger
from wounds or an operation; if more distant, it shows a much less
of some important event which you may expect to take place in the
autumn; it also denotes thrift and increase of fortune.
imply that you have an attractive, child-like nature, finding happiness
in simple pleasures; a circle of daisies means that you attract
someone to you of the same nature as yourself who will become all
the world to you.
denote complication of your affairs.
omen of coming pleasure and gratification, good news, happiness
in love and friendship; it also means that you will receive an unexpected
invitation; several figures dancing in happy abandonment foretell
that your hopes and desires will be fulfilled, and that many changes
will occur, all tending to your success and future happiness.
Child with Dancing Doll.
news of the marriage of an old friend whom you had always supposed
would never marry.
which is unlikely to come up to your expectations is the meaning
of this symbol.
indication that your ventures in new directions of work or business
will end in failure; if running, a fruitless endeavour to undo your
past mistakes; a dead deer, that you will be the innocent cause
of distress to someone you love.
receive a letter which will upset you, or you will lose the friendship
of someone with whom you have corresponded regularly for many years.
gives warning that reformation is needed, or you may find yourself
so tightly in the grip of bad influence that it will be well-nigh
impossible to extricate yourself.
of royalty shows that your ambition is realised beyond your expectations;
wonderful good fortune and influential friends assure you of an
unusually successful career.
Ace of Diamonds.
in household matters; a broken dish is a foretaste of a greater
and unexpected piece of news which will lead to a fortunate discovery;
to the lover, it reveals deception.
sign predicts that you may one day find yourself in danger on the
sea or river.
has many meanings which must be read in accordance with the other
symbols; in a general way this sign indicates adverse conditions,
the thwarting of life's chances, unfortunate love affairs, family
misfortune and money troubles; a large dog sometimes signifies protection
and good friends; a small dog, vexation and impatience.
at which you will endeavour to conceal your feelings of boredom
under somewhat foolish hilarity. See also Child
with Dancing Doll, Rag Doll.
and optimistic character, pleasure on the sea or river.
in the home.
give a personal message of happiness and an assurance of faithfulness
in love, peaceful circumstances, high ideals, and progress; to those
who are at enmity this symbol proclaims reconciliation; to the sick
or anxious, comfort and hope; to a business man, a fortunate omen
and sudden changes about which there is an element of danger.
of unexpected occurrences, unlooked-for events, new and advantageous
opportunities, sometimes new clothes or furniture.
enterprise or expedition is the meaning of this symbol.
man, this foreshows popularity and a successful public career; to
a woman, social success, a large following of friends and admirers,
and power of gaining her own ends.
Duck.—A sign of
a taste for speculation; if more than one duck, success in work
and enterprise, profitable undertakings.
Dumb Bell.—A chance
meeting which will lead to the making of a new friend.
Dustpan and Brush.—You
will be certain to hear of domestic tribulation amongst your friends
or relatives; if this symbol appears in your cup with other signs
of vexation, it would indicate personal domestic annoyance.
calamity, accident, or disgrace.