A DICTIONARY OF SYMBOLS
B | C
| D | E
| F | G
| H | I
| J | K
| L | M
| N | O
| P | Q
| R | S
| T | U
| V | W
| X | Y
| Z |
Oak Tree.—This is a good omen of wealth, strength, and attainment
of cherished hopes; for a lover, it predicts happiness and prosperity
a broken oar denotes recklessness for which you will pay dearly;
for a lover or husband, this means affliction.
foreshows honour and wealth.
and worry are foretold by this sign.
expect that something which you supposed was a secret will be discovered,
possibly through treacherous friends.
are in danger of losing the confidence of your friends because of
your inquisitive questions.
give a pleasing assurance of coming good fortune and a life of ease
be read in connection with other signs around it; sometimes it means
a wedding, death, or realised ambition; to a musician, it is a good
omen of achievement. See also Barrel
symbol points to achievement in creative work; if running, you may
look for startling news and rumours of public upheavals.
expect to receive a disagreeable shock through some unpleasant spite
on the part of those of whom you have always thought well, and regarded
as loyal and affectionate friends.
may expect to have changes in your life and become of much importance.
Owl.—A bad omen
of illness, misfortune, and poverty; if flying, you will receive
tidings of grief; to lovers this bird is a symbol of bad news or
unpleasant rumours; to those who are contemplating new work or enterprise
the owl should be regarded as a warning to proceed with caution.
Ox.—An ox in his
stall implies hospitality, domestic peace and abundance.
are a sign of enjoyment and expensive tastes, also that you will
appreciate the pleasures of life more in your later years than in
your youthful days.