A DICTIONARY OF SYMBOLS
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spell of cold weather; an interesting event or piece of news to
be expected in the winter.
a sign of infidelity; several snails, that mischief is going on
around you of which you are unaware.
an unpleasant sign of treachery, disloyalty, and hidden danger,
sometimes caused by those whom you least suspect; if its head is
raised, injury by the malice of a man is predicted; it is also an
indication of misfortune and illness.
signifies the discovery of a useful fact; if flying, hasty news
of a great friend.
are a symbol of youth and innocence; this sign may point to some
event affecting you and yours which will probably take place about
February; if seen in a cross it would foreshow the death of an infant
or young child.
blocks of soap predict temporary trouble in business.
Child Blowing Soap Bubbles.
indisposition or a small illness, sometimes disturbed nights or
signifies that you may count upon the loyalty and affection of your
friends; sometimes it indicates that you may expect speedy news
of a soldier.
plant is a symbol of understanding, devotion, and coming joy.
will be through the assistance of others that you will arrive at
the mature, this symbol points to a return of good fortune; to the
young, a small illness and loss of appetite.
toil, care, unrest, disappointment, and failure. See Ace of Spades.
that your hopes will be set on things far beyond your reach, and
that as nothing but the very best in life has any attraction for
you, it is improbable that you will ever attain to complete happiness.
expect to receive an inheritance; with other signs, that you will
be triumphant in disputed will or money settlement; several spiders
foretell profitable transactions, sometimes a heritage of much wealth.
foretells that as the result of endurance and honest labour you
will attain to honour.
of dotted lines indicates perplexity and dismay, and endeavour to
extricate yourself from an embarrassing situation.
is a sign of contentment and cheerfulness; although you may never
be rich you will be loved by those around you and, on the whole,
will lead a happy life.
sign; if surrounded by dots, wealth and honour are foretold.
news from overseas, interesting events, according to other signs.
denotes misfortune, bad luck; if it is crooked or bending it foreshows
a coming disaster or crushing blow to your hope.
work which will fall to your lot as a result of the illness of someone
with whom you work or associate.
small amount of perception you will arrive at a right conclusion.
show a desire to appear different in the eyes of your friends from
that which you really are, and you will often fail in an effort
to keep up this subterfuge.
sweet scented flowers foreshow an unexpected happiness with someone
whom you have not seen for a long while.
received or given is the meaning of this symbol.
worries and vexations.
stool is a symbol of honour; a small one signifies that your success
in life will be meagre.
this bird tells you to beware of robbery or fraud; in winter, prepare
for bad weather and a great misfortune; a stork flying predicts
that whilst you hesitate in coming to a decision, a profitable chance
is lost, the news of which will speedily reach you.
calls attention to the fact that trials and tribulations await you.
of straw foretells gain through industry.
and the gratification of your wishes are shown by this fruit.
and simple pleasures.
is a sign of a foolish desire to draw attention to yourself.
discovery that something upon which you had set your heart proves
arriving news or events; sometimes the disclosure of a secret which
will be of much personal value to you.
happiness, health, success in love, prosperity, and the beneficial
discovery of secrets.
sign of originality, personal charm and attraction, sometimes coquetry.
warned to take heed as to the way in which you spend your time.
flower proclaims learning and a satisfactory conclusion in matters
which are most interesting to you; it also implies that you may
reasonably expect a scheme to work out greatly to your advantage.
venture in which much is at stake but after a time of anxiety you
arrive at final triumph.
with a happy result; if flying, joyful tidings from someone you
love; if several swallows are flying, they indicate a journey to
a warm climate under very pleasant conditions.
is significant of tribulation, troublesome conditions in the home,
and sometimes of separation from those whom you love.
of an urgent disagreeable business will shortly fall to your lot.
flower signifies that happiness in the past has tinged your future
endeavour to overcome your fear of an undertaking which must be
an act of folly, you forfeit the good opinion of someone with whom
you most desire to be on terms of friendship.
a sign of danger, sudden illness, or even death; it also betokens
slander and dangerous gossip; to lovers it is a bad omen of quarrels;
a sword in its sheath shows honour and glory for someone dear to
you; a broken sword predicts the triumph of an enemy.