A DICTIONARY OF SYMBOLS
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Table.—This means suggestions and consultation; note the subject
from the surrounding signs.
symbol of lighthearted gaiety which will follow a time of gloom
or worry. See also Child
Tea Cosy.—To the
unmarried, this is a sign that they will probably remain single;
to the married, affection and comfort in the small things of life.
Tea-Cup and Saucer.—You
may expect to hear something of much interest and pleasure in your
Teeth.—These call attention to the fact that probably a visit
to the dentist is required.
news by telephone or telegram.
will transact important business by telephone or telegram.
will be put to considerable inconvenience through forgetfulness.
predicts the probability of trouble with your eyesight.
shows pleasures and social entertainments.
girl, this symbol implies that she will probably never marry; to
the married, it predicts changes in the household.
is a pleasant sign of strength, endurance, and affection; it also
shows a desire to remove obstacles from the path of those who are
throne denotes public misfortune. See also King
and powerful thumb foretells an opportunity in which you prove yourself
superior to those who hitherto somewhat despised you.
be placed in a perilous position possibly through the bad behaviour
or folly of those who should protect you.
timber are a sign of well-being and prosperity in your affairs.
agreement about to be satisfactorily concluded.
expect deceit and the discovery of disagreeable facts; this sign
should caution you to be on your guard, for malicious talking causes
much discomfort and may separate the best of friends.
are warned against making rash and unguarded statements, a bad habit
of gossiping and encouraging scandal.
increase of worldly goods is foreshown by this sign.
sign must be judged in accordance with other symbols around it.
of firetongs indicates anxiety and disturbance in the home.
that unless you amend you will make mischief by your indiscreet
and unkind words.
tooth is a symbol of bereavement.
and hedges cut into the forms of birds, animals, etc., are often
to be seen in the tea-leaves; this sign assures you of the fact
that those things for which you must wait longest are those which
will give most joy.
is a hopeful symbol that some unexpected piece of good fortune will
come to you; it also indicates the discovery of an undeveloped talent.
of violence, disaster, or distressing news are the meanings of this
means that you attempt that of which you have no knowledge.
an advantageous opportunity through which you may rise to a good
position in life.
Toys.—Pleasure with children.
removals, a journey.
journey on business or pleasure.
is indicated by two thin, straight lines which run near together
up the side of the cup.
and a pleasing assurance of coming prosperity and happiness; if
surrounded by dots an inheritance of property in the country is
foreshown! See also Chestnut Tree, Christmas Tree, Elm Tree, Oak
Tree, Yew Tree.
meeting, good luck; sometimes an unexpected legacy.
sign of honour and promotion to those in the Navy.
is a fortunate omen of your future honour and high position; a decorated
arch foretells a wedding.
implement foretells good weather conditions; seen in the winter,
it indicates unusual mildness. See also Bricklayer's
of trousers foretells news of misfortune or sorrow for a man.
True Lover's Knot.—This
is a happy omen of faithfulness in love, and of enduring friendship.
denotes good fortune to a musician; to others, entertainment, large
assemblies of people, public speaking, sometimes the setting on
foot of new schemes.
evil to fear, is the meaning of this sign.
of radiance, health, and constancy in love and friendship.
that you are likely to make a wrong decision in an important matter.
are in danger of committing injurious follies is the meaning of
of secrets and domestic quarrels are indicated by this sign.
implies that the reminiscences which you relate of the past are
of more interest than your topics of the present.
is a sign that you cleverly evade a disagreeable incident or unpleasant
discussion without offending anyone.
significant of wealth and luxury.
a symbol of sympathy and the perfection of happiness; with other
signs, news of the birth of twins.