To dream of a flying bat means an impending catastrophe (not infrequently from water), but not necessarily to the dreamer. To dream of a motionless bat means some impending illness of a more or less serious nature, but not necessarily of the dreamer. If, however, the sleeper dreams the bat settles on him, then he… Read More
To dream of black beetles signifies impending illness, sometimes serious, sometimes slight. Before being laid up with bronchial colds, I very often have very harrowing dreams of being visited by shoals of black beetles and cockroaches.
Lions in dreams portend marriages; success of all kinds, viz.: in love, work, and sport; and unexpected journeys.Prior to a voyage to the West Indies, planned on the spur of the moment, a lady once told me she dreamed she was crossing the road opposite the house when, on glancing up, she perceived, to her… Read More
To dream of a birth signifies a death. One afternoon, at a garden-party, I met an old friend, who told me he had just dreamed his sister had had a child, and as he was curious to know whether that event had actually occurred, he was going to write at once. The dream was verified,… Read More
To dream of apples portends quarrels; beans, presents; cabbages, petty losses; carrots, new dresses and clothes; cherries, presents and kisses; gooseberries, domestic quarrels and legal disputes; grapes, the breaking of friendships; pears, births; plums, minor accidents; wheat, success in work and business, legacies and presents; grass, illness, the breaking off of engagements, disappointments in general;… Read More
To dream of travelling by sea signifies unexpected news, an invitation, and a visit from a stranger. To dream of travelling by land portends minor worries and losses.Who has not dreamed that they have been rushing to the railway station that they have missed their train, or that they have got into the wrong… Read More
I dream I am in the entrance hall of a huge castle. The walls, floor, and ceiling are all of stone. There is no one about, and throughout the vast building reigns an omnipotent hush. Confronting me is a broad spiral staircase, which I proceed to ascend. Up, up, up I go, and I am… Read More
Bears have always been associated with the unpleasant side of the occult. Those, however, that made such short work of Elisha’s tormentors, although undoubtedly psychic (since to appear and cause to disappear with such startling suddenness is only characteristic of the super physical), were to my mind far more opportune than they were unpleasant. Indeed,… Read More
Generally speaking, butterfly-dreams are lucky, and signify unexpected good fortune and happiness.
These animals in dreams signify violent accidents, serious illness, and death.
To dream of airships and balloons signifies surprises surprises of all sorts; also trouble with the eyes and ears.
To dream of a fire sometimes portends a fire, and sometimes danger from drowning; also financial difficulties and legal disputes.
To dream one commits suicide portends illness, and trouble of all kinds. To dream one sees someone else commit suicide also signifies illness and trouble, and the dream is sometimes verified.
Some time ago I dreamed I left my body, and, after travelling at a great rate through the still night air, arrived at the sphere I designate phantomania. The spot where I settled down was a lonely railway cutting, and I at once remarked on the loud moaning and sighing of the wind through the… Read More
Bird-dreams are very common. With them alone I might fill a volume. However, as my space is not unlimited, I can only deal briefly with a few of them.To dream of canary birds signifies good fortune in the shape of money either a legacy, a rise in salary, or a present. Whereas to dream about… Read More
To dream about caterpillars foretells small accidents, such as cuts on fingers, bumps and bruises; and minor ailments, such as colds, neuralgia, and toothache.
Generally speaking that is to say, without going into details with regard to species monkeys in dreams foretell quarrels, the breaking off of engagements, and legal disputes.
To dream of crossing over, or standing on, a bridge signifies a change in the routine of one’s life, such as the moving from one house or town to another, or the changing of one’s occupation. It also presages sorrow, generally at the loss of a friend.
The flying-dream is, I believe, more common to people with the psychic faculty and artistic temperament than to others. I have sounded many artists and writers on the subject, and they tell me that they often dream they are flying, but seldom, if ever, with wings. I know the sensation well, for I frequently experience… Read More
To dream of clear water portends good fortune of various kinds, and the end of trouble; to dream of muddy water, illness, death, and troubles of all sorts.
I have, over and over again in my dreams, visited a certain district when the weather has been fine; but the other night I was there during a storm, and the experience, though interesting, was not too agreeable. I was in a hut on a wide, vast desert traversed by a broad river, and bounded… Read More
To dream of being chased by a bull portends some accident, such as breakage or loss, seldom anything more serious. For example, I see in one of my letters that a gentleman dreamed he was chased along the Marine Parade at Worthing by a bull, the day before one of his most valuable china ornaments… Read More
Centipedes in dreams denote losses not infrequently the loss of some pet animal or treasure.
Whereas in some cases mice-dreams would appear to import nothing in particular, in others they undoubtedly point to illness, and death. I remember one lady telling me she had several times dreamed she was surrounded by mice, and that on each occasion the dream was followed by the illness of one of her children.Another case,… Read More
Without going into detail with regard to variety in shade, colour in dreams, especially when it is vivid and predominant, has much significance. The separate meaning of each separate colour in dreams is as follows:Light blue signifies impending trouble, particularly matrimonial and domestic troubles; serious quarrels between husband and wife, and parents and children; also… Read More
To dream of madness presages impending trouble of all sorts. Not infrequently the dream is, to a large extent, fulfilled. I well recollect a lady saying to me once: “I dreamed last night that my brother and I were sitting by ourselves in the breakfast – room, when, something making me suddenly look up at… Read More
To dream of the wind signifies quarrels, the making of an enemy, and trouble in courtship and matrimony. To dream of rain portends tears; of snow and ice, illness or death; of sunshine, success in love, legacies and presents.
Huntsmen not infrequently figure in my dreams. On July 1st, 1909, I dreamed I was standing on the veranda of a house, overlooking a neatly kept lawn and a broad white carriage drive, beyond which was a spinney. It was a beautiful evening, and every object stood out with startling perspicuity in the powerful moonlight.… Read More
To dream of a white cat is lucky; of a black, either extremely lucky or the reverse; of a tabby, neither lucky nor unlucky; of a tortoiseshell, simply disastrous.Of the many cat dreams that have from time to time been related to me, I think the following are the best examples:Mrs. Smith, who resides in… Read More
To dream of dragon-flies presages quarrels, bothers, and unpleasant missions.
Dreams about pigs are decidedly unlucky, and mean anything from slight accidents to downright calamities.One lady, prior to her youngest child falling down a well and nearly being drowned, dreamed she saw him riding up and down the front lawn on a big white pig, which eyed her with an expression of fiendish malignancy; whilst… Read More
To dream of dancing with any one in particular signifies that person is contemplating doing you an injury; if your partner be your sweetheart or lover, then the dream is intended to prove he or she, is inconstant and has been carrying on a flirtation with someone else. If you dream you are dancing by… Read More
To dream of a marriage frequently signifies a death or illness, but not necessarily of the bride or bridegroom.
(A RECAPITULATION) The dreams in which one flies from one scene to another with breathless rapidity, and all the characters are bewilderingly mixed and everything is hopelessly incongruous, though apparently very meaningless, often contain many significant features.To quote an illustration: A certain Doctor Eastlake dreamed he was cycling through Hyde Park one very sunny morning,… Read More
One night, as far back as 1894, 1 dreamed I was in a desert in Phantomnia, and that bounding towards me from a distance, came a white kangaroo decorated with large, brown spots that looked as if they had been recently painted, and which imparted to it a wooden appearance. It came right up to… Read More
Cows in dreams appear to be lucky omens in general, and especially portend unexpected visits from friends. One lady, I know, has always dreamed of cows, prior to receiving an unexpected visit from any old friend, whom she has not seen for years.
To dream about earwigs foretells danger from an enemy an enemy who, metaphorically speaking, intends stabbing the dreamer in the back; also, danger from scandal and malicious gossip.
Rats, whether white, black, or brown, singly or collectively, import illness, death, and serious misfortunes.The night before his son was drowned at sea, a man I once met dreamed his bedroom was full of enormous black rats with grey eyes that raced round and round the bed, and eventually leaped into the empty grate and… Read More
If you dream of a corpse, a death, or a funeral, you will hear of a birth, engagement, or marriage; but not necessarily in connection with the person you dream about. Occasionally, however, the dream is literally verified and the person dreamed about dies. I recollect dreaming I went into the dining-room of a house… Read More
To dream of the moon portends illness, usually mental, but not necessarily that of the dreamer; also domestic and financial troubles, and death by drowning.When I was in Cornwall some years ago, I mentioned a boating fatality that had occurred quite recently in the harbour to a local fisherman, who at once exclaimed, “Aye! Aye!… Read More