What's In A Dream
An A to Z of Dream Meanings and Symbolism in Dreams
A Dream Dictionary for use in Dream Interpretation
``_And he said, hear now my words, if there be a Prophet among you,
I the Lord will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak
unto him in a dream_.''--Numbers xii., 6.
To see one soaring above you, denotes lofty ambitions which you will
fiercely to realize, nevertheless you will gain your desires.
To see one perched on distant heights, denotes that you will possess
wealth and the highest position attainable in your country.
To see young eagles in their eyrie, signifies your association with
of high standing, and that you will profit from wise counsel from
You will in time come into a rich legacy.
To dream that you kill an eagle, portends that no obstacles whatever
be allowed to stand before you and the utmost heights of your ambition.
You will overcome your enemies and be possessed of untold wealth.
Eating the flesh of one, denotes the possession of a powerful will
that would not turn aside in ambitious struggles even for death.
You will come immediately into rich possessions.
To see a dead eagle killed by others than yourself, signifies high
and fortune will be wrested from you ruthlessly.
To ride on an eagle's back, denotes that you will make a long voyage
into almost unexplored countries in your search for knowledge and
which you will eventually gain.
To dream of seeing ears, an evil and designing person is keeping
watch over your conversation to work you harm.
To see earrings in dreams, omens good news and interesting work
is before you. To see them broken, indicates that gossip of a low
order will be directed against you.
To see or feel the earthquake in your dream, denotes business failure
and much distress caused from turmoils and wars between nations.
To dream that you see an earwig or have one in your ear, denotes
will have unpleasant news affecting your business or family relations.
To dream of eating alone, signifies loss and melancholy spirits.
To eat with others, denotes personal gain, cheerful environments
and prosperous undertakings.
If your daughter carries away the platter of meat before you
are done eating, it foretells that you will have trouble
and vexation from those beneath you or dependent upon you.
The same would apply to a waiter or waitress.
 See other subjects similar.
If you dream of ebony furniture or other articles of ebony,
you will have many distressing disputes and quarrels in your home.
To dream of an echo, portends that distressful times are upon you.
Your sickness may lose you your employment, and friends will desert
you in time of need.
To dream of the eclipse of the sun, denotes temporary failure in
and other secular affairs, also disturbances in families.
The eclipse of the moon, portends contagious disease or death.
To dream of feeling ecstasy, denotes you will enjoy a visit from
a long-absent friend. If you experience ecstasy in disturbing
dreams you will be subjected to sorrow and disappointment.
To dream that you are anxious to obtain an education, shows that
your circumstances in life may be there will be a keen desire for
on your part, which will place you on a higher plane than your associates.
Fortune will also be more lenient to you.
To dream that you are in places of learning, foretells for you
many influential friends.
To dream of an eel is good if you can maintain your grip on him.
Otherwise fortune will be fleeting.
To see an eel in clear water, denotes, for a woman,
new but evanescent pleasures.
To see a dead eel, signifies that you will overcome your most maliciously
inclined enemies. To lovers, the dream denotes an end to long and
courtship by marriage.
To dream of finding a nest of eggs, denotes wealth of a substantial
character, happiness among the married and many children.
This dream signifies many and varied love affairs to women.
To eat eggs, denotes that unusual disturbances threaten you in your
To see broken eggs and they are fresh, fortune is ready to shower
her richest gifts. A lofty spirit and high regard for justice will
you beloved by the world.
To dream of rotten eggs, denotes loss of property and degradation.
To see a crate of eggs, denotes that you will engage
in profitable speculations.
To dream of being spattered with eggs, denotes that you will sport
of doubtful origin.
To see bird eggs, signifies legacies from distant relations,
or gain from an unexpected rise in staple products.
To see elbows in a dream, signifies that arduous labors will devolve
and for which you will receive small reimbursements.
For a young woman, this is a prognostic of favorable opportunities
to make a reasonably wealthy marriage. If the elbows are soiled,
she will lose a good chance of securing a home by marriage.
To dream of seeing elderberries on bushes with their foliage,
denotes domestic bliss and an agreeable county home with resources
for travel and other pleasures.
Elderberries is generally a good dream.
To dream that you are at an election, foretells you will engage
in some controversy which will prove detrimental to your social
or financial standing.
To dream of electricity, denotes there will be sudden changes
about you, which will not afford you either advancement or pleasure.
If you are shocked by it you will face a deplorable danger.
To see live electrical wire, foretells that enemies will disturb
your plans, which have given you much anxiety in forming.
To dream that you can send a package or yourself out over a wire
with the same rapidity that a message can be sent, denotes you
will finally overcome obstacles and be able to use your enemies'
plans to advance yourself.
To dream of riding an elephant, denotes that you will possess wealth
of the most solid character, and honors which you will wear with dignity.
You will rule absolutely in all lines of your business affairs and
word will be law in the home.
To see many elephants, denotes tremendous prosperity. One lone elephant,
signifies you will live in a small but solid way.
To dream of feeding one, denotes that you will elevate yourself in
community by your kindness to those occupying places below you.
To dream of ascending in an elevator, denotes you will swiftly rise
to position and wealth, but if you descend in one your misfortunes
will crush and discourage you. If you see one go down and think you
are left, you will narrowly escape disappointment in some undertaking.
To see one standing, foretells threatened danger.
_Elixir of Life_.
To dream of the elixir of life, denotes that there will come
into your environments new pleasures and new possibilities.
To dream of eloping is unfavorable. To the married, it denotes
that you hold places which you are unworthy to fill, and if
your ways are not rectified your reputation will be at stake.
To the unmarried, it foretells disappointments in love and
the unfaithfulness of men.
To dream that your lover has eloped with some one else,
denotes his or her unfaithfulness.
To dream of your friend eloping with one whom you do not approve,
denotes that you will soon hear of them contracting a disagreeable
If you think you are eloquent of speech in your dreams,
there will be pleasant news for you concerning one in whose
interest you are working.
To fail in impressing others with your eloquence, there will be much
disorder in your affairs.
To see embalming in process, foretells altered positions in social
and threatened poverty. To dream that you are looking at yourself
omens unfortunate friendships for you, which will force you into lower
classes than you are accustomed to move in.
To dream that you drive along an embankment, foretells you will
be threatened with trouble and unhappiness. If you continue
your drive without unpleasant incidents arising, you will succeed
in turning these forebodings to useful account in your advancement.
To ride on horseback along one, denotes you will fearlessly meet
and overcome all obstacles in your way to wealth and happiness.
To walk along one, you will have a weary struggle for elevation,
but will &ally reap a successful reward.
 See Difficulty.
To dream of embracing your husband or wife, as the case may be,
in a sorrowing or indifferent way, denotes that you will have dissensions
and accusations in your family, also that sickness is threatened.
To embrace relatives, signifies their sickness and unhappiness.
For lovers to dream of embracing, foretells quarrels and disagreements
from infidelity. If these dreams take place under auspicious conditions,
the reverse may be expected.
If you embrace a stranger, it signifies that you will have an unwelcome
If a woman dreams of embroidering, she will be admired for her tact
and ability to make the best of everything that comes her way.
For a married man to see embroidery, signifies a new member in his
For a lover, this denotes a wise and economical wife.
To dream of an emerald, you will inherit property concerning
which there will be some trouble with others.
For a lover to see an emerald or emeralds on the person of his affianced,
warns him that he is about to be discarded for some wealthier suitor.
To dream that you buy an emerald, signifies unfortunate dealings.
To dream of going abroad and meeting the emperor of a nation
in your travels, denotes that you will make a long journey,
which will bring neither pleasure nor much knowledge.
To see one of your employees denotes crosses and disturbances
if he assumes a disagreeable or offensive attitude.
If he is pleasant and has communications of interest, you will
find no cause for evil or embarrassing conditions upon waking.
This is not an auspicious dream. It implies depression
in business circles and loss of employment to wage earners.
It also denotes bodily illness.
To dream of being out of work, denotes that you will have no fear,
as you are always sought out for your conscientious fulfilment of
which make you a desired help.
Giving employment to others, indicates loss for yourself.
All dreams of this nature may be interpreted as the above.
To dream of an empress, denotes that you will be exalted to high
but you will let pride make you very unpopular.
To dream of an empress and an emperor is not particularly bad,
but brings one no substantial good.
To dream of being under the spell of enchantment, denotes that if
are not careful you will be exposed to some evil in the form of pleasure.
The young should heed the benevolent advice of their elders.
To resist enchantment, foretells that you will be much sought
after for your wise counsels and your liberality.
To dream of trying to enchant others, portends that you will fall
To dream of seeing or searching through encyclopedias, portends that
will secure literary ability to the losing of prosperity and comfort.
To dream that you overcome enemies, denotes that you will surmount
all difficulties in business, and enjoy the greatest prosperity.
If you are defamed by your enemies, it denotes that you will be threatened
with failures in your work. You will be wise to use the utmost caution
in proceeding in affairs of any moment.
To overcome your enemies in any form, signifies your gain.
For them to get the better of you is ominous of adverse fortunes.
This dream may be literal.
To dream of a business engagement, denotes dulness and worries in
For young people to dream that they are engaged, denotes that they
will not be much admired.
To dream of breaking an engagement, denotes a hasty, and an unwise
in some important matter or disappointments may follow.
To dream of an engine, denotes you will encounter grave difficulties
and journeys, but you will have substantial friends to uphold you.
Disabled engines stand for misfortune and loss of relatives.
To see an engineer, forebodes weary journeys but joyful reunions.
To dream, if you are a foreigner, of meeting English people,
denotes that you will have to suffer through the selfish
designs of others.
To dream of an entertainment where there is music and dancing, you
have pleasant tidings of the absent, and enjoy health and prosperity.
To the young, this is a dream of many and varied pleasures and the
regard of friends.
To dream of the human entrails, denotes horrible misery and despair,
shutting out all hope of happiness.
To dream of the entrails of a wild beast, signifies the overthrow
of your mortal enemy.
To tear the entrails of another, signifies cruel persecutions
to further your own interests.
To dream of your own entrails, the deepest despair will overwhelm
To dream of the entrails of your own child, denotes that the child's,
or your own, dissolution is at hand.
 See Intestines.
Envelopes seen in a dream, omens news of a sorrowful cast.
To dream that you entertain envy for others, denotes that you will
warm friends by your unselfish deference to the wishes of others.
If you dream of being envied by others, it denotes that you will
some inconvenience from friends overanxious to please you.
For a man to dream of wearing epaulets, if he is a soldier,
denotes his disfavor for a time, but he will finally wear honors.
For a woman to dream that she is introduced to a person
wearing epaulets, denotes that she will form unwise attachments,
very likely to result in scandal.
To dream of sitting at the table with an epicure, denotes that you
will enjoy some fine distinction, but you will be surrounded by people
of selfish principles.
To dream that you an epicure yourself, you will cultivate your mind,
body and taste to the highest polish.
For a woman to dream of trying to satisfy an epicure, signifies that
will have a distinguished husband, but to her he will be a tyrant.
To dream of an epidemic, signifies prostration of mental faculties
from distasteful tasks. Contagion among relatives or friends is foretold
by dreams of this nature.
To dream that you wear this beautiful and costly raiment, denotes
lofty character and wealth forming a barrier to want and misery.
To see others thus clothed, you will be associated with wealthy people,
polished in literature and art.
For a lover to see his sweetheart clothed in ermine,
is an omen of purity and faithfulness. If the ermine is soiled,
the reverse is indicated.
To go on errands in your dreams, means congenial associations
and mutual agreement in the home circle. For a young woman
to send some person on an errand, denotes she will lose her lover
by her indifference to meet his wishes.
To dream of escape from injury or accidents, is usually favorable.
If you escape from some place of confinement, it signifies your rise
in the world from close application to business.
To escape from any contagion, denotes your good health and prosperity.
If you try to escape and fail, you will suffer from the design of
who will slander and defraud you.
To dream that you come into the ownership of a vast estate,
denotes that you will receive a legacy at some distant day, but quite
different to your expectations. For a young woman, this dream
portends that her inheritance will be of a disappointing nature.
She will have to live quite frugally, as her inheritance will be
a poor man and a house full of children.
To dream of traveling in Europe, foretells that you will soon
go on a long journey, which will avail you in the knowledge
you gain of the manners and customs of foreign people.
You will also be enabled to forward your financial standing.
For a young woman to feel that she is disappointed with the sights
of Europe, omens her inability to appreciate chances for her elevation.
She will be likely to disappoint her friends or lover.
To dream of this ancient character, denotes your hesitancy to accept
ancient story as authentic, and you may encounter opposition in business
and social circles because of this doubt.
For a young woman to dream that she impersonates Eve, warns her
to be careful. She may be wiser than her ancient relative,
but the Evil One still has powerful agents in the disguise
of a handsome man. Keep your eye on innocent Eve, young man.
That apple tree still bears fruit, and you may be persuaded,
unwittingly, to share the wealth of its products.
To dream that evening is about you, denotes unrealized hopes,
and you will make unfortunate ventures.
To see stars shining out clear, denotes present distress,
but brighter fortune is behind your trouble.
For lovers to walk in the evening, denotes separation by the death
This dream denotes boundless resources of wealth, happiness and learning.
It is a free presentiment of prosperity to all classes.
Exchange, denotes profitable dealings in all classes of business.
For a young woman to dream that she is exchanging sweethearts with
her friend, indicates that she will do well to heed this as advice,
as she would be happier with another.
To dream of seeing an execution, signifies that you will suffer
some misfortune from the carelessness of others.
To dream that you are about to be executed, and some miraculous
intervention occurs, denotes that you will overthrow enemies
and succeed in gaining wealth.
For a woman to dream that she is exiled, denotes that she will have
a journey which will interfere with some engagement or pleasure.
 See Banishment.
To dream of explosions, portends that disapproving actions
of those connected with you will cause you transient displeasure
and loss, and that business will also displease you.
To think your face, or the face of others, is blackened or mutilated,
signifies you will be accused of indiscretion which will be unjust,
though circumstances may convict you.
To see the air filled with smoke and de'bris, denotes unusual dissatisfaction
in business circles and much social antagonism.
To think you are enveloped in the flames, or are up in the air
where you have been blown by an explosion, foretells that unworthy
friends will infringe on your rights and will abuse your confidence.
Young women should be careful of associates of the opposite sex
after a dream of this character.
To dream of seeing an eye, warns you that watchful enemies are
seeking the slightest chance to work injury to your business.
This dream indicates to a lover, that a rival will usurp him
if he is not careful.
To dream of brown eyes, denotes deceit and perfidy.
To see blue eyes, denotes weakness in carrying out any intention.
To see gray eyes, denotes a love of flattery for the owner.
To dream of losing an eye, or that the eyes are sore, denotes trouble.
To see a one-eyed man, denotes that you will be threatened with loss
and trouble, beside which all others will appear insignificant.
Eyebrows, denotes that you will encounter sinister obstacles
in your immediate future.
To dream of seeing or wearing an eyeglass, denotes you will be afflicted
with disagreeable friendships, from which you will strive vainly to
disengage yourself. For a young woman to see her lover with an eyeglass
omens disruption of love affairs.