To dream of threading a needle, denotes that you will be burdened with the care of others than your own household.
To look for a needle, foretells useless worries.
To find a needle, foretells that you will have friends who will appreciate you.
To break one, signifies loneliness and poverty.
To dream of seeing a negro standing on your green lawn, is a sign that while your immediate future seems filled with prosperity and sweetest joys, there will creep into it unavoidable discord, which will veil all brightness in gloom for a season.
To dream of seeing a burly negro, denotes formidable rivals in affection and business.
To see a mulatto, constant worries and friction with hirelings is foretold.
To dream of a difficulty with a negro, signifies your inability to overcome disagreeable surroundings. It also denotes disappointments and ill fortune.
For a young woman to dream of a negro, she will be constrained to work for her own support, or be disappointed in her lover.
To dream of negro children, denotes many little anxieties and crosses.
For a young woman to dream of being held by a negro, portends for her many disagreeable duties. She is likely to meet with and give displeasure. She will quarrel with her dearest friends.
Sickness sometimes follows dreams of old negroes.
To see one nude, abject despair, and failure to cope with treachery may follow. Enemies will work you signal harm, and bad news from the absent may be expected.
To meet with a trusty negro in a place where he ought not to be, foretells you will be deceived by some person in whom you placed great confidence. You are likely to be much exasperated over the conduct of a servant or some person under your orders. Delays and vexations may follow.
To think that you are preaching to negroes is a warning to protect your interest, as false friends are dealing surreptitiously with you. To hear a negro preaching denotes you will be greatly worried over material matters and servants are giving cause for uneasiness.
 See Mulatto.
To see your neighbors in your dreams, denotes many profitable hours will be lost in useless strife and gossip. If they appear sad, or angry, it foretells dissensions and quarrels.
To dream of your nephew, denotes you are soon to come into a pleasing competency, if he is handsome and well looking; otherwise, there will be disappointment and discomfort for you.
To dream of seeing birds' nests, denotes that you will be interested in an enterprise which will be prosperous. For a young woman, this dream foretells change of abode.
To see an empty nest, indicates sorrow through the absence of a friend.
Hens' nests, foretells that you will be interested in domesticities, and children will be cheerful and obedient.
To dream of a nest filled with broken or bad eggs, portends disappointments and failure.
 See Birds' Nest.
To dream of ensnaring anything with a net, denotes that you will be unscrupulous in your dealings and deportment with others.
To dream of an old or torn net, denotes that your property has mortgages, or attachments, which will cause you trouble.
If in your dreams you walk among nettles without being stung, you will be prosperous.
To be stung by them, you will be discontented with yourself and make others unhappy.
For a young woman to dream of passing through nettles, foretells that she will be offered marriage by different men, and her decision will fill her with anxious foreboding.
To dream of nettles, is portentous of stringent circumstances and disobedience from children or servants.
To hear good news in a dream, denotes that you will be fortunate in affairs, and have harmonious companions; but if the news be bad, contrary conditions will exist.
To dream of newspapers, denotes that frauds will be detected in your dealings, and your reputation will likewise be affected.
To print a newspaper, you will have opportunities of making foreign journeys and friends.
Trying, but failing to read a newspaper, denotes that you will fail in some uncertain enterprise.
If in your dreams you unwillingly see them, you will be annoyed with small talk, and perhaps quarrels of a low character.
If you are a newspaper reporter in your dreams, there will be a varied course of travel offered you, though you may experience unpleasant situations, yet there will be some honor and gain attached.
To dream of the new year, signifies prosperity and connubial anticipations. If you contemplate the new year in weariness, engagement will be entered into inauspiciously.
For a woman to dream of her niece, foretells she will have unexpected trials and much useless worry in the near future.
If you are surrounded by night in your dreams, you may expect unusual oppression and hardships in business. If the night seems to be vanishing, conditions which hitherto seemed unfavorable will now grow bright, and affairs will assume prosperous phases.
 See Darkness.
To dream of being attacked with this hideous sensation, denotes wrangling and failure in business. For a young woman, this is a dream prophetic of disappointment and unmerited slights. It may also warn the dreamer to be careful of her health, and food.
To dream that you are listening to the harmonious notes of the nightingale, foretells a pleasing existence, and prosperous and healthy surroundings. This is a most favorable dream to lovers, and parents.
To see nightingales silent, foretells slight misunderstandings among friends.
To dream that you play ninepins, denotes that you are foolishly wasting your energy and opportunities. You should be careful in the selection of companions. All phases of this dream are bad.
To dream of associating with the nobility, denotes that your aspirations are not of the right nature, as you prefer show and pleasures to the higher development of the mind.
For a young woman to dream of the nobility, foretells that she will choose a lover for his outward appearance, instead of wisely accepting the man of merit for her protector.
If you hear a strange noise in your dream, unfavorable news is presaged. If the noise awakes you, there will be a sudden change in your affairs.
To dream of noodles, denotes an abnormal appetite and desires. There is little good in this dream.
To see your own nose, indicates force of character, and consciousness of your ability to accomplish whatever enterprise you may choose to undertake.
If your nose looks smaller than natural, there will be failure in your affairs. Hair growing on your nose, indicates extraordinary undertakings, and that they will be carried through by sheer force of character, or will.
A bleeding nose, is prophetic of disaster, whatever the calling of the dreamer may be.
To dream of a notary, is a prediction of unsatisfied desires, and probable lawsuits. For a woman to associate with a notary, foretells she will rashly risk her reputation, in gratification of foolish pleasure.
To dream of November, augers a season of indifferent success in all affairs.
To dream that you feel a numbness creeping over you, in your dreams, is a sign of illness, and disquieting conditions
To dream of numbers, denotes that unsettled conditions in business will cause you uneasiness and dissatisfaction.
 See Figures.
For a religiously inclined man to dream of nuns, foretells that material joys will interfere with his spirituality. He should be wise in the control of self.
For a woman to dream of nuns, foretells her widowhood, or her separation from her lover. If she dreams that she is a nun, it portends her discontentment with present environments.
To see a dead nun, signifies despair over the unfaithfulness of loved ones, and impoverished fortune.
For one to dream that she discards the robes of her order, foretells that longing for worldly pleasures will unfit her for her chosen duties.
For a woman to dream of her nuptials, she will soon enter upon new engagements, which will afford her distinction, pleasure, and harmony.
 See Marriage.
To dream that a nurse is retained in your home, foretells distressing illness, or unlucky visiting among friends.
To see a nurse leaving your house, omens good health in the family.
For a young woman to dream that she is a nurse, denotes that she will gain the esteem of people, through her self-sacrifice. If she parts from a patient, she will yield to the persuasion of deceit.
For a woman to dream of nursing her baby, denotes pleasant employment.
For a young woman to dream of nursing a baby, foretells that she will occupy positions of honor and trust.
For a man to dream of seeing his wife nurse their baby, denotes harmony in his pursuits.
To dream of gathering nuts, augurs successful enterprises, and much favor in love.
To eat them, prosperity will aid you in grasping any desired pleasure.
For a woman to dream of nuts, foretells that her fortune will be on blissful heights.
To dream of nutmegs, is a sign of prosperity, and pleasant journeyings.
To see nymphs bathing in clear water, denotes that passionate desires will find an ecstatic realization. Convivial entertainments will enchant you.
To see them out of their sphere, denotes disappointment with the world.
For a young woman to see them bathing, denotes that she will have great favor and pleasure, but they will not rest strictly within the moral code. To dream that she impersonates a nymph, is a sign that she is using her attractions for selfish purposes, and thus the undoing of men.
"And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions.''— Joel ii., 28
To dream of seeing a forest of oaks, signifies great prosperity in all conditions of life.
To see an oak full of acorns, denotes increase and promotion.
If blasted oak, it denotes sudden and shocking surprises.
For sweethearts to dream of oaks, denotes that they will soon begin life together under favorable circumstances.
To dream of handling oars, portends disappointments for you, inasmuch as you will sacrifice your own pleasure for the comfort of others.
To lose an oar, denotes vain efforts to carry out designs satisfactorily.
A broken oar represents interruption in some anticipated pleasure.
Whenever you take an oath in your dreams, prepare for dissension and altercations on waking.
To dream of eating oatmeal, signifies the enjoyment of worthily earned fortune.
For a young woman to dream of preparing it for the table, denotes that she will soon preside over the destiny of others.
To dream that oats hold the vision, portends a variety of good things. The farmer will especially advance in fortune and domestic harmony.
To see decayed oats, foretells that sorrow will displace bright hopes.
To dream that you render obedience to another, foretells for you a common place, a pleasant but uneventful period of life.
If others are obedient to you, it shows that you will command fortune and high esteem.
An obelisk looming up stately and cold in your dreams is the forerunner of melancholy tidings.
For lovers to stand at the base of an obelisk, denotes fatal disagreements.
To dream of writing an obituary, denotes that unpleasant and discordant duties will devolve upon you.
If you read one, news of a distracting nature will soon reach you.
To dream of obligating yourself in any incident, denotes that you will be fretted and worried by the thoughtless complaints of others.
If others obligate themselves to you, it portends that you will win the regard of acquaintances and friends.
To dream of viewing the heavens and beautiful landscapes from an observatory, denotes your swift elevation to prominent positions and places of trust. For a young woman this dream signals the realization of the highest earthly joys. If the heavens are clouded, your highest aims will miss materialization.
To dream that you listen to the teachings of an occultist, denotes that you will strive to elevate others to a higher plane of justice and forbearance. If you accept his views, you will find honest delight by keeping your mind and person above material frivolities and pleasures.
To dream of the ocean when it is calm is propitious. The sailor will have a pleasant and profitable voyage. The business man will enjoy a season of remuneration, and the young man will revel in his sweetheart's charms.
To be far out on the ocean, and hear the waves lash the ship, forebodes disaster in business life, and quarrels and stormy periods in the household.
To be on shore and see the waves of the ocean foaming against each other, foretells your narrow escape from injury and the designs of enemies.
To dream of seeing the ocean so shallow as to allow wading, or a view of the bottom, signifies prosperity and pleasure with a commingling of sorrow and hardships.
To sail on the ocean when it is calm, is always propitious.
To imagine you are in October is ominous of gratifying success in your undertakings. You will also make new acquaintances which will ripen into lasting friendships.
To dream of consulting an oculist, denotes that you will be dissatisfied with your progress in life, and will use artificial means of advancement.
To dream of this order, signifies that you will have sincere friends, and misfortune will touch you but lightly.
To join this order, foretells that you will win distinction and conjugal bliss.
To dream of inhaling sweet odors, is a sign of a beautiful woman ministering to your daily life, and successful financiering.
To smell disgusting odors, foretells unpleasant disagreements and unreliable servants.
To dream of being offended, denotes that errors will be detected in your conduct, which will cause you inward rage while attempting to justify yourself.
To give offense, predicts for you many struggles before reaching your aims.
For a young woman to give, or take offense, signifies that she will regret hasty conclusions, and disobedience to parents or guardian.
To bring or make an offering, foretells that you will be cringing and hypocritical unless you cultivate higher views of duty.
For a person to dream that he holds office, denotes that his aspirations will sometimes make him undertake dangerous paths, but his boldness will be rewarded with success. If he fails by any means to secure a desired office he will suffer keen disappointment in his affairs.
To dream that you are turned out of office, signifies loss of valuables.
To dream of your own offspring, denotes cheerfulness and the merry voices of neighbors and children.
To see the offspring of domestic animals, denotes increase in prosperity.
To dream of anointing with oil, foretells events in which you will be the particular moving power.
Quantities of oil, prognosticates excesses in pleasurable enterprises.
For a man to dream that he deals in oil, denotes unsuccessful love making, as he will expect unusual concessions.
For a woman to dream that she is anointed with oil, shows that she will be open to indiscreet advances.
To dream of oilcloth is a warning that you will meet coldness and treachery.
To deal in it, denotes uncertain speculations.
To dream of ointment, denotes that you will form friendships which will prove beneficial and pleasing to you.
For a young woman to dream that she makes ointment, denotes that she will be able to command her own affairs whether they be of a private or public character.
Old Man, or Woman.
To dream of seeing an old man, or woman, denotes that unhappy cares will oppress you, if they appear otherwise than serene.
 See Faces, Men, and Women.
Gathering olives with a merry band of friends, foretells favorable results in business, and delightful surprises.
If you take them from bottles, it foretells conviviality
To break a bottle of olives, indicates disappointments on the eve of pleasure.
To eat them, signifies contentment and faithful friends.
To see omelet being served in your dream, warns you of flattery and deceit, which is about to be used against you.
To eat it, shows that you will be imposed upon by some one seemingly worthy of your confidence.
To dream that you are being drawn through the streets in an omnibus, foretells misunderstandings with friends, and unwise promises will be made by you.
 See Carriage.
To see one-eyed creatures in your dreams, is portentous of an over-whelming intimation of secret intriguing against your fortune and happiness.
Seeing quantities of onions in your dreams, represents the amount of spite and envy that you will meet, by being successful.
If you eat them, you will overcome all opposition.
If you see them growing, there will be just enough of rivalry in your affairs, to make things interesting.
Cooked onions, denote placidity and small gains in business.
To dream that you are cutting onions and feel the escaping juice in your eyes, denotes that you will be defeated by your rivals.
To dream of attending an opera, denotes that you will be entertained by congenial friends, and find that your immediate affairs will be favorable.
To dream of opium, signifies strangers will obstruct your chances of improving your fortune, by sly and seductive means.
For a young woman to dream that she lives in fairy like opulence, denotes that she will be deceived, and will live for a time in luxurious ease and splendor, to find later that she is mated with shame and poverty. When young women dream that they are enjoying solid and real wealth and comforts, they will always wake to find some real pleasure, but when abnormal or fairy-like dreams of luxury and joy seem to encompass them, their waking moments will be filled with disappointments; as the dreams are warnings, superinduced by their practicality being supplanted by their excitable imagination and lazy desires, which should be overcome with energy, and the replacing of practicality on her base. No young woman should fill her mind with idle day dreams, but energetically strive to carry forward noble ideals and thoughts, and promising and helpful dreams will come to her while she restores physical energies in sleep.
 See Wealth.
Seeing a number of orange trees in a healthy condition, bearing ripe fruit, is a sign of health and prosperous surroundings.
To eat oranges is signally bad. Sickness of friends or relatives will be a source of worry to you. Dissatisfaction will pervade the atmosphere in business circles. If they are fine and well-flavored, there will be a slight abatement of ill luck. A young woman is likely to lose her lover, if she dreams of eating oranges. If she dreams of seeing a fine one pitched up high, she will be discreet in choosing a husband from many lovers.
To slip on an orange peel, foretells the death of a relative.
To buy oranges at your wife's solicitation, and she eats them, denotes that unpleasant complications will resolve themselves into profit.
To dream of an orang-utang, denotes that some person is falsely using your influence to further selfish schemes. For a young woman, it portends an unfaithful lover.
Being under the spell of an orator's eloquence, denotes that you will heed the voice of flattery to your own detriment, as you will be persuaded into offering aid to unworthy people.
If a young woman falls in love with an orator, it is proof that in her loves she will be affected by outward show.
Dreaming of passing through leaving and blossoming orchards with your sweetheart, omens a delightful consummation of a long courtship. If the orchard is filled with ripening fruit, it denotes recompense for faithful service to those under masters, and full fruition of designs for the leaders of enterprises. Happy homes, with loyal husbands and obedient children, for wives.
If you are in an orchard and see hogs eating the fallen fruit, it is a sign that you will lose property in trying to claim what are not really your own belongings.
To gather the ripe fruit, is a happy omen of plenty to all classes.
Orchards infested with blight, denotes a miserable existence, amid joy and wealth.
To be caught in brambles, while passing through an orchard, warns you of a jealous rival, or, if married, a private but large row with your partner.
If you dream of seeing a barren orchard, opportunities to rise to higher stations in life will be ignored.
If you see one robbed of its verdure by seeming winter, it denotes that you have been careless of the future in the enjoyment of the present.
To see a storm-swept orchard, brings an unwelcome guest, or duties.
Belonging to an orchestra and playing, foretells pleasant entertainments, and your sweetheart will be faithful and cultivated.
To hear the music of an orchestra, denotes that the knowledge of humanity will at all times prove you to be a much-liked person, and favors will fall unstintedly upon you.
To hear the pealing forth of an organ in grand anthems, signifies lasting friendships and well-grounded fortune.
To see an organ in a church, denotes despairing separation of families, and death, perhaps, for some of them.
If you dream of rendering harmonious music on an organ, you will be fortunate in the way to worldly comfort, and much social distinction will be given you.
To hear doleful singing and organ accompaniment, denotes you are nearing a wearisome task, and probable loss of friends or position.
To see an organist in your dreams, denotes a friend will cause you much inconvenience from hasty action. For a young woman to dream that she is an organist, foretells she will be so exacting in her love that she will be threatened with desertion.
If you wear ornaments in dreams, you will have a flattering honor conferred upon you.
If you receive them, you will be fortunate in undertakings.
Giving them away, denotes recklessness and lavish extravagance.
Losing an ornament, brings the loss either of a lover, or a good situation.
Condoling with orphans in a dream, means that the unhappy cares of others will touch your sympathies and cause you to sacrifice much personal enjoyment.
If the orphans be related to you, new duties will come into your life, causing estrangement from friends ant from some person held above mere friendly liking.
To dream of an ostrich, denotes that you will secretly amass wealth, but at the same time maintain degrading intrigues with women.
To catch one, your resources will enable you to enjoy travel and extensive knowledge.
To see otters diving and sporting in limpid streams is certain to bring the dreamer waking happiness and good fortune. You will find ideal enjoyment in an early marriage, if you are single; wives may expect unusual tenderness from their spouses after this dream.
Dreams in which you find yourself luxuriously reposing upon an ottoman, discussing the intricacies of love with your sweetheart, foretells that envious rivals will seek to defame you in the eyes of your affianced, and a hasty marriage will be advised.
 See Couch.
To dream of working on an ouija board, foretells the miscarriage of plans and unlucky partnerships.
To fail to work, one is ominous of complications, caused by substituting pleasure for business.
If it writes fluently, you may expect fortunate results from some well-planned enterprise.
If a negro steals it, you will meet with trials and vexations past endurance. To recover it, foretells that grievances will meet a favorable adjustment.
For a woman to dream that her baking oven is red hot, denotes that she will be loved by her own family and friends, for her sweet and unselfish nature. If she is baking, temporary disappointments await her. If the oven is broken, she will undergo many vexations from children and servants.
To dream of an overcoat, denotes you will suffer from contrariness, exhibited by others. To borrow one, foretells you will be unfortunate through mistakes made by strangers. If you see or are wearing a handsome new overcoat, you will be exceedingly fortunate in realizing your wishes.
For a woman to dream that she sees a man wearing over-alls, she will be deceived as to the real character of her lover. If a wife, she will be deceived in her husband's frequent absence, and the real cause will create suspicions of his fidelity.
To hear the solemn, unearthly sound of the muffled voice of the owl, warns dreamers that death creeps closely in the wake of health and joy. Precaution should be taken that life is not ruthlessly exposed to his unyielding grasp. Bad tidings of the absent will surely follow this dream.
To see a dead owl, denotes a narrow escape from desperate illness or death.
To see an owl, foretells that you will be secretly maligned and be in danger from enemies.
To see a well-fed ox, signifies that you will become a leading person in your community, and receive much adulation from women.
To see fat oxen in green pastures, signifies fortune, and your rise to positions beyond your expectations. If they are lean, your fortune will dwindle, and your friends will fall away from you.
If you see oxen well-matched and yoked, it betokens a happy and wealthy marriage, or that you are already joined to your true mate.
To see a dead ox, is a sign of bereavement.
If they are drinking from a clear pond, or stream, you will possess some long-desired estate, perhaps it will be in the form of a lovely and devoted woman. If a woman she will win the embraces of her lover.
 See Cattle.
If you dream that you eat oysters, it denotes that you will lose all sense of propriety and morality in your pursuit of low pleasures, and the indulgence of an insatiate thirst for gaining.
To deal in oysters, denotes that you will not be over-modest in your mode of winning a sweetheart, or a fortune.
To see them, denotes easy circumstances, and many children are promised you.
To see oyster shells in your dreams, denotes that you will be frustrated in your attempt to secure the fortune of another.
"And the King said unto them, I have dreamed a dream, and my spirit was troubled to know the dream.''—Dan. ii., 3.
To endeavor to pacify suffering ones, denotes that you will be loved for your sweetness of disposition. To a young woman, this dream is one of promise of a devoted husband or friends.
Pacifying the anger of others, denotes that you will labor for the advancement of others.
If a lover dreams of soothing the jealous suspicions of his sweetheart, he will find that his love will be unfortunately placed.
To dream of seeing a packet coming in, foretells that some pleasant recreation is in store for you.
To see one going out, you will experience slight losses and disappointments.
To see a page, denotes that you will contract a hasty union with one unsuited to you. You will fail to control your romantic impulses.
If a young woman dreams she acts as a page, it denotes that she is likely to participate in some foolish escapade.
To see a pagoda in your dreams, denotes that you will soon go on a long desired journey.
If a young woman finds herself in a pagoda with her sweetheart, many unforeseen events will transpire before her union is legalized. An empty one, warns her of separation from her lover.
To dream of full pails of milk, is a sign of fair prospects and pleasant associations.
An empty pail is a sign of famine, or bad crops.
For a young woman to be carrying a pail, denotes household employment.
To dream that you are in pain, will make sure of your own unhappiness. This dream foretells useless regrets over some trivial transaction.
To see others in pain, warns you that you are making mistakes in your life.
Paint and Painting.
To see newly painted houses in dreams, foretells that you will succeed with some devised plan.
To have paint on your clothing, you will be made unhappy by the thoughtless criticisms of others.
To dream that you use the brush yourself, denotes that you will be well pleased with your present occupation.
To dream of seeing beautiful paintings, denotes that friends will assume false positions towards you, and you will find that pleasure is illusive.
For a young woman to dream of painting a picture, she will be deceived in her lover, as he will transfer his love to another.
Wandering through a palace and noting its grandeur, signifies that your prospects are growing brighter and you will assume new dignity.
To see and hear fine ladies and men dancing and conversing, denotes that you will engage in profitable and pleasing associations.
For a young woman of moderate means to dream that she is a participant in the entertainment, and of equal social standing with others, is a sign of her advancement through marriage, or the generosity of relatives.
This is often a very deceitful and misleading dream to the young woman of humble circumstances; as it is generally induced in such cases by the unhealthy day dreams of her idle, empty brain. She should strive after this dream, to live by honest work, and restrain deceitful ambition by observing the fireside counsels of mother, and friends.
 See Opulence.
To dream of the palisades, denotes that you will alter well-formed plans to please strangers, and by so doing, you will impair your own interests.
To dream that you see a pall, denotes that you will have sorrow and misfortune.
If you raise the pall from a corpse, you will doubtless soon mourn the death of one whom you love.
To dream of a pall-bearer, indicates some enemy will provoke your ill feeling, by constant attacks on your integrity. If you see a pall-bearer, you will antagonize worthy institutions, and make yourself obnoxious to friends.
To dream of a pallet, denotes that you will suffer temporary uneasiness over your love affairs. For a young woman, it is a sign of a jealous rival.
For a young woman to dream of palmistry, foretells she will be the object of suspicion.
If she has her palms read, she will have many friends of the opposite sex, but her own sex will condemn her. If she reads others' hands, she will gain distinction by her intelligent bearing. If a minister's hand, she will need friends, even in her elevation.
Palm trees seen in your dreams, are messages of hopeful situations and happiness of a high order.
For a young woman to pass down an avenue of palms, omens a cheerful home and a faithful husband. If the palms are withered, some unexpected sorrowful event will disturb her serenity.
To dream that you are afflicted with palsy, denotes that you are making unstable contracts.
To see your friend so afflicted, there will be uncertainty as to his faithfulness and sickness, too, may enter your home.
For lovers to dream that their sweethearts have palsy, signifies that dissatisfaction over some question will mar their happiness.
To dream of eating pancakes, denotes that you will have excellent success in all enterprises undertaken at this time.
To cook them, denotes that you will be economical and thrifty in your home.
Pane of Glass.
To dream that you handle a pane of glass, denotes that you are dealing in uncertainties. If you break it, your failure will be accentuated.
To talk to a person through a pane of glass, denotes that there are obstacles in your immediate future, and they will cause you no slight inconvenience.
To dream of a panorama, denotes that you will change your occupation or residence. You should curb your inclinations for change of scene and friends.
To see a panther and experience fright, denotes that contracts in love or business may be canceled unexpectedly, owing to adverse influences working against your honor. But killing, or over-powering it, you will experience joy and be successful in your undertakings. Your surroundings will take on fair prospects.
If one menaces you by its presence, you will have disappointments in business. Other people will likely recede from their promises to you.
If you hear the voice of a panther, and experience terror or fright, you will have unfavorable news, coming in the way of reducing profit or gain, and you may have social discord; no fright forebodes less evil.
A panther, like the cat, seen in a dream, portends evil to the dreamer, unless he kills it.
To dream of seeing pantomimes, denotes that your friends will deceive you. If you participate in them, you will have cause of offense. Affairs will not prove satisfactory.
Paper or parchment.
If you have occasion in your dreams to refer to, or handle, any paper or parchment, you will be threatened with losses. They are likely to be in the nature of a lawsuit. For a young woman, it means that she will be angry with her lover and that she fears the opinion of acquaintances. Beware, if you are married, of disagreements in the precincts of the home.
To dream of parables, denotes that you will be undecided as to the best course to pursue in dissenting to some business complication. To the lover, or young woman, this is a prophecy of misunderstandings and disloyalty.
To dream that you are in Paradise, means loyal friends, who are willing to aid you. This dream holds out bright hopes to sailors or those about to make a long voyage. To mothers, this means fair and obedient children. If you are sick and unfortunate, you will have a speedy recovery and your fortune will ripen. To lovers, it is the promise of wealth and faithfulness.
To dream that you start to Paradise and find yourself bewildered and lost, you will undertake enterprises which look exceedingly feasible and full of fortunate returns, but which will prove disappointing and vexatious.
Paralysis is a bad dream, denoting financial reverses and disappointment in literary attainment. To lovers, it portends a cessation of affections.
To dream of a parasol, denotes, for married people, illicit enjoyments.
If a young woman has this dream, she will engage in many flirtations, some of which will cause her interesting disturbances, lest her lover find out her inclinations.
 See Umbrella.
To dream of a parcel being delivered to you, denotes that you will be pleasantly surprised by the return of some absent one, or be cared for in a worldly way.
If you carry a parcel, you will have some unpleasant task to perform.
To let a parcel fall on the way as you go to deliver it, you will see some deal fail to go through.
To dream that you are endeavoring to gain pardon for an offense which you never committed, denotes that you will be troubled, and seemingly with cause, over your affairs, but it will finally appear that it was for your advancement. If offense was committed, you will realize embarrassment in affairs.
To receive pardon, you will prosper after a series of misfortunes.
 See kindred words.
To see your parents looking cheerful while dreaming, denotes harmony and pleasant associates.
If they appear to you after they are dead, it is a warning of approaching trouble, and you should be particular of your dealings.
To see them while they are living, and they seem to be in your home and happy, denotes pleasant changes for you. To a young woman, this usually brings marriage and prosperity. If pale and attired in black, grave disappointments will harass you.
To dream of seeing your parents looking robust and contented, denotes you are under fortunate environments; your business and love interests will flourish. If they appear indisposed or sad, you will find life's favors passing you by without recognition.
 See Father and Mother.
To dream of walking through a well-kept park, denotes enjoyable leisure. If you walk with your lover, you will be comfortably and happily married. Ill-kept parks, devoid of green grasses and foliage, is ominous of unexpected reverses.
Parrots chattering in your dreams, signifies frivolous employments and idle gossip among your friends.
To see them in repose, denotes a peaceful intermission of family broils.
For a young woman to dream that she owns a parrot, denotes that her lover will believe her to be quarrelsome.
To teach a parrot, you will have trouble in your private affairs.
A dead parrot, foretells the loss of social friends.
To dream of parsley, denotes hard-earned success, usually the surroundings of the dreamer are healthful and lively.
To eat parsley, is a sign of good health, but the care of a large family will be your portion.
To see or eat parsnips, is a favorable omen of successful business or trade, but love will take on unfavorable and gloomy aspects.
To dream of parting with friends and companions, denotes that many little vexations will come into your daily life.
If you part with enemies, it is a sign of success in love and business.
To dream of seeing your business partner with a basket of crockery on his back, and, letting it fall, gets it mixed with other crockery, denotes your business will sustain a loss through the indiscriminate dealings of your partner. If you reprimand him for it, you will, to some extent, recover the loss.
To dream of forming a partnership with a man, denotes uncertain and fluctuating money affairs. If your partner be a woman, you will engage in some enterprise which you will endeavor to keep hidden from friends.
To dissolve an unpleasant partnership, denotes that things will arrange themselves agreeable to your desires; but if the partnership was pleasant, there will be disquieting news and disagreeable turns in your affairs.
Partridges seen in your dreams, denotes that conditions will be good in your immediate future for the accumulation of property.
To ensnare them, signifies that you will be fortunate in expectations.
To kill them, foretells that you will be successful, but much of your wealth will be given to others.
To eat them, signifies the enjoyment of deserved honors.
To see them flying, denotes that a promising future is before you.
To dream of an unknown party of men assaulting you for your money or valuables, denotes that you will have enemies banded together against you. If you escape uninjured, you will overcome any opposition, either in business or love.
To dream of attending a party of any kind for pleasure, you will find that life has much good, unless the party is an inharmonious one.
To dream that you see passengers coming in with their luggage, denotes improvement in your surroundings. If they are leaving you will lose an opportunity of gaining some desired property. If you are one of the passengers leaving home, you will be dissatisfied with your present living and will seek to change it.
To hear a passing bell, unexpected intelligence of the sorrow or illness of the absent.
To ring one yourself, denotes ill health and reverses.
To dream of a password, foretells you will have influential aid in some slight trouble soon to attack you. For a woman to dream that she has given away the password, signifies she will endanger her own standing through seeking frivolous or illicit desires.
To dream of pasteboard, denotes that unfaithful friends will deceive you concerning important matters. To cut pasteboard, you will throw aside difficulties in your struggle to reach eminent positions.
To dream of pastry, denotes that you will be deceived by some artful person.
To eat it, implies heartfelt friendships.
If a young woman dreams that she is cooking it, she will fail to deceive others as to her real intentions.
 See Pies.
To dream that you have patches upon your clothing, denotes that you will show no false pride in the discharge of obligations.
To see others wearing patches, denotes want and misery are near.
If a young woman discovers a patch on her new dress, it indicates that she will find trouble facing her when she imagines her happiest moments are approaching near. If she tries to hide the patches, she will endeavor to keep some ugly trait in her character from her lover. If she is patching, she will assume duties for which she has no liking.
For a woman to do family patching, denotes close and loving bonds in the family, but a scarcity of means is portended.
To dream of securing a patent, denotes that you will be careful and painstaking with any task you set about to accomplish. If you fail in securing your patent, you will suffer failure for the reason that you are engaging in enterprises for which you have no ability.
If you buy one, you will have occasion to make a tiresome and fruitless journey.
To see one, you will suffer unpleasantness from illness.
To dream that you resort to patent medicine in your search for health, denotes that you will use desperate measures in advancing your fortune, but you will succeed, to the disappointment of the envious.
To see or manufacture patent medicines, you will rise from obscurity to positions above your highest imaginings.
To dream that you are walking in a narrow and rough path, stumbling over rocks and other obstructions, denotes that you will have a rough encounter with adversity, and feverish excitement will weigh heavily upon you.
To dream that you are trying to find your path, foretells that you will fail to accomplish some work that you have striven to push to desired ends.
To walk through a pathway bordered with green grass and flowers, denotes your freedom from oppressing loves.
To see a large paunch, denotes wealth and the total absence of refinement.
To see a shriveled paunch, foretells illness and reverses.
To dream that you are a pauper, implies unpleasant happenings for you.
To see paupers, denotes that there will be a call upon your generosity.
 See Beggars and kindred words.
If in your dreams you enter a pawn-shop, you will find disappointments and losses in your waking moments.
To pawn articles, you will have unpleasant scenes with your wife or sweetheart, and perhaps disappointments in business.
For a woman to go to a pawn-shop, denotes that she is guilty of indiscretions, and she is likely to regret the loss of a friend.
To redeem an article, denotes that you will regain lost positions.
To dream that you see a pawn-shop, denotes you are negligent of your trust and are in danger of sacrificing your honorable name in some salacious affair.
Dreaming of seeing or eating peaches, implies the sickness of children, disappointing returns in business, and failure to make anticipated visits of pleasure; but if you see them on trees with foliage, you will secure some desired position or thing after much striving and risking of health and money.
To see dried peaches, denotes that enemies will steal from you.
For a young woman to dream of gathering luscious peaches from well-filled trees, she will, by her personal charms and qualifications, win a husband rich in worldly goods and wise in travel. If the peaches prove to be green and knotty, she will meet with unkindness from relatives and ill health will steal away her attractions.
 See Orchard.
For persons dreaming of peacocks, there lies below the brilliant and flashing ebb and flow of the stream of pleasure and riches, the slums of sorrow and failure, which threaten to mix with its clearness at the least disturbing influence.
For a woman to dream that she owns peacocks, denotes that she will be deceived in her estimate of man's honor.
To hear their harsh voices while looking upon their proudly spread plumage, denotes that some beautiful and well-appearing person will work you discomfort and uneasiness of mind.
To dream of pearls, is a forerunner of good business and trade and affairs of social nature.
If a young woman dreams that her lover sends her gifts of pearls, she will indeed be most fortunate, as there will be occasions of festivity and pleasure for her, besides a loving and faithful affianced devoid of the jealous inclinations so ruinous to the peace of lovers. If she loses or breaks her pearls, she will suffer indescribable sadness and sorrow through bereavement or misunderstandings. To find herself admiring them, she will covet and strive for love or possessions with a pureness of purpose.
To dream of eating pears, denotes poor success and debilitating health.
To admire the golden fruit upon graceful trees, denotes that fortune will wear a more promising aspect than formerly.
To dream of gathering them, denotes pleasant surprises will follow quickly upon disappointment.
To preserve them, denotes that you will take reverses philosophically.
Baking them, denotes insipid love and friendships.
Dreaming of eating peas, augurs robust health and the accumulation of wealth. Much activity is indicated for farmers and their women folks.
To see them growing, denotes fortunate enterprises.
To plant them, denotes that your hopes are well grounded and they will be realized.
To gather them, signifies that your plans will culminate in good and you will enjoy the fruits of your labors.
To dream of canned peas, denotes that your brightest hopes will be enthralled in uncertainties for a short season, but they will finally be released by fortune.
To see dried peas, denotes that you are overtaxing your health.
To eat dried peas, foretells that you will, after much success, suffer a slight decrease in pleasure or wealth.
For a young woman to dream of a pebble-strewn walk, she will be vexed with many rivals and find that there are others with charms that attract besides her own. She who dreams of pebbles is selfish and should cultivate leniency towards others' faults.
To dream of eating this appetizing nut, you will see one of your dearest plans come to full fruition, and seeming failure prove a prosperous source of gain.
To see them growing among leaves, signifies a long, peaceful existence. Failure in love or business will follow in proportion as the pecan is decayed.
If they are difficult to crack and the fruit is small, you will succeed after much trouble and expense, but returns will be meagre.
To dream of a pelican, denotes a mingling of disappointments with successes.
To catch one, you will be able to overcome disappointing influences.
To kill one, denotes that you will cruelly set aside the rights of others.
To see them flying, you are threatened with changes, which will impress you with ideas of uncertainty as to good.
To dream of a pen, foretells you are unfortunately being led into serious complications by your love of adventure. If the pen refuses to write, you will be charged with a serious breach of morality.
To dream that you have penalties imposed upon you, foretells that you will have duties that will rile you and find you rebellious.
To pay a penalty, denotes sickness and financial loss. To escape the payment, you will be victor in some contest.
To dream of pencils, denotes favorable occupations. For a young woman to write with one, foretells she will be fortunate in marriage, if she does not rub out words; in that case, she will be disappointed in her lover.
To dream of a penitentiary, denotes you will have engagements which will, unfortunately, result in your loss. To be an inmate of one, foretells discontent in the home and failing business. To escape from one, you will overcome difficult obstacles.
To dream of pennies, denotes unsatisfactory pursuits. Business will suffer, and lovers and friends will complain of the smallness of affection.
To lose them, signifies small deference and failures.
To find them, denotes that prospects will advance to your improvement.
To count pennies, foretells that you will be business-like and economical.
To dream of drawing a pension, foretells that you will be aided in your labors by friends.
To fail in your application for a pension, denotes that you will lose in an undertaking and suffer the loss of friendships.
 See Crowd.
To dream of pepper burning your tongue, foretells that you will suffer from your acquaintances through your love of gossip.
To see red pepper growing, foretells for you a thrifty and an independent partner in the marriage state.
To see piles of red pepper pods, signifies that you will aggressively maintain your rights.
To grind black pepper, denotes that you will be victimized by the wiles of ingenious men or women. To see it in stands on the table, omens sharp reproaches or quarrels.
For a young woman to put it on her food, foretells that she will be deceived by her friends.
To dream of peppermint, denotes pleasant entertainments and interesting affairs.
To see it growing, denotes that you will participate in some pleasure in which there will be a dash of romance.
To enjoy drinks in which there is an effusion of peppermint, denotes that you will enjoy assignations with some attractive and fascinating person. To a young woman, this dream warns her against seductive pleasures.
To dream of inhaling perfume, is an augury of happy incidents.
For you to perfume your garments and person, denotes that you will seek and obtain adulation.
Being oppressed by it to intoxication, denotes that excesses in joy will impair your mental qualities.
To spill perfume, denotes that you will lose something which affords you pleasure.
To break a bottle of perfume, foretells that your most cherished wishes and desires will end disastrously, even while they promise a happy culmination.
To dream that you are distilling perfume, denotes that your employments and associations will be of the pleasantest character.
For a young woman to dream of perfuming her bath, foretells ecstatic happenings. If she receives it as a gift from a man, she will experience fascinating, but dangerous pleasures.
To dream that you are in a perspiration, foretells that you will come out of some difficulty, which has caused much gossip, with new honors.
To dream of being worried over a pest of any nature, foretells that disturbing elements will prevail in your immediate future.
To see others thus worried, denotes that you will be annoyed by some displeasing development.
To dream of seeing new petticoats, denotes that pride in your belongings will make you an object of raillery among your acquaintances.
To see them soiled or torn, portends that your reputation will be in great danger.
If a young woman dream that she wears silken, or clean, petticoats, it denotes that she will have a doting, but manly husband. If she suddenly perceives that she has left off her petticoat in dressing, it portends much ill luck and disappointment. To see her petticoat falling from its place while she is at some gathering, or while walking, she will have trouble in retaining her lover, and other disappointments may follow.
To dream of pewter, foretells straitened circumstances.
 See Dishes.
To dream that a phantom pursues you, foretells strange and disquieting experiences.
To see a phantom fleeing from you, foretells that trouble will assume smaller proportions.
 See Ghost.
Dreaming of pheasants, omens good fellowship among your friends.
To eat one, signifies that the jealousy of your wife will cause you to forego friendly intercourse with your friends.
To shoot them, denotes that you will fail to sacrifice one selfish pleasure for the comfort of friends.
To dream of seeing phosphorus, is indicative of evanescent joys.
For a young woman, it foretells a brilliant but brief success with admirers.
If you see photographs in your dreams, it is a sign of approaching deception.
If you receive the photograph of your lover, you are warned that he is not giving you his undivided loyalty, while he tries to so impress you.
For married people to dream of the possession of other persons' photographs, foretells unwelcome disclosures of one's conduct.
To dream that you are having your own photograph made, foretells that you will unwarily cause yourself and others' trouble.
For a young woman to dream of a physician, denotes that she is sacrificing her beauty in engaging in frivolous pastimes. If she is sick and thus dreams, she will have sickness or worry, but will soon overcome them, unless the physician appears very anxious, and then her trials may increase, ending in loss and sorrow.
To dream of seeing a piano, denotes some joyful occasion.
To hear sweet and voluptuous harmony from a piano, signals success and health. If discordant music is being played, you will have many exasperating matters to consider. Sad and plaintive music, foretells sorrowful tidings.
To find your piano broken and out of tune, portends dissatisfaction with your own accomplishments and disappointment in the failure of your friends or children to win honors.
To see an old-fashioned piano, denotes that you have, in trying moments, neglected the advices and opportunities of the past, and are warned not to do so again.
For a young woman to dream that she is executing difficult, but entrancing music, she will succeed in winning an indifferent friend to be a most devoted and loyal lover.
To dream of a pickaxe, denotes a relentless enemy is working to overthrow you socially. A broken one, implies disaster to all your interests.
To dream of pickles, denotes that you will follow worthless pursuits if you fail to call energy and judgment to your aid.
For a young woman to dream of eating pickles, foretells an unambitious career.
To dream of pickles, denotes vexation in love, but final triumph.
For a young woman to dream that she is eating them, or is hungry for them, foretells she will find many rivals, and will be overcome unless she is careful of her private affairs. Impure pickles, indicate disappointing engagements and love quarrels.
To dream of a pickpocket, foretells some enemy will succeed in harassing and causing you loss. For a young woman to have her pocket picked, denotes she will be the object of some person's envy and spite, and may lose the regard of a friend through these evil machinations, unless she keeps her own counsel. If she picks others' pockets, she will incur the displeasure of a companion by her coarse behavior.
To dream of attending a picnic, foreshadows success and real enjoyment.
Dreams of picnics, bring undivided happiness to the young.
Storms, or any interfering elements at a picnic, implies the temporary displacement of assured profit and pleasure in love or business.
 See Kindred Words.
Pictures appearing before you in dreams, prognosticate deception and the ill will of contemporaries.
To make a picture, denotes that you will engage in some unremunerative enterprise.
To destroy pictures, means that you will be pardoned for using strenuous means to establish your rights.
To buy them, foretells worthless speculation.
To dream of seeing your likeness in a living tree, appearing and disappearing, denotes that you will be prosperous and seemingly contented, but there will be disappointments in reaching out for companionship and reciprocal understanding of ideas and plans.
To dream of being surrounded with the best efforts of the old and modern masters, denotes that you will have insatiable longings and desires for higher attainments, compared to which present success will seem poverty-stricken and miserable.
 See Painting and Photographs.
To stand upon a pier in your dream, denotes that you will be brave in your battle for recognition in prosperity's realm, and that you will be admitted to the highest posts of honor.
If you strive to reach a pier and fail, you will lose the distinction you most coveted.
To dream of eating pies, you will do well to watch your enemies, as they are planning to injure you.
For a young woman to dream of making pies, denotes that she will flirt with men for pastime. She should accept this warning.
 See Pastry.
To dream of a fat, healthy pig, denotes reasonable success in affairs. If they are wallowing in mire, you will have hurtful associates, and your engagements will be subject to reproach. This dream will bring to a young woman a jealous and greedy companion though the chances are that he will be wealthy.
 See Hog.
To dream of seeing pigeons and hearing them cooing above their cotes, denotes domestic peace and pleasure-giving children. For a young woman, this dream indicates an early and comfortable union.
To see them being used in a shooting match, and, if you participate, it denotes that cruelty in your nature will show in your dealings, and you are warned of low and debasing pleasures.
To see them flying, denotes freedom from misunderstanding, and perhaps news from the absent.
To dream of pilgrims, denotes that you will go on an extended journey, leaving home and its dearest objects in the mistaken idea that it must be thus for their good.
To dream that you are a pilgrim, portends struggles with poverty and unsympathetic companions.
For a young woman to dream that a pilgrim approaches her, she will fall an easy dupe to deceit. If he leaves her, she will awaken to her weakness of character and strive to strengthen independent thought.
To dream that you take pills, denotes that you will have responsibilities to look after, but they will bring you no little comfort and enjoyment.
To give them to others, signifies that you will be criticised for your disagreeableness.
To dream of a pillow, denotes luxury and comfort.
For a young woman to dream that she makes a pillow, she will have encouraging prospects of a pleasant future.
To dream of your flesh being full of pimples, denotes worry over trifles.
To see others with pimples on them, signifies that you will be troubled with illness and complaints from others.
For a woman to dream that her beauty is marred by pimples, her conduct in home or social circles will be criticised by friends and acquaintances. You may have small annoyances to follow this dream.
To dream of feeling pincers on your flesh, denotes that you will be burdened with exasperating cares. Any dream of pincers, signifies unfortunate incidents.
To dream of pineapples, is exceedingly propitious. Success will follow in the near future, if you gather pineapples or eat them.
To dream that you prick your fingers while preparing a pineapple for the table, you will experience considerable vexation over matters which will finally bring pleasure and success.
To see a pine tree in a dream, foretells unvarying success in any undertaking. Dead pine, for a woman, represents bereavement and cares.
To dream of pins, augurs differences and quarrels ill families.
To a young woman, they warn her of unladylike conduct towards her lover.
To dream of swallowing a pin, denotes that accidents will force you into perilous conditions.
To lose one, implies a petty loss or disagreement.
To see a bent or rusty pin, signifies that you will lose esteem because of your careless ways.
To stick one into your flesh, denotes that some person will irritate you.
Pipes seen in dreams, are representatives of peace and comfort after many struggles.
Sewer, gas, and such like pipes, denotes unusual thought and prosperity in your community.
Old and broken pipe, signifies ill health and stagnation of business.
To dream that you smoke a pipe, denotes that you will enjoy the visit of an old friend, and peaceful settlements of differences will also take place.
To dream of pirates, denotes that you will be exposed to the evil designs of false friends.
To dream that you are a pirate, denotes that you will fall beneath the society of friends and former equals.
For a young woman to dream that her lover is a pirate, is a sign of his unworthiness and deceitfulness. If she is captured by pirates, she will be induced to leave her home under false pretenses.
Seeing a pistol in your dream, denotes bad fortune, generally.
If you own one, you will cultivate a low, designing character.
If you hear the report of one, you will be made aware of some scheme to ruin your interests.
To dream of shooting off your pistol, signifies that you will bear some innocent person envy, and you will go far to revenge the imagined wrong.
If you are looking into a deep pit in your dream, you will run silly risks in business ventures and will draw uneasiness about your wooing.
To fall into a pit denotes calamity and deep sorrow. To wake as you begin to feel yourself falling into the pit, brings you out of distress in fairly good shape.
To dream that you are descending into one, signifies that you will knowingly risk health and fortune for greater success.
To dream of a pitcher, denotes that you will be of a generous and congenial disposition. Success will attend your efforts.
A broken pitcher, denotes loss of friends.
Pitchforks in dreams, denotes struggles for betterment of fortune and great laboring, either physically or mentally.
To dream that you are attacked by some person using a pitchfork, implies that you will have personal enemies who would not scruple to harm you.
To dream of a plague raging, denotes disappointing returns in business, and your wife or lover will lead you a wretched existence.
If you are afflicted with the plague, you will keep your business out of embarrassment with the greatest maneuvering. If you are trying to escape it, some trouble, which looks impenetrable, is pursuing you.
For a young woman to dream of crossing a plain, denotes that she will be fortunately situated, if the grasses are green and luxuriant; if they are arid, or the grass is dead, she will have much discomfort and loneliness.
 See Prairie.
To dream that you use a plane, denotes that your liberality and successful efforts will be highly commended.
To see carpenters using their planes, denotes that you will progress smoothly in your undertakings.
To dream of seeing planes, denotes congeniality and even success.
A love of the real, and not the false, is portended by this dream.
To dream of a planet, foretells an uncomfortable journey and depressing work.
For a young woman to dream that she is walking across muddy water on a rotten plank, denotes that she will feel keenly the indifference shown her by one she loves, or other troubles may arise; or her defence of honor may be in danger of collapse.
Walking a good, sound plank, is a good omen, but a person will have to be unusually careful in conduct after such a dream.
To dream of seeing walls plainly plastered, denotes that success will come, but it will not be stable.
To have plaster fall upon you, denotes unmitigated disasters and disclosure.
To see plasterers at work, denotes that you will have a sufficient competency to live above penury.
For a woman to dream of plates, denotes that she will practise economy and win a worthy husband. If already married, she will retain her husband's love and respect by the wise ordering of his household.
 See Dishes.
For a young woman to dream that she attends a play, foretells that she will be courted by a genial friend, and will marry to further her prospects and pleasure seeking. If there is trouble in getting to and from the play, or discordant and hideous scenes, she will be confronted with many displeasing surprises.
 See Theater.
To dream of pleasure, denotes gain and personal enjoyment.
 See Joy.
To dream of a plow, signifies unusual success, and affairs will reach a pleasing culmination.
To see persons plowing, denotes activity and advancement in knowledge and fortune.
For a young woman to see her lover plowing, indicates that she will have a noble and wealthy husband. Her joys will be deep and lasting.
To plow yourself, denotes rapid increase in property and joys.
Plums, if they are green, unless seen on trees, are signs of personal and relative discomfort.
To see them ripe, denotes joyous occasions, which, however, will be of short duration.
To eat them, denotes that you will engage in flirtations and other evanescent pleasures.
To gather them, you will obtain your desires, but they will not prove so solid as you had imagined.
If you find yourself gathering them up from the ground, and find rotten ones among the good, you will be forced to admit that your expectations are unrealized, and that there is no life filled with pleasure alone.
To dream of your pocket, is a sign of evil demonstrations against you.
To find a pocketbook filled with bills and money in your dreams, you will be quite lucky, gaining in nearly every instance your desire. If empty, you will be disappointed in some big hope.
If you lose your pocketbook, you will unfortunately disagree with your best friend, and thereby lose much comfort and real gain.
To dream of some one stabbing you with a poinard, denotes that secret enemies will cause you uneasiness of mind.
If you attack any person with one of these weapons, you will unfortunately suspect your friends of unfaithfulness.
Dreaming of poinards, omens evil.
 See Dagger.
To fed that you are poisoned in a dream, denotes that some painful influence will immediately reach you.
If you seek to use poison on others, you will be guilty of base thoughts, or the world will go wrong for you.
For a young woman to dream that she endeavors to rid herself of a rival in this way, she will be likely to have a deal of trouble in securing a lover.
To throw the poison away, denotes that by sheer force you will overcome unsatisfactory conditions.
To handle poison, or see others with it, signifies that unpleasantness will surround you.
To dream that your relatives or children are poisoned, you will receive injury from unsuspected sources.
If an enemy or rival is poisoned, you will overcome obstacles.
To recover from the effects of poison, indicates that you will succeed after worry.
To take strychnine or other poisonous medicine under the advice of a physician, denotes that you will undertake some affair fraught with danger.
To dream of seeing a red hot poker, or fighting with one, signifies that you will meet trouble with combative energy.
To play at poker, warns you against evil company; and young women, especially, will lose their moral distinctiveness if they find themselves engaged in this game.
Polar bears in dreams, are prognostic of deceit, as misfortune will approach you in a seeming fair aspect. Your bitterest enemies will wear the garb of friendship. Rivals will try to supersede you.
To see the skin of one, denotes that you will successfully overcome any opposition.
 See Bear.
To dream of a pole-cat, signifies salacious scandals.
To inhale the odor of a pole-cat on your clothes, or otherwise smell one, you will find that your conduct will be considered rude, and your affairs will prove unsatisfactory.
To kill one, denotes that you will overcome formidable obstacles.
If the police are trying to arrest you for some crime of which you are innocent, it foretells that you will successfully outstrip rivalry.
If the arrest is just, you will have a season of unfortunate incidents.
To see police on parole, indicates alarming fluctuations in affairs.
To dream of polishing any article, high attainments will place you in enviable positions.
To dream of a politician, denotes displeasing companionships, and incidences where you will lose time and means.
If you engage in political wrangling, it portends that misunderstandings and ill feeling will be shown you by friends.
For a young woman to dream of taking interest in politics, warns her against designing duplicity,
To dream of dancing the polka, denotes pleasant occupations.
 See Dancing.
Pomegranates, when dreamed of, denotes that you will wisely use your talents for the enrichment of the mind rather than seeking those pleasures which destroy morality and health.
If your sweetheart gives you one, you will be lured by artful wiles to the verge of distraction by woman's charms, but inner forces will hold you safe from thralldom.
To eat one, signifies that you will yield yourself a captive to the personal charms of another.
To see a pond in your dream, denotes that events will bring no emotion, and fortune will retain a placid outlook.
If the pond is muddy, you will have domestic quarrels.
 See Water Puddle and kindred words.
To see ponies in your dreams, signifies moderate speculations will be rewarded with success.
To dream that you, or any of your friends, appear to be poor, is significant of worry and losses.
 See Pauper.
To see a poor-house in your dream, denotes you have unfaithful friends, who will care for you only as they can use your money and belongings.
Any dream in which you see the Pope, without speaking to him, warns you of servitude. You will bow to the will of some master, even to that of women.
To speak to the Pope, denotes that certain high honors are in store for you. To see the Pope looking sad or displeased, warns you against vice or sorrow of some kind.
To dream of seeing poplars, is an omen of good, if they are in leaf or bloom.
For a young woman to stand by her lover beneath the blossoms and leaves of a tulip poplar, she will realize her most extravagant hopes.
Her lover will be handsome and polished. Wealth and friends will be hers. If they are leafless and withered, she will meet with disappointments.
Poppies seen in dreams, represents a season of seductive pleasures and flattering business, but they all occupy unstable foundations.
If you inhale the odor of one, you will be the victim of artful persuasions and flattery.
(The mesmeric influence of the poppy inducts one into strange atmospheres, leaving materiality behind while the subjective self explores these realms as in natural sleep; yet these dreams do not bear truthful warnings to the material man. Being, in a manner, enforced.)
To dream of porcelain, signifies you will have favorable opportunities of progressing in your affairs. To see it broken or soiled, denotes mistakes will be made which will cause grave offense.
To dream of a porch, denotes that you will engage a new undertakings, and the future will be full of uncertainties.
If a young woman dreams that she is with her lover on a porch, implies her doubts of some one's intentions.
To dream that you build a porch, you will assume new duties.
To see a porcupine in your dreams, denotes that you will disapprove any new enterprise and repel new friendships with coldness.
For a young woman to dream of a porcupine, portends that she will fear her lover.
To see a dead one, signifies your abolishment of ill feelings and possessions.
If you eat pork in your dreams, you will encounter real trouble, but if you only see pork, you will come out of a conflict victoriously.
 See Bacon.
To see a porpoise in your dreams, denotes enemies are thrusting your interest aside, through your own inability to keep people interested in you.
Seeing a porter in a dream, denotes decided bad luck and eventful happenings.
To imagine yourself a porter, denotes humble circumstances.
To hire one, you will be able to enjoy whatever success comes to you.
To discharge one, signifies that disagreeable charges will be preferred against you.
To dream of a portfolio, denotes that your employment will not be to your liking, and you will seek a change in your location.
To dream of gazing upon the portrait of some beautiful person, denotes that, while you enjoy pleasure, you can but feel the disquieting and treacherousness of such joys. Your general affairs will suffer loss after dreaming of portraits.
 See Pictures, Photographs, and Paintings.
To dream of postage stamps, denotes system and remuneration in business.
If you try to use cancelled stamps, you will fall into disrepute.
To receive stamps, signifies a rapid rise to distinction.
To see torn stamps, denotes that there are obstacles in your way.
To dream of a postman, denotes that hasty news will more frequently be of a distressing nature than otherwise.
 See Letter Carrier.
To dream of a post-office, is a sign of unpleasant tidings. and ill luck generally.
To dream of a pot, foretells that unimportant events will work you vexation. For a young woman to see a boiling pot, omens busy employment of pleasant and social duties. To see a broken or rusty one, implies that keen disappointment will be experienced by you.
Dreaming of potatoes, brings incidents often of good.
To dream of digging them, denotes success.
To dream of eating them, you will enjoy substantial gain.
To cook them, congenial employment.
Planting them, brings realization of desires.
To see them rotting, denotes vanished pleasure and a darkening future.
To dream of a potter, denotes constant employment, with satisfactory results. For a young woman to see a potter, foretells she will enjoy pleasant engagements.
To see a potter's field in your dreams, denotes you will have poverty and misery to distress you. For a young woman to walk through a potter's field with her lover, she will give up the one she loves in the hope of mercenary gain.
To see dressed poultry in a dream, foretells extravagant habits will reduce your security in money matters. For a young woman to dream that she is chasing live poultry, foretells she will devote valuable time to frivolous pleasure.
To see powder in your dreams, denotes unscrupulous people are dealing with you. You may detect them through watchfulness.
To dream of a prairie, denotes that you will enjoy ease, and even luxury and unobstructed progress.
An undulating prairie, covered with growing grasses and flowers, signifies joyous happenings.
A barren prairie, represents loss and sadness through the absence of friends.
To be lost on one, is a sign of sadness and ill luck.
To dream of saying prayers, or seeing others doing so, foretells you will be threatened with failure, which will take strenuous efforts to avert.
To dream of a preacher, denotes that your ways are not above reproach, and your affairs will not move evenly.
To dream that you are a preacher, foretells for you losses in business, and distasteful amusements will jar upon you.
To hear preaching, implies that you will undergo misfortune.
To argue with a preacher, you will lose in some contest.
To see one walk away from you, denotes that your affairs will move with new energy. If he looks sorrowful, reproaches will fall heavily upon you.
To see a long-haired preacher, denotes that you are shortly to have disputes with overbearing and egotistical people.
To dream of standing over a yawning precipice, portends the threatenings of misfortunes and calamities.
To fall over a precipice, denotes that you will be engulfed in disaster.
 See Abyss and Pit.
For a woman to dream that she is pregnant, denotes she will be unhappy with her husband, and her children will be unattractive.
For a virgin, this dream omens scandal and adversity. If a woman is really pregnant and has this dream, it prognosticates a safe delivery and swift recovery of strength.
To receive presents in your dreams, denotes that you will be unusually fortunate.
 See Gifts.
A priest is an augury of ill, if seen in dreams.
If he is in the pulpit, it denotes sickness and trouble for the dreamer.
If a woman dreams that she is in love with a priest, it warns her of deceptions and an unscrupulous lover. If the priest makes love to her, she will be reproached for her love of gaiety and practical joking.
To confess to a priest, denotes that you will be subjected to humiliation and sorrow.
These dreams imply that you have done, or will do, something which will bring discomfort to yourself or relatives. The priest or preacher is your spiritual adviser, and any dream of his professional presence is a warning against your own imperfections. Seen in social circles, unless they rise before you as spectres, the same rules will apply as to other friends.
 See Preacher.
To dream of this little flower starring the grass at your feet, is an omen of joys laden with comfort and peace.
To see a printer in your dreams, is a warning of poverty, if you neglect to practice economy and cultivate energy. For a woman to dream that her lover or associate is a printer, foretells she will fail to please her parents in the selection of a close friend.
To be in a printing office in dreams, denotes that slander and contumely will threaten you
To run a printing office is indicative of hard luck.
For a young woman to dream that her sweetheart is connected with a printing office, denotes that she will have a lover who is unable to lavish money or time upon her, and she will not be sensible enough to see why he is so stingy.
To dream of a prison, is the forerunner of misfortune in every instance, if it encircles your friends, or yourself.
To see any one dismissed from prison, denotes that you will finally overcome misfortune.
 See Jail.
To dream that your privacy suffers intrusion, foretells you will have overbearing people to worry you. For a woman, this dream warns her to look carefully after private affairs. If she intrudes on the privacy of her husband or lover, she will disabuse some one's confidence, if not careful of her conversation.
To see a prize fight in your dreams, denotes your affairs will give you trouble in controlling them.
For a young woman to see a prize fighter, foretells she will have pleasure in fast society, and will give her friends much concern about her reputation.
To dream of a procession, denotes that alarming fears will possess you relative to the fulfilment of expectations. If it be a funeral procession, sorrow is fast approaching, and will throw a shadow around pleasures.
To see or participate in a torch-light procession, denotes that you will engage in gaieties which will detract from your real merit.
To dream of profanity, denotes that you will cultivate those traits which render you coarse and unfeeling toward your fellow man.
To dream that others use profanity, is a sign that you will be injured in some way, and probably insulted also.
To dream of profits, brings success in your immediate future.
 See Gain.
To dream of promenading, foretells that you will engage in energetic and profitable pursuits.
To see others promenading, signifies that you will have rivals in your pursuits.
To dream that you own vast property, denotes that you will be successful in affairs, and gain friendships.
 See Wealth.
To dream that you are in the company of a prostitute, denotes that you will incur the righteous scorn of friends for some ill-mannered conduct.
For a young woman to dream of a prostitute, foretells that she will deceive her lover as to her purity or candor. This dream to a married woman brings suspicion of her husband and consequent quarrels.
 See Harlot.
To dream of a publican, denotes that you will have your sympathies aroused by some one in a desperate condition, and you will diminish your own gain for his advancement. To a young woman, this dream brings a worthy lover; but because of his homeliness she will trample on his feelings unnecessarily.
To dream of a publisher, foretells long journeys and aspirations to the literary craft.
If a woman dreams that her husband is a publisher, she will be jealous of more than one woman of his acquaintance, and spicy scenes will ensue.
For a publisher to reject your manuscript, denotes that you will suffer disappointment at the miscarriage of cherished designs. If he accepts it, you will rejoice in the full fruition of your hopes. If he loses it, you will suffer evil at the hands of strangers.
To dream of puddings, denotes small returns from large investments, if you only see it.
To eat it, is proof that your affairs will be disappointing.
For a young woman to cook, or otherwise prepare a pudding, denotes that her lover will be sensual and worldly minded, and if she marries him, she will see her love and fortune vanish.
To find yourself stepping into puddles of clear water in a dream, denotes a vexation, but some redeeming good in the future. If the water be muddy, unpleasantness will go a few rounds with you.
To wet your feet by stepping into puddles, foretells that your pleasure will work you harm afterwards.
To dream of a pulpit, denotes sorrow and vexation.
To dream that you are in a pulpit, foretells sickness, and unsatisfactory results in business or trades of any character.
To dream of your pulse, is warning to look after your affairs and health with close care, as both are taking on debilitating conditions.
To dream of feeling the pulse of another, signifies that you are committing depredations in Pleasure's domain.
To see a pump in a dream, denotes that energy and faithfulness to business will produce desired riches, good health also is usually betokened by this dream.