"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.
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.
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.
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 it is stolen, 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.
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.