(See Despair; Uptight)
If you visit a newly made grave, dangers of a serious nature is hanging over you. Grave is an unfortunate dream. Ill luck in business transactions will follow, also sickness is threatened.
To dream of walking on graves, predicts an early death or an unfortunate marriage.
If you look into an empty grave, it denotes disappointment and loss of friends.
If you see a person in a grave with the earth covering him, except the head, some distressing situation will take hold of that person and loss of property is indicated to the dreamer.
To see your own grave, foretells that enemies are warily seeking to engulf you in disaster, and if you fail to be watchful they will succeed.
To dream of digging a grave, denotes some uneasiness over some undertaking, as enemies will seek to thwart you, but if you finish the grave you will overcome opposition.
If the sun is shining, good will come out of seeming embarrassments.
If you return for a corpse, to bury it, and it has disappeared, trouble will come to you from obscure quarters.
For a woman to dream that night overtakes her in a graveyard, and she can find no place to sleep but in an open grave, foreshows she will have much sorrow and disappointment through death or false friends. She may lose in love, and many things seek to work her harm.
To see a graveyard barren, except on top of the graves, signifies much sorrow and despondency for a time, but greater benefits and pleasure await you if you properly shoulder your burden.
To see your own corpse in a grave, foreshadows hopeless and despairing oppression.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To ascend a ladder, means prosperity and unstinted happiness.
To fall from one, denotes despondency and unsuccessful transactions to the tradesman, and blasted crops to the farmer.
To see a broken ladder, betokens failure in every instance.
To descend a ladder, is disappointment in business, and unrequited desires.
To escape from captivity, or confinement, by means of a ladder, you will be successful, though many perilous paths may intervene.
To grow dizzy as you ascend a ladder, denotes that you will not wear new honors serenely. You are likely to become haughty and domineering in your newly acquired position. See Hill, Ascend, or Fall.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To see lighted lamps burning with a clear flame, indicates merited rise in fortune and domestic bliss.
If they give out a dull, misty radiance, you will have jealousy and envy, coupled with suspicion, to combat, in which you will be much pleased to find the right person to attack.
To drop a lighted lamp, your plans and hopes will abruptly turn into failure.
If it explodes, former friends will unite with enemies in damaging your interests. Broken lamps, indicate the death of relatives or friends.
To light a lamp, denotes that you will soon make a change in your affairs, which will lead to profit.
To carry a lamp, portends that you will be independent and self-sustaining, preferring your own convictions above others.
If the light fails, you will meet with unfortunate conclusions, and perhaps the death of friends or relatives.
If you are much affrighted, and throw a bewildering light from your window, enemies will ensnare you with professions of friendship and interest in your achievements.
To ignite your apparel from a lamp, you will sustain humiliation from sources from which you expected encouragement and sympathy, and your business will not be fraught with much good. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If a young woman dreams of withered leaves, she will be left lonely on the road to conjugality. Death is sometimes implied.
If the leaves are green and fresh, she will come into a legacy and marry a wealthy and prepossessing husband.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
For a young woman to dream that she receives such a letter, intimates that she will be offered a competency, but it will not be on strictly legal, or moral grounds; others may play towards her a dishonorable part.
To the lover, this bears heavy presentments of disagreeable mating. His sweetheart will covet other gifts than his own.
To dream of an anonymous letter, denotes that you will receive injury from an unsuspected source.
To write one, foretells that you will be jealous of a rival, whom you admit to be your superior.
To dream of getting letters bearing unpleasant news, denotes difficulties or illness.
If the news is of a joyous character, you will have many things to be thankful for.
If the letter is affectionate, but is written on green, or colored, paper, you will be slighted in love and business. Despondency will envelop you. Blue ink, denotes constancy and affection, also bright fortune. Red colors in a letter, imply estrangements through suspicion and jealousy, but this may be overcome by wise maneuvering of the suspected party.
If a young woman dreams that she receives a letter from her lover and places it near her heart, she will be worried very much by a good-looking rival. Truthfulness is often rewarded with jealousy.
If you fail to read the letter, you will lose something either in a business or social way. Letters nearly always bring worry.
To have your letter intercepted, rival enemies are working to defame you.
To dream of trying to conceal a letter from your sweetheart or wife, intimates that you are interested in unworthy occupations.
To dream of a letter with a black border, signifies distress and the death of some relative.
To receive a letter written on black paper with white ink, denotes that gloom and disappointment will assail you, and friendly interposition will render small relief.
If the letter passes between husband and wife, it means separation under sensational charges.
If lovers, look for quarrels and threats of suicide.
To business people, it denotes enviousness and covetousness.
To dream that you write a letter, denotes that you will be hasty in condemning some one on suspicion, and regrets will follow.
A torn letter, indicates that hopeless mistakes may ruin your reputation.
To receive a letter by hand, denotes that you are acting ungenerously towards your companions or sweetheart, and you also are not upright in your dealings.
To dream often of receiving a letter from a friend, foretells his arrival, or you will hear from him by letter or otherwise. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Interpreting the symbolism of certain places gives us an insight into our own ‘inner landscape’.
A place which becomes fertile or lighter in the course of the dream indicates that an aspect that the dreamer has not previously appreciated - or has found unpleasant - is now developing possibilities and potentials, possibly for spiritual development. Dreary, unfriendly places, or tranquil favourable landscapes may well refer to the dreamer’s subjective view of the world.
The country where the dream takes place may have certain resonances for the dreamer.
For example; America for most people will signify a rather brash, commercially oriented culture, England tends to be seen as inhibited and dutiful, while France will represent the temperamental masculine, and so on. Countryside The countryside can suggest a particular mood or feeling, especially of freedom. Composite scenes consisting of many images recognisable to the dreamer are usually drawing attention to particular qualities, ideals and moods which all enhance the information content of the dream, may have particular associations for the dreamer, or have been included because of frequently encountered associations.
The dreamer’s birthplace represents a secure space.
A bright and sunny place suggests fun and liveliness, whereas a dark, shadowy, murky scene signifies despondency and gloom. Darkened places can represent the unconscious.
A familiar place will often take us back to childhood or a time of learning and a particularly beautiful place may allow us to fantasise so that we can make more use of creative visualisation. Jungles connect with the labyrinth and ways of understanding our sexuality.
A placc which feels oppressive has been a sanctuary, but is no longer.
A sheltered place offers pcace and security. Unknown places indicate aspects of ourselves of which we are not aware. This can lead to a place that seems familiar and yet we do not know which signifies a situation we arc continually re-running in our lives. Wide-open spaces offer us freedom of movement.
An unfamiliar place will signify new aspects of the personality which have not yet become fully conscious.
3- In the sense that a place suggests a ‘spot’, places appearing in dreams allow us to orientate ourselves in order to make the best use of information we arc given.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For example, america for most people will signify a rather brash, commercially oriented culture, england tends to be seen as inhibited and dutiful, while france will represent the temperamental masculine, and so on. Other places that offer information for consideration are as follows: our birthplace represents a secure space where we feel at ease.
A bright and sunny place suggests fun and liveliness, whereas a dark, shadowy, murky scene signifies despondency and gloom. Darkened places can also represent the unconscious. Countryside can suggest a particular mood or feeling, especially of freedom. Composite scenes consisting of many images recognizable to us are usually drawing attention to particular qualities, ideals and moods. These all enhance the information content of the dream, may have particular associations for us or have been included because of frequently encountered associations.
A familiar place will often take us back to childhood or a time of learning and a particularly beautiful place may allow us to fantasize so that we can make more use of creative visualization. Jungles connect with the labyrinth and ways of understanding our sexuality, whereas a place that feels oppressive has formerly been a sanctuary, but is no longer.
A sheltered place offers peace and security. Also see the individual entry. Unknown places indicate aspects of ourselves of which we are not yet aware. Such places can lead to an environment that seems familiar and yet we do not know it. This signifies a situation we are continually re-running in our lives. Wide-open spaces offer us freedom of movement.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Fruitfulness. Spring showers nourish the earth, bringing forth flowers and fruits. What positive attributes have you been watering lately?
Possibly symbolic of sadness and grief where you are personified in the clouds. Mist: Being melancholy or gloomy (e.g., “misty eyed”).
Rain or storm clouds gathering: Increasing troubles, concerns, or despondency that seem to overwhelm all the bright moments.... The Language of Dreams
Tilings in which you place your trust, but which may not be very secure.
Closely reviewing your assets and resources (e.g., “taking stock”).
If the stock market crashes, this represents having the rug pulled out from under your hopes and dreams to the point of despondency.
If specific stocks appear in your dream, consider their names or abbreviations for alternative symbolic value.
For example, a company with a name like Environmental Design may equate to needing to make changes in your surroundings, specifically those that will be more healthful.... The Language of Dreams