A dream that one sees hell as it ¡3 described, and that he hears the damned souls groan and complain through the extremity of their torments, is an advertisement that God sends to the dreamer to the end that he may throw himself upon God’s mercy.
If anyone dreams he sees the damned plunged in the fire and flames of hell, and that they suffer great torture, it signifies sadness, repentance, and a melancholic distemper.
To dream of descending into hell, and returning thence.
To those that are great and rich signifies misfortune; but it is a good sign to the poor and weak.... The Complete Dream Book