To dream that you are master or mistress of an Academy, indicates that you will be reduced in your circumstances; if single, that your intended marriage will be characterised by adversity.... Mystic Dream Book
Vision: Seeing a duck swimming in the water might mean unfavorable news.
If you are trying in vain to catch the duck: losses. Catching a duck: your plans will finally succeed. Seeing roast duck: your monthly “allowance” is being reduced. Eating roast duck: your family will have a great, fun party.
Depth Psychology: The duck stands for intelligence and wisdom, and might help you to get to a breakthrough!... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream that you are reduced to Begging in the streets, it shows that your affairs are prospering.
To dream that you are accosted in the street by a Beggar is a sign of difficulty ahead; if you assist the person, you will overcome your trouble by means of a good friend who will help you.... Mystic Dream Book