To be changed from little to great, and again from great to be greater, so that you exceed not reason, is good, for it is increase of business and goods; but to be greater than common use is death. Aiso, it is ill for an old man to be changed into a young man, or a young man into a child, for they shall change to a worse estate; but the contrary is good, for they shall come to a better estate.
To dream of being turned into a woman is very good for men in mean circumstances. Rich men who dream thus will meet with misfortunes; and such a dream is bad to all handicraftsmen whose labor is hard.
If a woman dream that she is an unmarried man, without children, she will have both husband and children; but if married, and having children, she will die a widow.
To be turned into brass shows some sudden quarrel and victory; it is good for military men. Iron shows hardness and misery. Clay or earth foretells dissolution; but those who deal in earthenware may reap good from such a dream. Rocks, stone, flint, etc. , show continuai hard usage, with mocks, reproaches, blows, and slanders.
To dream that you are turned into a beast, shows thai your nature partakes, or will partake, of the nature of that beast.