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
To dream of visiting your
old home, you will have good news to rejoice over.
To see your old home in a
dilapidated state, warns you of the sickness or death of a relative. For a
young woman this is a dream of sorrow. She will lose a dear friend.
To go home and find
everything cheery and comfortable, denotes harmony in the present home
life and satisfactory results in business.
Fire is favorable to the
dreamer if he does not get burned. It brings continued prosperity to
seamen and voyagers, as well as to those on land.
To dream of seeing your
home burning, denotes a loving companion, obedient children, and careful
For a business man to
dream that his store is burning, and he is looking on, foretells a great
rush in business and profitable results.
To dream that he is
fighting fire and does not get burned, denotes that he will be much worked
and worried as to the conduct of his business. To see the ruins of his
store after a fire, forebodes ill luck. He will be almost ready to give up
the effort of amassing a handsome fortune and a brilliant business record
as useless, but some unforeseen good fortune will bear him up again.
If you dream of kindling
a fire, you may expect many pleasant surprises. You will have distant
friends to visit.
To see a large
conflagration, denotes to sailors a profitable and safe voyage. To men of
literary affairs, advancement and honors; to business people, unlimited
To dream that you sustain
a fall, and are much frightened, denotes that you will undergo some great
struggle, but will eventually rise to honor and wealth; but if you are
injured in the fall, you will encounter hardships and loss of friends.
To dream of drowning,
denotes loss of property and life; but if you are rescued, you will rise
from your present position to one of wealth and honor.
To see others drowning,
and you go to their relief, signifies that you will aid your friend to
high places, and will bring deserved happiness to yourself.
For a young woman to see
her sweetheart drowned, denotes her bereavement by death.
To dream that you are
naked, foretells scandal and unwise engagements.
To see others naked,
foretells that you will be tempted by designing persons to leave the path
of duty. Sickness will be no small factor against your success.
To dream that you
suddenly discover your nudity, and are trying to conceal it, denotes that
you have sought illicit pleasure contrary to your noblest instincts and
are desirous of abandoning those desires.
For a young woman to
dream that she admires her nudity, foretells that she will win, but not
hold honest men's regard. She will win fortune by her charms. If she
thinks herself ill-formed, her reputation will be sullied by scandal. If
she dreams of swimming in clear water naked, she will enjoy illicit loves,
but nature will revenge herself by sickness, or loss of charms. If she
sees naked men swimming in clear water, she will have many admirers. If
the water is muddy, a jealous admirer will cause ill-natured gossip about
To dream of being in any
disaster from public conveyance, you are in danger of losing property or
of being maimed from some malarious disease.
For a young woman to
dream of a disaster in which she is a participant, foretells that she will
mourn the loss of her lover by death or desertion.
To dream of a disaster at
sea, denotes unhappiness to sailors and loss of their gains. To others, it
signifies loss by death; but if you dream that you are rescued, you will
be placed in trying situations, but will come out unscathed.
To dream of a railway
wreck in which you are not a participant, you will eventually be
interested in some accident because of some relative or friend being hurt,
or you will have trouble of a business character.
To dream of setting a
trap, denotes that you will use intrigue to carry out your designs
If you are caught in a
trap, you will be outwitted by your opponents.
If you catch game in a
trap, you will flourish in whatever vocation you may choose.
To see an empty trap,
there will be misfortune in the immediate future.
An old or broken trap,
denotes failure in business, and sickness in your family may follow.
To dream of the ghost of
either one of your parents, denotes that you are exposed to danger, and
you should be careful in forming partnerships with strangers.
To see the ghost of a
dead friend, foretells that you will make a long journey with an
unpleasant companion, and suffer disappointments.
For a ghost to speak to
you, you will be decoyed into the hands of enemies. For a woman, this is a
prognostication of widowhood and deception.
To see an angel or a
ghost appear in the sky, denotes the loss of kindred and misfortunes.
To see a female ghost on
your right in the sky and a male on your left, both of pleasing
countenance, signifies a quick rise from obscurity to fame, but the honor
and position will be filled only for a short space, as death will be a
visitor and will bear you off.
To see a female ghost in
long, clinging robes floating calmly through the sky, indicates that you
will make progression in scientific studies and acquire wealth almost
miraculously, but there will be an under note of sadness in your life.
To dream that you see the
ghost of a living relative or friend, denotes that you are in danger of
some friend's malice, and you are warned to carefully keep your affairs
under personal supervision. If the ghost appears to be haggard, it may be
the intimation of the early death of that friend.
© Todd M., January, 2006
of America, updated September, 2015.