ABBEY, future ease and freedom from
ABBEY, A sign of increasing wealth and
comfort; you will gain much success in your
ACE OF CLUBS, This signifies good news
through the post.
ACE OF DIAMONDS, You will be gratified by a
good present or sum of money.
ACE OF HEARTS, Shows affection and happiness
in the home.
ACE OF SPADES, A large town or building.
ACORN, improvement in health, continued
health, strength, and good fortune.
ACORN, This is a symbol of health,
strength and gain through industry, a sowing
of which you will see the reaping, a short
journey from which there may be great
results; good fortune and ease are predicted
by several acorns.
AIRCRAFT, unsuccessful projects.
AIRCRAFT, If flying towards consultant,
hasty news or an unexpected journey; if
stationary it gives warning that you will
have but little success in your life unless
you come out of the rut into which you have
ALBATROSS, If seen with the sign of a
ship or water it portends distress for those
at sea; to sailors or to those associated
with them it is an omen of sadness, meaning
sorrow and sometimes death.
ALDERMAN, To workers this is a sign that if
they proceed with caution they will become
ALLIGATOR, This is a bad sign of personal
danger and distress possibly caused by those
nearest to you; it also shows much mental
disturbance and worry; if very near
consultant a catastrophe is imminent.
ALMONDS, These denote festivities and social
enjoyment, good and generous friends.
ALTAR, If with a figure near, sorrow and
distress are foreshown.
ANCHOR, a lucky sign; success in business
and constancy in love; if cloudy, the
reverse must be read.
ANCHOR, A pleasing symbol of good and
loyal friends, constancy in love, and the
realization of your wishes; an emblem of
safety to a sailor.
ANEMONE, These flowers often indicate an
event to be expected in the early autumn;
the nature of it must be judged by other
signs in the cup.
ANGEL, good news, especially good fortune in
ANGEL, This is a symbol of good fortune
in love, radiance, happiness, and peace.
ANGEL (Flying).—A token of love and joy
which are swiftly approaching you.
ANTLERS, An accident is predicted by this
ANVIL, Your strength and energy will bring
you much success in new plans or
APES, secret enemies.
APE, This animal points to the fact that
you have a secret enemy; it denotes
malicious and dangerous persons whose
tongues are to be feared; it is also a sign
of despondency, care, anxiety, and fraud.
APPLES, long life; gain by commerce.
APPLES, A pleasant sign of happiness,
cheerful conditions, good health, and
APPLE-TREE, change for the better.
APPLE TREES, These predict a happy event
in the apple season.
APRON, Near consultant brings a new
friend; at a distance new work or
ARAB, This symbol points to a need for
caution in choosing your friends, or you may
find yourself in the power of someone who
will prove to be an undesirable companion.
ARCH, a journey abroad.
ARCH, Things which you desire are
developing in the wished-for direction; the
arch is a sign of hope; your ambition may be
gratified in a most unexpected manner. See
also Triumphal Arch.
ARK, This symbol assures you of security
and of finding refuge in times of distress
ARM, If curved, it signifies love,
protection, care and strength; stretched
out, that a new influence will come into
your life which will prove to be an endless
source of joy and love.
AMOUR, A suit of amour foretells that you
will be called upon to face difficulties and
dangers and that you will come through them
with courage. See Knight in Amour.
ARROW, a disagreeable letter from the
direction in which it comes.
ARROW, Unpleasant news or a disagreeable
letter from the direction in which it comes.
ARTICHOKE, This signifies sadness,
disappointment and delay; sometimes a secret
trouble is indicated by this symbol.
ARTIST, To see an artist at work, indicates
association with those who study art; also a
happy nature finding much joy and beauty in
ARTIST'S MAHL STICK, This implies an
artistic temperament, a dislike of daily
duties or irksome tasks, and a fretting
under any routine; a lack of attention to
detail is also a usual characteristic of
ARUM LILY, This flower stands for dignity,
expectancy, and calm; its fuller meanings
must be judged by other symbols around it.
ASS, misfortune overcome by patience; or a
ASS, If its head is towards consultant, a
piece of good news or an event which has
long been waited for is near; if its tail,
then further patience is necessary, for
there will be delay; if it gallops, it gives
warning that if people allow themselves to
become too boring their friends may
reasonably, be expected to avoid them.
ASTERS, These flowers indicate a smooth
though possibly a somewhat monotonous life;
they also show a settled state of mind and
sound judgment; if seen in the form of a
wreath a death is predicted.
AUTOMATIC MACHINE, This signifies a lack of
initiative and consequent failure in
arriving at any great achievement.
AXE, difficulties overcome.
AXE, This shows mastery and power to
overcome difficulties; sometimes separation.