The World Turn’d Upside Down, 1647
To dream that you:
- Have your Arm dried up, is very unfortunate.
- Have a little Beard, shews Suits at Law.
- Go over a Ditch upon a small Plank, signifies deceit by Lawyers.
- See Dragons, signifies Gain.
- Are Drunk, signifies sickness.
- See a Gyant, or a large siz’d Person, is a good sign.
- Have a new Girdle, signifies Honour.
- Have two Heads, signifies Company.
- Lose your Keys, signifies Anger.
- Are Kiss’d by Men of great Quality, signifies Consolation.
- See the Meat you have Eaten, signifies Loss.
- Are stark Naked, signifies Loss and Damage in your Estate.
- Take hold of ones Nose, signifies Fornication.
- See Old Folks, is a bad Sign.
- Write on, or read in Paper, signifies News.
- Have Rods in your Hands is Jollity.
- Eat a Sallad, signifies Evil or Sickness that will happen.
- Study the Sciences, signifies Chearfulness.
- Drink stinking Water, signifies a Violent Distemper.
- Drink Sophisticated Wine, is an extraordinary good Sign.
- Piss against a Wall, signifies Assistance in Business.
The Compleat Book of Knowledge
If you’re dreaming about being kissed by men of poor quality, you’re on your own.