To dream of the elixir of life, denotes that there will come into your environments new pleasures and new possibilities.
To dream of a business engagement, denotes dulness and worries in trade. For young people to dream that they are engaged, denotes that they will not be much admired. To dream of breaking an engagement, denotes a hasty, and an unwise action in some important matter or disappointments may follow.
To dream that you see an earwig or have one in your ear, denotes that you will have unpleasant news affecting your business or family relations.
To dream of eloping is unfavorable. To the married, it denotes that you hold places which you are unworthy to fill, and if your ways are not rectified your reputation will be at stake. To the unmarried, it foretells disappointments in love and the unfaithfulness of men. To dream that your lover has eloped with some one else, denotes his or her unfaithfulness. To dream of your friend eloping with one whom you do not approve, denotes that you will soon hear of them contracting a disagreeable marriage.
To dream of an engine, denotes you will encounter grave difficulties and journeys, but you will have substantial friends to uphold you. Disabled engines stand for misfortune and loss of relatives.
To dream of eating alone, signifies loss and melancholy spirits. To eat with others, denotes personal gain, cheerful environments and prosperous undertakings. If your daughter carries away the platter of meat before you are done eating, it foretells that you will have trouble and vexation from those beneath you or dependent upon you. The same would apply to a waiter or waitress. See other subjects similar.
If you think you are eloquent of speech in your dreams, there will be pleasant news for you concerning one in whose interest you are working. To fail in impressing others with your eloquence, there will be much disorder in your affairs.
To see an engineer, forebodes weary journeys but joyful reunions.
If you dream of ebony furniture or other articles of ebony, you will have many distressing disputes and quarrels in your home.
To see embalming in process, foretells altered positions in social life and threatened poverty. To dream that you are looking at yourself embalmed, omens unfortunate friendships for you, which will force you into lower classes than you are accustomed to move in.