To see a ladle in your dreams, denotes you will be fortunate in the selection of a companion. Children will prove sources of happiness. If the ladle is broken or uncleanly, you will have a grievous loss.
To dream of leaves, denotes happiness and wonderful improvement in your business. Withered leaves, indicate false hopes and gloomy forebodings will harass your spirit into a whirlpool of despondency and loss. If a young woman dreams of withered leaves, she will be left lonely on the road to conjugality. Death is sometimes implied. If the leaves are green and fresh, she will come into a legacy and marry a wealthy and prepossessing husband.
To dream of seeing a lantern going before you in the darkness, signifies unexpected affluence. If the lantern is suddenly lost to view, then your success will take an unfavorable turn. To carry a lantern in your dreams, denotes that your benevolence will win you many friends. If it goes out, you fail to gain the prominence you wish. If you stumble and break it, you will seek to aid others, and in so doing lose your own station, or be disappointed in some undertaking. To clean a lantern, signifies great possibilities are open to you. To lose a lantern, means business depression, and disquiet in the home. If you buy a lantern, it signifies fortunate deals. For a young woman to dream that she lights her lover’s lantern, foretells for her a worthy man, and a comfortable home. If she blows it out, by her own imprudence she will lose a chance of getting married.
To dream of a leopard attacking you, denotes that while the future seemingly promises fair, success holds many difficulties through misplaced confidence. To kill one, intimates victory in your affairs. To see one caged, denotes that enemies will surround but fail to injure you. To see leopards in their native place trying to escape from you, denotes that you will be embarrassed in business or love, but by persistent efforts you will overcome difficulties. To dream of a leopard’s skin, denotes that your interests will be endangered by a dishonest person who will win your esteem.
Dreaming of the laurel, brings success and fame. You will acquire new possessions in love. Enterprises will be laden with gain. For a young woman to wreath laurel about her lover’s head, denotes that she will have a faithful man, and one of fame to woo her.
To dream of a lagoon, denotes that you will be drawn into a whirlpool of doubt and confusion through misapplication of your intelligence.
To dream of keeping a ledger, you will have perplexities and disappointing conditions to combat. To dream that you make wrong entries on your ledger, you will have small disputes and a slight loss will befall you. To put a ledger into a safe, you will be able to protect your rights under adverse circumstances. To get your ledger misplaced, your interests will go awry through neglect of duty. To dream that your ledger gets destroyed by fire, you will suffer through the carelessness of friends. To dream that you have a woman to keep your ledger, you will lose money trying to combine pleasure with business. For a young woman to dream of ledgers, denotes she will have a solid business man to make her a proposal of marriage. To dream that your ledger has worthless accounts, denotes bad management and losses; but if the accounts are good, then your business will assume improved conditions.
To dream of sitting on some person’s lap, denotes pleasant security from vexing engagements. If a young woman dreams that she is holding a person on her lap, she will be exposed to unfavorable criticism. To see a serpent in her lap, foretells she is threatened with humiliation at the hands of enemies. If she sees a cat in her lap, she will be endangered by a seductive enemy.
To dream that you are infected with this dread disease, foretells sickness, by which you will lose money and incur the displeasure of others. If you see others afflicted thus, you will meet discouraging prospects and love will turn into indifference.
To dream of engaging in a lawsuit, warns you of enemies who are poisoning public opinion against you. If you know that the suit is dishonest on your part, you will seek to dispossess true owners for your own advancement. If a young man is studying law, he will make rapid rise in any chosen profession. For a woman to dream that she engages in a law suit, means she will be calumniated, and find enemies among friends. See Judge and Jury.