To see a well-fed ox, signifies that you will become a leading person in your community, and receive much adulation from women. To see fat oxen in green pastures, signifies fortune, and your rise to positions beyond your expectations. If they are lean, your fortune will dwindle, and your friends will fall away from you. If you see oxen well-matched and yoked, it betokens a happy and wealthy marriage, or that you are already joined to your true mate. To see a dead ox, is a sign of bereavement. If they are drinking from a clear pond, or stream, you will possess some long-desired estate, perhaps it will be in the form of a lovely and devoted woman. If a woman she will win the embraces of her lover. See Cattle.
Whenever you take an oath in your dreams, prepare for dissension and altercations on waking.
For a person to dream that he holds office, denotes that his aspirations will sometimes make him undertake dangerous paths, but his boldness will be rewarded with success. If he fails by any means to secure a desired office he will suffer keen disappointment in his affairs. To dream that you are turned out of office, signifies loss of valuables.
Being under the spell of an orator’s eloquence, denotes that you will heed the voice of flattery to your own detriment, as you will be persuaded into offering aid to unworthy people. If a young woman falls in love with an orator, it is proof that in her loves she will be affected by outward show.
If you dream that you eat oysters, it denotes that you will lose all sense of propriety and morality in your pursuit of low pleasures, and the indulgence of an insatiate thirst for gaining. To deal in oysters, denotes that you will not be over-modest in your mode of winning a sweetheart, or a fortune. To see them, denotes easy circumstances, and many children are promised you.
To dream of eating oatmeal, signifies the enjoyment of worthily earned fortune. For a young woman to dream of preparing it for the table, denotes that she will soon preside over the destiny of others.
To dream of your own offspring, denotes cheerfulness and the merry voices of neighbors and children. To see the offspring of domestic animals, denotes increase in prosperity.
Dreaming of passing through leaving and blossoming orchards with your sweetheart, omens a delightful consummation of a long courtship. If the orchard is filled with ripening fruit, it denotes recompense for faithful service to those under masters, and full fruition of designs for the leaders of enterprises. Happy homes, with loyal husbands and obedient children, for wives. If you are in an orchard and see hogs eating the fallen fruit, it is a sign that you will lose property in trying to claim what are not really your own belongings. To gather the ripe fruit, is a happy omen of plenty to all classes. Orchards infested with blight, denotes a miserable existence, amid joy and wealth. To be caught in brambles, while passing through an orchard, warns you of a jealous rival, or, if married, a private but large row with your partner. If you dream of seeing a barren orchard, opportunities to rise to higher stations in life will be ignored. If you see one robbed of its verdure by seeming winter, it denotes that you have been careless of the future in the enjoyment of the present. To see a storm-swept orchard, brings an unwelcome guest, or duties.
To see oyster shells in your dreams, denotes that you will be frustrated in your attempt to secure the fortune of another.
To dream that oats hold the vision, portends a variety of good things. The farmer will especially advance in fortune and domestic harmony. To see decayed oats, foretells that sorrow will displace bright hopes.