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 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 of a lap-dog, foretells you will be succored by friends in some approaching dilemma If it be thin and ill-looking, there will be distressing occurrences to detract from your prospects.
To dream of a lap-robe, indicates suspicious engagements will place you under the surveillance of enemies or friends.
To lose one, your actions will be condemned by enemies to injure your affairs.
To dream of lard, signifies a rise in fortune will soon gratify you. For a woman to find her hand in melted lard, foretells her disappointment in attempting to rise in social circles.
To see larks flying, denotes high aims and purposes through the attainment of which you will throw off selfishness and cultivate kindly graces of mind.
To hear them singing as they fly, you will be very happy in a new change of abode, and business will flourish.
To see them fall to the earth and singing as they fall, despairing gloom will overtake you in pleasure's bewildering delights.
A wounded or dead lark, portends sadness or death.
To kill a lark, portends injury to innocence through wantonness.
If they fly around and light on you, Fortune will turn her promising countenance towards you.
To catch them in traps, you will win honor and love easily.
To see them eating, denotes a plentiful harvest.
To dream of a latch, denotes you will meet urgent appeals for aid, to which you will respond unkindly. To see a broken latch, foretells disagreements with your dearest friend. Sickness is also foretold in this dream.
To dream of studying this language, denotes victory and distinction in your efforts to sustain your opinion on subjects of grave interest to the public welfare.
To dream that you take laudanum, signifies weakness of your own; and that you will have a tendency to be unduly influenced by others. You should cultivate determination.
To prevent others from taking this drug, indicates that you will be the means of conveying great joy and good to people.
To see your lover taking laudanum through disappointment, signifies unhappy affairs and the loss of a friend.
To give it, slight ailments will attack some member of your domestic circle.
To dream that you laugh and feel cheerful, means success in your undertakings, and bright companions socially.
Laughing immoderately at some weird object, denotes disappointment and lack of harmony in your surroundings.
To hear the happy laughter of children, means joy and health to the dreamer.
To laugh at the discomfiture of others, denotes that you will wilfully injure your friends to gratify your own selfish desires.
To hear mocking laughter, denotes illness and disappointing affairs.
To dream of laundering clothes, denotes struggles, but a final victory in winning fortune. If the clothes are done satisfactorily, then your endeavors will bring complete happiness. If they come out the reverse, your fortune will fail to procure pleasure.
To see pretty girls at this work, you will seek pleasure out of your rank.
If a laundryman calls at your house, you are in danger of sickness, or of losing something very valuable.
To see laundry wagons, portends rivalry and contention.
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 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.
To dream of walking upon well-kept lawns, denotes occasions for joy and great prosperity.
To join a merry party upon a lawn, denotes many secular amusements, and business engagements will be successfully carried on.
For a young woman to wait upon a green lawn for the coming of a friend or lover, denotes that her most ardent wishes concerning wealth and marriage will be gratified. If the grass be dead and the lawn marshy, quarrels and separation may be expected.
To see serpents crawling in the grass before you, betrayal and cruel insinuations will fill you with despair.
For a young woman to dream that she is connected in any way with a lawyer, foretells that she will unwittingly commit indiscretions, which will subject her to unfavorable and mortifying criticism.
To dream of feeling lazy, or acting so, denotes you will make a mistake in the formation of enterprises, and will suffer keen disappointment.
For a young woman to think her lover is lazy, foretells she will have bad luck in securing admiration. Her actions will discourage men who mean marriage.
To dream of lead, foretells poor success in any engagement.
A lead mine, indicates that your friends will look with suspicion on your money making. Your sweetheart will surprise you with her deceit and ill temper.
To dream of lead ore, foretells distress and accidents.
Business will assume a gloomy cast.
To hunt for lead, denotes discontentment, and a constant changing of employment.
To melt lead, foretells that by impatience you will bring failure upon yourself and others.
To dream of seeing a leak in anything, is usually significant of loss and vexations.
For a young woman to dream of leaping over an obstruction, denotes that she will gain her desires after much struggling and opposition.
To dream of learning, denotes that you will take great interest in acquiring knowledge, and if you are economical of your time, you will advance far into the literary world.
To enter halls, or places of learning, denotes rise from obscurity, and finance will be a congenial adherent.
To see learned men, foretells that your companions will be interesting and prominent.
For a woman to dream that she is associated in any way with learned people, she will be ambitious and excel in her endeavors to rise into prominence.
To dream of leather, denotes successful business and favorable engagements with women. You will go into lucky speculations if you dream that you are dressed in leather.
Ornaments of leather, denotes faithfulness in love and to the home.
Piles of leather, denotes fortune and happiness.
To deal in leather, signifies no change in the disposition of your engagements is necessary for successful accumulation of wealth.
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 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 leeches, foretells that enemies will run over your interests.
If they are applied to you for medicinal purposes, you will have a serious illness tn your family (if you escape yourself).
To see them applied to others, denotes sickness or trouble to friends.
If they should bite you, there is danger for you in unexpected places, and you should heed well this warning.
To dream of sailing leeward, denotes to the sailor a prosperous and merry voyage. To others, a pleasant journey.