To see empty shelves in dreams, indicates losses and consequent gloom.
Full shelves, augurs happy contentment through the fulfillment of hope and exertions.
To see shepherds in your dreams watching their flocks, portends bounteous crops and pleasant relations for the farmer, also much enjoyment and profit for others.
To see them in idleness, foretells sickness and bereavement.
To dream of seeing a sheriff, denotes that you will suffer great uneasiness over the uncertain changes which loom up before you.
To imagine that you are elected sheriff or feel interested in the office, denotes that you will participate in some affair which will afford you neither profit nor honor.
To escape arrest, you will be able to further engage in illicit affairs.
See Bailiff and Police.
To dream of ships, foretells honor and unexpected elevation to ranks above your mode of life.
To hear of a shipwreck is ominous of a disastrous turn in affairs. Your female friends will betray you.
To lose your life in one, denotes that you will have an exceeding close call on your life or honor.
To see a ship on her way through a tempestuous storm, foretells that you will be unfortunate in business transactions, and you will be perplexed to find means of hiding some intrigue from the public, as your partner in the affair will threaten you with betrayal.
To see others shipwrecked, you will seek in vain to shelter some friend from disgrace and insolvency.
To dream of putting on your shirt, is a sign that you will estrange yourself from your sweetheart by your faithless conduct.
To lose your shirt, augurs disgrace in business or love.
A torn shirt, represents misfortune and miserable surroundings.
A soiled shirt, denotes that contagious diseases will confront you.
To dream of shirt-studs, foretells you will struggle to humor your pride, and will usually be successful. If they are diamonds, and the center one is larger than the others, you will enjoy wealth, or have an easy time, surrounded by congenial friends.
To see a shoemaker in your dream, warns you that indications are unfavorable to your advancement. For a woman to dream that her husband or lover is a shoemaker, foretells competency will be hers; her wishes will be gratified.
To dream of seeing your shoes ragged and soiled, denotes that you will make enemies by your unfeeling criticisms.
To have them blacked in your dreams, foretells improvement in your affairs, and some important event will cause you satisfaction.
New shoes, augur changes which will prove beneficial. If they pinch your feet, you will be uncomfortably exposed to the practical joking of the fun-loving companions of your sex.
To find them untied, denotes losses, quarrels and ill-health.
To lose them, is a sign of desertion and divorces.
To dream that your shoes have been stolen during the night, but you have two pairs of hose, denotes you will have a loss, but will gain in some other pursuit.
For a young woman to dream that her shoes are admired while on her feet, warns her to be cautious in allowing newly introduced people, and men of any kind, to approach her in a familiar way.
To dream that you see or hear shooting, signifies unhappiness between married couples and sweethearts because of over-weaning selfishness, also unsatisfactory business and tasks because of negligence.
To dream of a shop, denotes that you will be opposed in every attempt you make for advancement by scheming and jealous friends.
To dream that you are shot, and are feeling the sensations of dying, denotes that you are to meet unexpected abuse from the ill feelings of friends, but if you escape death by waking, you will be fully reconciled with them later on.
To dream that a preacher shoots you, signifies that you will be annoyed by some friend advancing views condemnatory to those entertained by yourself.
To dream of a shotgun, foretells domestic troubles and worry with children and servants.
To shoot both barrels of a double-barreled shotgun, foretells that you will meet such exasperating and unfeeling attention in your private and public life that suave manners giving way under the strain and your righteous wrath will be justifiable.
See Pistol, Revolver, etc.
To dream of seeing naked shoulders, foretells that happy changes will make you look upon the world in a different light than formerly.
To see your own shoulders appearing thin, denotes that you will depend upon the caprices of others for entertainment and pleasure.
To see a shovel in a dream, signifies laborious but withal pleasant work will be undertaken. A broken or old one, implies frustration of hopes.
To dream that you are in a shower, foretells that you will derive exquisite pleasure in the study of creation and the proper placing of selfish pleasures.
To dream of a shrew, foretells that you will have a task to keep some friend in a cheerful frame of mind, and that you will unfit yourself for the experiences of everyday existence.
To dream of a shroud, denotes sickness and its attendant distress and anxiety, coupled with the machinations of the evil-minded and false friends. Business will threaten decline after this dream.
To see shrouded corpses, denotes a multitude of misfortunes.
To see a shroud removed from a corpse, denotes that quarrels will result in alienation.
To dream of sickness, is a sign of trouble and real sickness in your family. Discord is sure to find entrance also.
To dream of your own sickness, is a warning to be unusually cautious of your person.
To see any of your family pale and sick, foretells that some event will break unexpectedly upon your harmonious hearthstone. Sickness is usually attendant upon this dream.
To dream of seeing only the side of any object, denotes that some person is going to treat your honest proposals with indifference.
To dream that your side pains you, there will be vexations in your affairs that will gall your endurance.
To dream that you have a fleshy, healthy side, you will be successful in courtship and business.
For a young woman to dream that she is in a siege, and sees cavalry around her, denotes that she will have serious drawbacks to enjoyments, but will surmount them finally, and receive much pleasure and profit from seeming disappointments.
To dream of a sieve, foretells some annoying transaction will soon be made by you, which will probably be to your loss. If the meshes are too small, you will have the chance to reverse a decision unfavorable to yourself. If too large, you will eventually lose what you have recently acquired.
To dream that you are sighing over any trouble or sad event, denotes that you will have unexpected sadness, but some redeeming brightness in your season of trouble.
To hear the sighing of others, foretells that the misconduct of dear friends will oppress you with a weight of gloom.
To dream of wearing silk clothes, is a sign of high ambitions being gratified, and friendly relations will be established between those who were estranged.
For a young woman to dream of old silk, denotes that she will have much pride in her ancestors, and will be wooed by a wealthy, but elderly person. If the silk is soiled or torn, she will drag her ancestral pride in the slums of disgrace.
If you dream of a silkworm, you will engage in a very profitable work, which will also place you in a prominent position.
To see them dead, or cutting through their cocoons, is a sign of reverses and trying times.
To dream of silver, is a warning against depending too largely on money for real happiness and contentment.
To find silver money, is indicative of shortcomings in others. Hasty conclusions are too frequently drawn by yourself for your own peace of mind.
To dream of silverware, denotes worries and unsatisfied desires.