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Fortune Telling

Introduction To The Art Of Divination From Tea-leaves
It seems highly probable that at no previous period of the world's history have there been so many persons as there are at the present...

Ritual And Method Of Using The Tea-cup
The best kind of tea to use if tea-cup reading is to be followed is undoubtedly China tea, the original tea imported into this country...

General Principles To Be Observed In Reading The Cup
The interior of the tea-cup when it is ready to be consulted will exhibit the leaves scattered apparently in a fortuitous and accident...

An Alphabetical List Of Symbols With Their Significations
A question that will very naturally occur to persons of an enquiring turn of mind in regard to the figures and symbols seen in the tea...

Symbols And Significations
ABBEY, future ease and freedom from worry. ACORN, improvement in health, continued health, strength, and good fortune. AIRCRAFT,...

A Collection Of Specimen Cups, With Interpretations
The succeeding ten figures are copied from actual tea-cups that have been at different times subjected to the proper ritual by various...

Interpretations And Illustrations
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Interpretation
This is a fortunate horoscope. If cup has been turned by a man it shows that he will gain success, honour, and wealth in the profe...

Interpretation
There is nothing very significant in this tea-cup. The wavy lines denote a troublesome journey leading to some small amount of luc...

Interpretation
This shows, by means of the crescent moon on the side, prosperity and fortune as the result of a journey denoted by the lines. The n...

Interpretation
The consultant is about to journey eastward to some large building or institution, shown by the figure at the end of the straight ...

Interpretation
A letter is approaching the consultant containing a considerable sum of money, as it is surrounded by dots. The future, shown by t...

Interpretation
A letter containing good news, shown by bird flying and the triangle, may be expected immediately. If from a lover it shows that he ...

Interpretation
The two horse-shoes indicate a lucky journey to some large residence in a north-easterly direction, the tree surmounting which den...

Interpretation
This tea-cup appears to give warning by the flag in conjunction with a rifle and the letter 'V' that some friend of the consultant...

Interpretation
If the consultant be single this cup will, by means of the hare on the side, tell him that he will speedily be married. The figure...

Interpretation
This is typical of the cup being too often consulted by some people. It is almost void of meaning, the only symbols indicating a s...

Omens 2
ACORN.--Falling from the oak tree on anyone, is a sign of good fortune to the person it strikes. BAT.--To see one in day time means...

Introduction To The Divination By Tea-leaves
At no time in the history of the world has there been such earnest searching for light and knowledge in all matters relating to Psyc...

Practice And Method
A wide, shallow cup is the best kind to use for tea-leaf divination--white if possible. A narrow cup adds to the seer's difficultie...

General Theories In Reading The Cup
At first sight the interior of the cup will show the leaves scattered about apparently haphazard and with no arrangement; just a jum...

Remarkable Instances Of Prophecy By The Tea-leaves
"For a man's mind is sometimes wont to tell him more than seven watchmen that sit above in a high tower." To those of an inqu...

Writing In The Tea-leaves
Another source through which messages are received by the tea-leaves will be found in the writing which will be seen from time t...

The Nelros Cup
"If thou wouldst learn thy future with thy tea, This magic cup will show it thee." Some readers may find an additional int...


Tea

The Origin Of Tea
Darma, third son of Koyuwo, King of India, a religions high priest from Siaka (the author of that Eastern paganism about a thousand y...

Tea
By FRANCIS SALTUS SALTUS From what enchanted Eden came thy leaves That hide such subtle spirits o...

Little Cups Of Chinese And Japanese Tea
Although the legend credits the pious East Indian with the discovery of tea, there is no evidence extant that India is really the bir...

On Tea
The following short poem by Edmund Waller is believed to be the first one written in praise of the cup that ...

Some English Tea History
Tea was brought into Europe by the DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY, in 1610. It was at least forty, and perhaps forty-seven, years later tha...

O Tea!
In the drama of the past Thou art featured in the cast; (O Tea!) And thou hast playe...

Tea Terms
JAPANESE Ori-mono-ch? . . . Folded Tea Giy-?ku-ro-ch? . . . Dew Drop Tea Usu-ch? . . . Lig...

Chinese
Bohea . . . Happy Establishment So called after two ranges of hills, Fu-Kien or Fo-Kien Congou . . ...

Tea Leaves
BY JOHN ERNEST MCCANN According to Henry Thomas Buckle, the author of The History of Civilization in England, who was the master of...

Wit Wisdom And Humor Of Tea
Tea tempers the spirits and harmonizes the mind, dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens thought and prevents drowsiness, lig...

Fate
Matrons who toss the cup, and see The grounds of Fate in grounds of tea. --Churchill. TE...

Tea-drinking In Other Lands
While tea-drinking outside of Japan and China is not attended with any high-days and holidays, still there are countries where it is ...

The Tea-table
Tho' all unknown to Greek and Roman song, The paler hyson and the dark souchong, Tho' black nor green t...

Ladies Literature And Tea
In spite of the fact that coffee is just as important a beverage as tea, tea has been sipped more in literature. Tea is certainly a...

On Our English Poetry And This Poem Upon Tea
See Spanish Curderon in Strength outdone: And see the Prize of Wit from Tasso won: See Corneil's Skill ...

To The Author On His Poem Upon Tea
Let Rustick Satyr, now no more Abuse, In rude Unskilful Strains, thy Tuneful Muse; No more let Envy las...

The Introduction
Fame Sound thy Trump, all Ranks of Mortals Call, To share a Prize that will enrich 'em All. You that wi...

The Tea-table
Hail, Queen of Plants, Pride of Elysian Bow'rs! How shall we speak thy complicated Pow'rs? Thou Won'dro...

Dr Johnson's Affinity
DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON drew his own portrait thus: A hardened and shameless tea-drinker, who for twenty years ...

Earliest Mention Of Tea
According to a magazinist, the first mention of tea by an Englishman is to be found in a letter from Mr. Wickham, an agent of the Eas...

Australian Tea
In the interior of Australia all the men drink tea. They drink it all day long, and in quantities and at a strength that would seem t...

Five-o'clock Tea
There is a fallacy among certain tea-fanciers that the origin of five-o'clock tea was due to hygienic demand. These students of the s...

Tea In Ladies' Novels
What would women novelists do without tea in their books? The novelists of the rougher sex write of over the coffee and cigars; or, a...

Sydney Smith
One evening when Sidney Smith was drinking tea with Mrs. Austin the servant entered the crowded room with a boiling tea-kettle in his...

Dr Johnson Again
The good doctor evidently lived up to his reputation as a tea-drinker at all times and places. Cumberland, the dramatist, in his memo...

A Cup Of Tea
From St. Nicholas, December, 1899. Now Grietje from her window sees the leafless poplars lean Against a windy sunset...


Symbol

Abbey
A sign of increasing wealth and comfort; you will gain much success in your life. ...

Ace Of Clubs
This signifies good news through the post. ...

Ace Of Diamonds
You will be gratified by a good present or sum of money. ...

Ace Of Hearts
Shows affection and happiness in the home. ...

Ace Of Spades
A large town or building. ...

Acorn
This is a symbol of health, strength and gain through industry, a sowing of which you will see the reaping, a short journey from which ...

Aircraft
If flying towards consultant, hasty news or an unexpected journey; if stationary it gives warning that you will have but little success...

Albatross
If seen with the sign of a ship or water it portends distress for those at sea; to sailors or to those associated with them it is an om...

Alderman
To workers this is a sign that if they proceed with caution they will become prosperous. ...

Alligator
This is a bad sign of personal danger and distress possibly caused by those nearest to you; it also shows much mental disturbance and w...

Almonds
These denote festivities and social enjoyment, good and generous friends. ...

Altar
If with a figure near, sorrow and distress are foreshown. ...

Anchor
A pleasing symbol of good and loyal friends, constancy in love, and the realisation of your wishes; an emblem of safety to a sailor. ...

Anemone
These flowers often indicate an event to be expected in the early autumn; the nature of it must be judged by other signs in the cup. ...

Angel
This is a symbol of good fortune in love, radiance, happiness, and peace. ...

Angel (flying)
A token of love and joy which are swiftly approaching you. ...

Antlers
An accident is predicted by this symbol. ...

Anvil
Your strength and energy will bring you much success in new plans or enterprises. ...

Ape
This animal points to the fact that you have a secret enemy; it denotes malicious and dangerous persons whose tongues are to be feared; ...

Apples
A pleasant sign of happiness, cheerful conditions, good health, and fortune. ...

Apple Trees
These predict a happy event in the apple season. ...

Apron
Near consultant brings a new friend; at a distance new work or acquaintances. ...

Arab
This symbol points to a need for caution in choosing your friends, or you may find yourself in the power of someone who will prove to b...

Arch
Things which you desire are developing in the wished-for direction; the arch is a sign of hope; your ambition may be gratified in a mos...

Ark
This symbol assures you of security and of finding refuge in times of distress and turmoil. ...

Arm
If curved, it signifies love, protection, care and strength; stretched out, that a new influence will come into your life which will pr...

Armour
A suit of armour foretells that you will be called upon to face difficulties and dangers and that you will come through them with coura...

Arrow
Unpleasant news or a disagreeable letter from the direction in which it comes. ...

Artichoke
This signifies sadness, disappointment and delay; sometimes a secret trouble is indicated by this symbol. ...

Artist
To see an artist at work, indicates association with those who study art; also a happy nature finding much joy and beauty in life. ...

Artist's Mahl Stick
This implies an artistic temperament, a dislike of daily duties or irksome tasks, and a fretting under any routine; a lack of attention...

Arum Lily
This flower stands for dignity, expectancy, and calm; its fuller meanings must be judged by other symbols around it. ...

Ass
If its head is towards consultant, a piece of good news or an event which has long been waited for is near; if its tail, then further p...

Asters
These flowers indicate a smooth though possibly a somewhat monotonous life; they also show a settled state of mind and sound judgment; ...

Automatic Machine
This signifies a lack of initiative and consequent failure in arriving at any great achievement. ...

Axe
This shows mastery and power to overcome difficulties; sometimes separation. ...

Baby
A naked baby near consultant is a sign of sadness and disappointment caused by those who are nearest and dearest; to some it is a sign ...

Bacon
Pieces of bacon signify good luck and profitable business. ...

Badger
For a maid, or a bachelor, this symbol predicts a single life, but one of freedom, health and success; for the married, it implies regr...

Bagpipes
This symbol gives warning of coming sorrow or much agitation and disturbance. ...

Ball
See FOOTBALL. ...

Ballet Dance
This is a forecast of unsuccessful plans. ...

Balloon
A symbol which indicates that much is attempted but little achieved; there is a passing enthusiasm for various experiments and new idea...

Bananas
These promise gratification and the occurrence of those things which are most pleasing to you; also a prediction of much happiness and ...

Banner
This is a symbol of a prosperous life for a man and of a wealthy marriage for a woman. ...

Barber
This signifies the approach of a new interest coming into your life, which will lead you to be most particular as to your personal appe...

Barrel
Festivity, possibly a picnic; several barrels, prosperity. ...

Barrel Organ
Melancholy and a distaste for present circumstances. ...

Basin
This symbol stands for small ailments and minor worries; a broken basin, domestic annoyance. ...

Basket
Domestic duties and family cares; if full, a present given or received. ...

Basket Of Flowers
Happiness and contentment, fulfilled desires. ...

Bassoon
This musical instrument implies that your energy is apt to exceed your wit. ...

Bat
See CRICKET BAT. ...

Bath
This indicates grief or dismay. ...

Bats
An ill omen showing sickness and trouble in the home; with other signs, a prediction of death. ...

Bayonet
A sign to be feared; it shows danger of operation, wounds, and pain. ...

Beans
These show quarrels and disputes with relations. ...

Bear
A journey north, sometimes prolonged travel. See also POLAR BEAR. ...

Bed
A visit, illness; or death, according to other symbols. ...

Beef
A round of beef foretells coming financial worries. ...

Beehive
This is a symbol of eloquence, mental capacity, and much energy in forming new schemes and carrying them through; also of attainment to...

Bees
These foretell success through your own ability, many friends and enjoyment of life to the full. See also BUMBLE BEE. ...

Beetle
This signifies unrest, domestic tribulation, or disagreements; several beetles, that there is a risk of slander and abuse by those whom ...

Beetroot
This symbol indicates that someone will try to do you a bad turn, but it will fail in its object and rather turn out as a benefit. ...

Bell
Amazing news according to other signs in the cup; several bells indicate a wedding. See also CANTERBURY BELLS, DIVING BELL, HANDBELL. ...

Belladonna Lily
This flower is a sign of hope, love, happiness, and the leading of an upright and honourable life. ...

Bellows
These show an endeavour to make the best of a bad business. ...

Besom
This gives a caution to avoid meddling in other people's affairs or you may find yourself regarded as an unpleasant busybody. ...

Bier
A symbol of death; if near consultant, a personal sorrow, otherwise of a less personal nature. ...

Billiard Table
Pleasure followed by regret. ...

Bird Feeding Young
After a time of patient waiting, your desires will be fulfilled. ...

Bird Of Paradise
Difficulties and trials are vanishing and a future of comfort and pleasure awaits you. ...

Bird On A Perch
If near consultant, news resulting in pleasant plans; if at some distance, there is a doubt of the news being sent. ...

Birds
These are significant of happiness and joyful tidings; a single bird flying means speedy news, telegrams; birds in a row on a branch or ...

Birds In Cage
This implies that a variety of causes prevents you from obtaining your dearest wish; should the cage door be open, obstacles will short...

Bird's Nest
This signifies a happy discovery, leading to a fortunate enterprise brought about to a great extent by your own patience and ability; i...

Biscuits
These seen in various shapes and sizes foretell the occurrence of pleasant events. ...

Bishop
A sign of benevolence, authority, and progress; in cope and mitre, preferment and honour. ...

Bluebells
These indicate that an event bringing you much satisfaction and pleasure may be expected to take place in the spring. ...

Bluebottle Fly
Unpleasantness and jealousy will be aroused by your success. ...

Boar
This animal shows much energy and push though not always in the right direction to bring you unqualified success; it is also a sign of ...

Boat
Success in a new enterprise; seen with clouds, troubles and disappointment. See also FERRYBOAT. ...

Bomb
This foretells a personal disaster or news of an explosion and loss of life. ...

Bones
These are an indication of misfortune surmounted with courage. ...

Bonnet
This implies that youth will be past before you have the best happiness of your life. See also WIDOW'S BONNET. ...

Book
An open book shows a desire for information and a mind ever on the alert to understand new theories and facts; a closed book is a sign ...

Bookcase
This is a pleasing symbol of coming success through study and perseverance. ...

Boomerang
This sign means news from Australia, or that some unexpected development will lead to your having a great interest in that country; wit...

Bootblack
A bootblack is a sign of failure in your work. ...

Boots
These show fortunate business, a good income, and the gratification of your tastes and pleasures; boots of a curious shape foretell an ...

Boot-tree
A lucky surprise. ...

Border
See FLOWER BORDER. ...

Bottle
A sign of happy days; several bottles indicate extravagant tastes; small bottles, illness. ...

Bouquet
This is a most fortunate symbol of coming happiness, love, fulfilled hope, and marriage. ...

Bow
A sign of reunion after absence or estrangement. ...

Bow And Arrow
This denotes that there is unpleasant talk of your personal affairs which may do you harm. ...

Bower
Happiness in love is proclaimed by this symbol. ...

Box
An open box foreshows a troubled love affair; a closed box, that you will find something which you had lost. ...

Boy
This symbol must be read in accordance with other signs in the cup. ...

Bracelet
A discovery made too late. ...

Branch
A large branch is a sign of much independence and of success in carrying out an undertaking; the larger it is the greater your success; ...

Bread
A loaf of bread is a sign of the commonplace and of monotony; several loaves give warning against waste and extravagance, for a shortag...

Bricklayer's Trowel
A task which you have in hand will be successfully carried out. ...

Bricks
These signify new plans and enterprises which will lead to prosperity. ...

Bride
This sign indicates a wedding, coming joy, or a rival in your affections, according to other symbols around it. ...

Bridge
An advantageous opportunity; a fortunate journey. See also SUSPENSION BRIDGE. ...

Bridle
This points to the fact that you greatly object to interference or authority, and that you will always be "top dog" with your friends. ...

Brooch
This indicates that you are likely to make a discovery greatly to your advantage, and may in time turn it to good account in the develo...

Broom
This signifies that there is need for you to be careful in the choice of your friends, and to avoid rushing into an intimacy which you ...

Bubbles
See CHILD BLOWING SOAP BUBBLES. ...

Buckles
These foretell that some important arrangement of much personal advantage will fall through in an unforeseen manner, causing disappoint...

Buffalo
A most unexpected and unusual happening, possibly causing agitation and uncertainty as to the best way to proceed. ...

Bugle
This shows a desire for admiration and notice from all whom you meet; it also implies that it is high time to arouse yourself and become...

Building
A sign of removal. ...

Bull
An ill omen of misfortune, attacks of pain, or of slander by some enemy; if it gallops with tail up, personal danger or illness of someo...

Bumble Bee
This shows a cheerful disposition, making the best of everyone and everything, easily gratified tastes and pleasures; many friends and ...

Buns
These signify social amusements and duties, also that you usually take a cheery view of things even in troublesome circumstances. ...

Buoy
This is a symbol of hope; you have a good friend in all weathers. ...

Bush
Invitations and social enjoyments. ...

Butter
This signifies good fortune and success, the comforts of life, and a desire for the best of everything. ...

Butterfly
Passing pleasure, power of attraction, many admirers, and flirtations; to the lover it speaks of inconstancy. ...

Buttonhook
An exchange between friends, successfully organised plans, and a propitious meeting. ...

Buttons
If of various size and shape they mean that there will be many suggestions as to arrangements and new plans without anything definite b...

Cab
A sign of gloom, sadness and parting. ...

Cabbage
This symbol points out that in spite of thrift and diligence, you will never be very rich. ...

Cabinet
An unexpected and fortunate discovery, giving you much pleasure and satisfaction, possibly wealth and unthought-of prosperity. ...

Cage
An empty cage shows that you expect to find all manner of amiable qualities in others which are entirely lacking in yourself. See also ...

Cakes
New friends, social success, invitations, and hospitality. See also WEDDING CAKE. ...

Calf
This signifies a need for gentleness and kindness to those with whom you associate. ...

Camel
A responsibility satisfactorily carried out; sometimes frustrated plans and endless delays; a camel laden means wealth from an unexpect...

Camera
This proclaims the fact that you are too fond of gathering new or clever ideas from others, with a view to passing them off as your own ...

Campanulas
These flowers indicate that your hope is centred on one desire, and assure you of the certainty of obtaining your wish. ...

Candle
This is significant of trials, worries, or illness. ...

Candle Extinguisher
An uncomfortable incident or episode which will put you out considerably. ...

Candlestick
You have need to look at things from a wider point of view; to make the best of yourself you must cultivate perception. ...

Cannon
This denotes military and naval display and good fortune; with pleasant symbols around or near, such as a crown or star, promotion for ...

Canoe
This implies that a new friendship will eventually lead to a happy love affair. ...

Canopy
This brings success through the help and interest of those who are socially or mentally your superiors. ...

Canterbury Bells
These graceful flowers indicate that your happiness is to a great extent dependent upon others; if the figure of a woman appeared besid...

Cap
This warns you to be cautious in your dealings with those of the opposite sex; it also points to the fact that those things which you d...

Capstan
To those associated with the sea, this symbol gives warning of storms; to others, it predicts association with sailors or yachtsmen. ...

Carafe
A pleasure which will depend entirely upon yourself is the meaning of this symbol. ...

Caravan
This signifies an independent nature, desiring to live a roaming life free of restrictions; should a horse be harnessed to the caravan ...

Cards
See ACE OF CLUBS, ACE OF DIAMONDS, ACE OF HEARTS, ACE OF SPADES. ...

Carnations
These sweet-scented flowers bring happiness, faithfulness, love, and good friends. ...

Carpenter At Work
Necessary arrangement of your affairs is the meaning of this symbol. CARRIAGE AND HORSES.-This foretells that your affairs will prosp...

Carrying Chair
An omen of illness or accident. ...

Cart
A symbol of fluctuation in fortune and of a tedious waiting for any settled improvement in financial affairs. ...

Carving
Handsome carving is a sign of satisfaction and development. ...

Castle
You may expect fortune to smile upon you; a crumbling castle denotes disappointment and ill success in love and marriage. ...

Cat
This is an uncomfortable sign of trickery, meanness, and quarrels among relations, money matters probably being the disturbing cause; a ...

Caterpillar
You are likely to be criticized unkindly by those who are envious of you, although you have no suspicion that these people are anything...

Cathedral
Prosperity, contentment, and happiness with those whom you love is the meaning of this symbol. ...

Cattle
Profitable transactions. ...

Cauldron
New opportunities which need careful consideration. ...

Cauliflower
This signifies that even your best friends cannot describe you as constant or reliable. ...

Cave
Unless you rouse yourself and use a little more push, you are likely to remain in obscurity all your life. ...

Celery
A vigorous body and active mind which will preserve the energies of youth to a good old age. ...

Chain
An engagement or wedding; an entangled chain means a dilemma which will tax your ingenuity to the utmost; a long, thick chain indicates...

Chair
A small chair shows an arrival; a large one, deliberation over a new plan. See also CARRYING CHAIR, ROCKING CHAIR. ...

Chatelaine
This signifies that a variety of people will be instrumental in your career; it is also an indication that you are somewhat inclined to...

Champagne Glass
This is a symbol of good fortune and delight; to the sick, a good omen of recovery. ...

Cheese
A large cheese denotes that you will benefit by the generosity of prosperous friends. ...

Cherries
A love affair, happiness, and health, are the meanings of this symbol. ...

Chessmen
These announce the fact that you will be troubled by matters which are difficult to adjust to your satisfaction, and you must expect a ...

Chestnut Tree
An event of interest and importance may be expected in the spring. ...

Chestnuts
These show determination in carrying out a scheme which you think will benefit you. ...

Chicken
This shows new interests and pleasures; if roosting, domestic tribulation; if flying, troublesome matters. ...

Child
This is a sign that you will soon be making fresh plans or forming new projects; a child running means bad news or threatened danger; a...

Child Blowing Soap Bubbles
Occasions of sadness and joy in quick succession. ...

Child With Dancing-doll
The gratification of a wish through an entirely unexpected means. ...

Child With Tambourine
Pleasure, lightheartedness, coming good news. ...

Chimney
Unless you are cautious you will take a false step; a chimney with smoke to be seen means that you are content, and find pleasure in da...

Chinaman
There is someone who appears eager to serve you but in reality is far from being trustworthy. ...

Chinese Lantern
False security, the evidence of which will soon be brought to your notice. ...

Chisel
A symbol of losses, dismay, and trouble. ...

Christmas Tree
This sign indicates that you may expect some special happiness at the Christmas season. ...

Chrysanthemums
These beautiful flowers assure you of a long desired hope in connection with someone dear to you which will be realised in the autumn. ...

Church
Courage, honour, and tranquillity; a legacy. ...

Churning
This is a happy omen for good and successful results in all you undertake; you will be fortunate and will always take a turn in the rig...

Cigar
A wealthy friend or lover who will absorb all your thoughts; a broken cigar signifies a disagreeable incident or a quarrel. ...

Circle
Money, presents, an engagement, faithful friends. ...

Clapper For Scaring Birds
This sign proclaims that you are offended at small faults or failings in others, and are always eager to bring them into notice, but ar...

Clarionet
A pleasure which will be gratified in an unlooked-for manner. ...

Claw
This symbol foretells scandal or evil influence. ...

Clenched Hand
Indignation; disputes. ...

Clergyman
Reconciliation in a long-standing feud. ...

Clock
A sign that you desire to hurry over the present and arrive at a time to which you are looking forward. ...

Clouds
These denote disappointment, failure of plans, and dismay. ...

Clover
A very lucky sign of coming good fortune. ...

Cloves
This symbol proclaims the desire for appreciation and the wish to appear at your best on all occasions. ...

Clown
Your folly is apparent to everyone. ...

Clubs
See GOLF CLUBS, ACE OF CLUBS. ...

Coach
If with horses, you may look forward to a time of ease and luxury; if without horses, it warns you against an act of folly or a harmful...

Coal
Prosperity and good fellowship ...

Coal-scoop
This signifies domestic difficulties or vexation at the turn things have taken. ...

Coal Scuttle
You will adapt yourself to unaccustomed circumstances requiring much energy. ...

Coat
Sadness caused through a parting; if the coat is ragged, distressing news; without sleeves, failure in a new undertaking. ...

Cobbler
This predicts a life of arduous and ill-paid work, poor health, and a struggle to make both ends meet. ...

Cobra
A warning of grave danger to you or yours. ...

Cock
A sign of forthcoming good news, of conquest and triumph. ...

Cockatoo
This bird indicates disturbance in the home and some vexation with friends. ...

Cockchafer
This predicts a bad harvest season; flying, the arrival of sudden news of a somewhat disagreeable nature. ...

Cocoanut
Travel or interesting discoveries. ...

Coffee Pot
Dependence on creature comforts; slight indisposition. ...

Coffin
A bad omen of coming bereavement; a coffin with a sword beside it shows death of a soldier; with a flag, that of a sailor; with snowdro...

Collar
Perseverance in the face of obstacles will bring you a great reward. ...

Collar-stud
A reminder of some tiresome or disagreeable little duty which you would fain forget. ...

Columbine
These flowers foretell the renewal of a former friendship which is brought about by means of an unthought-of meeting. ...

Comb
You will find out that your confidence in someone was misplaced and this discovery will cause you much distress. ...

Comet
Favourable weather; unusual and interesting events; to lovers it is an unfavourable omen of separation and blighted hope. ...

Compasses
This sign implies that you may expect to travel and to spend your life in interesting activities. ...

Concertina
This symbol proclaims dilatory habits and feeble wit. ...

Conductor
See MUSIC CONDUCTOR. ...

Convolvuli
This flower shows feelings of sadness; love and hope which have lasted but a short time now leave only memories to which you cling. ...

Corks
This sign shows the power of adapting yourself to your company, and of proving yourself useful in awkward situations. ...

Corkscrew
This denotes that you will be vexed by inquisitive people who trouble you with questions. ...

Cormorant
This bird is a symbol of agility, swift decisions, and the attainment of your ambition through the power of rapid thought and work. ...

Corn
This is a pleasant omen of wealth and success. ...

Cornucopia
This symbol predicts great happiness and unqualified success. ...

Cover
See MEAT COVER. ...

Cow
A calm, contented state of mind, peaceful and prosperous days. ...

Cowslips
A sign of joy; to the married it foretells a birth. ...

Crab
Strife, family disagreements, an enemy. ...

Cradle
A birth; a broken cradle, sorrow or anxiety about a child. ...

Crane
Heavy burdens and anxiety are indicated by this symbol. ...

Crests
These are often to be seen and must to some extent be read in connection with other signs in the cup; large crests indicate news of, or...

Cricket Bat
A love of sport and a keen desire for fair play in all matters. ...

Crinoline
This predicts that unless you retrench in your expenditure, you will have but a pittance to spend upon your dress. ...

Crocuses
These flowers are an emblem of joy, and of radiant happiness in love. ...

Croquet-mallet
A cheerful and patient disposition, always making the best of things, is the meaning of this symbol. ...

Cross
You must expect to meet with hindrances and obstacles in the way of your desires; sorrow and misfortune are also indicated by this symb...

Crossed Keys
A sign of authority, power and honour, and an assurance of comfort and help in times of difficulty or doubt. ...

Crown
Advancement and honour; the attainment of your highest ambition. ...

Crutches
This is an unpleasant sign of forthcoming illness or accident which causes lameness for the time being. ...

Cucumber
A new plan successfully carried out. ...

Cup
A large cup tells of a splendid opportunity coming your way which will insure your future success; a small cup means that a little anxie...

Cupboard
Disappointment in money affairs. ...

Curtain
This symbol proclaims that someone is hiding a matter from you which it would be to your advantage to learn; with other signs in the cu...

Custard-glasses
A signal of illness, possibly chicken pox or measles. ...

Cypress
This tree indicates that you bravely face a difficulty, and finally overcome it by your own endeavours. ...

Daffodils
A long-desired hope is about to come to pass, or a delightful holiday spent in the company of those most congenial to you. ...

Dagger
If near and pointing towards consultant, it would be a bad sign of danger from wounds or an operation; if more distant, it shows a much ...

Dahlias
A sign of some important event which you may expect to take place in the autumn; it also denotes thrift and increase of fortune. ...

Daisies
These imply that you have an attractive, child-like nature, finding happiness in simple pleasures; a circle of daisies means that you a...

Damsons
These denote complication of your affairs. ...

Dance
See BALLET DANCE. ...

Dancer
A pleasant omen of coming pleasure and gratification, good news, happiness in love and friendship; it also means that you will receive ...

Dancing-doll
See CHILD WITH DANCING DOLL. ...

Dandelion
Unexpected news of the marriage of an old friend whom you had always supposed would never marry. ...

Dates
A pleasure which is unlikely to come up to your expectations is the meaning of this symbol. ...

Deer
An unfortunate indication that your ventures in new directions of work or business will end in failure; if running, a fruitless endeavou...

Desk
You will receive a letter which will upset you, or you will lose the friendship of someone with whom you have corresponded regularly for...

Devil
This symbol gives warning that reformation is needed, or you may find yourself so tightly in the grip of bad influence that it will be ...

Diadem
This ensign of royalty shows that your ambition is realised beyond your expectations; wonderful good fortune and influential friends as...

Diamonds
See ACE OF DIAMONDS. ...

Dish
Anxiety in household matters; a broken dish is a foretaste of a greater loss. ...

Diver
A great and unexpected piece of news which will lead to a fortunate discovery; to the lover, it reveals deception. ...

Diving-bell
This sign predicts that you may one day find yourself in danger on the sea or river. ...

Dog
This symbol has many meanings which must be read in accordance with the other symbols; in a general way this sign indicates adverse con...

Doll
A festivity at which you will endeavour to conceal your feelings of boredom under somewhat foolish hilarity. See also CHILD WITH DANCING...

Dolphin
A cheerful and optimistic character, pleasure on the sea or river. ...

Dovecot
Peace in the home. ...

Doves
These birds give a personal message of happiness and an assurance of faithfulness in love, peaceful circumstances, high ideals, and pro...

Dragon
Great and sudden changes about which there is an element of danger. ...

Dragon-fly
Tidings of unexpected occurrences, unlooked-for events, new and advantageous opportunities, sometimes new clothes or furniture. ...

Drum
A hazardous enterprise or expedition is the meaning of this symbol. ...

Drummer
To a man, this foreshows popularity and a successful public career; to a woman, social success, a large following of friends and admire...

Duck
A sign of a taste for speculation; if more than one duck, success in work and enterprise, profitable undertakings. ...

Dumb Bell
A chance meeting which will lead to the making of a new friend. ...

Dustpan And Brush
You will be certain to hear of domestic tribulation amongst your friends or relatives; if this symbol appears in your cup with other si...

Dwarf
This portends calamity, accident, or disgrace. ...

Eagle
This predicts that you may expect most beneficial changes, the realisation of a long-cherished hope, and possibly an inheritance of wea...

Eagle's Nest
An eagle on its nest foretells association with those in places of authority and honour; it also denotes a life of wealth and ease. ...

Ear
A large ear shows that you will be shocked by hearing of some scandal or abuse; a normal ear means that you will receive some interesti...

Ear-rings
To a man this symbol proclaims the displeasure of one of the opposite sex; to a woman, the humiliation of unrequited affection. ...

Earwig
A sign of uncomfortable discoveries in the home, troubles with domestics, deceit and prying. ...

Easel
A sign of marriage to widows and maids; to the married, increase of worldly goods; this symbol must be read in connection with other in...

Eels
This is an unpleasant symbol meaning malicious tongues and treacherous friends, also gossip over money matters. ...

Egg-cup
A sign of an escape from a threatened disaster. ...

Eggs
New plans and ideas, or a birth. ...

Elephant
A sign of power, travel, promotion, happiness and stability in love and friendship. ...

Elf
This symbol should put you on your guard or you may be the victim of an unpleasant practical joke. ...

Elm Tree
A good omen of prosperity and coming happiness. ...

Emu
Lack of caution will not be one of your failings. ...

Engine
Journeys, trouble on the railway, strikes, accident, and hasty news are the meanings of this symbol. ...

Ensign
See FLAG. ...

Escape
See FIRE ESCAPE. ...

Extinguisher
See CANDLE EXTINGUISHER. ...

Eye
This signifies penetration and the solving of difficulties; it also shows depth of character and love. ...

Eyeglasses
You will make a beneficial discovery through surprising means. ...

Faces
Several of these denote an invitation to a party or wedding; ugly faces mean disturbances or bad news; pretty faces, pleasure and love;...

Falcon
This bird warns you to be on your guard, for you have an enemy. ...

Fan
Love of admiration, frivolity, pleasure with the opposite sex. ...

Fate
This is indicated by a straight thin line of tea leaves which ascends towards the consultant; what may be expected of fate must be judg...

Feathers
Large feathers signify achievement and prosperity; to authors, literary success; small feathers denote something of which you are afrai...

Feet
You will be called upon to take a decisive step in some matter which may lead up to an eventful change in your life. ...

Fence
This means that there is but a step between you and success. ...

Fender
You will constantly come in contact with someone to whom you feel a strong antipathy. ...

Ferns
Dignity, peace, and steadfast love are the meanings of this symbol. ...

Ferret
Jealousy and enmity are likely to cause you distress. ...

Ferry-boat
This symbol implies that difficulties will be smoothed away for you by the aid of good and useful friends. ...

Field Marshal's Hat
To a soldier, or those who are associated with them, this is a sign of coming promotion, triumph, and of the attainment to honour. ...

Figs
These indicate joy and abundance of the good things of this world; to those in business it is an omen of success and prosperity. ...

Figurehead Of A Ship
A good omen for your future Welfare; this symbol predicts that you will be enabled to steer your course through smooth waters. ...

Figures
See NUMBERS, HUMAN FIGURES, RUNNING FIGURES. ...

Finger
This usually indicates a special need for attention to be paid to adjoining symbols. ...

Fire-engine
An evidence of a serious fire of which you will hear or from which you will suffer; this must be judged by other indications in the cup...

Fire-escape
An urgent warning to take all precautions against fire. ...

Fireplace
Your chief interests in life will probably lie in your home; small duties, simple pleasures, and a circle of friends. ...

Fish
News from abroad; with other signs of movement, emigration; a starfish is a sign of good luck. ...

Flag
Danger, rebellion, and war are the meanings of this symbol. ...

Flower-border
That for which you have long hoped and waited is about to come to pass. ...

Flowers
Many pleasant meanings may be given to this symbol, good fortune, happiness, love, marriage, and a large circle of admiring friends, be...

Fly
This signifies small vexations and annoyances which will ruffle you considerably. See also BLUEBOTTLE FLY, DRAGON FLY. ...

Font
News of a birth or an invitation to a christening party. ...

Foot
This indicates a journey; a swollen foot, injury, or news of an accident to the foot. ...

Football
Love of outdoor games, or a keen interest in the welfare of those who take part in them, is shown by this symbol. ...

Forge
This implies a need for refinement and of reconstructing your ideas on many subjects. ...

Forget-me-not
This flower speaks of the attainment of a cherished hope, also that you will probably find your truest happiness in love and marriage. ...

Fork
This warns you against those who constantly flatter you; it would be well for you to be on your guard or you may one day awake to the fa...

Fountain
A most favourable omen foretelling happiness, success in love and marriage, prosperity in business, and good fortune in all you underta...

Fox
This denotes that you may have an unsuspected enemy, possibly disloyal dependents; sometimes it means theft and trickery. ...

Foxgloves
These show ambition and attainment; if broken or bending, defeated plans and hopes. ...

Frog
A change of residence; with other signs, new work or profession; with bad symbols around, unpleasant sights and stories. ...

Fruit
A happy sign of forthcoming prosperity and general advancement. ...

Gaiters
Your chief interests will be in outdoor work and amusements; intellectual pursuits will not attract you; to clergy, or to those associa...

Gallows
An omen of great distress and tragedy. ...

Garden Roller
An indication that things around you are liable to become somewhat unmanageable, and that you will need tact and strength to avoid bein...

Garland
A sign of happiness, love and honour. ...

Garters
A contempt for feminine weakness is the meaning of this sign. ...

Gate
An excellent opportunity awaits you, perhaps the chance of a lifetime; massive high gates denote restriction, misery, or imprisonment. ...

Geese
These indicate the arrival of unexpected and rather troublesome visitors. ...

Gentian
A memory which is interwoven with sorrow and joy. ...

Geranium
This flower shows a strong will and determined character, contentment, and happiness; it also denotes two opposite natures who have a g...

Giant
There is, or will be, a serious obstacle in your path. ...

Gimlet
You will be unpleasantly reminded of a disagreeable fact. ...

Giraffe
You are apt to cause mischief through blundering and the making of incorrect statements. ...

Gladioli
These flowers indicate courage in the face of difficulty; hope and tenderness. ...

Glasses
These show that you will entertain your friends on a lavish scale, and delight in hospitality, but will occasionally be confronted by d...

Gleaner
You will always endeavour to make the best of the circumstances in which you find yourself but will seldom possess the most desirable t...

Goat
A new enterprise which has an element of risk about it; a goat is an unfortunate sign to sailors or to those connected with them. ...

Golf Clubs
These indicate a life so full of work that there is but little leisure for recreation. ...

Gondola
A visit to Italy, or a romance are the meanings of this sign. ...

Gong-and-stick
This symbol warns you to expect little else than the "trivial round and common task" for the present. ...

Goose
A venture needing much discussion and arrangement; plans are made only to be upset again, and unless you proceed with caution, you are ...

Gramophone
This usually portends vexation at being drawn into a somewhat disorderly and noisy pleasure. ...

Grapes
These signify pleasure, abundance, fulfilment, and a life free from care. ...

Grasshoppers
These insects give warning of a poor harvest season; for an old person the risk of chill leading to severe illness. ...

Grave
This symbol must be read in accordance with its position, also with reference to other signs in the cup; as a general rule, with gloomy ...

Greyhound
This sign stands for energy and untiring activity which will bring you unqualified success; it also denotes that you may expect favoura...

Grindstone
The aftermath of an indiscretion. ...

Guitar
This symbol displays strong power of attraction for the opposite sex, also pleasant adventures ending in a happy love affair. ...

Gun
A very disquieting symbol, grave danger of a sudden calamity; with other bad signs, a violent death. ...

Hammer
Troublesome little tasks which you are reluctant to undertake. ...

Hammock
A mournful ending of something to which you had looked forward with delight. ...

Ham With Frill
This denotes a nice invitation, hospitality, pleasure with your friends; also enjoyment followed by dismay; a ham without a frill means...

Hand
A sign of good fellowship, loyalty, and affection; it may also indicate a parting, a meeting or a bargain concluded; other signs around ...

Handbell
You would much like to startle the world by a wonderful discovery or amazing theory by which your name would be known for all time but ...

Handcuffs
Disgrace, imprisonment, misfortune, and dishonesty; this sign must be read in connection with others around it. ...

Handglass
An illusion quickly dispelled is the meaning of this symbol. ...

Handscreen
Even small demands sometimes necessitate great effort on the part of those to whom the demand is made. ...

Hare
The return of an absent friend after a long absence; if it is running, a journey is indicated; a dead hare foreshows money acquired thr...

Harebell
Peace, a placid existence, and faithfulness in love are the meanings of this lovely little flower; with other signs you may expect news...

Harp
This is a sign of melancholy and predicts the possibility of a nervous breakdown. ...

Harrissi Lily
These graceful flowers predict peace, joy, hope, and a wedding. ...

Harrow
This shows that much of your time will be given endeavouring to make the lives of those around you smooth and happy, whilst you cheerfu...

Harvest
A shock of corn is a somewhat sad emblem showing that you have sown that of which the reaping will be tears; it is also a warning of il...

Hastener For Roasting Meat
You are reminded that you should endeavour to move with the times, and not cling so tenaciously to ideas and habits which are now obsol...

Hat
A symbol of luck, presents, success in new work or enterprise; sometimes it foreshows the arrival of a visitor. ...

Hawk
This is an unfortunate symbol, as it denotes circumstances in which people and things seem to be working against you, placing you in aw...

Hayrick
This indicates a desire for mastery and preeminence; it also shows that a doubt will arise as to how best to proceed, but you will find...

Head
A large head gives warning of family trouble or of serious illness; a very small head, waning ability or power; several heads, mental d...

Hearse
A sign of bereavement or of sad news of those who are bereaved. ...

Heart
A sign of coming happiness through the affections bringing joy into your life, or satisfaction through money, according to other signs ...

Hearts
See ACE OF HEARTS. ...

Heather
A most fortunate sign of gratified wishes and of coming good luck; to lovers it is an assurance of much happiness. ...

Hedge
This shows that through energy and perseverance you will surmount obstacles and carry all before you. ...

Hedgehog
You will be immensely surprised by hearing that someone whom you had always thought of as a confirmed bachelor is about to be married. ...

Hemlock
The shadows of your past life have an inconvenient habit of appearing at the most awkward moments. ...

Hens
Comfort and domestic felicity; a hen roosting shows domestic annoyance and money worries. ...

Highlander
This is a sign of sound business capacity and a plodding contriver in transactions. ...

Hive
See BEEHIVE. ...

Hockey-stick
A keenness for games and success in the playing of them. ...

Hoe
This means that you will often have more to do than you can well accomplish; each day things will occur needing your attention and incr...

Holly
This indicates that something of importance may be expected to occur in the winter; unless gloomy signs appear in the cup, it may be as...

Hollyhock
You will have a friend, or lover, who will never disappoint you. ...

Honeycomb
Prosperous undertakings, honour and renown, and much which is delightful are foreshown by this symbol. ...

Hoop
You will find immense satisfaction in doing things that require energy even if they are of little importance. ...

Horns
You have a powerful enemy, or at least someone who has feelings of animosity towards you, which may prove to be unpleasant in their res...

Horse
Comforts, loyal friends, and pleasure; galloping horses mean that events are hurrying towards you over which you have no control, bring...

Horse-collar
To those who own horses, or do business with them, this sign is a pleasant indication of success in some transaction; to others it woul...

Horseman
See MOUNTED HORSEMAN. ...

Horseshoe
An unexpected piece of good fortune, the achievement of your wish, and good luck in all you undertake; a double horseshoe hastens the a...

Hot-water Bottle
You will always find compensation in all trials and discomforts. ...

Hot-water Can
Indisposition, irritability, annoyances. ...

Hourglass
A warning against delay in arrangements or thought-of plans; with other signs, the hourglass is a grave warning of peril through illnes...

House
A successful transaction, a visit, a new home. ...

Human Figures
These must be judged with regard to what they appear to be doing. ...

Hyacinth
This flower predicts love, joy, and gratified ambition. ...

Ibex On Rock
After a time of strenuous effort and struggle, you will achieve triumph and a position of security and peace. ...

Indian
This symbol predicts news from India; the nature of the information, whether personal, public, pleasant, or the reverse, must be judged...

Initials
These frequently occur, and usually point to names of people from whom you may expect to hear shortly; or they may indicate places. ...

Inkpot
Expectancy. ...

Iris
These flowers bring a message of hope and pleasure. ...

Iron
Small vexations or troubles which will quickly pass, is the meaning of this symbol. ...

Ivory
This foretells increased wealth and a well-merited reward for past industry. ...

Ivy
Patience, understanding, steadfastness, and loyal friends are indicated by this sign. ...

Jackdaw
Sagacity, dependable friends, and knowledge acquired by persevering study. ...

Jam
Pots of jam caution you against extravagance and waste. ...

Jelly
This foreshows a time of pleasure and a time of pain. ...

Jemmy
A bad attack of toothache is indicated by this weapon. ...

Jewellery
You may expect an increase of wealth, possibly good presents also. ...

Jockey
Successful dealing and good money enterprise; luck in racing and speculation. ...

John Bull
This figure implies that you are likely to witness, or partake in, an event of national importance. ...

Judge In Robes
Legal affairs, personal or otherwise according to other indications in the cup; this sign is often seen during a famous trial or when s...

Jug
This shows good health and money making. ...

Jumping Figure
Change which will be greatly to your advantage. ...

Kangaroo
You will receive an unlooked-for and interesting piece of news; sometimes it indicates that you have a rival. ...

Kettle
This is a sign of illness; unless a human figure appears beside it, the illness is probably for the consultant; it is an omen of coming ...

Key
Circumstances will improve, things will become easy, and your path will be made smooth; you may hope for success in whatever you have on...

Keyhole
This gives warning of a need for caution, for someone of whom you feel no suspicion is untrustworthy. ...

Kingfisher
This beautiful bird signifies the return of someone for whom you have been longing; if flying, news of a surprising nature will speedil...

King On His Throne
Security and peace; it may also mean that you gain a high position through influential friends. ...

Kite
Vanishing pleasures and benefits, or scandal, are the meanings of this sign. ...

Kneeling Figure
A new enterprise or project; care should be taken to think it over well; do nothing rashly and seek reliable advice. ...

Knife
This is an unpleasant sign of quarrels, broken friendship, and tears. ...

Knight In Armour
This sign predicts good fortune, success in love, and loyalty to your friends. ...

Knives
These signify danger of wounds, attacks of pain, and dismay. ...

Laburnum Tree
A sign of delight and the fulfilment of a cherished hope, probably occurring in the spring. ...

Ladder
This signifies advancement, influential friends, and the attainment of good fortune. ...

Lamb
An indication that you will be amazed by the success of a doubtful undertaking. See also PRANCING LAMB. ...

Lamp
This sign provides an assurance of good success in business. See also STREET LAMP. ...

Lantern
This shows that fear and doubt will mar your happiness and progress. See also CHINESE LANTERN. ...

Laurel
This tree points to power, ability and health. ...

Leaves
Prosperous results of your diligence, new friends, and satisfaction. ...

Leek
This implies that you are anxious to come to the root of some matter of which at present you have only an inkling; with good signs arou...

Leg
This foretells a successful race with fortune. ...

Leg Of Mutton
Depression and pecuniary worries is the meaning of this sign. ...

Leopard
This animal foreshows triumph over adverse circumstances or an evil report; two leopards, fortune and misfortune following each other i...

Letters
These are shown by oblong or square tea-leaves, initials near give the name of the writer; with dots around they will contain money. ...

Lettuce
This shows sleeplessness, possibly from the receiving of some perturbing news. ...

Lighthouse
A good sign of security and of light on your path whenever it is most needed; if crooked or broken, disaster at sea. ...

Lightning
Forked lightning seen in a zig-zag up the side of the cup shows bad weather conditions; if near the figure of a man or woman, it may po...

Lilac
This is an emblem of radiant happiness; joys shared with another, with whom there is perfect oneness of purpose and love. ...

Lily-of-the-valley
A fortunate omen of realisation, love, and marriage. See also ARUM LILY, BELLADONNA LILY, MADONNA LILY, HARRISSI LILY, WATER LILY. ...

Limpets
These denote that you endeavour to wrest from others some valuable secret which they possess, but without success; limpets are a sign o...

Lines Of Dots
These indicate journeys and their probable length and direction; to be read in connection with other signs of movement; wavy lines mean...

Lion
One of the most fortunate symbols indicating high hopes and excellent prospects, association with distinguished persons, honour, and fa...

Lizard
This suggests treachery and the probability of a plot being laid against you by false and deceitful friends. ...

Lobster
A pleasant event, or a good present, is shown by this symbol. ...

Lock And Key
You are warned against the loss of something which you value. ...

Looking-glass
This implies a desire to know the truth, even if it be unpleasant to you. ...

Lord Mayor's Coach
You will receive a good offer from an unexpected quarter. ...

Lute
This is a sign of a secret sadness of which those around you know nothing; to musicians, a good omen of success. ...

Lynx
To the married a bad omen of estrangement, possibly divorce; to others it denotes treachery or episodes of a painful nature. ...

Macaroni
This proclaims the sad fact that you must endeavour to make sixpence do the work of a shilling. ...

Mace
Promotion, a position of authority and achievement. ...

Machine
See AUTOMATIC MACHINE. ...

Madonna Lily
This flower means perfection and peace, and the assurance of love and truth. ...

Magnet
You will be drawn by an irresistible attraction towards someone for whom you will eventually feel more dislike than affection. ...

Magnifying Glass
You are given to such exaggeration that it amounts to untruthfulness. ...

Magnolia
This tree brings calm and peaceful conditions after a time of unrest. ...

Magpie
"One for sorrow, two for mirth, three for a wedding, four for a birth"; this ancient saying well explains the meaning of seeing magpies ...

Mahl Stick
See ARTIST'S MAHL STICK. ...

Mallet
You will arrive at a wise conclusion in a difficult matter. See also CROQUET MALLET. ...

Maltese Cross
You will emerge from one source of vexation or trouble only to fall into another. ...

Man
You may expect a visitor. ...

Man Carrying A Burden
An unhappy marriage or an unfortunate love affair. ...

Man Carrying Mace
This points to personal promotion or the advancement of someone dear to you. ...

Man Speaking From A Platform
Public news or developments which will specially interest or concern you. ...

Marrow
See VEGETABLE MARROW. ...

Mars
This sign will often be seen, and indicates a courageous, energetic nature, fond of exploits and freedom, and shows a capacity for stre...

Mask
For a lover, this predicts that unpleasant facts will come to light, of which at present there is no suspicion, leading to an abrupt en...

Mass Of Leaves
Arrivals and departures about which there are little difficulties. ...

Mast
This symbol must be read in connection with the surrounding signs. ...

Mastiff
This dog warns you of an unexpected emergency in which there is danger of your being overpowered by the arguments of those who are mast...

Maypole
This shows that you find but little satisfaction in your amusements and gaiety; for whilst you appear to enter into them in a light-hea...

May Tree
This signifies the receiving of a joyous message. ...

Meat
A sign of financial worry. ...

Meat Cover
An unpleasant emergency or discovery. ...

Medal
You will be rewarded for past industry by future prosperity. ...

Medicine Bottle
An unpleasant sign of illness. ...

Medlar
This tree predicts a condition of transient happiness. ...

Meerschaum Pipe
You will be disturbed by some news from a man who has much influence in your life. ...

Melon
This means gratification and good news, and the deriving of much pleasure from the appreciation of those whose good opinion is of value ...

Mercury
This planet is constantly seen in the tea-leaves and is a symbol of ceaseless activity of striving to attain great things; it also indi...

Mermaid
To those associated with the sea, this is a warning of shipwreck or other peril. ...

Merrythought
The attainment of a wish or small pleasure. ...

Mice
These indicate danger of poverty through fraud or theft. ...

Milk-cans
These show an agricultural enterprise that will be to your advantage. ...

Milk-churn
A good emblem of future comfort and increased happiness. ...

Milking-stool
A new venture about which you will feel somewhat dubious but which with care will be carried out successfully. ...

Mine-shaft
This is a hopeful sign of coming peace after a time of discontent amongst miners, or a coal strike. ...

Mirror
Prophetic dreams; a love of truth. ...

Mistletoe
This signifies that a cherished hope is unlikely to be fulfilled, or at any rate it will only be after many months have passed, and whe...

Mitre
A prediction of honour and promotion for a clergyman. ...

Monk
Religious controversy and disturbances. ...

Monkey
This is an unpleasant indication that ugly rumours and scandal will be spread about you or yours; sometimes public notoriety; with othe...

Monkey-on-organ
Difficult circumstances and a hard struggle are the meanings of this sign. ...

Monkey Puzzle Tree
A task lies before you which you will find hard, but for which you will afterwards be rewarded by meeting with great success. ...

Monograms
These will often be found in the tea-leaves and will indicate someone of much importance in your life, whose initials are shown by the ...

Monument
Someone in whose career you are much interested will rise to fame. ...

Moon
A crescent moon denotes good news, fortune, and romance; for a man it predicts public recognition and honour. ...

Mortar
A sign of gloom, illness, emergencies. ...

Motor Car
Short journeys by road or rail, visits from friends; with other signs, some increase of fortune may be expected. ...

Mountain
This gives promise of the realisation of a great ambition and of the influence of powerful friends; many mountains indicate obstruction...

Mounted Horseman
A sign of good friends, luck, and advantageous offers. ...

Mouse
This invariably indicates that there is need for a trap to be set; it also gives warning that domestic worries are to be expected. ...

Muff
This implies caprice and ostentation. ...

Mug
This symbol predicts a merry meeting. ...

Mushroom
This predicts that you will take a small risk and achieve a great success; to lovers, it foreshows a quarrel and possibly a broken enga...

Music Conductor
A good sign to a musician; to others it suggests that enthusiasm and good spirits will carry them through life very happily. ...

Mutton Chop
Fruitless discussion or indisposition are the meanings of this sign. See also LEG OF MUTTON. ...

Myrtle Tree
This speaks of affection and peace; a declaration of love, and a happy marriage. ...

Nail
Toothache and painful dentistry are foreshown by this sign. ...

Names
To see the name of a person or place, signifies events occurring in connection with such person or place; if good symbols appear, pleas...

Narcissus
This flower shows sentiment and coming joy; also that some new idea will unfold itself to you in the spring and will prove to be of muc...

Native With "tom-tom"
This foreshows news of disturbance in India or news of a personal nature which will cause anxiety. ...

Necklace
A good present or money; a broken necklace shows that you will break a bond which you have grown to feel is unendurable. ...

Needles
These denote mischief and deceit; sometimes disappointment in love. ...

Neptune
This planetary symbol indicates a condition of chaos. ...

Nest
See BIRD'S NEST, EAGLE'S NEST. ...

Net
Toil or anxiety followed by amazing achievement and good fortune. ...

Ninepins
These show a mind determined to gain success whatever the cost in drudgery. ...

Nose
A large nose denotes dissipation; a crooked one shows a wayward and untrustworthy character; a long, thin nose implies that you change ...

Nosegay
See BOUQUET. ...

Notice-board
Your attention will be called to some fact which it will be to your advantage to learn. ...

Numbers
These are frequently found in the tea-leaves, and must be read in conjunction with surrounding symbols. If the consultant has a lucky n...

Nun
This is a sign that you will probably remain unmarried through your own choice; to the married it implies unjust suspicion. ...

Nurse
A nurse in uniform usually foretells illness for yourself or for someone dear to you. ...

Nut-crackers
This portends that you will strive to solve a difficult problem, the result of which is of much importance to you. ...

Nuts
Gratified ambition and wealth are indicated by nuts. ...

Oak Tree
This is a good omen of wealth, strength, and attainment of cherished hopes; for a lover, it predicts happiness and prosperity in marria...

Oar
Sport; amusements; a broken oar denotes recklessness for which you will pay dearly; for a lover or husband, this means affliction. ...

Obelisk
This foreshows honour and wealth. ...

Oil-can
Work and worry are foretold by this sign. ...

Onions
You may expect that something which you supposed was a secret will be discovered, possibly through treacherous friends. ...

Opera-glasses
You are in danger of losing the confidence of your friends because of your inquisitive questions. ...

Orchids
These give a pleasing assurance of coming good fortune and a life of ease and wealth. ...

Organ
This must be read in connection with other signs around it; sometimes it means a wedding, death, or realised ambition; to a musician, i...

Ostrich
This symbol points to achievement in creative work; if running, you may look for startling news and rumours of public upheavals. ...

Otter
You must expect to receive a disagreeable shock through some unpleasant spite on the part of those of whom you have always thought well...

Overcoat
You may expect to have changes in your life and become of much importance. ...

Owl
A bad omen of illness, misfortune, and poverty; if flying, you will receive tidings of grief; to lovers this bird is a symbol of bad ne...

Ox
An ox in his stall implies hospitality, domestic peace and abundance. ...

Oysters
These are a sign of enjoyment and expensive tastes, also that you will appreciate the pleasures of life more in your later years than i...

Padlock
An open padlock means a surprise; a closed one, a need for precaution. ...

Pagoda
Foreign travels. ...

Pail
You will be called upon to undertake a variety of things which you dislike. ...

Pails On Yoke
In the future you may hope for compensation for past trials and weariness. ...

Palace
This portends good fortune and favours. ...

Palette
A hopeful sign of success to an artist or to those associated with one; to others, it suggests a need for deliberation and advice befor...

Palm Tree
This is a symbol of honour, fame, and victory; increase of wealth, love, and marriage. ...

Pampas Grass
This is a sign that you will make a pathetic endeavour to find happiness in a life which is cast in a somewhat dreary lot. ...

Pan And His Pipes
A most cheering symbol which gives an assurance of happiness, future prosperity, and delight. ...

Pansy
This flower is a symbol of understanding, modesty, and contentment; it is also a pleasant indication of faithful friends and happy days...

Panther
You may expect to be shocked at the treacherous behaviour of a friend whom you had always regarded as honourable. ...

Paradise
See BIRD OF PARADISE. ...

Parallel Lines
These predict well-thought-out and smoothly running plans. ...

Parcels
These are shown by thick, square or round leaves. ...

Parrot
This is a sign of foreign travel, the making of many friends, and much mental energy; sometimes it gives a hint that there is an inclin...

Parsley
Small events will bring you satisfaction. ...

Peacock
A sign of the acquisition of property; a prosperous and happy marriage; with other signs, an unfortunate friendship. ...

Peaked Cap
The arrival of a male visitor. ...

Pears
Improved social condition and other advantages; this fruit brings success to a business man and to a woman a rich husband; one pear sig...

Pedestrian
An important appointment or urgent business. ...

Pelican
This bird is a symbol of loneliness, separation, and yearning for the unattainable; if it is flying you will receive news from those wh...

Pen
See QUILL PEN. ...

Penguin
This strange bird indicates interesting news of expeditions and discoveries in the northern regions. ...

Penknife
This is an unfortunate symbol of enmity, disloyalty, and jealousy. ...

Peonies
You will probably be called upon to make a decision of much importance before another summer is past; broken peonies predict that you m...

Pepper-pot
This means vexation and unreasonable irritation which you will endeavour to conceal. ...

Perambulator
News of a birth. ...

Pestle
A sign of decisive measures; a remedy for a grievance or an ill. ...

Pheasant
Good fortune; new friends; if flying, speedy and propitious news. ...

Piano
This is a sign that you will make the most of your opportunities and will gain that for which you have aimed; to musicians, a sign of a...

Pickaxe
This sign proclaims labour troubles and strikes. ...

Pig
This assures you of gain and success in agricultural interests; it also denotes that you may expect a present of money or a legacy. ...

Pigeons
These show reconciliation with someone dear to you from whom you have been estranged; if flying, important and pleasant news is on its ...

Pillar
A symbol of strength, protection from danger, and of good and powerful friends; a broken pillar predicts sorrow and despair. ...

Pillar Box
Important or specially interesting correspondence is the meaning of this sign. ...

Pincers
A painful experience; an injury; toothache. ...

Pincushion
Thrift, order, and a well-regulated household. ...

Pineapple
A pleasing indication of wealth, rich friends, and good presents. ...

Pine Trees
Happiness followed by an aftermath of regret. ...

Pipe
A visit from a dear friend; several pipes foreshow news from a man who is much in your thoughts. See also MEERSCHAUM PIPE, PAN AND HIS ...

Pistol
An ominous warning of disaster; with other bad signs, of a violent death. ...

Pitcher
This shows an endeavour to relieve a rather dull and monotonous life, by throwing your energy into somewhat unnecessary work. ...

Pitchfork
A sign that you are apt to stir up feud, and make peace and quiet impossible. ...

Plate
For the present, you will merely jog along in an ordinary way. ...

Playing Cards
See ACE OF CLUBS, ACE OF DIAMONDS, ACE OF HEARTS, and ACE OF SPADES. ...

Plough
You must expect to go through toil and frustration before you finally conquer your difficulties and achieve triumph. ...

Plum Pudding
This denotes festivity and cheerfulness. ...

Plums
These foretell a new development of plans. ...

Polar Bear
This sign means a journey to a cold climate. ...

Policeman
This tells you to beware of theft and underhand practices; with other signs, it would indicate trouble probably caused by those with wh...

Pope
Unexpected gain and future happiness are foretold by this sign. ...

Poppy
This flower is significant of a pleasant occurrence in the early summer. ...

Porter And Truck
This indicates a pending journey or the arrival of a traveller. ...

Post
This signifies a formidable obstacle; if broken, that you will encounter a storm of opposition to your plan. ...

Postman
Important and profitable news. ...

Pot
See COFFEE POT. ...

Potato
You will have need of patience in your daily life, and will sometimes be troubled by pecuniary difficulties. ...

Prancing Lamb
This is a symbol of trouble which will have beneficial results and will lead to contentment and happiness. ...

Prawns
These bring pleasures, presents and satisfactory arrangements. ...

Prince Of Wales' Plumes
This is a symbol of pleasant events, stirring topics and sometimes of personal honour and distinction. ...

Pudding
See PLUM PUDDING. ...

Puffin
This bird denotes timidity and a desire for solitude; if flying, news from abroad. ...

Pulpit
A love of talking and a dislike to listening is the meaning of this symbol. ...

Pump
Your own efforts will bring about a fortunate result. ...

Punch-and-judy
You will read, or hear, of a sensational case in married life. ...

Purse
This cautions you against theft, or carelessness that may lead to losing money. ...

Pyramids
These foreshow attainment to honour, fame and wealth. ...

Queen
A queen upon her throne indicates security, peace, and honour; sometimes the attainment to a high position through powerful friends. ...

Query
This shows doubt, indecision; if this sign were seen with a letter the doubt would be with regard to some correspondence; if with a jou...

Quill Pen
This shows that you may expect, before long, to sign your maiden name for the last time in a marriage register; with other signs, a leg...

Quoits
This sign indicates a journey to the country on pleasure. ...

Rabbit
An indication of illness for a child; a dead rabbit means domestic duties which will bore you, sometimes financial worry; several rabbi...

Rag Doll
This implies a simplicity that sometimes verges on folly. ...

Railway Signal
This symbol may be seen at "danger" or "all clear." Its meaning must be read in accordance with other signs. ...

Ram
An unpleasant person whom you would do well to avoid is indicated by this sign. ...

Rake
This implement denotes a persevering nature which should bring you a liberal measure of success in whatever you undertake; it also indi...

Rat
Treachery and other impending troubles, are foreshown by this unpleasant symbol. ...

Raven
This bird is an omen of gloom and despondency, disappointment in love, separation, failure in work; it is also a symbol of death for the...

Razor
Quarrels, also a warning against interference in other people's affairs; to lovers this sign foretells disagreement and separation. ...

Red-hot Poker
This flower suggests that you are likely to bring yourself within the range of unpleasant criticism by your flaunting manner. ...

Reptile
This is a bad omen of coming misfortune, treachery, or illness. ...

Rhinoceros
This animal denotes a risky proceeding into which you plunge without hesitation, although your friends and relations will try to persua...

Rider
This brings good news from overseas of business and financial affairs. ...

Rifle
Strife and calamity are shown by this sign. ...

Ring
With dots around, a contract or a business transaction; with the figures of a man and woman, an engagement or wedding is foretold. ...

River
A sign of trouble and perplexity, sometimes illness and bereavement. ...

Robin
A symbol of much good fortune, loyal friends, and happiness in love. ...

Rocket
This foretells joy and gladness at some event about to happen. ...

Rocking Chair
This indicates contemplation of a new idea or scheme about which you are somewhat doubtful. ...

Rocking Horse
Happy associations will be renewed; pleasure with children. ...

Rocks
These prepare you for alarms and agitation, but if good signs appear, you will eventually find a smooth path through your fife. ...

Roller
See GARDEN ROLLER. ...

Rolling Pin
This is an indication that you will be capable of smoothing out your difficulties and will usually find an easy path in which to tread....

Rose
A token of good fortune, joy, and love. ...

Rosemary
Memories of the past will mar your future. ...

Running Figures
You may expect an emergency in which you will need to have all your wits about you; sometimes this signifies urgent messages. ...

Sack
This predicts an unlooked for event which will turn out to be most fortunate. ...

Saddle
The successful solving of a troublesome matter is the meaning of this sign. ...

Sailor
You may expect news from overseas of an interesting nature. ...

Salmon Jumping In A Pool
This is a fortunate sign of propitious news which will mean a great deal to you. ...

Sandwich Man
After a time of irksome tasks and pecuniary worry, you will be rewarded by a time of ease and wealth. ...

Saucepan
This is an indication that many troubles will befall you, and your courage will be tested in meeting them. ...

Sausages
These show complaints or affliction. ...

Saw
Interference which will bring a good deal of trouble upon you, is signified by a saw. ...

Scaffold
This signifies that you will enter into a rash speculation. ...

Scales
This symbol stands for legal proceedings. ...

Scarecrow
This warns you to avoid interfering in the private affairs of others, or you may find that you will receive the cold shoulder from them...

Sceptre
This is a fortunate sign of distinction and honour. ...

Scimitar
You will hear of murders, horrible treachery, and riots. ...

Scissors
An unlucky sign of friction between friends; disputing and disagreeableness with married couples; quarrels between lovers; trouble in b...

Scoop
See COAL SCOOP. ...

Screw
With a little ingenuity and perseverance, you will arrive at that for which you aim. ...

Screw-spanner
Troublesome affairs and vexations are before you. ...

Scuttle
See COAL SCUTTLE. ...

Scythe
This sign foreshows grief and pain. ...

Seagull
A sign of storms; if flying, news from abroad. ...

Seakale
A satisfactory conclusion to a vexed question is the meaning of this symbol. ...

Seal
An indication that a considerable amount of patience will be necessary before your hopes are realised, but eventually you will gain suc...

Sealing-wax
Theoretically you are wise, but you seldom bring your wisdom to bear on practical matters. ...

See-saw
Unless you endeavour to become more decisive and reliable, you will lose any good opportunities which may come your way. ...

Seaweed
This denotes a joy in the past of which only the memory remains. ...

Shamrock
A sign of good luck. ...

Shark
An ominous sign of death. ...

Shaving-brush
This sign suggests that you are apt to turn molehills into mountains. ...

Sheep
To landowners or those engaged in any agricultural pursuits sheep are an omen of success and prosperous dealing; to others this sign im...

Shell
Good luck from an unexpected source; with other signs, a visit to the seaside. ...

Shepherd
The appearance of this symbol warns you against taking unnecessary risks in all matters. ...

Ship
News from distant lands; a successful journey; a voyage. ...

Shirt
This sign is considered an omen of good fortune. ...

Shoes
These indicate speedy new arrangements which are likely to turn out extremely well. ...

Shrimping Net
Pleasures and amusements, unconventionality, and good spirits. ...

Shutters
This sign proclaims the fact that there is need for secrecy, and that there may be things in your life of which you trust nothing will ...

Sickle
A sign that you will experience sorrow and pain through the callous behaviour of someone you love. ...

Signpost
This symbol must be read in conjunction with surrounding symbols; it usually emphasises the importance of other signs; a broken signpos...

Skeleton
This implies a feeling of disgust at some information which is told to you and which you are asked not to reveal. ...

Skipping Rope
Pleasure with children and popularity with them. ...

Sleigh
A spell of cold weather; an interesting event or piece of news to be expected in the winter. ...

Slug
Petty annoyances; bad weather. ...

Snail
This is a sign of infidelity; several snails, that mischief is going on around you of which you are unaware. ...

Snake
This is an unpleasant sign of treachery, disloyalty, and hidden danger, sometimes caused by those whom you least suspect; if its head is...

Snipe
This bird signifies the discovery of a useful fact; if flying, hasty news of a great friend. ...

Snowdrops
These are a symbol of youth and innocence; this sign may point to some event affecting you and yours which will probably take place abo...

Soap
Cakes or blocks of soap predict temporary trouble in business. ...

Soap Bubbles
See CHILD BLOWING SOAP BUBBLES. ...

Sofa
This foreshows indisposition or a small illness, sometimes disturbed nights or emergencies. ...

Soldier
This signifies that you may count upon the loyalty and affection of your friends; sometimes it indicates that you may expect speedy new...

Solomon's Seal
This plant is a symbol of understanding, devotion, and coming joy. ...

Soup Ladle
It will be through the assistance of others that you will arrive at success. ...

Soup Tureen
To the mature, this symbol points to a return of good fortune; to the young, a small illness and loss of appetite. ...

Spade
This means toil, care, unrest, disappointment, and failure. See ACE OF SPADES. ...

Spanner
See SCREW SPANNER. ...

Sphinx
This denotes that your hopes will be set on things far beyond your reach, and that as nothing but the very best in life has any attract...

Spider
You may expect to receive an inheritance; with other signs, that you will be triumphant in disputed will or money settlement; several s...

Spur
This symbol foretells that as the result of endurance and honest labour you will attain to honour. ...

Square
This formed of dotted lines indicates perplexity and dismay, and endeavour to extricate yourself from an embarrassing situation. ...

Squirrel
This is a sign of contentment and cheerfulness; although you may never be rich you will be loved by those around you and, on the whole,...

Star
A lucky sign; if surrounded by dots, wealth and honour are foretold. ...

Steamer
A voyage, news from overseas, interesting events, according to other signs. ...

Steeple
This denotes misfortune, bad luck; if it is crooked or bending it foreshows a coming disaster or crushing blow to your hope. ...

Steps
Unaccustomed work which will fall to your lot as a result of the illness of someone with whom you work or associate. ...

Stile
With a small amount of perception you will arrive at a right conclusion. ...

Stilts
These show a desire to appear different in the eyes of your friends from that which you really are, and you will often fail in an effor...

Stocks
These sweet scented flowers foreshow an unexpected happiness with someone whom you have not seen for a long while. ...

Stockings
A present received or given is the meaning of this symbol. ...

Stones
Little worries and vexations. ...

Stool
A large stool is a symbol of honour; a small one signifies that your success in life will be meagre. ...

Stork
In summer, this bird tells you to beware of robbery or fraud; in winter, prepare for bad weather and a great misfortune; a stork flying ...

Stove
This symbol calls attention to the fact that trials and tribulations await you. ...

Straw
A bundle of straw foretells gain through industry. ...

Strawberries
Pleasure and the gratification of your wishes are shown by this fruit. ...

Straw Hat
Modesty and simple pleasures. ...

Street Lamp
This is a sign of a foolish desire to draw attention to yourself. ...

Stud
See COLLAR STUD. ...

Stuffed Birds
A discovery that something upon which you had set your heart proves unsatisfying. ...

Submarine
Swiftly arriving news or events; sometimes the disclosure of a secret which will be of much personal value to you. ...

Sun
This promises happiness, health, success in love, prosperity, and the beneficial discovery of secrets. ...

Sun Bonnet
A sign of originality, personal charm and attraction, sometimes coquetry. ...

Sundial
You are warned to take heed as to the way in which you spend your time. ...

Sunflower
This flower proclaims learning and a satisfactory conclusion in matters which are most interesting to you; it also implies that you may...

Suspenders
These show precaution. ...

Suspension Bridge
A venture in which much is at stake but after a time of anxiety you arrive at final triumph. ...

Swallow
A journey with a happy result; if flying, joyful tidings from someone you love; if several swallows are flying, they indicate a journey...

Swan
This bird is significant of tribulation, troublesome conditions in the home, and sometimes of separation from those whom you love. ...

Sweep
The performing of an urgent disagreeable business will shortly fall to your lot. ...

Sweet William
This flower signifies that happiness in the past has tinged your future with sadness. ...

Swimming
A brave endeavour to overcome your fear of an undertaking which must be faced. ...

Swing-boat
By an act of folly, you forfeit the good opinion of someone with whom you most desire to be on terms of friendship. ...

Sword
This is a sign of danger, sudden illness, or even death; it also betokens slander and dangerous gossip; to lovers it is a bad omen of q...

Table
This means suggestions and consultation; note the subject from the surrounding signs. ...

Tambourine
A symbol of lighthearted gaiety which will follow a time of gloom or worry. See also CHILD WITH TAMBOURINE. ...

Tea Cosy
To the unmarried, this is a sign that they will probably remain single; to the married, affection and comfort in the small things of li...

Tea-cup And Saucer
You may expect to hear something of much interest and pleasure in your "fortune." ...

Teeth
These call attention to the fact that probably a visit to the dentist is required. ...

Telegraph Post
Hasty news by telephone or telegram. ...

Telegraph Wires
You will transact important business by telephone or telegram. ...

Telephone
You will be put to considerable inconvenience through forgetfulness. ...

Telescope
This predicts the probability of trouble with your eyesight. ...

Tennis Net
This shows pleasures and social entertainments. ...

Tent
A symbol of travel. ...

Thimble
For a girl, this symbol implies that she will probably never marry; to the married, it predicts changes in the household. ...

Thistle
This is a pleasant sign of strength, endurance, and affection; it also shows a desire to remove obstacles from the path of those who ar...

Throne
An empty throne denotes public misfortune. See also KING ON THRONE. ...

Thumb
A large and powerful thumb foretells an opportunity in which you prove yourself superior to those who hitherto somewhat despised you. ...

Tiger
You will be placed in a perilous position possibly through the bad behaviour or folly of those who should protect you. ...

Timber
Logs of timber are a sign of well-being and prosperity in your affairs. ...

Tin Tacks
An agreement about to be satisfactorily concluded. ...

Toad
You may expect deceit and the discovery of disagreeable facts; this sign should caution you to be on your guard, for malicious talking ...

Toadstool
You are warned against making rash and unguarded statements, a bad habit of gossiping and encouraging scandal. ...

Tom-tom
See NATIVE WITH TOM-TOM. ...

Tomatoes Growing
An increase of worldly goods is foreshown by this sign. ...

Tombstone
This sign must be judged in accordance with other symbols around it. ...

Tongs
A pair of firetongs indicates anxiety and disturbance in the home. ...

Tongue
This signifies that unless you amend you will make mischief by your indiscreet and unkind words. ...

Tooth
One large tooth is a symbol of bereavement. ...

Topiary Work
Trees and hedges cut into the forms of birds, animals, etc., are often to be seen in the tea-leaves; this sign assures you of the fact ...

Torch (flaming)
This is a hopeful symbol that some unexpected piece of good fortune will come to you; it also indicates the discovery of an undeveloped...

Torpedo
Acts of violence, disaster, or distressing news are the meanings of this symbol. ...

Tortoise
This means that you attempt that of which you have no knowledge. ...

Tower
This predicts an advantageous opportunity through which you may rise to a good position in life. ...

Toys
Pleasure with children. ...

Train
Arrivals, removals, a journey. ...

Tram
A roadway journey on business or pleasure. ...

Tram Line
This is indicated by two thin, straight lines which run near together up the side of the cup. ...

Trees
Good health and a pleasing assurance of coming prosperity and happiness; if surrounded by dots an inheritance of property in the countr...

Triangle
A fortunate meeting, good luck; sometimes an unexpected legacy. ...

Trident
A hopeful sign of honour and promotion to those in the Navy. ...

Triumphal Arch
This is a fortunate omen of your future honour and high position; a decorated arch foretells a wedding. ...

Trowel
This gardening implement foretells good weather conditions; seen in the winter, it indicates unusual mildness. See also BRICKLAYER'S TR...

Trousers
A pair of trousers foretells news of misfortune or sorrow for a man. ...

True Lover's Knot
This is a happy omen of faithfulness in love, and of enduring friendship. ...

Trumpet
This denotes good fortune to a musician; to others, entertainment, large assemblies of people, public speaking, sometimes the setting o...

Trunk
Arrivals and departures. ...

Tub
You have evil to fear, is the meaning of this sign. ...

Tulips
A symbol of radiance, health, and constancy in love and friendship. ...

Tunnel
This suggests that you are likely to make a wrong decision in an important matter. ...

Turkey
That you are in danger of committing injurious follies is the meaning of this sign. ...

Turnip
The discovery of secrets and domestic quarrels are indicated by this sign. ...

Turnpike
This implies that the reminiscences which you relate of the past are of more interest than your topics of the present. ...

Turnstile
This is a sign that you cleverly evade a disagreeable incident or unpleasant discussion without offending anyone. ...

Turtle
This is significant of wealth and luxury. ...

Twins
This is a symbol of sympathy and the perfection of happiness; with other signs, news of the birth of twins. ...

Ugly Faces
These show domestic quarrels or unpleasant news. ...

Umbrella
If it is open, bad weather and grumbling are foretold; closed, a bit of bad luck which may be avoided. ...

Unicorn
This is an indication of scandal. ...

Urn
A sign of illness. ...

Vampire
This brings a message of gloom and sorrow, or also means that you await the expected news of a death. ...

Van
This sign denotes an interesting experiment in which you succeed. ...

Vanity Bag
A large circle of admiring friends, and much pleasure with them. ...

Vase
This sign brings you a promise of good health. ...

Vegetable Marrow
This means sad news or monetary losses through bad crops, either at home or abroad. ...

Vegetables
These indicate toil, followed by a time of leisure and affluent circumstances. ...

Venus
This planet which is sometimes seen in the tea-leaves, brings a message of peace or placidity. ...

Vise
A carpenter's vise signifies that you will need powerful assistance to extricate you from the mess in which you will find yourself thro...

Violets
This is a symbol of high ideals and of the finding of happiness in its fullest sense; several violets assure you of coming joy; if in t...

Violin
A symbol of coming success to a musician, and of pleasure and entertainment to others. ...

Vulture
This bird is a forewarning of evil and unrest in various quarters of the globe; it also means a powerful enemy, sometimes death; if it ...

Wading Boot
This is a warning to be cautious in swimming or boating, or you may meet with an accident; with other signs it denotes a home by the se...

Waggon
This implies a fortunate outlook and changes for the better. ...

Walking Stick
The arrival of a male visitor. ...

Wall
A thick, high wall denotes many difficulties in your life, and that much courage will be needed to overcome them. ...

Wallflower
This sign indicates the serious consideration of a new plan. ...

Warming Pan
This is a sign of comfort in small things and domestic peace. ...

Wasps
These insects are significant of distress caused by the sharp tongues of those around you. ...

Water
This is usually recognised by a clear space entirely free from tea-leaves at the bottom of the cup. ...

Water Lily
This flower proclaims a declaration of love. ...

Weasel
This animal shows cunning, and points to the sly behaviour of someone with whom you associate, and of whom you feel no suspicion. ...

Weathercock
This is a sign that you feel incapable of making up your mind definitely on any matter without first consulting each one with whom you ...

Wedding Cake
This proclaims a speedy and prosperous marriage. ...

Whale
A prediction of personal danger which may be averted if you are cautious. ...

Wheel
This is symbolic of the wheel of fortune and foreshows a prosperous career or an inheritance of wealth; a broken wheel predicts a bad d...

Wheelbarrow
This sign foretells a visit to the country or a pleasant renewal of friendship with those who live in it. ...

Whip
To a woman this sign foretells vexation and trials in her marriage; for a man, it has much the same meaning, and severe disappointment ...

Wicket Gate
A small incident leads up to an important future event. ...

Widow's Bonnet
This sign must be read in connection with other symbols; sometimes it foreshows grief and mourning, or if dots are round it, that a sum...

Windmill
A sign that you may hope to succeed in a doubtful enterprise. ...

Window
An open window shows that you are regarded with favour by many; a closed one means embarrassment. ...

Wine Cup
Joy and realised ambition. ...

Witch On Broom
You will be reproved by some of your friends who consider that your interest in psychic matters is dangerous, but later on you will be ...

Witness Box
With bad signs around it, this would point to a personal matter ending in a law court; otherwise, it denotes the taking place of a tria...

Wolf
Beware of an avaricious and hard-hearted neighbour or friend. ...

Woman Carrying A Burden
An unhappy marriage or unfortunate love affair. ...

Woman Carrying A Child
This shows distress, sometimes illness of someone dear to you, or sadness through separation. ...

Woman Holding A Mirror
Clairvoyance and prediction of the future are signified by this symbol. ...

Women
With bad signs, several women mean scandal; otherwise, society. ...

Wood
Much happiness with someone dear to you, a forthcoming wedding, or a fortunate and favourable event. ...

Woodpecker
This bird brings pleasant news from those who live in the country. ...

Worms
These warn you of coming misfortune, or of treachery, and evil by secret foes. ...

Wreath
This is a symbol of marriage, and of much happiness being in store for you. ...

Yacht
This is a favourable sign of increased wealth or happiness. ...

Yew Tree
You may expect to attain to a prominent position in life, and to receive a legacy from an aged relative or friend. ...

Zebra
Something for which you have long waited is now within sight, but you are likely to be disappointed, for you will find that it was not ...

Ace Of Diamonds, A Circle
An engagement. ...

Ace Of Diamonds, A Bush
A pleasant invitation. ...

Ace Of Clubs, An Obelisk
The offer of a good promotion. ...

Ace Of Hearts, A Train, A Query
Indecision about a removal. ...

Ace Of Hearts, An Urn, A Bed
Illness in the home. ...

Ace Of Spades, Bricks
An advantageous offer from a large town. ...

Arm, A Myrtle Tree, Bird On A Perch
New plans which bring about a meeting with someone who will become all the world to you. ...

Arum Lily, Bells, A Church
A wedding. ...

Arum Lily, A Bat, A Bed, A Widow's Bonnet
Death of a widow. ...

Bacon, Pagoda
You will make your fortune abroad. ...

Banana, A Peacock, Ace Of Hearts, Trees
A happy marriage to someone of wealth and property in the country. ...

Bed, An Engine, Laburnum Tree
A happy visit to the country in the spring. ...

Besom, Ugly Faces
You will make many enemies by mischief-making. ...

Bonnet, A Bouquet
Marriage late in life. ...

Bride, A Crescent Moon, A Swallow
A journey which leads to a romantic love affair. ...

Bride, Penknife, An Owl
Jealousy terminates an unhappy engagement. ...

Cab, A Square, A Cap
A gloomy outlook brought about by one of the opposite sex. ...

Camel (laden), A Small "t," A Coffin
An unexpected fortune through the death of someone abroad whose name begins with "T." ...

Chain (entangled), Onion
You will be placed in an embarrassing position by the discovery of a secret. ...

Chinese Lantern, A Pair Of Stilts
Pride brings about a fall. ...

Clover, Plums, A Bridge
A new and excellent opportunity will come your way necessitating a journey. ...

Daffodils, The Sun
A joyful occurrence in the spring. ...

Doves, A Book, A Beehive
You will advance rapidly and become a well-known writer. ...

Duck, A Vegetable Marrow
Rash investments. EAGLE (FLYING), A STEAMER, A TENT, A LARGE "E."--A position of honour in Egypt. ...

Ear, A Beehive, A Trumpet
Fame as a public speaker. ...

Fate Line, A Sword In Its Sheath, The Sign Of Mars, A Chain
A happy fate awaits you, and marriage to a soldier who will rise to the top of the tree in his profession. FROG, A FISH, A SHIP, A L...

Goat, A Running Figure, A Lamb
There need be no doubt as to the successful outcome of your venture. ...

Grasshoppers, A Sleigh, A Wreath Of Asters
Death of an elderly friend or relative in the winter. ...

Key, A Flaming Torch
Some discovery or the development of a patent leads to your becoming famous. ...

King On His Throne, An Eagle In A Cage, A Mace
An important public ceremony in which you take a part. ...

Ladder, Ring, A Man And A Woman
Marriage will be the means of advancement and good fortune. ...

Ladder, A Palette
Attainment to a position of honour as an artist. ...

Ladder, The Symbol Of Mars
A most fortunate career as a soldier. ...

Lion, A Lute
Rising to the top of the tree, as a musician, is assured by these symbols. ...

Lion, A Man Speaking From A Platform
Great success in a public career and the attaining to an influential position. ...

Lion, A Man Beside A Pestle And Mortar
Excellent prospects and fame as a doctor. ...

Lizard, A Peaked Cap
An expected visitor is not to be trusted. ...

Mace, A Mallet
Through wisdom and clear judgment you will rise to a position of authority. ...

Man Carrying A Burden, A Pair Of Scissors, A Mushroom
Quarrels in an unhappy love affair ending in a broken engagement. ...

Magnet, A Meat Cover
An unpleasant discovery leads to the abrupt ending of an infatuation. ...

Nail, A Pair Of Pincers
A visit to the dentist and the removal of a tooth. ...

Notice-board, A Leek, An Open Padlock
In a surprising manner you will get the information for which you are seeking. ...

Onions, An Otter
Those in whom you trusted have betrayed your confidence and divulged a secret. ...

Owl, A Pail
Loss of income will necessitate your undertaking distasteful work. ...

Pagoda, A Palm Tree, Water
A voyage to a warm climate under very happy conditions. ...

Pestle And Mortar, A Walking Stick
Illness and the arrival of the doctor. ...

Pulpit, Opera Glasses
Those who weary others by undue curiosity will always remain in ignorance. ...

Query, A Letter, Initial "b," A Grave Stone
You will be consulted as to the erecting of a headstone on the grave of a relative or friend. ...

Quill Pen, Lilies Of The Valley, An Organ
Great happiness through marriage. ...

Rabbit, An Arrow, A Large Letter "l," A Dagger
News of severe illness and a probable operation for a child who lives in London. RHINOCEROS, AN OVERCOAT, A STEAMER, A LARGE LETTER "...

Rocket, A Pear, A Snowdrop
News of a birth of which you may expect to hear in February. ...

Rocking Chair, A Pedestrian, A Mushroom
Deliberation over important matters brings you to the conclusion that a great venture, which may mean enormous gain, is worth a small r...

Sailor, A Flying Swallow, A Trident, A Ring
Happy news of good promotion for a sailor and a proposal of marriage. ...

Scaffold, Leg Of Mutton
Gambling or speculation will bring you to poverty unless you pay heed to this warning. ...

Shark, A Pistol, A Flying Seagull
News from abroad of a tragic death. ...

Snake, A Ram, A Woman, A Widow's Bonnet
Overwhelming evidence against some widow who is a dangerous enemy. ...

Sofa, A Sleigh
A cold in the head or a chill. ...

Sword, A Ring, A Man, A Woman, A Toad
Separation of lovers brought about by slander and malicious talk. ...

Table, A Quill Pen, A Cat, A Ring With Dots Around
Legal business over money matters which leads to family quarrels. ...

Throne, An Ostrich Running, A Flying Seagull, A Flag
Serious news from abroad of disturbances and rebellion. ...

Tram Lines, A Building With Dots Around It, A Purse
You will take a roadway journey to a bank and are warned to beware of pickpockets. ...

Urn, Hospital Nurse, A Man, A Large Heart
Serious illness affecting the heart is predicted for a man. VEGETABLE MARROW, A STEAMER, NATIVE WITH "TOM-TOM," A BROKEN ...

Pillar
Distressing news of misfortune for someone dear to you in India. ...

Violet, A Water Lily, A Robin, A Crescent Moon, A Ring
A romantic love affair which ends in a happy marriage taking place in the early spring. ...

Wading Boot, The Sign Of Neptune, Several Penguins, A Mast
News of a disaster in the North Sea. WIDOW'S BONNET, A PIG, A DOTTED CIRCLE, THE FIGURES "100."--A small legacy of a hundred pounds ...

Woodpecker, Trees, A Rose, A Man
A prospective visit to the country in the summer, when you will meet with someone who will become very dear to you. ...

Yew Tree, An Open Padlock, A Wallflower, A Pineapple
A new plan of life is made necessary as the result of an unexpected inheritance of much wealth. ...

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