Telling Fortunes by Tea Leaves
A DICTIONARY OF SYMBOLS
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 there may be great results; good fortune and
ease are predicted by several acorns.
Aircraft.—If flying towards consultant, hasty news or an unexpected journey; if stationary it
gives warning that you will have but little success in your life unless you come out of the rut
into which you have fallen.
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 omen of sadness, meaning sorrow and
Alderman.—To workers this is a sign that if they proceed with caution they will become
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 worry; if very near consultant a
catastrophe is imminent.
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 realization
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.