I've been having them lately. Perhaps it's because I'm reading Persuasion by Jane Austen. Perhaps it's because it's going to be 87 degrees today in Central Ohio and I'm land-locked.
"To dream of the ocean when it is calm, is propitious. The sailor will have a pleasant and profitable voyage. The businessman will enjoy a season of remuneration, and the young man will revel in his sweetheart's charms.
To be far out on the ocean, and hear the waves lash the ship, forebodes disasters in business life, and quarrels and stormy periods in the household.
To be on the shore and see the waves of the ocean foaming against each other, foretells your narrow escape from injury and the designs of enemies.
To dream of seeing the ocean so shallow as to allow wading or a view of the bottom, signifies prosperity and pleasure with a commingling of sorrow and hardships.
To sail on the ocean when it is calm, is always propitious.