Journey


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What does it mean when you dream about a journey?

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Journey

Beagle
name of the ship in which Charles Darwin made his five-year voyage. [Br. Hist.: NCE, 721–722]
Canterbury Tales
pilgrimage from London to Canterbury during which tales are told. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales]
Childe Harold
makes pilgrimage throughout Europe for liberty and personal revelation. [Br. Lit.: “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage” in Magill IV, 127–129]
Christian
travels to Celestial City with cumbrous burden on back. [Br. Lit.: Pilgrim’s Progress]
Christopher, St.
patron saint; aided wayfarers across river. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 85]
Conestoga wagon
famed covered wagon taking pioneers to West before railroads. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 623]
Dante
travels through Hell, Purgatory, Paradise. [Ital. Lit.: Divine Comedy, Magill I, 211–213]
Everyman
makes pilgrimage to God, unaccompanied by erstwhile friends. [Br. Lit.: Everyman]
Exodus
departure of Israelites from Egypt under Moses. [O.T.: Exodus]
Hakluyt, Richard
(c. 1552–1616) English geographer and publisher of eyewitness accounts of more than 200 voyages of exploration. [Br. Hist.: EB, 8: 553–554]
Heart of Darkness
adventure tale of journey into heart of the Belgian Congo and into depths of man’s heart. [Br. Lit.: Heart of Darkness, Magill III, 447–449]
Kon-Tiki
primitive raft used by Thor Heyerdahl to cross from Peru to the Tuamotu Islands (1947). [World Hist.: Kon-Tiki; NCE, 1238–1239]
Mandeville, Sir John
(fl. 1356) English writer of travelers’ voyages around the world. [Br. Hist.: EB, VI: 559]
Mayflower
vessel of America’s pilgrims (1620). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 530]
Oregon Trail
long ride on horseback from St. Louis to Portland, Oregon. [Am. Hist.: The Oregon Trail, Magill I, 695–698]
petasus
hat; emblem of ancient travelers and hunters. [Gk. Art: Hall, 145]
pilgrimage to Mecca
(hajj) journey every good Muslim tries to make at least once. [Islamic Religion: WB, 10: 374–376]
Pilgrim’s Progress
Bunyan’s allegory of life. [Br. Lit.: Eagle, 458]
Polo, Marco
(1254–1324) Venetian traveler in central Asia and China. [World Hist.: WB, 15: 572–573; Ital. Lit.: Travels of Marco Polo]
Roughing It
portrays trip from St. Louis across Nevada plains to California. [Am. Lit.: Hart, 729]
Santa Maria, Pinta, and Niña
ships under Columbus in journey to New World. [Span. Hist.: NCE, 606]
Santa Fe trail
caravan route from Missouri to New Mexico. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 743]
Syntax, Doctor
leaves home in search of the picturesque. [Br. Lit.: Doctor Syntax]
Time Machine, The
adventures of a man who travels through time. [Br. Lit.: Magill I, 986–988]
Wilderness Road
pioneer route from eastern Virginia to Kentucky. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 924]

Journey

(dreams)
Dreaming about traveling in vehicles is very common. It represents our path in life or a part of our life’s journey and it may reflect some of our fear and anticipation. For details, look up the particular vehicle. See Car, Boat, Airplane, Travel
References in classic literature ?
I tell them to pull hard and that at the end of the day's journey they will have much rest and refreshment," he translated to Professor Bumper and the others.
We went all the way in day-coaches, becoming more sticky and grimy with each stage of the journey.
I sold my farm on the Yadkin, and what goods we could not carry with us; and on the twenty-fifth day of September, 1773, bade a farewel to our friends, and proceeded on our journey to Kentucke, in company with five families more, and forty men that joined us in Powel's Valley, which is one hundred and fifty miles from the now settled parts of Kentucke.
To his great relief, a startling domestic discovery absorbed his traveling companion's whole attention at the outset of the journey.
We were not waylaid by robbers, we fed and slept unchallenged at inns, we escaped collision with the police, and we encountered no bodily dangers of any kind; yet should I not call the journey uneventful, nor indeed, I think, would Nicolete.
And when they heard that it was, they asked the parrot if the Doctor wanted anything for his journey.
Our journey was somewhat farther than from London to St.
Now the camp of the tribe was distant six days' journey, and when they were yet one day's journey off it began to snow, and they felt weary and longed for rest.
On this coast we landed, with an intention of travelling on foot to Jubo, a journey of much greater length and difficulty than we imagined.
Aouda took the keenest interest in his plans, and became impatient at any incident which seemed likely to retard his journey.
Aramis, after a journey into Lorraine, disappeared all at once, and ceased to write to his friends; they learned at a later period through Mme.
She, with her sister Spirits, built up a tomb of delicate, bright-colored shells, wherein the child might lie, till she should come to wake him into life; then, praying them to watch most faithfully above it, she said farewell, and floated bravely forth, on her long, unknown journey, far away.

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