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What does it mean when you dream about envelopes?

Envelopes usually signify anticipation or opportunity within a dream. If envelopes remain unopened, it may indicate that the dreamer has missed an opportunity. If the dreamer is eagerly anticipating an envelope’s contents, it may mean that the dreamer will experience a wonderful outcome of an event in waking life.

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References in classic literature ?
Please put twenty notes of a thousand francs each into this envelope, seal it with your own seal and hand it to Mme.
Such an envelope as this could retain the inflating fluid for any length of time.
"Your native shrewdness, my dear Watson, that innate cunning which is the delight of your friends, would surely prevent you from inclosing cipher and message in the same envelope. Should it miscarry, you are undone.
It was the envelope of the fatal letter which Mademoiselle Violet had written him to Queenstown.
Moody mentioned the name and directed the envelope. Felix, happening to look round at Lady Lydiard and the steward while they were both engaged in writing, returned suddenly to the table as if he had been struck by a new idea.
"No," replied Ginger, who had opened the envelope, "it is the rates and taxes, L 3 19 11 3/4 ."
There was no manuscript in that thin envelope, therefore it was an acceptance.
"At the same time," Sir Edward remarked, "it might have been as well to have fastened the flap of the envelope."
Fentolin slit the envelope and withdrew the single sheet of paper which it contained.
A little after, he got to his feet very sore and shaken, the poorer by a purse which contained exactly one penny postage- stamp, by a cambric handkerchief, and by the all-important envelope.
Gordon Jones, who had been talking to the bishop, leaned towards him and pointed to the envelope.
His lip had fallen, his eyes were protruding, his skin the colour of putty, and he glared at the envelope which he still held in his trembling hand, 'K.