Vegetables


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What does it mean when you dream about vegetables?

Vegetables may stand for one’s dietary needs or, more symbolically, of the need to feed one’s spiritual self.

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References in classic literature ?
Although favored by a strictly vegetable descent myself, the laws of nature have not permitted me to escape from the influence of this common rule.
But the snow came earlier than usual that year; and although the old lame horse hauled in plenty of wood from the forest outside the town, so they could have a big fire in the kitchen, most of the vegetables in the garden were gone, and the rest were covered with snow; and many of the animals were really hungry.
(which always tasted oily), and some rotten vegetable marrows and an old boot or two.
So now the bird set the table, and the mouse looked after the food and, wishing to prepare it in the same way as the sausage, by rolling in and out among the vegetables to salt and butter them, she jumped into the pot; but she stopped short long before she reached the bottom, having already parted not only with her skin and hair, but also with life.
I looked over the Portuguese farms around San Leandro, but they never mixed flowers and vegetables."
Phoebe wondered whose care and toil it could have been that had planted these vegetables, and kept the soil so clean and orderly.
There are moments in a man's life when, however enthusiastic a gardener he may be, his soul soars above vegetables. Tom's shot with a jerk into the animal kingdom.
"Master is right," replied Conseil; "and I propose to reserve three places in our vessel, one for fruits, the other for vegetables, and the third for the venison, of which I have not yet seen the smallest specimen."
At length the royal bargain was concluded; the necessary supply of hogs obtained, besides several goats, two sheep, a quantity of poultry, and vegetables in abundance.
We could not determine whether they were animal or vegetable.
"If you will accompany me to our public gardens," replied the Prince, "I will explain to you much better than I can here the mysteries of our Vegetable Kingdom."
And going to a bigger pine, he rose by his own unaided exertions to the top branch, where he sat, all bedaubed with the pitch which that vegetable exudes.