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What does it mean when you dream about a beggar?

There are some obvious associations with a beggar, such as feeling needy or feeling one has to beg for what one wants. Perhaps a feeling of failure (one is “reduced to begging”). Finally, it may represent inner needs or desires one does not feed, and which have thus reduced the person to the status of beggar.

References in classic literature ?
Martin, stopping as you ride gallantly through the world to share your cloak with the beggar.
Poor Jurgis might have been expected to make a successful beggar.
Then he said I was mean, and then he said I was base, and then I called him a beggar.
God knows the Jew is poor yes, Isaac is the beggar of his tribe but forgive me should I guess what thou most lackest at this moment.
So the grand-vizir went back to the bridge; gave the blind beggar first a piece of money and then a blow, delivered the Caliph's message, and rejoined his master.
He called to his guard and bade them watch the beggar.
Fogg took out the twenty guineas he had just won at whist, and handed them to the beggar, saying, "Here, my good woman.
Then Ulysses said, "Sir, I do not want to stay here; a beggar can always do better in town than country, for any one who likes can give him something.
A plain and simple beggar, as I have said, my lord, who asks for alms, as he gives holy water; a practice he has carried on for six years on the steps of St.
shouted the Vice-Warden, as the old Beggar shook the water from his ragged cloak, and again gazed meekly upwards.
Give that beggar something" (a crooked-backed ragamuffin had approached to stare at us).
He is not a down-country beggar,' Kim went on severely, addressing the stars.