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 ?
But how comes a lone young woman like you to be thinking o' taking such a journey as that?
We were ten weeks in our journey, and I was shown in eighteen large towns, besides many villages, and private families.
Journey bravely on, and take this snow-flake that will never melt, as MY gift," Winter cried, as the North-Wind bore him on, leaving a cloud of falling snow behind.
The trees seem to have made up their minds to fight us, and stop our journey," remarked the Lion.
If you journey to the lake, you have mistaken your route," said Heyward, haughtily; "the highway thither is at least half a mile behind you.
In this journey my dog surprised a young kid, and seized upon it; and I, running in to take hold of it, caught it, and saved it alive from the dog.
During the winter, when the trains are blocked up by the snow, these sledges make extremely rapid journeys across the frozen plains from one station to another.
In olden days the most usual reason for a journey, next to business, was a pilgrimage.
I left the place of my abode, and took in my way four fathers, that resided at the distance of two days' journey, so that the company, without reckoning our attendants, was five.
Penney--the head of the Egyptian medical service, who, in a small steamer, penetrated one degree beyond Gondokoro, and then came back to die of exhaustion at Karthoum--nor Miani, the Venetian, who, turning the cataracts below Gondokoro, reached the second parallel-- nor the Maltese trader, Andrea Debono, who pushed his journey up the Nile still farther--could work their way beyond the apparently impassable limit.
At length his time of going away being set, and the other missionary who was to go with him being arrived from Macao, it was necessary that we should resolve either to go or not; so I referred it to my partner, and left it wholly to his choice, who at length resolved it in the affirmative, and we prepared for our journey.
He departed, therefore, with all speed, to get his arms and equipments for the journey, promising to rejoin the party the next day.

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