The knees denote labor and the daily toil of mankind; for this reason, when one dreams that he has wounded himself in the knee, or has been wounded there by somebody else the dreamer will be disquieted, or disconcerted in his vocation, in the exercise of his craft, or in the perfection of his labors by envious or badly disposed individuals.
To dream of having the knees cut, injured, or contracted, so as to be unable to walk, indicates that the dreamer will be reduced to poverty through want of employment, and should be forewarned by the dream to contract personal and domestic expenses.
The hands have been named by wise men the servants of reason, the instrument of instruments, the symbol of human faith the mechanics of the brain.
Should one dream of having the hands more beautiful and stronger than they are naturally, it applies to some business matter, which will terminate happily, and thereby be the cause of honor and of profit. The same dream foretells that an employer will be honored and respected by his subordinates, who will serve him with fidelity and alacrity.
The thighs are representative of relatives.
To dream of having the two thighs broken or severely injured prognosticates the occurrence of most grievous sickness away from home, among strangers and beyond the reach of the attentive care of friendly relatives. However violent the disorder, the dreamer will recover.
Should a young girl have this dream it denotes that she will marry a stranger and dwell at a distance from her former friends, and particularly from her relatives. If the dreamer be a married woman, it signifies her approaching widowhood and the loss of a child.
To dream that the arms have grown to be larger and more stalwart than they are naturally, announces to the dreamer great joy and profit, which will be brought about mainly through the medium of a brother or son. Should such a dream occur to a woman, it betokens that her husband will become rich and influential.
To dream of having robust arms announces a safe deliverance, either from a sickroom or a prison-house.
To dream of being wounded by a sword, to such a degree as to imperil life, denotes the receipt of favors and benefits from him inflicting the wounds in proportion to the number and magnitude of injuries received.
To dream of a person inflicting upon you wounds while in a state of anger, denotes that you will receive benefits at his hands proportionate to the vehemence of his anger and the period of its duration.