If I had a device, it would be the True, the True only, leaving the Beautiful and the Good to settle matters afterwards as best they could.
— Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve
|Left radical is the radical form of 'hand', right radical is 'strike with axe', which also acts phonetically to express 'throw'. This character originally meant 'throw a weapon', now means 'throw' in a broader sense. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Hand strikes by throwing axe.'|