Today is St. Agnes' Eve. And it is indeed 'bitter chill' here in the Northeast, for the owl, the hare, the Beadsman, and my toes, which (along with the rest of me) have just shoveled the driveway.
I really do love Keats' poem. Is there anything more sensuous in the English language?
== ian == (noun) solace, amusement, relaxation
|Bottom radical is 'heart/feelings'. Top radical is 'military rank' (尉), for reasons that are etymologically unclear. Henshall suggests taking the top radical as 'corpse' (the upper/outer radical), 'show' (示), and 'measure/hand' (寸), and as a mnemonic: 'Shown corpse's hand to console feelings.'|