leap year

coach and four - a coach with four horses

peck - to kiss perfunctorily, a snappy kiss + Peg O' My Heart (song): Peg o' my heart, I love you, / We'll never part, I love you, / Dear little girl, sweet little girl, / Sweeter than the Rose of Erin.

anew - as if a new start were being made and without reference to past actions + XO (*W* - its dream).

bask - to expose oneself to, or disport oneself in, an ambient flood of genial warmth, as in the sunshine, the rays of a fire; to lie enjoying the heat which radiates upon one; fig. of the 'sunshine' of love, favour, prosperity + bas (gr) - king (vocative; short for Greek basileus: king).

panorama - a mental vision in which a series of images passes before the mind’s eye + pan aroma.

flore = floor + flores (Portuguese) - flowers + FDV: 9) Now, to be on again anew and basking again in the panaroma of all fibres of speech,

duly - to the extent or degree that is due; adequately, sufficiently, fully

duty + gaiety + Alexander: Space, Time and Deity (discussed in 'Time and Western Man' by Lewis) + gaiety.

sooty - foul or dirty with soot + city + FDV: if a human being duly fatigued of by the dayety of the sooty,

plenty + planxty - a harp tune of a sportive and animated character, moving in triplets.

gouty - affected with gout, distorted with swellings or protuberances

vacant - a vacant space, a vacuum + weekends + FDV: with plenxty of time on his gouty hands and roams of space at his sleepish feet

sleepish - somewhat sleepy +  time/space (*C*/*V*, *W*/*F*) & goat/sheep [.06]

hapless - unfortunate, unlucky, luckless

accuracy - the state of being accurate; precision or exactness resulting from care; hence, precision, exactness, correctness + Edward Moore: The Gamester II.2: 'rich beyond the dreams of avarice'.

Camelot - king Arthur's palace, a place of idyllic happiness + Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (William Shakespeare: Hamlet) + FDV: and [as] hapless beyond the dreams of accuracy as any camelot prince of dinmurk,

auctus (l) - increase, growth + actual

future + futile + futuo (l) - to fuck + future preterite (Latin grammar).

preterite - of or pertaining to bygone time, former + FDV: were, at this actual auctual future futule preterite preteriting instant,

suspensive - undecided or characterized by indecisiveness; (of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense + FDV: in a the state states of suspended suspensive exanimation

exanimation - loss of consciousness; deprivation of spirits, disheartening, discouragement + suspended animation - a temporary cessation of the vital functions, as by freezing an organism + pensive examination + (sleep).

accorded - in agreement with or accordant with + FDV: were acorded through the eye of a noodle,

the eye of a needle - a minute opening or space + Matthew 19:24: 'It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God'.

sight - to get or catch sight of, to see + nearsighted "my cold mad feary father, till the near sight of the mere size of him," [628.02-03]

Copenhagen + hope-in-heaven (rainbow) + FDV: with an earsighted view of hopeinhaven

ingredient - component, present as an ingredient (a component part, constituent) + ingrediens (l) - entering + (entrance/exit).

egregious - prominent, projecting; Of persons and personal qualities: Distinguished, renowned (obs.) + FDV: with all the ingredients ingredient and egriegunt egregiunt means ways wights and ways

wights + rights + Whig (Tory in the next line).


existence + Perse O'Reilly.

history + FDV: to which in the curse of his persistence the course of his tory has will had been having recourses,

recourse - course, movement, or flow in some direction; resort or application to some person or thing for assistance, help, or safety + ricorso (Italian) - recurring (Vico).

reverberation - a re-echoing sound; a reflection of light or colour + rêver (French) - to dream + réverbère (French) - street-light + 4-stage Viconian cycle (thunder, marriage, death, ricorso).

nut cracking night - hellowe’en (the night of all the witches which the church transf. into the eve of all saints) + knot (Slang) - coit + (knot cracking O's).

conjugation - the action of joining together or uniting

node - a knot or complication; an entanglement + (node binding I's) + FDV: the reverberration of knotcracking awes the reconjungation of nodebindings ayes,

eyes (ears at the end of the line)

redissolution - an act of dissolving again

mouldered - turned to dust, crumbled, decayed + (mind mouldered E's) + FDV: the redissolusingness of mindmouldered ease,

Hoel - father of Isolde of the White Hands + hole + whole + William Shakespeare: As You Like It II.7.26: 'And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot; And thereby hangs a tale' + FDV: and the thereby hang of the hoel of it,

nonesuch (Slang) - vulva + FDV: could such a none,

even - evening; the eve of a holy day or church festival

silencer - one who silences + FDV: whiles even led comesilencing comesilencers to comelieswithins comelieswithhers

intempestuous = intempestive - untimely, unseasonable, inopportune + intempesta nox (l) - the dead of night + intempesta... Nox (l) - dismal Night (mother of the Furies), Vergil, Aen. XII. 846.

nox (l) - night + Nox - Roman goddess of night. 

gallicrow - scarecrow + Roman watches of the night: Vespera, Conticinium, Concubium, Intempesta Nox, Gallicinium (evening, growing quiet, lying down, deepest night, cock-crowing).

spot - to pick out, detect, notice, to locate accurately + FDV: and till intempestuous Nox should catch the gallicry and spy lucan dawn,

lucinus (l) - light-bringing + lucens (l) - shining + M. Annaeus Lucanus (39-65 A.D.) (l) - poet, author of Pharsalia, epic on Roman Civil War.

behold at once

twain - two, couple, pair + FDV: byhold at ones what is main and why tis twain,

melt - metal or other substance in a melted condition. Also fig.

tother - the other (of two) + One man's meat is another man's poison (proverb) + FDV: how one once meet melts in tother wants poignings,

coining - the making of coin, minting; fig. Deliberate invention, fabrication + poignées (French) - handfuls + Poyning, Sin Edward - in 1459 induced the Irish parliament to pass "Poyning's Law," which said all acts of the English parliament were in force in Ireland, and the Irish parliament could pass no laws without the king's approval. 

sap - the vital juice or fluid which circulates in plants; a fool + sun + surprising.

fole = foil (a leaf); fool + folium (l) - leaf + fulfilling + FDV: the sap rising the foles falling,

nimb - nimbus, halo + limb + Nimb - sage who took Ossian to the land of the Ever Young.

nihil (l) - nothing + FDV: the nimb of how but now nihilant round the girlyhead so becoming,

girly - girlish + Galahad - son of Lancelot, Grail knight.  

becoming - befitting, suitable, having graceful fitness

wrestless - restless; 'not admitting of being turned aside' + Jacob and Esau struggled in the womb (Vulgate Genesis 25:22) + FDV: the wrestless in the womb,

Ecclesiastes 1:7: 'All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full' + FDV: all the rivals to the sea,

(shaking the kaleidoscope) + gain, lose.

aster (gr) - star + FDV: shakeagain, all the O disaster, shakeamore, ah how starring!,

starring - the action of the verb star; spec. the acting or touring of a 'star' performer

Hengest and Horsa, the Saxon brothers who led the initial invasion of England + Hengst (ger) - stallion.

Japhet and his brother Ham + FDV: but Heng's got a bit of Horsa's nose and Jeff's got the signs of Ham round his mouth,

beau - a man who gives particular, or excessive, attention to dress, mien, and social etiquette + rainbow.

pale - paleness, palor + tales.

pall - to become dull or uninteresting, to become pale + FDV: and the bow of beau that was beautiful pales as it palls,

rosered - red like a rose + 7 colours of rainbow [.25-.26]

oragious - stormy, tempestuous + orange

gelb (ger) - yellow + FDV: what was ross rude and oragious grows sinks senks gelb and greem, blue out the ind of it!

blow out - to extinguish (a flame) by a current of air + blot out the ink.

indigo + blew out the end of it.

star gazer - one who gazes at the stars + Vergesser (ger) - a forgetter + FDV: Violet's dyed! then what would he that fargazer seem to seemself to be seeming at, dimn it all?


seeing + dreaming.

damn + dim (Serbian) - smoke + (dimness of sight).

kaleidoscope - an optical instrument, consisting of from two to four reflecting surfaces placed in a tube, at one end of which is a small compartment containing pieces of coloured glass: on looking through the tube, numerous reflections of these are seen, producing brightly-coloured symmetrical figures, which may be constantly altered by rotation of the instrument. fig. A constantly changing group of bright colours or coloured objects + collide or escape + FDV: Answer — A collidoscape.

yurn = yearn + Issy (her conversation with her mirror) + FDV: 10) What then is bitter's life but yurning,

love match - a marriage of which the motive is love + match (i.e. lighting fire) + FDV: what is a whut' sour lovematch lovemutch but a brief bref burning,

shee - she + shee (Anglo-Irish) - fairy.

that + toit (tit) (gael) - smoke.

drawe = draw; p. of drive

smoke - something of little substance or value + FDV: till shee that drawes doth smoak smoake returne retourne?

retourne = return + Rosseter (song): 'What then is love but mourning, What Desire but a self-burning, Till she that hates doth love return'.

pette = pet + Ppt (motif).

pitouet (Provençal) - young boy

"beautiful present of wedding cakes" (the letter) + FDV: Answer — I know, pepette, of course but listen, precious thanks, pette, these are lovely, delicious, simply,

angiolo, angiola (it) - angel (masculine, feminine)

gnaw - to bite (something) persistently so as to injure it or remove portions of it + FDV: [mind the wind, pet, what exquisite hands you have [if you didn't bite your nails]

ashamed + Achaemenian dynasty of Persia (including two Dariuses [113.04] [138.27] [286.07] [307.L27], two Xerxeses [286.08] and three Artaxerxeses [337.36]).

-een (Anglo-Irish) - (diminutive)

nudge - to touch or push (one) slightly with the elbow for the purpose of attracting attention 

I bet you (notebook 1922-23) Leader 11 Nov 1922, 326/2: 'Our Ladies' Letter': 'They'll be running all right for trains when I'll have my hands full again, I'll bet you'.

Parisian - rel. to Paris

smear - ointment

vanity table - a dressing table