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2020.07.26 08:31

Excerpt from A Portrait of Shunkin by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki.

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Shunkin had a mass of soft, silky hair. Her hands were slender and supple, with a strength that must have come from years of practice on the koto and samisen — one of her slaps left a real sting. Though subject to fits of feverish dizziness, she was also highly sensitive to cold: even in midsummer her feet were icy and she never perspired. All the year round she slept in a thickly quilted robe of satin or silk crepe, with her feet wrapped securely in its long, trailing skirt; and she lay so still that it was never disarranged. Fearing that the blood might rush to her head, she avoided using hot-water bottles and other warming devices: when her feet were too cold Sasuke would lie down and clasp them against his bosom, the chief effect of which was to chill him to the bone.
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  • Shamus 2020.07.26 08:32

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    The last part must be one of the most romantically loving gestures I have read about. When her feet were freezing cold he would put them on his chest to warm them, freezing himself to warm her.
  • samar 2020.07.26 09:24

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    😍
  • Kate 2020.07.27 19:43

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    Wonder😍
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