While the stars that oversprinkle All the heavens, seem to twinkle With a crystalline delight; Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells From the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells - From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells.
And he dances, and he yells; Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the pæan of the bells - Of the bells: - Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the throbbing of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells - To the sobbing of the bells: - Keeping time, time, time, As he knells, knells, knells, In a happy Runic rhyme, To the rolling of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells: - To the tolling of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells - To the moaning and the groaning of the bells.
The "livre de lecture" was the "Vicar of Wakefield," much used in foreign schools because it is supposed to contain prime samples of conversational English; it might, however, have been a Runic
scroll for any resemblance the words, as enunciated by Jules, bore to the language in ordinary use amongst the natives of Great Britain.
inscription above the tomb reads THE FAME OF THE DEAD LIVES FOREVER, a phrase that, for some, will sound a disturbing echo of Aleister Crowley's pronouncement that "every man and every woman is a star," with which Anger prefaced his 1959 catalogue of scandal, Hollywood Babylon.
Somehow her jewels appeal across the board as although obviously Jewish, they are seldom ostentatious or appear out of place but instead bring 'a special runic
magic, indeed the stuff folk tales are made of.
There's Bilbo Baggins' house in Bag End, a map of Middleearth, runic
writing and mystic symbols including the evil eye of sinister sorcerer Sauron.
These include the Five Pieces of Runic
Poetry published in 1763 and Percy's previously unpublished draft translations of certain fragments of skaldic verse, including verses from Vellekla, one of the most difficult of all skaldic poems, and his version of parts of the Battle of Brunanburh.