You who love the city for its million pulses, the beat of its great heart, and the terrific symphony of its soul, have you ever picked out from its orchestra the plaintive rune
of the deserving poor?
What is the rune
that is said for the throwing into the sea of the sins of the dead?
They show no definite traces of the Scandinavian rune-
lays concerning herbs, though one of the charms is in runic characters.