"Why is a raven like a writing desk?"
"Poe wrote on both."
Seriously folks, I've read about several different "English gematrias" but I think the most popular one is the New Aeon English Gematria discovered by Frater Achad.
The letters are first arranged in order in a circle. Starting at A, you make a 26 point star that looks like this:
Starting with A=1 you find L=2 and W=3 and so on until you arrive at these numbers:
A=1 L=2 W=3 H=4 S=5 D=6 O=7 Z=8 K=9 V=10 G=11 R=12 C=13
N=14 Y=15 J=16 U=17 F=18 Q=19 B=20 M=21 X=22 I=23 T=24 E=25 P=26
That's my answer to your riddles.
"If we are to have Beauty and Love, whether in begetting children or works of art, or what not, we must have perfect freedom to act, without fear or shame or any falsity."