The Idiot Part 2 Chapter 7 Page 4

“Never more — from that sweet moment —

Gazéd he on womankind;

He was dumb to love and wooing

And to all their graces blind.

“Full of love for that sweet vision,

Brave and pure he took the field;

With his blood he stained the letters

N. P. B. upon his shield.

“‘Lumen caeli, sancta Rosa!

Shouting on the foe he fell,

And like thunder rang his war-cry

O’er the cowering infidel.