|The mystics of the present age are devoid of warrior's rage:|
The claim that they are rapt with wine of ’Last and turn from Code Divine!
The jurist has such bent of mind that makes to monkish mode inclined,
In Holy Wars take rock‑like stand, they are just combats hand to hand.
Man's flight from conflicts of life, or escape from its heat and strife:
If these not be abject defeat, what else is then a mean retreat?