CC Madhya 6.214 (1975)
- tarka-śāstre jaḍa āmi, yaiche lauha-piṇḍa
- āmā dravāile tumi, pratāpa pracaṇḍa'
tarka-śāstre—due to logical scriptures; jaḍa—dull; āmi—I; yaiche—just like; lauha-piṇḍa—an iron bar; āmā—me; dravāile—melted; tumi—You; pratāpa—power; pracaṇḍa—very great.
"I had become dull-headed due to reading too many books on logic. Consequently I had become like an iron bar. Nonetheless, You have melted me, and therefore Your influence is very great."