Quotation by Alexander Blok

And before, with banner red,
Through the blizzard snow unseen,
All unharmed by hail of lead,
With a step like snow so light,
Showered in myriad pearls of snow.
Crowned in wreath of roses white,
Christ leads onward as they go.
Alexander Blok (1880–1921), Russian poet. "The Twelve," sct. 12 (1918), trans. by Gerard Shelley (1942).

Last lines of poem, referring to twelve guards during the October Revolution.
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