vrtro ’surams tan anugan manasvi
pradhavatah preksya babhasa etat
palayitam preksya balam ca bhagnam
bhayena tivrena vihasya virah
Translation by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada:
Seeing his army broken and all the asuras, even those known as great heroes, fleeing the battlefield out of intense fear, Vrtrasura, who was truly a great-minded hero, smiled and spoke the following words.