He asks but to swim with his friends and relations, Enjoying the ocean, Not just on vacations. . . . He's huge, but he's gentle, you cannot deny: As peaceful as you And as peaceful as I."" In a sense that is strained, And in verse that won't scan, Armour does a disservice To whales and to man. Whether ruthless or toothless Or Narwhal or Right, Such species of humor Are less than delight.