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An exchange sings the glories of a wrestling match:

They close with a mighty concussion and crash

Like the fall of a tree,

"Some great oak or poplar or Pelian ash"

(Homer's, that simile);

Then their struggling and hugging "what pen can declare,"

The bending of backbones and mussing of hair,

Till a trip and a stumble, and down they go flat

On the much-abused mat.

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