Bru-a-a-a. I listened, not understanding. Wa-ra-ra-ra. "Good Lord!" said I, still only half awake. "What an infernal shindy!" Ra-ra-ra-ra-ra-ra-ra-ra-ra Ta-ra-rra-ra. "It's enough," said I, "to wake " and stopped short. Where was I? Ta-rra-rara louder and louder. "It's either some new invention " Toora-toora-toora! Deafening! "No," said I, speaking loud in order to hear myself.