SIRENS

One rapped on a door, one tapped with a knock, did he knock Paul de Kock with a loud proud knocker with a cock carracarracarra cock.
Cockcock.
Tap.
— Qui sdegno, Ben, said Father Cowley.
— No, Ben, Tom Kernan interfered. The Croppy Boy. Our native Doric.
— Ay do, Ben, Mr Dedalus said. Good men and true.
— Do, do, they begged in one.
I'll go. Here, Pat, return. Come. He came, he came, he did not stay. To me. How much?
— What key? Six sharps?
— F sharp major, Ben Dollard said.
Bob Cowley's outstretched talons griped the black deepsounding chords." (U11.964)