The fighting cocks lived in the house with us, sleeping under their owners sarongs, and periodically exploded, at all hours, with stentorian 'cock-a-doodle-doos' or, rather, their Indonesian equivalent, for here, of course, the animals speak differently.
Lawrence Blair and Lorne Blair, Ring of Fire. Amazon
At 7.50 A.M. came the stentorian "Rise and shine!" of the night-watchman, and a curious assortment of cat-calls, beating on pots and pans and fragmentary chaff.