Belongs to the 19th century; it's hard to see today why Fitzgerald and others loved it so.
Brrrrrrriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinng! An alarm clock clanged in the dark and silent room. A bed spring creaked. A woman's voice sang out impatiently: "Bigger, shut that thing off!"
He heard the ring of steel against steel as a far door clanged shut.