We were walking slowly towards these rocks, among bushes which reached over our waists, when we became aware of a strange low gabbling and whistling sound, which filled the air with a constant clamor and appeared to come from some spot immediately before us.
From this crawling flapping mass of obscene reptilian life came the shocking clamor which filled the air and the mephitic, horrible, musty odor which turned us sick.
At this moment, one of the sorcerers, a "myanga," made a sign, and all the clamor
died away into the profoundest silence.
They remember that they too trod down a sated generation, with just such clamor
and with just such scorn, and they foresee that these brave torch-bearers will presently yield their place also.
From time to time, this noise and clamor
redoubled; the current which drove the crowd towards the grand staircase flowed backwards, became troubled, formed whirlpools.
Inside all was silence except for the shrill clamor
of the bell.
Suddenly, as they were about to boldly enter through the opening, there arose a harsh clamor
of sound that swelled and echoed on every side, until they were nearly deafened by the racket and had to put their fingers to their ears to keep the noise out.
Better than any other he gives a picture of the "infinite struggles, clamor
, railing, and tumult of party.