Disasters work like alarm clocks to the world, hence God allows them. They are shouting, 'Wake up! Love! Pray!
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
Courtship consists in a number of quiet attentions, not so pointed as to alarm, nor so vague as not to be understood.
In the morning, my alarm clock is a chorus of lemurs yelling!
Alarm bells ring when a politician stands haughty upon his honour.