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The merry-go-round and the ferris-wheel spun in opposite directions, making him dizzy. A carnival tune piped from some hidden calliope, and the interwoven chants of concession barkers merged into a constant buzz of incoherency. The noise, the swirl of unorganized movement, and the gaudy splashes of raw color irritated him, and made him angry with himself for being irritated. The atmosphere was infected with a spirit of gayety, and it annoyed him that he was immune.



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