"More steps on the stairs and coming this way!" he announced. "Better get to bed and stay there!"
"Right you are," returned Roger. "Is everything all right?"
"Here's a piece of layer cake if anybody wants it," came from Phil.
"Layer away until another day," said Roger, and gave a yawn. "To tell the truth, I'm sleepy."
"That pun is enough to make anybody tired," retorted Phil. "Where did you get it from, the ark?"
"Just 'ark to that now!" interposed Dave.
"Worse and worse!" came from several. "Come, let's get to bed."
And in a few minutes more all were sleeping soundly, as if nothing out of the usual order had occurred.