He sees the happenings in the household, but sees them in a light of his own.
Certainly, some happenings in this world of ours did not seem quite fair.
The happenings of the next few minutes were noisy and profane.
He seemed to be in a sort of waking dream and only dimly conscious of happenings about him.
"There is undoubtedly some connection between the two happenings," ...