All the earth was silent in the restfulness of eating time; the plowhorses stood in the furrow munching
, with great bags over their noses holding sweet food, the plowman sat under the hedge and the plowboy also, and they, too, were munching
, each one holding a great piece of bread in one fist and a great piece of cheese in the other.
The order was swiftly obeyed, and in ten minutes the archers were stretched along by the side of the brook, munching
the bread and the bacon which they had brought in their bags, and craning their necks to watch the ever-changing scene beneath them.
Durdles nods assent, and falls to munching
some fragments from his bundle.
Occasionally one of the horses would tear off with his teeth a plant full of blossoms, and walk along munching
it, the flowers nodding in time to his bites as he ate down toward them.
Mainly they were drinking -- from entire ox horns; but a few were still munching
bread or gnawing beef bones.
With this permission Sancho settled himself as comfortably as he could on his beast, and taking out of the alforjas what he had stowed away in them, he jogged along behind his master munching
deliberately, and from time to time taking a pull at the bota with a relish that the thirstiest tapster in Malaga might have envied; and while he went on in this way, gulping down draught after draught, he never gave a thought to any of the promises his master had made him, nor did he rate it as hardship but rather as recreation going in quest of adventures, however dangerous they might be.
Between Clare and the window was the table at which his companions sat, their munching
profiles rising sharp against the panes; while to the side was the milk-house door, through which were visible the rectangular leads in rows, full to the brim with the morning's milk.