“Not but what she would have royal example,” muttered Tibble aside.
"He must have stolen it," muttered Halbert, looking after Robert with disappointment and chagrin.
"Nothing but a half loaf, and that's dry enough," muttered the stranger.
“I hope he will yet give the mounseer a good shaking,” muttered Smallbones.
"A six-foot stave throws a twelve-foot shadow," he muttered.