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During the week, most meals are taken at home, including midday lunch, when many businesses shut down, and might be followed by a siesta.
When we reached the hotel everybody went in to take a siesta—that "Mittags-Schlaf" which is law in Germany.
They dined, therefore, in silence, and afterwards he laid himself down as usual on the sofa for a siesta.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The session lasted until time for the noonday luncheon and siesta , and was resumed in the afternoon.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
We happened to reach it when the prisoners were having a siesta.
Is there no sombra where we can eat our lunch and take a siesta?
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
Political dignity transfigured the village out of its buckskin and bowie-knife existence, into a leisurely civic siesta.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
It was one of those still afternoons in summer when nature seems to be taking a siesta.
UNVEILING A PARALLELALICE ILGENFRITZ JONES AND ELLA MARCHANT
The big canes on the further side hold numberless tortoises, we are told, but see none, for just now they prefer taking a siesta.
Papa was very anxious and kept watching them, till in the siesta they marched away into the city.
PONCE DE LEONWILLIAM PILLING

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