Library of America, Vol. 1 – Typee, Omoo, Mardi by Herman Melville. Page 180.
“The luxurious siesta was hardly ever omitted, except by old Marheyo, who was so eccentric a character, that he seemed to be governed by no fixed principles whatever, but acting just according to the humor of the moment, slept, ate, or tinkered away at his little hut, without regard to the proprieties of time or place. 71 more words