The shops were opening and the cafes
filling with early morning patrons.
Dick thought it remarkable that a painter should choose to work over an absinthe in a public cafe
, and looked the man over.
I am dining here, at this cafe
, at my own expense, not at other people's--note that, Mr.
When her place upon the floor had been taken by another the bright-eyed Abdul saw her in conversation with two Arabs at the far side of the room, near a side door that let upon an inner court, around the gallery of which were the rooms occupied by the girls who danced in this cafe
But, instead, he went into the Forum Cafe
and ordered a breakfast that cost two dollars.
Twenty-six years of age, a worker working without purpose, steady as a girl, monotonous and apathetic, holding cafes
, cigars, and horsemanship in detestation, going to bed regularly at ten o'clock and rising at seven, gifted with some social talents, such as playing quadrille music on the flute, which first brought him into favor with the Saillards and the Baudoyers.
They were, in our own idiom, cafes
, where men met to sip coffee or chocolate and discuss current topics.
It is worth a paragraph to say that this remarkable scene can be witnessed every evening in numerous cafes
in the City of New York.
In spite of its cafes
chantants and its omnibuses, Moscow was yet a stagnant bog.
He regretted the streets, the pavements, the cafes
, his friends of many years; all the things he used to see, day after day; all the thoughts suggested by familiar things--the thoughts effortless, monotonous, and soothing of a Government clerk; he regretted all the gossip, the small enmities, the mild venom, and the little jokes of Government offices.
It was not devotion to an outdoor life, but the frequentation of foreign cafes
which was responsible for that habit, investing with a character of unceremonious impermanency Mr Verloc's steady fidelity to his own fireside.
The Golden Fortune, therefore, backed by towering woodlands, looked out to sea at one side, across to the breakwater headland on another, and on its land side commanded a complete view of the gay little haven, with its white houses built terrace on terrace upon its wooded slopes, connected by flights of zigzag steps, by which the apparently inaccessible shelves and platforms circulated their gay life down to the gay heart of the place,--the circular boulevard, exquisitely leafy and cool, where one found the great casino and the open-air theatre, the exquisite orchestra, into which only the mellowest brass and the subtlest strings were admitted, and the Cafe
du Ciel, charmingly situated among the trees, where the boulevard became a bridge, for a moment, at the mouth of the river Sly.