In other respects the Cafe
de Bon-Bon might be said to differ little from the usual restaurants of the period.
Otherwise the cafe seemed empty, except for one soldier drinking coffee at one table, and at another a large man drinking a small syrup and a priest drinking nothing.
With the prompt French instinct for the politics of the street, the man with the black moustache had already run across to a corner of the cafe, sprung on one of the tables, and seizing a branch of chestnut to steady himself, shouted as Camille Desmoulins once shouted when he scattered the oak-leaves among the populace.
In the clatter and bustle of Bredin's Parisian Cafe she appeared out of place, like a cow in a boiler-factory.
There was an artist who dined at intervals at Bredin's Parisian Cafe, and, as the artistic temperament was too impatient to be suited by Jeanne's leisurely methods, it had fallen to Paul to wait upon him.
For another half hour nothing unusual occurred, then a surly-looking Arab entered the cafe from the street.
At the instant that the man fell a half dozen fierce plainsmen sprang into the room from where they had apparently been waiting for their cue in the street before the cafe.
Do you ask why he goes to a cafe at the corner of the rue Dauphine and the quai des Augustins?
While these four personages were sitting down to their game of boston, Elisabeth and her uncle Mitral reached the cafe Themis, with much discourse as they drove along about a matter which Elisabeth's keen perceptions told her was the most powerful lever that could be used to force the minister's hand in the affair of her husband's appointment.
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.
It was at the Bar cafe
that I became intimately acquainted with him.
The plaza of Zodanga covers a square mile and is bounded by the palaces of the jeddak, the jeds, and other members of the royalty and nobility of Zodanga, as well as by the principal public buildings, cafes
, and shops.
They sang of it in the cafes
, ridiculed it in the papers, and represented it on the stage.
And when such as had come in contact with Strickland in the past, writers who had known him in London, painters who had met him in the cafes
of Montmartre, discovered to their amazement that where they had seen but an unsuccessful artist, like another, authentic genius had rubbed shoulders with them there began to appear in the magazines of France and America a succession of articles, the reminiscences of one, the appreciation of another, which added to Strickland's notoriety, and fed without satisfying the curiosity of the public.
In spite of its cafes
chantants and its omnibuses, Moscow was yet a stagnant bog.