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  • He woke and found himself there, and asked no questions, and he was tacking about on this daily though perilous voyage, when, from his station at the coffee-stall, Huxter spied him.

    The History of Pendennis

  • He had a bundle of newspapers under one arm and his other hand was in his pocket rattling some coppers together while he bargained with the coffee-stall keeper over a pie.

    Madame Midas

  • The coffee-stall had disappeared; the traffic of the great highway was growing uproarious.

    New Grub Street

  • When he had reached Camden Town railway-station he was attracted by a coffee-stall; a draught of the steaming liquid, no matter its quality, would help his blood to circulate.

    New Grub Street

  • [Footnote D: Poundbury, Dorchester, the drill ground.] [Footnote E: The colonel's wife, who opened a room with a coffee-stall, and entertainments for the men off drill.]

    Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect

  • My next move was to disinter Kosinski, whom I felt pretty certain of finding at a certain coffee-stall where, at that advanced hour, he was in the habit of making his one and only diurnal, or rather nocturnal repast.

    A Girl Among the Anarchists

  • This coffee-stall was situated at the corner of Tottenham Court Road and a side street, and there, sure enough, stood Kosinski, munching sardines on toast, and buns, and drinking coffee, surrounded by a motley group of cabmen and loose women.

    A Girl Among the Anarchists

  • At the market, when the cartman has finished arranging his vegetables, he goes to a coffee-stall.

    The Children's Book of London

  • No such figure as his had been seen on any of the roads leading from the hotel, either by the early milkman, or by the belated coffee-stall keeper, or night cabman.

    Master of His Fate

  • King's coffee-house was nothing more than a humble shed, an early representative of the peripatetic coffee-stall which is still a common sight of London streets in the early morning.

    Inns and Taverns of Old London

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