All About Coffee
The evolution of a cup of coffee; Dealing with the etymology of coffee; History of coffee propagation; Early history of coffee drinking; Introduction of coffee into Western Europe; Beginnings of coffee in France; Introduction of coffee into England, Holland, Germany; Telling how coffee came to Vienna; Coffee houses to oud London; History on the early parisian coffee houses; Introduction of coffe into North America; History of coffe in old New York, Philadelphia; Botany of the coffe plant; Microscopy of the coffee fruit; Chemistry of the coffee bean; Pharmacology of the coffee drink; Commercial coffee of the world; Cultivation of the coffee plant; Preparing green coffee por market; Production and consumption of coffee; How green coffes are bought and sold; Green and boasted coffee characteristics; Factory preparation of roasted coffee; Wholesale merchandising of coffee; Retail merchandising of roasted coffee; Short history of coffee advertising; Coffee trade in the United States; Development of the green roasted coffee; Some big men and notable achievements; History of coffee in literature; Evolution of coffee apparatus; Worl's coffee manners and customs.
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Page 566 - Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest welcome at an inn.
Page 574 - There had been a coldness (said Mr. Pope) between Mr. Addison and me for some time; and we had not been in company together, for a good while, any where but at Button's coffee-house, where I used to see him almost every day. On his meeting me there, one day in particular, he took me aside, and said he should be glad to dine with me, at such a tavern, if I...
Page 558 - Child's, and whilst I seem attentive to nothing but the postman, overhear the conversation of every table in the room. I appear on Sunday nights at St. James's Coffee-house, and sometimes join the little committee of politics in the inner room, as one who comes there to hear and improve. My face is likewise very well known at the Grecian, the Cocoa-Tree, and in the theatres both of Drury Lane and the Haymarket.
Page 548 - The berries crackle, and the mill turns round; On shining altars of japan they raise The silver lamp ; the fiery spirits blaze: From silver spouts the grateful liquors glide, While China's earth receives the smoking tide: At once they gratify their scent and taste, And frequent cups prolong the rich repast.
Page 558 - There is no place of general resort wherein I do not often make my appearance ; sometimes I am seen thrusting my head into a round of politicians at Will's, and listening with great attention to the narratives that are made in those little circular audiences. Sometimes I smoke a pipe at Child's; and, while I seem attentive to nothing but the Post-man, overhear the conversation of every table in the room.
Page 566 - There is no private house," said he, " in which people can enjoy themselves so well as at a capital tavern. Let there be ever so great plenty of good things, ever so much grandeur, ever so much elegance, ever so much desire that...
Page 570 - I HAVE received a letter, desiring me to be very satirical upon the little muff that is now in fashion ; another informs me of a pair of silver garters buckled below the knee, that have been lately seen at the Rainbow coffee-house in Fleet-street ; a third sends me an heavy complaint against fringed gloves.
Page 573 - This place is very much altered since Mr. Dry•den frequented it, where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satires, in the hands of every man you met, you have now only a pack of cards; and instead of the cavils about the turn of the expression, the elegance of the style, and the like, the learned now dispute only about the truth of the game.
Page 574 - This head is to open a most wide and voracious mouth, which shall take in such letters and papers as are conveyed to me by my correspondents, it being my resolution to have a particular regard to all such matters as come to my hands through the mouth of the lion.
Page 98 - ... to certain orators, who from chairs or tables harangue each his little audience: the eagerness with which they are heard, and the thunder of applause they receive for every sentiment of more than common hardiness or violence against the present government, cannot easily be imagined.