How to use Coffee-houses in a sentence

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  • Danby therefore ordered a return from every diocese of the numbers of dissenters, both Romanist and Protestant, in order by a proof of their insignificance to remove the royal scruples.3 In December 1676 he issued a proclamation for the suppression of coffee-houses because of the "defamation of His Majesty's Government" which took place in them, but this was soon withdrawn.

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  • Their use is for gruel, which used to be consumed as an ordinary drink in the 17th century at the coffee-houses in London.

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  • All the boudoirs of that generation were garnished with divans; they even spread to coffee-houses, which were sometimes known as "divans" or "Turkish divans"; and a "cigar divan" remains a familiar expression.

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  • Until the Revolution no duty was laid on tea other than that levied on the infusion as sold in the coffee-houses.

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  • Alas London's coffee houses of old too died a death.

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  • In these coffee-houses, however, there generally prevails a very decorous stillness and silence.

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  • North Beach is home to a variety of restaurants -- from coffee houses to fine dining establishments.

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  • Most towns and cities have clubs or coffee houses that have open-mike nights where poets read their best work on stage.

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  • Colbie Caillat is an example of an artist who would've been restricted to a career in coffee houses if it weren't for Myspace.

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