"How odd it is," observed Clara, "that the liberties of America should have had anything to do with a cup of tea
When she went for his tea
, one of the other girls came up to him.
Alice looked all round the table, but there was nothing on it but tea
. `I don't see any wine,' she remarked.
This having been got over, Lady Arabella led them into another room where tea
He put the tea
down himself and said we could wait awhile as well as not.
'Well, then, have some tea
,' said the kindly old hostess.
(which, that everything about her might be of a stout and comfortable kind, was a breakfast cup) to her lips, and that having her eyes lifted to the sky in her enjoyment of the full flavour of the tea
, not unmingled possibly with just the slightest dash or gleam of something out of the suspicious bottle--but this is mere speculation and not distinct matter of history--it happened that being thus agreeably engaged, she did not see the travellers when they first came up.
You have to go away and begin your meal, as if you were not going to have any tea
Corney shook her head mournfully, as if deploring the mental blindness of those paupers who did not know it; and thrusting a silver spoon (private property) into the inmost recesses of a two-ounce tin tea-caddy, proceeded to make the tea
"We should take the cups down with us: but what about the tea
in the little dining room, please," she said, half closing her eyes, as she always did when addressing the footman.
Ribby put on her shawl and bonnet and went out again with a basket, to the village shop to buy a packet of tea
, a pound of lump sugar, and a pot of marmalade.