|Tea is an extremely delicate article!|
A CUP OF TEA
How To Make It Properly, and How to Spoil It ... from The London Telegraph, 1889
|The replenishing of the teapot with fresh hot water is very objectionable.|
|Reading the tea leaves, do you see a better cup of tea in your future?|
|No burnt hands! No lifting the pot! No aching arms! No soiled clothes! It turns the drudgery of pouring a cup of tea into a pleasure! How fragile were American women? ~ An American made self-pouring tea pot from 1888|
Tea of much better quality than is generally dispensed at our railway stations and refreshment rooms can be bought at 2s per' pound. A pound of tea would make 128 cups. This is "considerably less than a farthing per cup. You may well ask why is it that we should be still charged 4d and 6d "for a little hot milk and water slightly flavored with undesirable tannin."
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