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“Meanwhile,” said Mr. Tumnus, “it is winter in Narnia, and has been for ever so long, and we shall catch cold if we stand here talking in the snow. Daughter of Eve from the land of Spare Oom where eternal summer reigns around the city of War Drobe, how would it be if you came and had tea with me?” ~ Mr. Tumnus, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 

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“Would you like an adventure now, or shall we have our tea first?” ~ Peter Pan

 

“Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.” ~Bill Waterson

 

“Tea! Bless ordinary everyday afternoon tea!” ~ Agatha Christie

 

“I don’t feel very much like Pooh today.” Said Pooh.

“I’ll bring you tea and honey till you do.” Said Piglet.

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“I’m a little teapot, short and stout. Here is my handle, here is my spout. When I get all steamed up, here me shout. Tip me over and pour me out!” ~ George Harry Sanders & Clarence Kelley

 

“You never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ~ C.S. Lewis

 

“My dear if you could give me a cup of tea to clear my muddle of a head I should better understand your affairs.” ~ Charles Dickens, Mrs. Lirriper’s Legacy

 

“Peter was not very well during the evening. His mother put him to bed, and made him some chamomile tea: One table spoon to be taken at bedtime.” ~ Beatrix Potter, The Tale of Peter Rabbit

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“But indeed I would rather have nothing but tea.” ~ Jane Austin, Mansfield Park

 

“A quarter past three,” she exclaimed, catching sight of the bedside clock. “What a time to be drinking tea!”

“Anytime,” Harold told her, “is time to be drinking tea.” ~ Miss Read

 

“The privileges of the side table included the small prerogatives of sitting next to the toast, and taking two cups of tea to other people’s one.” ~Charles Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit

 

“Aunt Helen lets me drink tea. She says it is all nonsense the way they bring up children nowadays not to drink tea,” L. M. Montgomery, Pat of Silver Bush

 

“Come and share a pot of tea, my home is warm and my friendship’s free.” ~Emilie Barnes

 

“Take some more tea,” the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly. “I’ve had nothing yet,” Alice replied in an offended tone, “so I can’t take more.” “You mean you can’t take less,” said the Hatter: “It’s very easy to take more than nothing.” “Nobody asked your opinion.” said Alice. ~ Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

 

“I can just imagine myself sitting down at the head of the table and pouring out the tea,” said Anne, shutting her eyes ecstatically. “And asking Diana if she takes sugar! I know she doesn’t but of course I’ll ask her as if I didn’t know.” ~ L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

 

Fenworth added, “Yes, Yes. Urgent, deadly, insidious. The world is in peril and we must rise against evil.” The old wizard released the general and patted him on the shoulder. “Tea and cake first, don’t you think.” ~Donika K. Paul, Dragon Quest

 

“I thought Mr. Millward never would cease telling us that he was no tea drinker, and that it was highly injurious to keep loading the stomach with slops to the exclusion of more wholesome sustenance, and so give himself time to finish his fourth cup.” ~ Anne Bronte, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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