Tea. A Poem. Or, Ladies into China-Cups:
By William I. Lengeman III
Which has inspired more poetic paeans of praise over the course of the years – tea or coffee? I can’t tell you for sure since my knowledge of coffee culture is next to nil. I’d be willing to place a small wager that the answer is tea, but I admit to a rather serious bias when it comes to this sort of thing.
What I can say for sure is that the eighteenth century seemed to be a good time for tea poetry...
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