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Tea! Bless ordinary everyday afternoon tea! Agatha Christie
There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea. Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady
If you are cold, tea will warm you;
if you are too heated, it will cool you;
If you are depressed, it will cheer you;
If you are excited, it will calm you.
William Ewart Gladstone
But indeed I would rather have nothing but tea. Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
Thank God for tea! What would the world do without tea! How did it exist? I am glad I was not born before tea. Sydney Smith, A memoir of the Rev. Sydney Smith
There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life. Lin Yutang, The Importance of Living
There is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Letters and Social Aims
Tea! Bless ordinary everyday afternoon tea! Agatha Christie
While there is tea, there is hope. Arthur Wing Pinero
Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors. Alice Walker, The Color Purple
A simple cup of tea is far from a simple matter. Mary Lou Heiss
The spirit of the tea beverage is one of peace, comfort and refinement. Arthur Gray, Little Tea Book
Find yourself a cup of tea,
the teapot is behind you.
Now tell me about
hundreds of things.
Saki, The Complete Saki
The 'art of tea' is a spiritual force for us to share. Alexandra Stoddard
Our Senior Tea Taster has over 40 years’ experience, and that really means that the focus of the company from the very top is on tea and tea quality. Dominic Marriot, Tea Taster
In the UK Head Office we taste over 500 cups of tea every day, to search for the best quality teas available from around the world. Dominic Marriot, Tea Taster
We oversee the quality of all of our factories over the world, and we can say, that before the tea leaves one of our factories, it would have been tasted 7 times by one of our professional Tea Tasters. Dominic Marriot, Tea Taster
A lot of our success is down to the quality of teas we have selected. We have chosen the best teas from the major producers around the world. William Manning, Senior Tea Taster
We know when the peak seasons are and we have been able to select the best teas and concentrate on them. William Manning, Senior Tea Taster
We have also been able to implement a quality control system that ensures that we have consistency of product, right throughout the range, every day of the week, every week of the year. William Manning, Senior Tea Taster
Each and every morning, my favourite cup of tea would be English Breakfast. It’s strong, it’s coloury, it’s got a wonderful nutty flavour that I really do enjoy, and it takes the milk well. William Manning, Senior Tea Taster
Later on in the afternoon I might try something like a Darjeeling that has the muscatel flavour, or maybe even a high-grown Ceylon, but definitely my favourite brew, and the one that I drink the most of, is English Breakfast. William Manning , Senior Tea Taster


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