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" To sweeten the beverage a lump of sugar was laid beside each cup, and the company alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum, until an improvement was introduced by a shrewd and economic old lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly over... "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 556
1820
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 7

1820 - 876 pages
...days •weal merely to look at it. To swecttr. the beverage, a lump of sugar was laid beside -.nil cup— and the company alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum, until on improvement was introduced by a shrewd and economic old lady, which wag to suspend a large lump...
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A History of New York,: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1820 - 538 pages
...themselves by their adroitness in replenishing this pot from a huge copper tea-kettle, which would have made the pigmy macaronies of these degenerate days sweat...which was to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table, by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth—an ingenious...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821 - 732 pages
...themselves by their adroitness in replenishing this pot from a huge copper tea-kettle, which would have made the pigmy macaronies of these degenerate days sweat,...introduced by a shrewd and economic old lady, which wag, to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table by a string from the cieling, so that it could...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1821 - 414 pages
...by their adroitness in replenishing this pot, from a huge copper tea-kettle, which would have made the pigmy macaronies of these degenerate days sweat,...lump of sugar was laid beside each cup— and the pompany alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum, until an improvement was, introduced by...
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A History of New York: From the Beginnimg of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1824 - 318 pages
...themselves by their adroitness in replenishing this pot from a huge copper tea kettle, which would have made the pigmy macaronies of these degenerate days sweat...large lump directly over the tea table, by a string fro;n the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth — an ingenious expedient, which...
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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1828 - 354 pages
...hy their adroitness in replenishing this pot, from a hnge copper tea-kettle, which would have made the pigmy macaronies of these degenerate days sweat, merely to look at it. To sweeten the heverage, a lump of sngar was laid heside each cup— and the company alternately nihhled and sipped...
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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1829 - 292 pages
...themselves by their adroitness in replenishing this pot from a huge copper tea-kettle, which would have made the pigmy macaronies of these degenerate days sweat...alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum, until an im1?2 ANCIENT TEA-PARTIES. provement was introduced by a shrewd and economic old lady, which was to...
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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1831 - 522 pages
...themselves by their adroitness in replenishing this pot from a huge copper tea-kettle, which would have made the pigmy macaronies of these degenerate days sweat...alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum, until an im172 ANCIENT TEA-PARTIES. provement was introduced by a shrewd and economic old lady, which was to...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1831 - 288 pages
...themselves by their adroitness in replenishing this pot from a huge copper tea-kettle, which would have made the pigmy macaronies of these degenerate days sweat...alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum, until aa im172 ANCIENT TEA-PARTIES. provement was introduced by a shrewd and economic old lady, which was...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1835 - 294 pages
...by their' adroitness in replenishing this pot from a huge copper tea-kettle, which would have made the pigmy macaronies of these degenerate days sweat...alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum, until an im* provement was introduced by a shrewd and economic old lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly...
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