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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... "
A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ... - Page 172
by Washington Irving - 1835
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 7

1820
...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 ceiling, so that it could be...prevails without exception in Communipaw, Bergen, Flat- Hush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages. •• At these primitive tea-parties the utmost...
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Travels in Canada, and the United States: In 1816 and 1817 ...

Francis Hall - United States - 1818 - 543 pages
...expedient of their ancestors for sweetening tea, viz. by suspending " a large lump of sugar di" rectly over the tea-table, by a string from " the ceiling,...so that it could be swung from " mouth to mouth." It is probable, however, he found some reason to doubt the continuance of this custom, during his last...
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Travels in Canada, and the United States, in 1816 and 1817

Francis Hall - Canada - 1818 - 332 pages
...economical expedient of their ancestors for sweetening tea, viz. by suspending " a large lump of sugar directly over the tea-table, by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from month to mouth." It is probable, however, he found some reason to doubt the continuance of this custom,...
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Travels in Canada, and the United States, in 1816 and 1817

Francis Hall - Canada - 1819 - 421 pages
...economical expedient of their ancestors for sweetening tea, viz. by suspending " a large " lump of sugar directly over the tea-table, by a " string from the...so that it could be " swung from mouth to mouth." It is probable, however, he found some reason to doubt the continuance of this custom, during his last...
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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1819 - 296 pages
...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 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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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 7

1820
...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 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 magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 7

1820
...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 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
...with great decorum, until an improvement was 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 be swung from mouth to mouth — an ingenious expedient, which is still kept...
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A History of New York: From the Beginnimg of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1824
...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 the tea table, by a string fro;n the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth — an ingenious...
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Memoirs Concerning the Affairs of Scotland from Queen Anne's Accession to ...

George Lockhart - Scotland - 1824 - 404 pages
...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 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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