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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 111
by Washington Irving - 1821 - 372 pages
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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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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1819 - 296 pages
...to look at it To sweeten the beverage, a lump of sugar was laid beside each cup — and the company alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum,...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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A history of New-York, from the beginning of the world to the end ..., Volume 2

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1819
...to look at it To sweeten the beverage, a lump of sugar was laid beside each cup— and the company alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum,...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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Travels in Canada, and the United States, in 1816 and 1817

Francis Hall - United States - 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) - 1820 - 520 pages
...to look at it. To sweeten the beverage, a lump of sugar was laid beside each cup —and the company alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum,...the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth—an ingenious expedient, which is still kept up by some families in Albany ; but which prevails...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - New York (State) - 1821
...to look at it. To sweeten the beverage, a lump of sugar was laid beside each cup — and the company alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum,...directly over the tea-table, by a string from the ceih'ng, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth — an ingenious expedient, which is still kept...
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 7

1820
...to look at it. To sweeten the beverage, a lump of sugar was laid beside each cup — and the company alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum,...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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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 7

1820
...to look at it. To sweeten the beverage, a lump of sugar was laid beside each cup — and the company alternately nibbled and sipped with great decorum,...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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