cup of tea


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an activity that you like or at which you are superior

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He sat down near her and she handed him a cup of tea.
Then, having broken my long fast on a cup of tea and a little thin bread and butter, I sat down beside the small, smouldering fire, and amused myself with a hearty fit of crying; after which, I said my prayers, and then, feeling considerably relieved, began to prepare for bed.
Mr Flintwinch had by this time poured himself out another cup of tea, which he was swallowing in gulps as before, with his eyes directed to the invalid.
She made a cup of tea for Timmy; but he didn't come and didn't come.
Anyhow, there I was, about morning-time when you were thinking of having your cup of tea, trussed up like a fowl in the middle of the village, and all the natives, beastly creatures, promenading round me and making faces and bawling out things - oh, it was beastly I can tell you
There is no great mystery in this matter," he said, taking the cup of tea which I had poured out for him.
On that day, my lady invited herself to a cup of tea alone with me in my cottage.
After a cup of tea (two spoonsful for each cup, and don't let it stand more than three minutes), it says to the brain, "Now, rise, and show your strength.
They placed themselves close to where Hatta, the other messenger, was standing watching the fight, with a cup of tea in one hand and a piece of bread-and-butter in the other.
You'll feel better after a nice hot cup of tea, m'm.
Having invited Helen and me to approach the table, and placed before each of us a cup of tea with one delicious but thin morsel of toast, she got up, unlocked a drawer, and taking from it a parcel wrapped in paper, disclosed presently to our eyes a good-sized seed-cake.
It is strange,' I began, in the interval of swallowing one cup of tea and receiving another - 'it is strange how custom can mould our tastes and ideas: many could not imagine the existence of happiness in a life of such complete exile from the world as you spend, Mr.
Now, I'll brew a cup of tea and we'll drink it and talk of pleasant things, jest to calm our minds a bit.
So I proposed that I should be allowed the pleasure of offering them a cup of tea at my rooms.
Rosa thanked him, but said she could only take a cup of tea.