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  • I will not be attending any tea-pot parties anytime soon.

    Granholm worries of Tea Party's 'fringe element'

  • The GOP could care less about reform or your health ... just lie, lie and then more (expletive deleted) lies ... and the foolish tea-pot people just follow along ...

    Republicans warn of rationing for disabled children

  • There is the tea-pot warm in its cosy on the table.

    The Darkness of White Noise

  • They both laughed, and he knelt by the table to light the lamp under the kettle, while she measured out the tea into a little tea-pot of green glaze.

    2007 December « Baking History

  • Miss Margland, he stretched forth for the tea-pot, to pour out a bason of tea; not ceasing the libation till the saucer itself, overcharged, sent his beverage in trickling rills from the tablecloth to the floor.

    Camilla

  • Pete the Horse from Areathriftyone , a felt box (for my thread ends when I'm sewing - so I don't chuck them on the floor) from Picciolo and a bookmark with a girl carrying a tea-pot (ah, tea) from Munieca.

    Mother's Day

  • “The dogs and I have just come in from picking some violets for you, which we have put in your little Hizan tea-pot on our desk,” he reported after one outing.

    The Five of Hearts

  • As it was, I only shook the tea-pot, and made the tea.

    A House to Let

  • All these phenomena have struck your attention instantly, and before two minutes have passed you say, “Oh, somebody has broken open the window, entered the room, and run off with the spoons and the tea-pot!”

    Essays

  • I will suppose that one of you, on coming down in the morning to the parlour of your house, finds that a tea-pot and some spoons which had been left in the room on the previous evening are gone, — the window is open, and you observe the mark of a dirty hand on the window-frame, and perhaps, in addition to that, you notice the impress of a hob-nailed shoe on the gravel outside.

    Essays

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