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  • Outside of Internet-related offerings, some of the best non-Web-related IPO debuts this year were in consumer companies like tea-shop chain Teavana Holdings Inc., women's boutique Francesca's Holdings Corp. and coffee chain Dunkin' Brands Group Inc.

    For Internet IPOs, Pop Then a Drop

  • If anyone wishes to write the tea-shop book, I promise to buy two.

    mrissa: Structure: against Euclid

  • I know he has never bought her a tea-shop, I had my minions check his financials.

    Team ROMANTIC Neurotic Scumweasel.

  • They hadn't been able to buy any in the shops at Great Giddings because it was early closing day, and they hadn't liked to ask the tea-shop woman to sell them anything.

    An Open Letter to Fans of South Plains Football

  • When Isaac first approached us to tell us, excitedly, that he'd landed the tea-shop job, I was delighted -- until he casually mentioned the working hours.

    It's Midnight, But We Know Where Isaac Is

  • Similarly the water the Dalits drink is differently designed, and their tea cups in the tea-shop are located in different time and space. and the shelter under the tree for a landless Dalit is not really made of an equal summer.

    The Shadow of Stigma

  • He would undoubtedly be freed from this embarrassment if we met in a large hotel, or a larger and even more impersonal tea-shop, or in a public library, or in a post-office, or in the draughty corridors of a tube station.

    G.K.'s Weekly - Christmas Must Go

  • Instead of raising the pitch and volume of her voice like everybody else in the room she maintains a level of utterance suitable for conversation in a quiet drawing room or a tete-a-tete in a sparsely peopled tea-shop.

    'Deaf Sentence'

  • Under a rigid brow, a pair of Chinese eyes, like those of an image under a glass shade in a tea-shop — artificial eyes, which sham life but never vary — moved but expressed nothing.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • They are willing to admit that the loss of a little toy-shop of their childhood, or a little tea-shop of their youth, is even in the true sense a tragedy.

    G.K. Speaks - The Bluff of the Big Shops

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