Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Tea clipper

‘Is the Keppel wench there? Fine buttocks she’d got. But — tea! I’m eighty-eight next May, and I attribute my longevity to an almost total abstinence from tea. Except the jasmine variety — used to drink that out East . . . ’

Mr American, pp.188-9, Pan Books, paperback edition 1982.

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