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Wednesday, August 19

Taking Tea

This image by Kate Greenaway from Marigold Garden made me think of how the five Bennet sisters might have looked taking tea on a warm summer afternoon. Here is the accompanying poem:

The Tea Party, book illustrated by Kate Greenaway
In the pleasant green Garden
We sat down to tea;
"Do you take sugar?" and
"Do you take milk?"
She'd got a new gown on–
A smart one of silk.
We all were so happy
As happy could be,
On that bright Summer's day
When she asked us to tea.


ChaChaneen said...

Ooooh I like this one and such a lovely illustration too!

Ms. Lucy said...

This is lovely!

Anonymous said...

What a charming illustration!

JaneGS said...

The Bennet girls, yes, but Mr. Knightley was not one for dining outdoors so this couldn't have taken place in Highbury :)