Yes, why not? A very genteel trade!
Posted by Caroline on May 16, 1998 at 09:31:42:
In response to John Ruskin's father..., written by Helen on May 15, 1998 at 12:40:36
Hmm, yes! I like the idea of him importing tea, and possibly coffee and chocolate as well! After all, Mrs Bennet always served tea and coffee to her guests (to make sure Mr Bingley brought his teacup back to Jane, and Mr Darcy his coffee-cup to Lizzy!)Perhaps Mr Gardiner used to give his sister a real good deal on beverages!
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