Sunday, 22 November 2015

Three Men in a Boat [tea]

After a cup of tea (two spoonsful for each cup, and don’t let it stand more than three minutes), it [the stomach] says to the brain, "Now, rise, and show your strength. Be eloquent, and deep, and tender; see, with a clear eye, into Nature and into life; spread your white wings of quivering thought, and soar, a god-like spirit, over the whirling world beneath you, up through long lanes of flaming stars to the gates of eternity!"

from Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) by Jerome K. Jerome

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