A Question of Manners or Tea with the People single work   poetry   humour   "So Queen Victoria took the cup"
  • Author: Rodney Hall http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/hall-rodney
Issue Details: First known date: 1975 1975
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Epigraph: The story is told that Queen Victoria once accepted the hospitality of a villager who poured her own tea into the saucer and drank from that. The Queen, so it is said, did exactly the same to save her hostess from embarrassment.
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