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Literary Teas in Gift Tins - with quotes

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An ideal gift to say thank you to a special teacher or a perfect Graduation Gift or simply for someone who loves and tea and literature!

All the 48 literary greats are presented in a high quality round tin with inner lid, wrapped with our distinctive black and white book design, with the quote from each individual author/poet or playwright. The tins are filled with loose leaf tea, each carefully selected blend reflects the nature of the individual author or poet and makes an ideal gift.

Tall Round Tin:
Contains up to 100g of tea. Each tin makes up to 40 cups of tea.
Dimensions of Tin: 76mm Depth x 120mm Height

 

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Every gift of tea that we sell is always made to order and will have at least 12 months best before date on them!

There are 48 authors, poets and playwrights in our Literary Collection with many more to follow:

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A. A. MILNE –

This is the ideal gift for anyone who loves Winnie the Pooh and other works by A A Milne. Each tin carries the quote:

" A Proper Tea is much nicer than a Very Nearly Tea, which is one you forget about afterwards!"

Blenders Note:

Orange Crush Fruit Infusion –

Our fabulous, bright, zingy, citrusy, fruity, full of flavour orange infusion!  This blend is an all fruit tea and makes a wonderful fruity hot infusion or perfect over ice. It brings a bright ray of sunshine into your cup! 

Ingredients: Orange peel, orange flowers, apple pieces, rosehips, hibiscus, natural flavour. Naturally caffeine free.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.


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AGATHA CHRISTIE – 

An ideal tea gift for anyone who loves the writings of Agatha Christie, from Murder on the Orient Express to A Murder is Announced.  Each tin carries the quote:

"Tea! Bless ordinary everyday afternoon tea!"

Blenders Note: Darjeeling - Known as the champagne of black teas as its exclusive taste and quality and cannot be replicated anywhere else in the world!
Ingredients: Darjeeling 1st Flush Tea. Naturally contains caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.


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ALEXANDRE DUMAS - 
An ideal tea gift for anyone who loves the writings of Alexandre Dumas, from The Three Musketeers to The Count of Monte Cristo.  Each tin carries the quote:

"All human wisdom is summed up in two words – wait and hope…"

Blenders Notes: Lavender Earl Grey - Blended with Sri Lankan black tea infused with the ever-distinctive bergamot oil. To add a little twist to this wonderfully aromatic tea we have added a sprinkling of lavender flowers to offer a wonderfully perfumed cup of tea. 
Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, lavender de Provence, blue cornflower Petals, bergamot oil. Contains Caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

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ANNE BRONTE
An ideal tea gift for anyone who appreciates the two novels of Anne Bronte, Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.  Each tin carries the quote:

“ But he that dares not grasp the thorn, should never crave the rose. ”

Blenders Notes: Chamomile Flowers - This herbal chamomile tea has nothing added or taken away, simply beautiful chamomile flowers for the ideal relaxing drink. 
Ingredients: Egyptian Chamomile flowers. Caffeine Free.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 50g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.


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ARISTOTLE - 
An ideal tea gift for anyone who appreciates the incredible pioneering philosophy and truly the first genuine scientific mind with works such as Nicomachean Ethics and Metaphysics to his name. Each tin carries the quote:

" Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. "

Blenders Note: Peppermint and Liquorice Herbal Tea - Calling all lovers of liquorice this has got to be tried, a lovely cooling naturally sweet drink with just the right amount of peppermint, fennel and liquorice to soothe and refresh.
Ingredients: Peppermint, Fennel and Liquorice. Caffeine Free.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE –
 

An ideal tea gift for anyone who enjoys his crime fiction featuring the most famous detective of them all, Sherlock Holmes.  Each tin carries the quote:

" There is nothing more deceptive than the obvious fact."

Blenders Note: Earl Grey - A tea blend as British as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself - A gorgeous large unbroken leaf from Sri Lankan, infused with a strong and distinctive oil of bergamot, then we added a little extra zing from lemon peel and orange flowers too.
Ingredients: Sri Lankan Uva black tea, lemon peel, orange flowers, bergamot oil. Naturally contains caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.


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BEATRIX POTTER – 

An ideal tea gift for anyone who adores the animal tales of Beatrix Potter, such as The Tales of Peter Rabbit, Flopsy Bunny and Jemima Puddle-Duck to name a few. Each tin carries the quote:

" There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story... "

Blenders Note: Strawberry Infusion - This is a wonderful Strawberry all fruit tea. This is a fabulous all fruit infusion, that tastes as good as it smells! A perfect way to drink a cup full of strawberries! Drink either hot or over ice as a fantastic fruit iced tea. 
Ingredients: Freeze Dried Strawberries, Elderberries, Apple Pieces, Orange Peel, Rosehip, Hibiscus. Natural Flavouring. Naturally caffeine free.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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BRAM STOKER - 
An ideal tea gift for anyone who revels in the Gothic genre! What darker tale than Dracula to get your teeth into! Each tin carries the quote:

" Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make." (from Dracula)


Blenders Notes: Very Cherry Infusion - A wonderful fruit infusion created with flavoursome Morello cherries. A sweet, bright, blood red blend to inspire! 
Ingredients: Apple pieces, Hibiscus petals, rosehip peel, Morello cherries, Rose petals, Lemongrass, Elderflower, Orange flowers, natural flavouring. Naturally caffeine free. 

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.


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CHARLES DICKENS – 

An ideal tea gift for anyone who appreciates the moving novels of Victorian times, with such well described characters, from Oliver Twist, David Copperfield and Pickwick Papers to name a few.  Each tin carries the quote:


" It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done." (from A Tale of Two Cities)

Blenders Notes: Dickensian, Connoisseurs Blend - A rich flavoursome blend, a true connoisseurs black tea. Wonderful complex mix of flavours that dance over the tongue. Ideal as accompaniment to the well written words of Charles Dickens! 
Ingredients: Chinese Yunnan black tea, Chinese Mao Feng black tea, Indian 1st Flush Darjeeling. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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CHARLOTTE BRONTE – 

 

An ideal tea gift for anyone who appreciates her novel writing and poetry, the most well-known being Jane Eyre.  Each tin carries the quote:

" I would always rather be happy than dignified. " (From Jane Eyre)

Blenders Notes: Jasmine White Tea - Oh Heaven on earth! This youngest downy bud of white tea has the most delicate flavour and when coupled with the beautiful aromatic essence of Jasmine then it really is a match made in heaven. There is no better way to relax and unwind than to have a cup of this tea in your hand. 
Ingredients: Chinese jasmine white tea. Naturally contains caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 40g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.


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CS LEWIS –

An ideal tea gift for anyone who adores his multiple magical tales.  Each tin carries the quote:

" I can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough."

Blenders Notes: Vanilla Chai Black Tea - This is a sweet, exotic mixture of excellent black tea, spiced with aromatic ginger, cardamom and cinnamon then the added sweetness of vanilla. The perfect way is to drink this is hot, mixed with milk or cream as a latte but you can also drink it on its own, hot or over ice. It is simply delicious!!!!
Ingredients: Assam Indian black tea, Sri Lankan black tea, vanilla pieces and flavouring, ginger pieces, cardamom pieces, cinnamon pieces. Naturally contains caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags

 

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DANTE – 

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who appreciates the poetic and philosophical works of Dante, known so well for his epic poem The Divine Comedy.  Each tin carries the quote:

“A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark”

Blenders Notes: Chilli Mint - If you like a little something with a big kick then this could be just right for you! With the growing trend for Chilli in the UK we thought why leave Tea out? This is a glorious blend of the finest mint leaves with real chilli mixed in. It’s a simple mix but be warned the longer you leave this the more powerful the chilli kick – how far dare you push it! 
Ingredients: Spearmint (50%), Lime Leaves, Red Peppercorns, Chilli (5%).

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 50g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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DAPHNE du MAURIER –

The perfect gift choice for a person who adores her powerful novels such as Rebecca and Jamaica Inn.  Each tin carries the quote:

”Nothing like a cup of tea to make a person feel better, man or woman” (from Hungry hill).

Blenders Notes: Rose Earl Grey - This is a beautiful tea, Rose Earl Grey, blended with Sri Lankan black tea infused with distinctive bergamot oil, we have then added a sprinkling of rose buds and petals to offer a delicately perfumed cup of tea. 
Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, rose buds and petals, bergamot oil.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 70g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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D H LAWRENCE –

The ideal gift choice for a person who appreciates his emotional novels, best known for Lady Chatterley’s Lover and the finest novel Women in Love.  Each tin carries the quote:

"In every living thing there is the desire to love"

Blenders Notes: Chocolate Rose - A fabulous blend of silky chocolate with the aromatic touch of rose petals. A delicious black tea, that has a subtle touch of perfumed rose, just think chocolate covered Turkish Delight! 
Ingredients: Sri Lankan and Chinese Keemun black teas, rose petals, vanilla pieces, chocolate and vanilla flavouring, cocoa shells. Naturally contains caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 70g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.


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EDGAR ALLAN POE – 

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who appreciates his mysterious and dark works, one of the most well know being his poem The Raven.  Each tin carries the quote:

" All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream."

Blenders Notes: Vanilla Black Tea - This is a perfect well-balanced match of flavours. Rich dark black tea perfectly complimented with the luxurious flavour of vanilla. Ideal when pondering over life itself! 
Ingredients: Sri Lankan Black Tea, Vanilla Pieces, Calendula Petals and natural flavour. Naturally contains caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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EMILY BRONTE – 

The ideal gift choice for a person who adores her highly imaginative and respected novel in English Literature, Wuthering Heights.  Each tin carries the quote:

" Whatever our souls are made of his and mine are the same." (from Wuthering Heights)

Blenders Notes: Peach Blossom All Fruit Infusion - One of our favourites, this fabulous infusion oozes with peach and blossoms to offer your taste buds one of the best fruit experiences you will ever have had! You cannot say no to this luxurious fruit tisane. Ingredients: Apple pieces, orange pieces, rosehip pieces, hibiscus, jasmine flowers, orange flowers, natural flavour. Naturally caffeine free.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.


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FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY – 

The perfect gift choice for a person who appreciates his undeniable major works renowned as great “novels of ideas” that treated timeless and timely issues in philosophy and politics, the best known being his novella Notes from the Underground.

" I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea."

Blenders Notes: Russian Caravan - A very aromatic and flavoursome smoked tea, blended from Oolong, Chinese Keemun and Lapsang Souchong. A very distinctive and morish black tea.

Ingredients: Oolong, China Keemun and Lapsang Souchong. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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 F. SCOTT FITZGERALD –

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who loves his works that illustrated the excess and flamboyance of the Jazz Age, the most well know of them being The Great Gatsby.  Each tin carries the quote:

"I wish I had done everything on earth with you." (from The Great Gatsby)

Blenders Notes: Tropical Fruits Black Tea - We have taken a high-quality black tea then blended it with wonderfutropical fruits, a truly delicious tea. A wonderful fruity black tea with a truly tropical zing!

Ingredients: Sri Lankan Black Tea (52%), Apple Pieces, Hibiscus, Air-dried Pineapple (pineapple, sugar), Rosehip, Air-dried Papaya (Papaya, Sugar), Sunflower Petals, Orange Peel, Natural Flavouring
Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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GEOFFREY CHAUCER – 


The ideal gift choice for a person who appreciates both the complex and varied works his outstanding poetry has stood the test of time the most well-known being The Canterbury Tales.  Each tin carries the quote:

 

"Time and Tide wait for no man”

Blenders Notes: Fennel and Liquorice Herbal Tea - A truly aromatic warming infusion of sweet liquorice, blended with fennel, ginger, lemon balm and cinnamon. Not only will it warm you as it gently works its way down but should also be a wonderful soother for the tummy too. 
Ingredients: Liquorice, lemon balm, ginger, fennel and cinnamon. Naturally caffeine free. 

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 80g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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GEORGE ORWELL –
 

The perfect gift choice for a person who appreciates Orwell’s profound use of lucid prose and the ability of highlighting social injustices; his visionary and influential works such as Animal Farm and Ninety Eighty Four being some of the best known.  Each tin carries the quote:

"In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act”

Blenders Notes: Kentish Ale Blend Black Tea - This is a very smooth tea, with hints of caramel and chocolate too, with a slight bitterness from the hops at the end of each sip. Something so very different but certainly a blend that all ale lovers should perhaps try!
Ingredients: Indian Assam, Sri Lankan black tea, Indian 1st flush Darjeeling, Kentish Hops, caramel pieces, cocoa pieces, natural flavouring. Naturally contains caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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H G WELLS - 

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who enjoys the many varied works of such a prolific writer, perhaps best known for his science fiction novels The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds.  Each tin carries the quote:

" If you fell down yesterday, stand up today" 

Blenders Notes: Cherry and Almond Black Tea - A really well balanced full of flavour tea, blended with a fabulous Ceylon black tea which is delicate in flavour, with just the right amount of almond pieces perfectly matched with slices of freeze dried cherries. A lovely fruity blend with a hint of almonds.

Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, freeze dried sliced cherries, ALMOND pieces, cranberry pieces, raspberry pieces, strawberry pieces, red cornflowers and natural cherry flavour. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN – 

The ideal gift choice for a person who loves the works of such a prolific writer of plays, novels, and poems, best remembered for his fairy tales such as The Little Mermaid, Frozen and Thumbelina.  Each tin carries the quote:

" Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale."

Blenders Notes: Chocolate Orange Black Tea - A truly luxurious blend of black tea, real cocoa and zesty orange, two flavours that work so well together! You still know you are drinking tea, but it has subtle notes of cocoa and juicy orange. 
Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, vanilla pieces, chocolate and vanilla flavouring, cocoa shells, orange peel, orange flowers, apple pieces, rosehips, hibiscus, natural orange flavour. Naturally contains caffeine. 

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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HOMER - 

The perfect gift choice for a person who appreciates the classics, with his epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey being central works of ancient Greek literature. Each tin carries the quote:

"Take courage, my heart: you have been through worse than this”

Blenders Notes: Chinese Keemun Black Tea -This great black tea leaf is an extremely high-quality large leaf variety from the Qimen Provence in China. It has fabulous, slightly light perfume and full bodied with a mellow, sweet taste. It is known as the Burgundy of black teas - like a glass of fine wine but in a cup! 
Ingredients: Chinese Keemun Mao Feng black tea. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 80g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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J M BARRIE – 

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who adores the story of the boy who never grew up, Peter Pan.  Each tin carries the quote:

" Would you like an adventure now or first shall we have tea?! "

Blenders Notes: Rich Chocolate Black Tea - A truly luxurious blend of black tea and real cocoa. Fill up a mug, wrap your hands around it and breathe in the gorgeous aroma of chocolate and vanilla. Even better it is a cup full of chocolate without the guilt of any calories!

Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, vanilla pieces, Chocolate and vanilla flavouring, cocoa shells. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.


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JAMES JOYCE - 

The ideal gift choice for a person who adores the works of an author noted for his experimental use of language, well known for his works of fiction Ulysses and Finnegans Wake.  Each tin carries the quote:

" Love Loves to Love Love!"

Blenders Notes: Cherry & Rhubarb Green Tea - A lovely fruity green tea, a wonderful mix of Japanese green tea and delicious juicy flavours of rhubarb and cherries. This makes a beautiful refreshing alternative for drinking at breakfast or for a little afternoon lift.

Ingredients: Japanese Sencha green tea, hibiscus, rose petals, rhubarb pieces and natural flavours. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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JANE AUSTEN -

The perfect gift choice for a person loves the everlasting works of romantic fiction set amongst the landed gentry at the end of the 18th Century.  Her best known novels being Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma and Persuasion.  Each tin carries the quote:

" But indeed I would rather have nothing but tea. " (from Mansfield Park)

Blenders Notes: Rose Black Tea - A reflection of what must have been Jane's own delicate but bright personality.

Ingredients: Chinese Black Tea (85%), Rose Buds and Rose Petals. Naturally contains caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 80g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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JOHN KEATS - 

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who adores romantic poetry. Keats was an English Romantic lyric poet who devoted his short life to the perfection of a poetry with his Ode to a Nightingale being so well known.  Each tin carries the quote:

“Don’t be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience”

Blenders Notes: Sleepy Herbal Tea - A herbal tea to help you relax and unwind. A truly wonderful mix of chamomile, lavender and passionflower. Drink before bedtime to ease you into a peaceful sleep. 
Ingredients: Chamomile, rose petals, lavender flowers, passion flowers. Naturally caffeine free.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 50g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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JULES VERNE – 

The ideal gift choice for a person who adores Verne’s science adventure, with such amazing works as Around the World in Eighty days, Journey to the Centre of the Earth and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.  Each tin carries the quote:

"Anything you can imagine you can make real."

Blenders Notes: Smoked Almond Black Tea - We have blended Chinese smoked black tea with a high-quality Ceylon, then added almond pieces to give a strong, well rounded, full of nutty notes tea. One of our team cannot get enough marzipan in his life and since tasting this tea has drunk nothing else! 
Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, almond pieces, smoked Chinese black tea, almond flavouring. Naturally contains caffeine. ALLERGEN WARNING: CONTAINS NUTS.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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LEO TOLSTOY - 

The perfect gift choice for someone who appreciates works from an author regarded as a master of realistic fiction and one of the world’s greatest novelists; known for his epic War and Peace and Anna Karenina considered the finest novels ever written. Each tin carries the quote:

“Tea unleashes the potential which slumbers in the depth of my soul."

Blenders Notes: Oolong and Mint Tea - The light freshness of the mint combined with the heady scents of Oolong makes for a wonderful refreshing tea. I have also found that it really helps with digestion too.

Ingredients: Ti Guan Yin Oolong, Peppermint & Spearmint. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 80g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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LEWIS CARROLL - 

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who adores Carroll’s world-famous fantastical children’s fiction, best known for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass.  Each tin carries the quote:

" The hurrier I go, the behinder I get! " (from Alice in Wonderland)

Blenders Notes: Forest Fruit Infusion - A riot of fruity flavours in every cup. A wonderful mix of real berries, flowers and fruits, this really is a fantastic fresh tasting infusion that could so easily be a great big bowl of beautiful berries.

Ingredients: Elderberries (26%), Apple(25%), Hibiscus, Blackberry Leaves, Seabuckthorn Berries (7%), Raspberry & Strawberry Pieces, Blackberries, Flavouring.  Caffeine free.


Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

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LORD BYRON - 

The ideal gift choice for a person who enjoys reading one of the greatest British poets and satirist.  Well known for so his satirical poem of Don Juan Each tin carries the quote:

" Friendship is love without his wings."

Blenders Notes: Kashmiri Green Chai - We have chosen an exotic tea to reflect the exotic nature of Lord Byron! This is such a beautiful tea, the goodness of green tea blended with Asian delights to give you an uplifting, gently spiced flavour with truly refreshing qualities.

Ingredients: Chinese Imperial Pinhead green tea, cardamom, safflower, jasmine blossoms, calendula petals, sunflower petals and natural flavours. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 80g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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LOUISA MAY ALCOTT – 

The perfect gift choice for someone who adores her short stories and poems, but probably best known for her wonderful depiction of the March sisters in Little Women. Each tin carries the quote:

"Good books like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select the more enjoyable."

Blenders Notes: Rose Lemonade Green Tea - This is a delightful light blend of green tea with a citrus lemon touch and the gentle aromatic perfume of rose petals. A really refreshing tea with a little citrus rose zing! 
Ingredients: Chinese green tea, lemon grass, lemon verbena, lemon pieces, rose petals, rose buds, natural lemon flavour. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 60g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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OVID – 

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who appreciates the works of the Roman poet.  Best known for his continuous mythological poem The Metamorphoses. There are two gift tins to choose from, each carrying the same quotation

"Fortune and Love Favour the Brave"

Blenders Notes: Assam Black Tea - For those of you who may not know, Assam is pretty much the strongest large leaf black tea that you can buy. Our Assam is of supreme quality, it is both powerful and malty and gives a strong, distinctive taste. A perfect tea if you are looking for strength in character and colour, it will easily give you that morning boost! 
Ingredients: Assam Indian Black Tea. Naturally contains caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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MARK TWAIN

The ideal gift choice for a person who loves his adventure stories of boyhood, especially The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Each tin carries the quote:

" The two most important days of your life are the day you were born, and the day you found out why."

Blenders Note: Caramel Dream Rooibos - A wonderful herbal tea blend of South African Rooibos and sweet caramel. Like having a dessert in a cup, it really is very moreish.

Ingredients: South African Rooibos, Calendula petals, natural flavour. Naturally caffeine free.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.


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MARY SHELLEY –

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who enjoys gothic novels, Shelley’s most well-known novel Frankenstein which was written during a stormy summer night’s ghost story challenge! Each tin carries the quote:

" Beware for I am fearless and therefore powerful! " 

Blenders Note: Sweet Lavender - Sri Lankan large leaf black tea blended with lavender flowers to calm your senses, then a little sweetness of vanilla. The aroma of the lavender is so silky and smooth with the just the slightest hints of fudge notes to add that little bit of extra luxury.

Ingredients: Sri Lankan black tea, vanilla pieces, Kentish lavender flowers, flavouring. Naturally contains caffeine. Net Weight 80g.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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PLATO – 

The ideal gift choice for a person with a philosophical mind!  Plato was a student of Socrates and a teacher to Aristotle, best known as the author of philosophical works of unparalleled influence, his most famous work being Republic, which details a wise society run by a philosopher.Each tin carries the quote:

"Courage is knowing what not to fear."

Blenders Notes: Lapsang Souchong Smoked Black Tea - This is a truly distinctive rich Chinese black tea, made in the traditional way of slowly smoking the leaves over pine wood. The leaves are of a high quality, unbroken variety; they will brew a good strength black tea with the obvious smoked taste and aroma.
Ingredients: Chinese Lapsang Souchong. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON – 

The perfect gift choice for someone who enjoys his multitude of novels from the classic children’s story Treasure Island to the horror story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Each tin carries the quote:

" You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving."

Blenders Notes: Citrus Lemon Green Tea - A perfect blend of flavours, green tea and citrus. Excellent green tea blended with wonderfully healthy Lemon verbena and lemon grass. A really refreshing tea with a little citrus zing. 
Ingredients: Chinese green tea, lemon grass, lemon verbena, flavour, lemon pieces. Naturally contains caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 80g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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RUDYARD KIPLING – 

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who appreciates the works of this short-story writer, poet, and novelist.  So very well known for his children’s tales The Jungle Book and Kim. Each tin carries the quote:

" Never look backwards or you will fall down the stairs! "

Blenders Notes: Pure Tropical Fruit Infusion - Open the doors and let the sunshine pour in! Brimming with pineapple and coconut this all fruit infusion will have you floating on air all the way to warm seas and back again. Absolutely fantastic hot as it encourages those tropical aromas to ooze out but is just as fabulous taken over ice. 
Ingredients: Apple pieces, pineapple, mango, coconut, natural flavour, orange flowers, hibiscus, rosehip. Naturally caffeine free.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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SOCRATES – 

The ideal gift choice for a person with a philosophical mind!  Socrates was one of the founding philosophers in Ancient Greece and was at times ridiculed for his ways of thinking.  His "Socratic method," laid the groundwork for Western systems of logic and philosophy. Each tin carries the quote:

" To know, is to know that you know nothing."

Blenders Notes: Japanese Sencha - A delightful light refreshing super green tea. This has a clean, light fragrance of a fresh tea. Apart from the fact that this is a great green tea it is very high in polyphenols, catechins and antioxidants which has been suggested through scientific research that these elements have powerful health benefits. 
Ingredients: Japanese green tea. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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SOPHOCLES – 

The perfect gift choice for someone who is fascinated by the Classical World. One of classical Athens’ three great tragic playwrights. The best known of his dramas is Oedipus the King.  Each tin carries the quote:

" If we always helped one another, no one would need good luck."

Blenders Notes: Cinnamon Rooibos Herbal Tea - Earthy and warm, our excellent South African Rooibos blended with aromatic cinnamon to give your senses a fantastic warm, fuzzy glow. It is naturally caffeine free too, which means it tastes wonderful and is a really good alternative to tea if you are worried about your caffeine intake! 
Ingredients: South African Rooibos, vanilla pieces, cinnamon, flavour. Naturally caffeine free. 

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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THOMAS HARDY – 

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who enjoys the writings of one of the most renowned poets and novelists in English literary history.  Some of his best-known novels include Tess of the D’Urbervilles and Far from the Madding Crowd.  

" Time changes everything except for something within us which is always surprised by change."

Blenders Notes: Jasmine Green Tea - A relaxing, fragrant blend with all the goodness of a wonderful Yunnan Provence green tea leaf. The leaves are dried and laid amongst glorious Jasmine Flowers, over time the heavenly scent is infused into these leaves. Jasmine has a wonderful relaxing effect. 
Ingredients: Chinese jasmine green tea. Naturally contains caffeine. 
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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TOLKIEN - 

The ideal gift choice for anyone who loves his fantastical novels.

" Not all those who wander are lost."
Blenders Note: Green Seaside - We used wonderful high grade Sencha and enhanced it using sea buckthorn to add a gentle saltiness, mixed in bright spearmint, a dash of lemon verbena and then sprinkled blue cornflowers, the result a bright, refreshing blend which has proved to be a success time and time again.

Ingredients: Japanese Sencha, Sea buckthorn, Lemon Verbena, Spearmint and Cornflowers Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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T S ELIOT -

The perfect gift choice for someone who appreciates many of his varied works, An American-English poet, playwright, literary critic, and editor.  Probably best known for The Waste Land a poem widely regarded as one of the most important poems of the 20th century and a central work of modernist poetry. 

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.'

Blenders Notes: Lemon & Ginger Infusion - Lemon and Ginger- Warm spicy ginger blended with a wonderful zesty lemon kick, a fantastic drink for after dinner. As a gentle digestive soother or as a quick pick me up at breakfast; whenever you fancy its sure to tickle your taste buds!

Ingredients: Lemongrass, Lemon Peel, Lemon Balm, Ginger. Naturally caffeine free. 
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 70g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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VICTOR HUGO – 

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who enjoys the writings of this poet, novelist, and dramatist.  Renowned for his poetry in France especially Les Contemplations, worldwide his novels The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables are renowned as powerful classics. 

"Even the darkest night will end, and the sun will rise." (from Les Misérables)

Blenders Notes: Apple and Cinnamon Black Tea - This is a wonderfully balanced blend of a high-grade black tea, with just the perfect balance between apples and cinnamon. A truly Delicious blend!
Ingredients: Premium Indian black tea, Dried apple, cinnamon pieces, freeze dried apple, blackberry leaves, safflower petals and natural flavour. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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VIRGIL – 

The ideal gift choice for a person who appreciates his works.  Virgil was regarded by the Romans as their greatest poet, an estimation that subsequent generations have upheld. Best known for his national epic, the Aeneid

" Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to love."

Blenders Notes: Orange Pekoe whole leaf Ceylon black tea, from the Dimbula region in Sri Lanka. It is an excellent tea that gives a golden cup tea with a delicate and mellow flavour. 
Ingredients: Sri Lankan Full leaf orange pekoe black tea. Naturally contains caffeine.
Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 90g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

 

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VIRGINIA WOOLF – 

The perfect gift choice for someone who enjoys her writings. She was one of the most famous writers of the modernist era and wrote many best-selling books such as Mrs. Dalloway, A Room of One's Own and To The Lighthouse.

 

“Why are women so much more interesting to men than men are to women?” 

Blenders Notes: Green Earl Grey - A relaxing, fragrant blend with all the goodness of a wonderful Yunnan Provence green tea leaf. The leaves are dried and laid amongst glorious Jasmine Flowers, over time the heavenly scent is infused into these leaves. Jasmine has a wonderful relaxing effect. 
Ingredients: Chinese Green Tea, lemon peel & orange blossom, natural flavour. Naturally contains caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE - 

These tins make a perfect gift choice for someone who enjoys the writings of the Bard of Avon. The English poet, dramatist, and actor, he is considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time. His comedies and tragedies consisted of many to name a few Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Hamlet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

"To tea, or not to tea? That is the question!"

Blenders Note: Premium English Breakfast Tea - Our breakfast tea is of a premium quality; we believe we have the flavours perfectly balanced and are excellent. We have chosen to use several different black tea leaves from Sri Lanka, India, Kenya and Rwanda which we believe offers a full of flavour, rich malty blend.

Ingredients: Indian Assam, Sri Lankan Dimbula, Kenyan Milima & Rwandan Black Teas. Naturally contains caffeine.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 100g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.

 

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WILLIAM WORDSWORTH - 

The ideal gift choice for a person who enjoys romantic poetry.  Wordsworth known as a romantic poet also showed his affinity for nature with the famous poem "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud." He became England's poet laureate in 1843, a role he held until his death in 1850.

"The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life."

Blenders Notes: Quiet Time Rooibos - This is a beautiful calming tea, ideal when seeking a quiet moment of calm. Excellent warming vanilla flavoured South African Rooibos blended with all-natural aromatic chamomile flowers and lavender. Simply excellent, warming, sweet and relaxing.

Ingredients: South African Rooibos, Egyptian chamomile and lavender de Provence, natural vanilla flavouring. Naturally caffeine free.

Net weight Loose Leaf Tea 60g or 15 English Breakfast Pyramid Teabags.