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Tea Poems

On Tea

The Muse’s friend, tea does our fancy aid,
Repress those vapours which the head invade,
And keep the palace of the soul serene,
Fit on her birthday to salute the Queen

Written by Edmund Waller

This poem, written by Edmund Waller in 1663 to commemorate Queen Catherine who is credited with bringing tea, the drink of temperance to England.

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