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Literary Tea Collection

For all of the literary lovers in our lives Steep Show Tea presents the Literary Tea Collection. Pairing beloved authors with exquisite teas we pay homage to the literary greats. Beautifully packaged with a portrait and a famous passage, each tea is a fine blend of custom notes and flavors designed to evoke the spirit of the author. Youíll want to sink into your favorite chair with a good book and a cup of these inspired blends.


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Miss Bennet's English Pear

Fine Black Tea

A crisp blend with the natural sweetness of pears. Pragmatic yet unrestrained-the perfect complexity.

Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen's novel of manners is set among the landed gentry where tea is a cultivated art. Back then tea was so expensive that the lady of the house kept it locked up in her tea service. But you won't have to with Miss Bennet's fragrant English Pear, a delicious indulgence to be shared with your well-mannered friends.

$13.95

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Mr. Darcy's Finest Earl Grey

Fine Black Tea

A superior Earl Grey with added bits of finery-the ultimate Darcy experience.

Take pride in your refined side with Mr. Darcy's special Earl Gray. An exquisite black tea accented with chocolate, bergamot and fine silver dragees. Touches of elegance befitting a gentleman, and gentlewoman.

$13.95

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Jane's Regency Rose

Fine Green Tea

Green tea leaves flavored with garden rose petals evoke a proper cup of 'sense and sensibility.'

Jane Austen, one of Englandís foremost novelists, was never publicly acknowledged as a writer during her lifetime. Though Austen lived a quiet life, she had unusual access to the greater world, primarily through her brothers. She visited London attending cultural and social events and observed the privileged life of the landed gentry, which is reflected in all her fiction. Several hours after dinner, ìthe tea boardî was served. There would be several types of cake, biscuits, pastries and sandwiches or savories. When the tea board was cleared, it was the polite time for guests to take their leave.

2.25 oz.

$13.95

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Emily's Garden Jasmine

Fine Green Tea

A poetic blend of green tea, with floral notes of jasmine flowers, chamomile flowers and sweet leaf to celebrate Dickinson and her lovely gardens.

Emily Dickinson was an American poet who was virtually a recluse at her home in Amherst, Massachusetts, where she wrote more than a thousand verses infused with emotional depth and subtlety. Flowers are at the heart of what many think of as the romantic "mystery" of Dickinson's life. It was Samuel Bowles who gave her a jasmine vine that she kept alive for decades. It was he who called Emily "Daisy," his "Queen."

2.25 oz.

$13.95

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Oscar's Irish Breakfast Tea

Fine Black Tea

An Earnest blend of fine Assam and Ceylon known for its strong, deep red infusion.

Born in Dublin, Oscar Wilde, playwright, novelist, poet, critic is one of the most iconic figures from late Victorian society. He enjoyed immense popularity and was celebrated for his, wit, humor and intelligence. His plays were all highly acclaimed but eventually he suffered and was imprisoned for his sexuality. The scandal and intrigue associated with Wilde diminished with changing social attitudes. His beloved works are still unsurpassed for their ingenuity, wit and biting social criticism.

2.25 oz.

$13.95

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Poe's Midnight Blend

Fine Herbal Tea

A smooth licorice spice herbal tea with a tell-tale hint of sweetness. A full-bodied cup of seductive mystery-without the macabre.

Poeís mother and father were professional actors, buttheir tragic death in 1812, left three-year old Edgar to be raised by his godfather John Allan, a wealthy Virginia merchant. Poe's work as an editor, poet, and critic had a profound impact on American and international literature. His stories mark him as one of the originators of both horror and detective fiction.

2.25 oz.

$13.95

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Shakespeare's English Breakfast Tea

Fine Black Tea

A luscious blend of Ceylon Chester and Kalgar black teas. This full-flavored cup will give you much ado about something. Drink as you like it.

For all his fame and celebration, William Shakespeare remains a mysterious figure with regards to personal history. He was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, allegedly on April 23, 1564. His legacy is a body of work that will never again be equaled in Western civilization. His words have endured for 400 years, and still reach across the centuries as powerfully as ever.

2.25 oz.

$13.95

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Whitman's Leaves of Green Tea

Fine Green Tea

A healthy, healing brew of gunpowder green leaves tightly rolled and pan-fired to impart a sweet, mellow cup. A celebration of body & soul.

Whitman was a 19th century writer whose life's work, Leaves of Grass, made him one of the first American poets to gain international attention. Whitman spent most of his young life in Brooklyn, as a printer and newspaper journalist through the 1850s. At the time of his death he was an international literary celebrity and one of the most influential poets in American literature.

2.25 oz.

$13.95

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