They are mice and bears and things and whenever I stumble into their worlds they are all unfailingly polite.
But maybe I don’t want to have to tea with them. Do I want to have tea with them? Let’s see.
Dormouse, Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland
I like you Dormouse. I truly do! There are few things I love more than small sleepy animals. But I like to sit and drink my tea, not engage in impromptu therapy sessions with Hatters. Hence, you sit here, near the bottom of the list, snoring away. Gosh you’re cute.
The Depressed Bear, The Magicians
Sorry, Bear. You may invite me to hang out at your tavern with plenty of honey-drenched tea, but first of all, you are one lachrymose ursus. Second, you tend to have a pretty one-track mind, and I think we’d ...