To thin and meagre bodies, which are greatly affected by green and Bohea teas, the above is a most restorative aliment.
The consumption at Boston is large, say at least 400 chests Bohea & 50 of Green pr annum.
Bohea tea came in 1713, and in 1715 tea was sold in the coffee-houses.
Therefore it was necessary to look up the original Melvill stock of Bohea.
Bohea is the name of the hills in the region where it is gathered.
Abigail's package contained a Chinese silk hat, the crown of which was full of Bohea tea.
Green and Bohea teas were sold at the Boston apothecaries' in 1712.
Bohea teas in general ought to be dry, and heavy in the hand: this is a sign that the leaves have been full and juicy.
(a blow with the broom interposed as parenthesis,) “me, that am fasting from all but sin and Bohea!”
The disciples are to prepare their bodies with three dishes of Bohea, and to purge their brains with two pinches of snuff.