abstemiously


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in a sparing manner

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He argued that anthropomorphic accounts can be more parsimonious than "an abstemiously behavioristic story of unimaginable complexity.
This is Ovid's account of Clitor's fountain, a spring that shares properties with the fleuve of Clytorie: "Whoever slakes his thirst from Clitor's spring shuns the wine-cup and abstemiously enjoys pure water only.
She could never understand why an overwhelming bliss - what one of her poems calls "A perfect - paralyzing Bliss" - had to be abstemiously portioned out:
He abstemiously confines his work to portraits of clothed and naked people, mostly family and friends who pose in his London studio.
In this way we can account for six of the seven of Curnow's most generous selections, together with Robin Hyde, whose work Curnow chose somewhat abstemiously.