temperance


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Synonyms for temperance

Synonyms for temperance

avoidance of extremes of opinion, feeling, or personal conduct

the practice of refraining from use of alcoholic liquors

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the trait of avoiding excesses

abstaining from excess

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the act of tempering

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Saloons, Prostitutes, and Temperance in Alaska Territory is a studious local history of vice economy (prostitution, gambling, and saloons) in the city of Skagway, Alaska, from the gold rush of 1897 to the enactment of Prohibition in 1918.
Then, while pouring another glass of red, the words Temperance Seven came back to me.
THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT The story of the public house of course cannot be separated from the Temperance Movement.
Nine-piece jazz band The Temperance Seven will be playing live 1920s and 30s music at The Albany Theatre on Friday, May 15.
You wouldn't recognise these pictures as being the centre of town but the amazing photos from Glamorgan Archives show how Temperance Town in Cardiff once looked.
I have been promoting The Temperance Movement since 2012 and I went to see them headline their biggest London show to date, in The Forum.
The temperance movement spurred many people to donate fountains to provide a free alternative to alcohol.
THE Temperance Movement, with its strict approach to a life without alcohol, had largely died out in the early 1900s.
George Herbert (1593-1633) was a priest, a temperate man prone to encouraging temperance in others through seeking union with Christ.
MIKE Shaw from Linthwaite recalls the days when the Temperance movement was strong in the 1930s before the Second World War.
Unfortunately, almost ironically, the alcohol industry, though prosperous and growing through the nineteenth century, was under attack by a small but active group of temperance activists.
The History Press) offers a temperance tour of the nation's capital that highlights the wet and dry political machinery behind prohibition in the city and country.
THE owner of Britain's last surviving temperance bar has been prosecuted for drink-driving.
He condemned the state government's policy of propagating addiction and not temperance among the masses.
The blaze, caused by a discarded cigarette, started to spread to the front door of flats on Temperance Road, Southsea, near Wrexham, shortly before 1.