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

Synonyms for temperance

the trait of avoiding excesses

abstaining from excess

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the act of tempering

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I can't seem to locate your farm," he said, "though I've been to Temperance and used to live up that way.
Last summer the circus came to Temperance, and they had a procession in the morning.
But the chief feature of this part of the show was a huge allegorical device, borne among the ship-carpenters, on one side whereof the steamboat Alcohol was represented bursting her boiler and exploding with a great crash, while upon the other, the good ship Temperance sailed away with a fair wind, to the heart's content of the captain, crew, and passengers.
REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE BRICK LANE BRANCH OF THE UNITED GRAND JUNCTION EBENEZER TEMPERANCE ASSOCIATION
Your committee have pursued their grateful labours during the past month, and have the unspeakable pleasure of reporting the following additional cases of converts to Temperance.
The sisterhood, the maidens, flocking round the young waterman, and urging him along the stream of duty and of temperance.
Stiggins to strong lodgings for the night, and could hear the noise occasioned by the dispersion in various directions of the members of the Brick Lane Branch of the United Grand Junction Ebenezer Temperance Association.
They may very possibly afford some amusement, but they do not conduce to temperance.
When the tables are full of bread and meat, and the cup-bearer carries round wine which he draws from the bowl and pours into the cups, is it fit or conducive to temperance for a young man to hear such words?
To speak the truth, even with some austerity, to live with some rigor of temperance, or some extremes of generosity, seems to be an asceticism which common good-nature would appoint to those who are at ease and in plenty, in sign that they feel a brotherhood with the great multitude of suffering men.
Carry Nation was a fiery temperance crusader who would often grab a drink straight out of a man's hand and announce to the crowd, "Anyone who thinks this is fit to drink can come outside and suck it out of the street
Florida six-piece Thomas Wynn and The Believers are in town next week to support British rockers The Temperance Movement.
On January 31, 2018, Westmount Asset Management, one of the oldest and largest independent investment firms in Los Angeles, closed on the sale of Rosemont Investment Partners' stake in the firm to Temperance Partners.
FIFTIES fan Anne Hindley is hoping to recreate the be-bop dance nights of her youth - in a former temperance building she has saved from demolition.
An deftly crafted and consistently compelling novel by an author with a genuine flair for originality, Wendy Webb's "The End of Temperance Dare" is unreservedly recommended for community library collections.