He was however naturally of an abstemious and recluse disposition.
For several years he was so abstemious that he had eaten but one meal a day.
I knew he was of abstemious habit or I should have thought he had been drinking.
All through their lives they should be most careful and abstemious in their diet.
This, with good reason, is attributed to their abstemious lives.
In his early days Mr. Furnival had been essentially an abstemious man.
Abstemious in herself, and in apparel void of all vain ornaments.
The habits of the king were abstemious, an example which his sons disregarded.
Born in 1440 he was of abstemious and frugal habits and lived till 1533.
He was most abstemious too at all his meals, and never tasted meat.