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These unfortunate creatures cannot be temperate, they must therefore be abstinent.

They found him abstinent, and they made him a guzzler of firewater.

Another glutton, in contrast with whom Fordyce was an abstinent, was Dr. Beauford.

They found him abstinent, and they made him a guzzler of fire water.

It is most frequent in males, and more so in the intemperate than in the abstinent.

All were to be fasting and abstinent from their wives on the previous night.

The delicate, the abstinent, the reticent graces were his in the heroic degree.

They were hungry; they had been abstinent; they had surrendered their riches and their comforts.

But my poverty kept me abstinent and my youthful romanticism kept me chaste until my married life was well under way.

He had sworn that he would maintain his manner of abstinent living till he fell in love with a girl who loved him in return.

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