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Dear Mother, by thy heart then so cruelly martyred, obtain for me the virtue of temperance and the gift of counsel.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
Accordingly, temperance was said farewell to, quinine instituted, and I believe my pains are soon to be over.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The temperance, moreover, which it compels in those who cannot eat sea provisions, is very conducive to health.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
Some one spoke of certain evangelists who were conducting a temperance campaign among the workers in the steel-mills.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
He was a strictly temperance dog, and would allow no one on the premises who was what is called worse for liquor.
MINNIE'S PET DOGMADELINE LESLIE
It is at least like softness, moderation, temperance, a general attribute of the female sex.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The temperance question, also, began to attract attention at an early day, and various efforts were made to check drunkenness.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
The temperance organizations in the island were particularly active at the period at which we have arrived.
HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDDUNCAN CAMPBELL
The temperance movement has effected a vast amount of good, but coercion is not the means by which it has been accomplished.
HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDDUNCAN CAMPBELL
He himself wrote several books, one of which led to the beginning of a temperance movement in Ireland.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO TEMPERANCE

  • balance
  • calmness
  • composure
  • constraint
  • coolness
  • dispassionateness
  • equanimity
  • fairness
  • forbearance
  • golden mean
  • judiciousness
  • justice
  • justness
  • lenity
  • measure
  • mildness
  • patience
  • poise
  • quiet
  • reasonableness
  • restraint
  • sedateness
  • sedation
  • sobriety
  • steadiness
  • temperance
  • toleration
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