TEMPERANCE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of temperance
Definition:
n. restraint; avoiding excesses
Example:
The temperance movement attempted to greatly reduce the amount of alcohol consumed or even prohibit its production entirely.
Sentence in Classic:
On these occasions I have noticed such a dreamy, vacant expression in his eyes, that I might have suspected him of being addicted to the use of some narcotic, had not the temperance and cleanliness of his whole life forbidden such a notion.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But, instead of proposals for conquering that magnanimous nation, I rather wish they were in a capacity, or disposition, to send a sufficient number of their inhabitants for civilizing Europe, by teaching us the first principles of honour, justice, truth, temperance, public spirit, fortitude, chastity, friendship, benevolence, and fidelity.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
The Prior had his own reasons, however, for persevering in the course of temperance which he had adopted.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Yet Dives himself, he too lives like a Czar in an ice palace made of frozen sighs, and being a president of a temperance society, he only drinks the tepid tears of orphans.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Here is the stain on the lining caused by the explosion of a temperance beverage, an incident that occurred at Leamington.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde Context
The accidental discovery, just made, that the proprietor of the Temperance Tavern kept liquor on his premises, scarcely fluttered the public pulse, tremendous as the fact was.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context