More importantly, Longworth viewed wine as a critical piece of the temperance movement.
Resistance to “The Star-Spangled Banner” also flared among blacks, pacifists, and advocates of temperance.
Evangelistic efforts, the relief of the sick and poor, and the inculcation of temperance are zealously carried on.
We put the question to every friend of temperance: will you do it?
For the courage and temperance of other men, if you will consider them, are really a contradiction.
For the first time in their lives, the twins were on their way to a temperance meeting.
Our temperance brethren, particularly our worthy Washingtonians, will do well to bear this in mind.
There is nothing Bolshevist or even Communist about the temperance cabman.
As to its extent, it should be such as may enable the inhabitants to live at their ease with freedom and temperance.
Abstinence is as easy to me as temperance would be difficult.
mid-14c., "self-restraint, moderation," from Anglo-French temperaunce (mid-13c.), from Latin temperantia "moderation," from temperans, present participle of temperare "to moderate" (see temper). Latin temperantia was used by Cicero to translate Greek sophrosyne "moderation." In English, temperance was used to render Latin continentia or abstinentia, specifically in reference to drinking alcohol and eating; hence by early 1800s it came to mean "abstinence from alcoholic drink."
temperance tem·per·ance (těm'pər-əns, těm'prəns)
Moderation and self-restraint, as in behavior or expression.
Restraint in the use of or abstinence from alcoholic liquors.