The dipsomaniac and the abstainer are not only both mistaken, but they both make the same mistake.
You have always, then, been an abstainer since you came to the colony?
The abstainer, like the Nazirite, is his own witness, his own judge.
The bishop asked me the other day whether I was an abstainer.
Speaking as an abstainer from fermented liquors, I must really protest against these allusions to barmaids.
"All right," said the major, regarding an abstainer with disfavour.
He was no abstainer and saw nothing wrong in entering a public-house, although it never occurred to him to do so.
The master then, being an abstainer, should also give some care to his diet.
And is not total abstinence the only safe side for the abstainer himself?
The brandy I did not touch, for I have been an abstainer from my birth.