Resistance to “The Star-Spangled Banner” also flared among blacks, pacifists, and advocates of temperance.
More importantly, Longworth viewed wine as a critical piece of the temperance movement.
Evangelistic efforts, the relief of the sick and poor, and the inculcation of temperance are zealously carried on.
Certainly, he said, that is the true account of temperance whether in the State or individual.
For the courage and temperance of other men, if you will consider them, are really a contradiction.
Nothing is said of the pre-existence of ideas of justice, temperance, and the like.
Our temperance brethren, particularly our worthy Washingtonians, will do well to bear this in mind.
For I say that justice, temperance, and the like, are all of them parts of virtue as well as courage.
As to its extent, it should be such as may enable the inhabitants to live at their ease with freedom and temperance.
The answer is that temperance is the knowledge of what a man knows and of what he does not know.
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.