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And he that will to bed go sober,
Falls with the leaf still in October.

And he that will to bed go sober,
Falls with the leaf still in October.

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Temp'rate in every place--abroad, at home,
Thence will applause, and hence will profit come;
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Temp'rate in every place--abroad, at home,
Thence will applause, and hence will profit come;
And health from either--he in time prepares
For sickness, age, and their attendant cares.

by George Crabbe Found in: Temperance Quotes,
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Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame,
When once it is within thee; but before
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Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame,
When once it is within thee; but before
Mayst rule it, as thou list: and pour the shame,
Which it would pour on thee, upon the floor.
It is most just to throw that on the ground,
Which would throw me there, if I keep the round.

by George Herbert Found in: Temperance Quotes,
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If all the world
Should in a pet of temp'rance, feed on pulse,
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If all the world
Should in a pet of temp'rance, feed on pulse,
Drink the clear stream, and nothing wear but frieze,
Th' All-giver would be unthank'd, would be unprais'd.

by John Milton Found in: Temperance Quotes,
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Call'd to the temple of impure delight
He that abstains, and he alone, does right.
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Call'd to the temple of impure delight
He that abstains, and he alone, does right.
If a wish wander that way, call it home;
He cannot long be safe whose wishes roam.

by William Cowper Found in: Temperance Quotes,
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Abstinence is as easy to me as temperance would be difficult.

Abstinence is as easy to me as temperance would be difficult.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Temperance Quotes,
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Impostor; do not charge most innocent Nature,
As if she would her children should be riotous
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Impostor; do not charge most innocent Nature,
As if she would her children should be riotous
With her abundance; she, good cateress,
Means her provision only to the good,
That live according to her sober laws,
And holy dictate of spare temperance.

by John Milton Found in: Temperance Quotes,
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Of my merit
On that pint you yourself may jedge:
All is, I never drink no sperit,
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Of my merit
On that pint you yourself may jedge:
All is, I never drink no sperit,
Nor I haint never signed no pledge.

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Of a nature so mild and benign and proportioned to the human
constitution as to warm without heating, to read more

Of a nature so mild and benign and proportioned to the human
constitution as to warm without heating, to cheer but not
inebriate. (Tar Water.)

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