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Temp'rate in every place--abroad, at home,
Thence will applause, and hence will profit come;
And health from read more

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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Well observe
The rule of Not too much, by temperance taught
In what thou eat'st and drink'st.

Well observe
The rule of Not too much, by temperance taught
In what thou eat'st and drink'st.

by John Milton 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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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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If all the world
Should in a pet of temp'rance, feed on pulse,
Drink the clear stream, read more

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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Abstinence is whereby a man refraineth from any thyng which he
may lawfully take.

Abstinence is whereby a man refraineth from any thyng which he
may lawfully take.

by Sir Thomas Elyot 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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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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Ask God for temp'rance. That's th' appliance only
Which your disease requires.

Ask God for temp'rance. That's th' appliance only
Which your disease requires.

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