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Temperance

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
organization founded to help alcoholics (1934). [Am. Culture: EB, I: 448]
amethyst
provides protection against drunkenness; February birthstone. [Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 58–59]
Anti-Saloon League
successfully led drive for Prohibition (1910s). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 357]
Jonadab
enjoined his people to abstinence. [O.T.: Jeremiah 35: 5–11]
Nation, Carry
(Amelia Moore) (1846–1911) hatchet-wielding saloon wrecker. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 253]
Prohibition
(1919–1933) period when selling and consuming liquor was against the law. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2710]
Rechabites
pastoral people who abstained from all wines. [O.T.: Jeremiah 35:5–19]
Samson
consecrated to God in abstinence. [O.T.: Judges 13:4–5]
Volstead Act
18th Amendment, passed by Congress to enforce Prohibition (1919). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 286]
Woman’s Christian Temperance Union
society of militant housewives against drinking (20th century). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 357]
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For more information about the Temperance Rally or to register, please call 630-879-5235.
The novel's basic plot (repeated pledges to sobriety and subsequent regressions culminating in Jerry's ultimate redemption), along with many of its characters, scenes, and tropes, rehearses some of temperance fiction's most identifiable conventions.
It's almost impossible to take your eyes off The Temperance Movement's sensational singer but avert your gaze for a brief moment and one of modern rock's finest guitarists casually comes into focus.
Temperance Davies can continue to live in her own home thanks to the RAF Benevolent Fund
The last time I saw Temperance headline their own show was at the QMU at the start of the year.
But now, a vintage mobile Temperance Bar is turning back the clock and has become a surprise hit on Teesside.
Although the family's source of unity was the church, Seth Chellis's community engagement also included service as a justice of the peace and membership in the Sullivan Temperance Society (Farmer 63, 120).
He organised the children's section of the Temperance Movement.
The History Press) offers a temperance tour of the nation's capital that highlights the wet and dry political machinery behind prohibition in the city and country.
As the Victorian era temperance movement grew, so did concerns about the use of wine in the Eucharist.
He condemned the state government's policy of propagating addiction and not temperance among the masses.