'But I have heard that, with some persons, temperance - that is, moderation - is almost impossible; and if abstinence
be an evil
And he went without shrinking through his abstinence
from drugs, much sustained by application of the thermometer which implied the importance of his temperature, by the sense that he furnished objects for the microscope, and by learning many new words which seemed suited to the dignity of his secretions.
He had no further intercourse with Spirits, but lived upon the Total Abstinence
Principle, ever afterwards; and it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge.
Pumblechook, sighing and nodding his head several times, as if he might have expected that, and as if abstinence
from watercresses were consistent with my downfall.
Having dispelled the cold, he turned eagerly to the smoking mess which was placed before him, and ate with a haste and an apparent relish, that seemed to betoken long abstinence
He preserved this opinion even after the feast, with the remnants of which he repaired his own long abstinence
; but when in the evening he made his master's bed, the chimeras of Planchet faded away.
"In a word," said Mercedes, "it was a way of assuring me that his abstinence
was intended." And she left the room.
He certainly wished her to go willingly, but he as certainly wished her to be heartily sick of home before her visit ended; and that a little abstinence
from the elegancies and luxuries of Mansfield Park would bring her mind into a sober state, and incline her to a juster estimate of the value of that home of greater permanence, and equal comfort, of which she had the offer.
"This is Saturday, monsieur -- it is a day of abstinence
So it was, as the laying season began, and when both Bashti and Agno were acutely egg-yearning after six months of abstinence
, that Agno led Jerry along the taboo path through the mangroves, where they stepped from root to root above the muck that ever steamed and stank in the stagnant air where the wind never penetrated.
FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Daily electronic-cigarette use is associated with increased odds of prolonged regular cigarette smoking abstinence
, according to a study published online July 11 in Nicotine & Tobacco Research.
NEW ORLEANS -- Abstinence
from alcohol on the part of moderate drinkers with atrial fibrillation resulted in clinically meaningful improvement in their arrhythmia in the randomized controlled Alcohol-AF trial, Aleksandr Voskoboinik, MBBS, reported at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology.