Temperance

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Loyal Temperance Legion
... The Loyal Temperance Legion was the children's branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union ... in the need to interest children in temperance at a very early age ...
Temperance, Michigan - Demographics
... There were 2,857 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.3% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Cardinal And Theological Virtues (Raphael) - Description
... presents fortitude, prudence and temperance ... Fortitude's attribute is the lion which she has in her lap and Temperance has a putto in reins, she is tempering him ... The long loops of Temperance’s bridle continue the curves of the composition ...
Lucius Manlius Sargent - Biography
... He found a popular subject in temperance reform, which he took up with characteristic assertiveness ... He wrote Three Temperance Tales (2 vols ... These were widely distributed by religious and temperance societies as well as by Sargent himself ...
Amelia Bloomer - Social Activism
... The newspaper began as a temperance journal ... among members of the Seneca Falls Ladies Temperance Society, which had formed in 1848 ... In 1849, Bloomer began publishing her views on temperance and social issues in her own bi-weekly publication, The Lily ...

Famous quotes containing the word temperance:

    In 1869 he started his work for temperance instigated by three drunken men who came to his home with a paper signed by a saloonkeeper and his patrons on which was written “For God’s sake organize a temperance society.”
    —Federal Writers’ Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    Don’t you know there are 200 temperance women in this county who control 200 votes. Why does a woman work for temperance? Because she’s tired of liftin’ that besotted mate of hers off the floor every Saturday night and puttin’ him on the sofa so he won’t catch cold. Tonight we’re for temperance. Help yourself to them cloves and chew them, chew them hard. We’re goin’ to that festival tonight smelling like a hot mince pie.
    Laurence Stallings (1894–1968)