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temperance in a particular department where such a steadying power is acutely needed.
temperance is concerned with what is difficult for a man, not in so far as he is a rational being precisely, but rather in so far as he is an animal.
The hardest duties for flesh and blood are self-restraint in the use of food and drink and of the venereal pleasures that go with the propagation of the race.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14481a.htm   (657 words)

  Temperance movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The strong temperance movements of the early 20th century found most of their support in women who were opposed to the domestic violence associated with alcohol, and the large share of household income it would swallow, which was especially burdensome to the low-income working class.
In Poland, a temperance movement emerged in the mid-1800’s that was both religious and nationalistic.
Temperance writers viewed the WCTU's program of compulsory temperance education as a major factor leading to the establishment of National Prohibition with passage of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Other knowledgeable observers, including the U.S. Commissioner of Education, agreed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Temperance_movement   (2755 words)

 Temperance - MSN Encarta
In order to achieve their aims, most temperance organizations have, at one time or another, advocated the enactment of legislation prohibiting both the sale and the consumption of alcoholic beverages (see Prohibition).
Organized temperance sentiment in the United States may be traced to the early 19th century, when the first temperance societies were established in New York (1808), Massachusetts (1813), and Connecticut (1813).
Temperance organizations were founded in Europe in the 1820s and 1830s and were especially strong in the British Isles and the Scandinavian countries, some of which also enacted prohibition laws in the period between the world wars.
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Temperance societies were being formed from New England to the Midwest, even in Athens, GA. The people that comprised these societies came from all walks of life and for all different types of reasons.
While the initial results were promising for the spread of temperance societies throughout the south, it soon became apparent first that the number of sympathetic people to the temperance cause was far greater in the north and second that the amount of opposition to the cause was far greater in the south.
Enrollment in temperance organizations was far greater in the north than the south and attempts to improve enrollment failed until the advent of a distinctly southern organization, the Sons of Temperance.
www.arches.uga.edu /~mgagnon/students/Davis.htm   (2457 words)

 The Virtue of Temperance
Temperance is primarily about desires for the greatest pleasures, and the greatest pleasures result from the most natural operations, which are those that have as their purpose the preservation of the individual and the preservation of the species.
This is the spiritual beauty that comes from the excellence and honorable state resulting from the cultivation of the virtue of temperance, the beauty of a heart that recoils from the disgrace that is contrary to temperance and a love of the honor that belongs to it; in short, the beauty of an unselfish heart.
It belongs to temperance to moderate the desires of the pleasures of touch, whereas it belongs to continence to resist evil desires that are vehement.
catholiceducation.org /articles/education/ed0281.html   (9845 words)

In particular, temperance is the obverse of fortitude.
Temperance is one of the four cardinal virtues; the others are prudence, justice, and fortitude.
Temperance is opposed to the capital sin of gluttony.
www.secondexodus.com /html/catholicdefinitions/temperance.htm   (188 words)

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Temperance was the fourth of the cardinal virtues, and the one to which the remainder of my remarks this morning will be addressed.
Temperance as the Greeks and later the Christians understood it was thought to be of two kinds, masculine and feminine.
Temperance is vital to both science and religion, for it instructs us that it is important to know the order, the structure, the ways of the world, and how we can blend our lives into that order, that structure, those ways.
www.uuaa.org /sermons/temperance.txt   (3618 words)

 Intuitive Tarot - Temperance
Temperance challenges us to test all that is around us so we can come to a balanced state of awareness.
Temperance is a constant understanding of life and how all actions are balanced out in the larger picture.
Temperance flows like a stream and steadily finds its way through whatever difficulties life may put in its way.
www.intuitivetarot.com /temperance.html   (182 words)

 7 - Temperance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mistress Temperance is simultaneously the Divine Child and the alchemist alter-ego of Mercury the Magician, for she brings about the fixation of the volatile and the volatilization of the fixed, which engenders the Child.
Temperance refers to the artful mixture that balances the opposites, which is an alchemical operation, and so the opposites are symbolized by the lion and eagle.
Temperance mixes the two sulphurs in the grey Philosophic Egg, which blends the fl and white, and is in turn the child born from the silver Orphic Egg, the pneumatos, the "harmony of an intermediate spirit," the quintessence (see 6.Love).
www.cs.utk.edu /~mclennan/BA/PT/M7.html   (5459 words)

 Prohibition and Temperance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Most temperance crusaders were of the middle classes, and a large number of these were Protestant, thus it is not surprising that some members of the temperance also held nativist views.
A majority of the temperance crusaders were women, and the history of the temperance movement is inextricably linked with the history of the suffrage movement.
Temperance was infused with the message of the Social Gospel, but is was also compatible with the ideologies of maternal feminism.
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Temperance was the great reform of the age.
As a movement temperance began as voluntary associations either of reformed drinkers or of non-drinkers.
Its success was, in effect, an abandonment of the Washingtonian approach and a return, with a vengeance, to the sort of temperance campaigning that Lincoln had criticized.
www.assumption.edu /ahc/temperance.html   (554 words)

 Temperance Archive
Temperance was one such reform movement, and its cultural and political influence extended throughout American society.
In the 1850s, temperance advocacy turned to electoral politics, and in 1851 the state of Maine passed a law outlawing the sale and consumption of all forms of alcohol.
Not merely a political debate, temperance permeated American culture through tracts, dramas, songs, and illustrations that presented stories of liquor-induced fall and redemption, not to mention the temperance conventions and parades that took place in all manner of cities and towns.
www.lostmuseum.cuny.edu /archives/temperance.htm   (510 words)

 Mount Celestia - Temperance
If life in Temperance is too difficult for you, then leave and stop interfering in other's life lessons.
Logan Lastember is the tall protector and voice of authority in Temperance.
Normal fires do not burn in Temperance, and magical ones seem to draw heat instead of provide it (note this doesn't affect or harm any beings of fire, but it's a sure bet they wouldn't enjoy it here).
www.ruined.net /halls/temper.html   (1095 words)

 From Temperance to Prohibition
These temperance groups were not against drink as it were; but against what drinking did to the individual, and by relation, to society.
Temperance people, as much as their Republican counterparts, feared making temperance a political issue, yet both were drawn to do the very thing they feared.
And this was not to say that churches had not previously been a part of the temperance movement, only that as the years went by, their place as central to the movement became increasingly cemented.
www.connerprairie.org /HistoryOnline/temperance.html   (8956 words)

 temperance movements. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Among the outstanding women temperance workers of the period were Frances Elizabeth Willard, Susan B. Anthony, and Carry Nation.
Among the effects of temperance agitation were the stimulation of interest in the scientific study of alcoholism, general instruction in the schools on the effects of alcohol, and government regulation.
Unlike later temperance movements, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, these earlier movements did not view alcoholism as a disease and relied on government regulation and suppression of the liquor business to control the problem.
www.bartleby.com /65/te/temperan.html   (397 words)

 Woman's Christian Temperance Union - Encyclopedia.com
The National WCTU of the United States was founded (1874) in Cleveland, Ohio, as a result of the Woman's Temperance Crusade that spread through the Midwest at that time.
Presbyterian Record; 6/1/1996; 546 words; The Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) was probably the largest non-denominational Protestant women's organization in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Canada.
Temperance group losing members but not mission WCTU chapter still gathers in Baraboo to battle vices
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-WomansCh.html   (872 words)

 Today in History: October 28
Organizations like the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and the World's Woman's Christian Temperance Union, founded by reformer and educator Frances Willard in 1883, mobilized thousands of women in the fight for temperance.
Given their political and economic vulnerability, nineteenth-century women's lives were easily devastated if the men they depended on "took to drink." Famous for attacking saloons with a hatchet, flamboyant Carrie Nation's first marriage ended when her husband drank himself to death, leaving her with a small child to support.
Peterson argued, "while we have temperate drinkers we shall ever be infested with drunkards, for the latter are manufactured from the former."
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/oct28.html   (1175 words)

The energy of Temperance may seem unexciting on the surface, but it is the calm of a hurricane's eye.
In conflict situations, Temperance suggests that compromise and cooperation are vital.
Temperance is the card of good health in all areas - physical, mental and emotional.
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 Temperance Real Estate Agents, Temperance Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Temperance
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 Temperance, MI Gardens
I will attach a photo of Olga Einfalt and the tiny garden she lovingly planted in an unused corner at St. Anthony's Catholic church in Temperance, Michigan.
It was such a demonstration of love and attracted so many questions, she has been asked to develop a larger one with members' help, so the project will grow, as yours evidently has.
A new garden was been planted in 1996 at St. Anthony Church in Temperance, Michigan, containing some of the herbs that are mentioned in the Bible.
www.sover.net /~hkfamily/Pages/Temperance,%20MI.html   (805 words)

 Temperance River State Park: Minnesota DNR
ake the trail that winds along the edge of the Temperance River gorge and enjoy the rushing waterfalls surrounded by pine, spruce, cedar and birch forests.
Best times to contact the park are daily, from 10 A.M. to 6 P.M., or by contacting Temperance River State Park at 218-663-7476.
Entrance to the park is mile north of the town of Schroeder on State Highway 61.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /state_parks/temperance_river/index.html   (604 words)

 The Internet Classics Archive | Charmides, or Temperance by Plato
Then temperance is not quietness, nor is the temperate life quiet,-certainly not upon this view; for the life which is temperate is supposed to be the good.
You come asking in what wisdom or temperance differs from the other sciences, and then you try to discover some respect in which they are alike; but they are not, for all the other sciences are of something else, and not of themselves; wisdom alone is a science of other sciences, and of itself.
Then the wise or temperate man, and he only, will know himself, and be able to examine what he knows or does not know, and to see what others know and think that they know and do really know; and what they do not know, and fancy that they know, when they do not.
classics.mit.edu /Plato/charmides.html   (7049 words)

Temperance heard the change in his tone and she turned her head on the pillow so that she could look at him.
Temperance didn’t argue and, after Rachel had told Jimmy to put her things in the spare room, they walked off towards the house, Jimmy not loosening his grip of her elbow until they were through the door.
Temperance didn’t go out of her way to annoy her and, as far as her lying was concerned, she could swear that the sky was orange and Lou wouldn’t care one bit.
writersranch.topcities.com /LauraB/Temperance.html   (12724 words)

 words of grace » Temperance
Temperance is, unfortunately, one of those words that has changed its meaning.
Temperance referred not specially to drink, but to all pleasures; and it meant not abstaining, but going the right length and no further.
An individual Christian may see fit to give up all sorts of things for special reasons - marriage, or meat, or beer, or the cinema; but the moment he starts saying the things are bad in themselves, or looking down his nose at other people who do use them, he has taken the wrong turning.
www.joethorn.net /?p=218   (361 words)

 The Temperance Movement
The temperance movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries was an organized effort to encourage moderation in the consumption of intoxicating liquors or press for complete abstinence.
Temperance efforts existed in antiquity, but the movement really came into its own as a reaction to the pervasive use of distilled beverages in modern times.
The temperance movement crested when the 18th Amendment to the Constitution (Prohibition, 1919-33) was passed and ratified.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h1054.html   (610 words)

 temperance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Temperance reflects a need for the blending of opposites.This card signifies cooperation and compromise with negotiation and sharing of feelings being the key to harmony.
It is thought that the androgenous winged figure on the Rider-Waite Temperance is the Archangel Michael.
I love the background on the Temperance card, but there was no room on this necklace unless I sacrificed detail on the angle's face, so I bought these lamp beads (made by Lee Lynn Thompson) with the right background to use in the spiral rope strap.
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 Alcohol, Temperance & Prohibition
Temperance and Prohibition era propaganda appealed to emotion through religious language, drawing upon the prevalent morals and values of the times.
Three central themes in Temperance era songs and poetry were the drunkard's story, the crusade and temperance as a form of liberty.
Metaphors of slavery and liberation and their relationship to the temperance crusade are a significant aspect of Temperance era songs and poetry.
dl.lib.brown.edu /temperance/rhetoric.html   (6444 words)

Temperance in diet is rewarded with mental and moral vigor; it also aids in the control of the passions.
Temperance in all things has more to do with our restoration to Eden than men realize.
I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air: but I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway." Verses 25-27.
www.lightministries.com /id195.htm   (877 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
Temperance women, however, followed the lead of national president Frances Willard in using the organization to structure a public and political role for women.
Temperance women were able to secure a law requiring alcohol education in the public schools, and Stoddard helped draft the legislation that established Texas Woman's University.
By the 1930s the WCTU, like prohibition, had lost its progressive image: temperance women devoted themselves to polling political candidates for their views on alcohol; campaigning for "drys"; and protesting cigarette advertising, gambling, bathing-beauty contests, and suggestive motion pictures.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/WW/vaw1.html   (1214 words)

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