abstemious


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Wrench, generally abstemious, often drank wine rather freely at a party, getting the more irritable in consequence.
As in the regiment he had been not merely an irreproachable officer but had even exceeded his duties and widened the borders of perfection, so also as a monk he tried to be perfect, and was always industrious, abstemious, submissive, and meek, as well as pure both in deed and in thought, and obedient.
All drank except Lee Goom, the abstemious cabin boy.
I remember that he took his whack of champagne with the nervous freedom of a man at high pressure, and have no doubt I kept him in countenance by an equal indulgence; but Raffles, ever an exemplar in such matters, was more abstemious even than his wont, and very poor company to boot.
As a matter of fact it goes to prove what an exceptionally abstemious person I am.
whether you're topping up on booze or sipping an abstemious cup of tea.
And if you think of people who really will benefit from eliminating taxes on inheritance people like, say, Donald Trump Jr one is not immediately struck by the notion that this is a reward for their fathers' abstemious lifestyles.
And we must remember that even while she was already in Congress, Leni had such abstemious habits that she took public buses to go home to Naga and then return to Manila on weekends.
O'Brien is known for looking to impose his own abstemious ideals on his work force, the same as his mentor Jim Bolger has always done, without ever forcing their standards on anyone.
Such rooms were seen as abstemious alternatives to the multitude of pubs in the city and were highly favoured by local supporters of the Temperance movement.
60) - a velvety, smooth and milky whippedcream-topped creation that melted away in the mouth - while my more abstemious partner enjoyed a refreshing amaretti ice cream (PS1.
60) - a velvety, smooth and milky whipped-cream-topped creation that melted away in the mouth - while my more abstemious partner enjoyed a refreshing amaretti ice cream (PS1.