temperance society


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temperance society

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Yet Dives himself, he too lives like a Czar in an ice palace made of frozen sighs, and being a president of a temperance society, he only drinks the tepid tears of orphans.
The missionaries prevailed on a few good men, who saw that their country was rapidly going to ruin, to join with them in a Temperance Society.
He has lost the noble traits of the barbarian, without acquiring the redeeming graces of a civilized being; and, although a member of the Hawiian Temperance Society, is a most inveterate dram-drinker.
The reaction to continued intoxication was the establishment of the Temperance Society which became a very strong institution in Balfron.
The former mayor and industrialist, who moved across the Pennines to manage a pottery in 1841, was a staunch Quaker and founder of the town's temperance society.
Anthony and Stanton left the Women's State Temperance Society, which they founded in 1853, after they were told they talked about women's rights too much, according to the official (http://susanbanthonyhouse.
January 30, 1915: Around 150 women had joined Huddersfield Women's Temperance Society - an increase of 15 on the previous year.
Lee ended up in Salem where he worked to convert Native Americans to Christianity, formed the Oregon Temperance Society and got caught up in politics, eventually drafting the petition for its first territorial government.
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It describes publications from the Religious Tract Society, Amalgamated Press, Band of Hope, and Church of England Temperance Society, which aimed to eliminate dangerous vices; the activities of secular papers in terms of teaching correct emotional responses to temptations like drinking, smoking, masturbation, and cruelty; the key characteristics of the citizen in terms of the relationship between husbands and wives, the importance of home life, moral leadership and domestic authority, and manliness; the Empire as family and its role in exporting ideas of civic manhood and morality to colonies; how youth educators, psychologists, and social workers focused on the development of character; and the legacy of this informal education during the war period.
The original concept was created by the Temperance Society as an alcohol-free dance on the Town Moor to counter balance the drunken antics which culminated in the Pitman's Plate or what is now more commonly referred to as Plate Day.
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).