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  • First they done a lecture on temperance; but they didn’t make enough for them both to get drunk on.
  • And after supper he talked to him about temperance and such things till the old man cried, and said he’d been a fool, and fooled away his life; but now he was a-going to turn over a new leaf and be a man nobody wouldn’t be ashamed of, and he hoped the judge would help him and not look down on him.
  • "Well, I’d ben a-running’ a little temperance revival thar ’bout a week, and was the pet of the women folks, big and little, for I was makin’ it mighty warm for the rummies, I TELL you, and takin’ as much as five or six dollars a night—ten cents a head, children and niggers free—and business a-growin’ all the time, when somehow or another a little report got around last night that I had a way of puttin’ in my time with a private jug on the sly.

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  • The temperance movement led to Prohibition which completely outlawed the drinking of alcohol.
  • They called her "Lemonade Lucy" because her support of the temperance movement led her to ban alcohol in the White House.

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