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temperance
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Moby Dick
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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.
  • "There is some sneaking Temperance Society movement about this business," he suddenly added, now approaching Starbuck, who had just come from forward.

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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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