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Far from the Madding Crowd
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temperance
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "That means matrimony," said Temperance Miller, following them out of sight with her eyes.
  • Maryann and Liddy and Temperance—now I forbid you to suppose such things.
  • In the background, mellowed by tawny shade, were the three women, Maryann Money, and Temperance and Soberness Miller, gathering up the fleeces and twisting ropes of wool with a wimble for tying them round.
  • Temperance Miller—oh, here’s another, Soberness—both women I suppose?"

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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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