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temperance
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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temperance
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • CHAPTER XXII TOM joined the new order of Cadets of Temperance, being attracted by the showy character of their "regalia."
  • The accidental discovery, just made, that the proprietor of the Temperance Tavern kept liquor on his premises, scarcely fluttered the public pulse, tremendous as the fact was.
  • I couldn’t sleep, and so I come along up-street ’bout midnight, a-turning it all over, and when I got to that old shackly brick store by the Temperance Tavern, I backed up agin the wall to have another think.
  • In a lucid interval, Huck feebly led up to the subject of taverns, and finally asked—dimly dreading the worst—if anything had been discovered at the Temperance Tavern since he had been ill.
  • Maybe ALL the Temperance Taverns have got a ha’nted room, hey, Huck?"

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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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