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temperance
used in King Lear

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Definition
not drinking alcohol because it is thought to be harmful

or:

moderation (not doing something excessively) — such as not eating or drinking too much
  • Be by, good madam, when we do awake him; I doubt not of his temperance.
    4.7 — Act 4 Scene 7 — A Tent in the French Camp. Lear on a bed.... (26% in)

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