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teetotal

Referring to complete abstinence from alcohol consumption.
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Stated in the handbook 'General Information about Cosme Co-operative Colony, Paraguay', these principles were: 'Communal owning of wealth, co-operative organisation of labor, communal sharing of earnings, government on democratic basis, and the upholding of home-living, life marriage, teetotalism and the color line'.
Westerners played an indispensable role in transforming India's caste-based teetotalism into an organized movement: "the temperance movement in India was organized, patronized, and instructed by English temperance agitators." (30) The first national conference on temperance, held at Madras in 1888, symbolized the birth of an all-india temperance movement, but it was a British politician, W.
But temperance dramas did their bit to assuage bad living conditions in the age's developing cities, where the disintegration of traditional values, Frick says, presented America with "the most serious moral challenge the nation had yet encountered." And while hawking their socially redeeming message, plays like The Drunkard assuaged the antitheatrical prejudices that still lingered in this Puritan-birthed country--if the theatre could promote teetotalism, the public came to assume, it couldn't be entirely the bait of the devil.
But Catholic temperance differed from Protestant teetotalism in more than gender roles.
With the growth of the movement came a more radical agenda of teetotalism and a concerted campaign to end the state's liquor licensing system through local option legislation and eventually state prohibition in the 1850s.
In common with other women lecturers, Balfour started out as a temperance campaigner, possibly helped by the emergence of teetotalism and the subsequent exodus of middle-class worthies from support of the movement in the northern industrial districts.
Christian parties traditionally have been against alcohol consumption and have supported teetotalism. They are relatively small in the Nordic countries, but they have created a dilemma for the main conservative parties, which, although less committed to Protestant populism than the Liberals, have had to balance their market-liberal views against this temperance background.
Murray claimed that teetotalism was against Christ's teachings, and that the manufacture and distribution of alcohol were moral since Christ had done both.
His support for teetotalism, or at least a marked degree of temperance, can also be explained in this framework because temperance necessitated the sacrifice of immediate for future pleasures.
She had been to Paraguay in 1895, as a member of William Lane's ill-fated attempt to found Cosme, an utopian socialist community based on the guiding principles of the Colour-Line, Teetotalism, Communism and Life-Marriage.
"But first, let's have a little chat about us staying in the single market after Brexit, shall we?" | Next time: Teetotalism? We'll drink to that!
T During much of the 1800s Aberglasney was home to the Phillips and John Walters Philipps families (the latter taking the "more aristocratic" spelling on inheriting the estate) before being passed to the Mayhews in 1872, with Colonel Mayhew remembered for his fierce teetotalism.