History of the Temperance Movement in Great Britain and Ireland

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W. Tweedie, 1862 - Temperance - 374 pages

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Page 264 - Then shall the earth yield her increase ; And GOD, even our own GOD, shall bless us. GOD shall bless us ; And all the ends of the earth shall fear him.
Page 185 - It shall be the duty of the Recording Secretary to keep a record of the proceedings of the Society, and provide the pastor with notices of meetings.
Page 54 - That man is not the discoverer of any art who first says the thing; but he who says it so long, and so loud, and so clearly, that he compels mankind to hear...
Page 202 - That the most perfect health is compatible with total abstinence from all such intoxicating beverages, whether in the form of ardent spirits, or as wine, beer, ale, porter, cider, &c., &c.
Page 29 - ... bodily infirmity ; that we will not allow the use of them in our families, nor provide them for the entertainment of our friends, or for persons in our employment ; and that, in all suitable ways, we will discountenance the use of them in the community.
Page 112 - We, the undersigned, do agree, that we will not use intoxicating liquors, nor traffic in them as a beverage ; that we will not provide them as an article of entertainment, or for persons in our employment ; and that in all suitable ways we will discountenance their use throughout the community.
Page 359 - Beneath this stone are deposited the remains of RICHARD TURNER, author of the word Teetotal, as applied to abstinence from all intoxicating liquors, who departed this life on the 27th day of October, 1846, aged 56 years.
Page 13 - An old writer says : • Hops, reformation, bays, and beer, Came into England all in one year...
Page 21 - ... in all liquors. It is this which gives to wine, ale, and spirits, their characteristic properties. In the natural state, however, it is so pungent, that it could not be received into the stomach, even in a moderate quantity, without producing death. It can, therefore, only be used in dilution; and in this state we have it from the strongest ardent spirits, to simple small beer. The first (ardent spirits) being the most concentrated of its combinations, act most rapidly upon the constitution....
Page 25 - No member shall drink rum, gin, whiskey, wine, or any distilled spirits, or compositions of the same, or any of them, except by the advice of a physician, or in case of actual disease (also excepting wine at public dinners), under penalty of twenty-five cents ; provided that this article shall not infringe on any religious ordinance.

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