Sentence Examples


  • He went thoroughly into the practice as well as the theory of Stoicism, and lived so abstemious and laborious a life that he injured his health.
  • Browne was a man of abstemious habits, charitable disposition, and impressive eloquence.
  • Grave and serious in manner, speaking slowly, but with energetic gestures, simple and abstemious in his life - his daily bill of fare being reckoned as hardly costing a couple of francs - Leo XIII.
  • But for all this, the great negro was wonderfully abstemious, not to say dainty.
  • You know me: I am busy from morning till night and abstemious, so of course I am well.

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