Abstainers sentence example

abstainers
  • One may compare the modern society of total abstainers known as the "Rechabites."
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  • These are total abstainers, who maintain that the use of stimulants is essentially sinful, and allege that the wine used by Christ and his disciples at the supper was unfermented.
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  • Its members have been keen evangelists, trusting largely to "revivals" for their success, staunch Radicals in politics and total abstainers to a man.
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  • But the abstainers condemned the bill as inadequate; the publicans denounced it as oppressive; and the whole strength of the licensed victuallers was thenceforward arrayed against the ministry.
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  • The abstainers were simply not silly enough to vote for their own proscription!
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