Temperance Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Temperance


  1. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) organization founded to help alcoholics (1934). [Am. Culture: EB, I: 448]
  2. amethyst provides protection against drunkenness; February birthstone. [Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 58–59]
  3. Anti-Saloon League successfully led drive for Prohibition (1910s). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 357]
  4. Jonadab enjoined his people to abstinence. [O.T.: Jeremiah 35: 5–11]
  5. Nation, Carry (Amelia Moore) (1846–1911) hatchet-wielding saloon wrecker. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 253]
  6. Prohibition (1919–1933) period when selling and consuming liquor was against the law. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2710]
  7. Rechabites pastoral people who abstained from all wines. [O.T.: Jeremiah 35:5–19]
  8. Samson consecrated to God in abstinence. [O.T.: Judges 13:4–5]
  9. Volstead Act 18th Amendment, passed by Congress to enforce Prohibition (1919). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 286]
  10. Woman’s Christian Temperance Union society of militant housewives against drinking (20th century). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 357]