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The intemperate use of ardent spirits

The intemperate use of ardent spirits

two discourses, preached to the First Congregational Church and Society in Newport, R.I., July 24, 1814

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Published by Printed at the office of the Newport mercury in Newport, R.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Temperance,
  • Sermons, American

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Caleb J. Tenney
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 36068
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination23 p
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15102899M

    It is the use of ardent or distilled spirits that is prohibited. If any one shall pretend to say that this is a captious and frivolous distinction, the contrary may easily be made to appear. If any one shall pretend to say that this is a captious and frivolous distinction, the contrary may easily be made to appear. This conference assembled in the city of Philadelphia on the first of May, , and was composed of the following delegates: New York Conference: Nathan Bangs, John Clark, Laban Clark, James Covel, John Emory, Samuel D. Ferguson, Buel Goodsell, Noah Levings, Samuel Merwin, Daniel Ostrander, Fitch Reed, Phineas Rice, Marvin Richardson, Peter P. Sandford, Robert Seney, Tobias Spicer, John B.

      The third volume in the acclaimed and best-selling Ignatian Trilogy, by international speaker and retreat leader, Fr. Timothy M. Gallagher. In Spiritual Consolation, Fr. Gallagher introduces us to the teachings of Ignatius of Loyola through the use of real-life examples and principles from Ignatius's Second Rules for 5/5(1). Description [Newport, R.I.: s.n., ] 1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 29 x 17 cm. Series: Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (); no. Notes.

      The average (white, adult, male) yearly per capita consumption, in the years , has been roughly estimated at between ten and twelve gallons of "ardent spirits." Long before American independence, local authorities and their London masters made sporadic efforts to reduce the scale of drinking, with little success.4/4(3). Austin v. Tennessee, U.S. () Austin v. Tennessee. No. Argued November , Decided Novem U.S. Syllabus. Tobacco being a legitimate article of commerce, the court cannot take judicial notice of the fact that it is more noxious in the form of .


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consequences of the intemperate use of ardent spirits” (p. Rush recommended total abstinence as the only effective cure—although hard cider, malt liquors, and wines were not excluded—and further “proposed the construction of detoxification establishments, asylums, and ‘sober houses’, where regular offenders would be shut inFile Size: KB.

– That to pretend to make the way of the world the measure of temperance in this thing is as weak and absurd as to make the way of the world the measure of our faith abstinence humility – or of our duty to ourselves to all men and to our Creator a temperate use of ardent spirits leads to an intemperate use which is destructive in its.

In Boston, E. Wells, Esq. superintendent of the house of reformation, says, of in eight years, two−thirds were intemperate. Stephen Badlam, jailer, says, that of 9, commitments in Boston jail in ten years, more than half had been in the habit of indulging in the excessive use of ardent spirit.

This story, briefly told, was published by the American Tract Society. The benefits both to the men themselves and to the farmer were set forth, with the conclusion that great good would ensue to the country should all the people of the United States adopt the plan of abstinence from the use of ardent.

 The Temperance Movement The temperance movement is a social movement that started in the early 19th century, with the objective of advocating for the reduction and prohibition of alcohol beverages usage. The movement was, by far, one of the most successful and largest reform movements of the early s (McConnell 43).

They promoted complete abstinence and criticized. Feature Alcohol and the OPC – An Historical Perspective. Rev. Brian De Jong. In the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the USA formed a committee to "devise measures, which when sanctioned by the General Assembly, may have an influence in preventing some of the numerous and threatening mischiefs which are experienced throughout our country by the excessive and intemperate.

Feeding on this crude aliment, in union with the intemperate use of ardent spirits, is, in all likelihood, the grand cause of the scurvy, which is so common in the British nations, and which would probably assume the form and virulence of a leprosy, were our climate as hot as that of Judea.

increased care to guard against the intemperate use of Spirituous Liquors. Our friend Abraham Hatfield. Person Information bread plenty for their families use, and that in respect to the use of ardent Spirits there appeared to be an improvement The information received.

And whoever, to sustain the body, or invigorate the mind, or cheer the heart, applies habitually the stimulus of ardent spirits, does violence to the laws of his nature, puts the whole system into disorder, and is intemperate long before the intellect falters, or a muscle is unstrung.".

The intemperate use of ardent spirits two discourses, preached to the First Congregational Church and Society in Newport, R.I., J / by: Tenney, Caleb J. Published: (). Thus a dram of ardent spirits suspends, for a while, a vomiting and tremors of the hands, but who does not know that those complaints, are the effects of the intemperate and habitual use of spiritous liquors.

The advocates for Tobacco, tell us that smoking and snuff relieve that. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. It is by the temperate and habitual use of ardent spirits, that intemperate appetites are formed.

And the temperate use of it cannot be continued, without, in many cases, forming intemperate appetites; and after they are formed, multitudes will be destroyed by their gratification.

1st an intemperate use of ardent spirits 2nd an attempt to secure in a clandestine manner a deed of a certain building lot in the Village of Fredonia which was in the possession of James Mullett, Esq.

3d Absenting himself from publick[sic] worship on the Sabbath and at other seasons ± Pomfret, Dec. 13 th Isaac Barnes Names of the witnesses. This latter vice, although not so odious in outward act, hardens and petrifies the best feelings of the human Jieart, even more than the intemperate use of ardent spirits—and.

it is to be lamented, pervades all ranks of society as much, if not more, than those vices which the subjects of it so much condemn in others—and unfortunately the. Sermons - the plural of sermon, meaning a speech or talk, usually religious in nature. The minister always tried to make his sermons interesting and informative to keep his congregation entertained.

Were the only evil arising from the sale of ardent spirits the cruelty and neglect manifested by intemperate parents toward their children, this alone should be enough to condemn and destroy the traffic.

Not only does the drunkard render the life of his children miserable, but by his sinful example he leads them also into the path of crime. no doubt," one respondent wrote, "but the immoderate use of ardent spirits is the principal cause of poverty." During the harsh winter, an-other wrote, "The great cause of suffering is the intemperate use of ardent spirits." In the years following this high-profile report, intemper-ance became a leading explanation for growing poverty With the habitual, intemperate use of ardent spirits; 2.

With having swindled a small child belonging to Mr. Henderson of butter from his spring-house; &3 With angrily denying and bitterly prevaricating when detected and charged by her mistress (“Minutes” 53). Benjamin Rush publishes his *Inquiry into the Effects of Ardent Spirits on the Human Body and Mind*; in it, he calls the intemperate use of distilled spirits a "disease," and estimates the annual rate of death due to alcoholism in the United States as "not less ."having at several times made an intemperate use of ardent spirits," made a voluntary confession of the offense before the whole congrega­ tion.

And about Susan McKenzie, who was found guilty of falsehood, and "soliciting in an unchristian manner the attentions of a married man, and theft." Sometimes it was hard to keep one's mind on the Har.So absurd, shameless and contradictory are the effects attributed to ardent spirits, that we must seek for reasons more deeply seated for their incessant use--the love of ardent spirits, and the pursuit of happiness in blind, devious, and forbidden paths, which must mislead, delude, and ruin.

The drunkard condemns himself, like Sysiphus, to.