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Meaning of "Abstinence is as easy to me as temperance would be difficult" What' s the meaning of the sentence above? Doesn't the meaning of abstinence and temperance are similar?
Oct 24, 2016 8:02 AM
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Yes, it means that both abstinence and temperance are equally difficult for the speaker. Abstinence means a complete avoidance, whereas temperance means moderation. These are quite different in meaning, even though both require self-control.
October 24, 2016
Nick
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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