An abstemious diet ought to be strictly observed.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
If a principle could ever be concrete, Raikes was the embodiment of the grasping and the uselessly abstemious.
"The Flaw in the Sapphire" by Charles M. Snyder
Though as a rule conspicuously abstemious, he had drunk rather freely to-night, and that with an odd haste of thirst.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
His abstemiousness caused them uneasiness, even alarm.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
If one exercises thus freely and eats abstemiously he ought not to lay on fat.
"The Biology, Physiology and Sociology of Reproduction" by Winfield S. Hall
He was very abstemious, and never indulged to excess in eating or drinking.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
As a rule, he was abstemious, but the hall was very hot.
"Brandon of the Engineers" by Harold Bindloss
The troubles of Abbot Samson, as he went along in this abstemious, reticent, rigorous way, were more than tongue can tell.
"Past and Present" by Thomas Carlyle
Yet, in a general way, there was no man more abstemious than Roderick Vawdrey.
"Vixen, Volume I." by M. E. Braddon
At the same time, he believed it would make him more healthy to be abstemious.
"The Printer Boy." by William M. Thayer