Temperance

John B. Gough, the great temperance speaker, once personified alcohol to a drunkard in the street in the following way, "'...you are serving a hard master. I have served him myself. You are receiving his wages, and I will tell you that uou would be much better if you were to do his work without any wages at all, for his wages are worse than his work; but you need not serve him any longer; do as I and hundreds of others have done, become a sober man...'" (John Gough, Platform Echoes, 530). For more on Gough and his temperance speeches click here.

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