Browne was a man of abstemious habits, charitable disposition, and impressive eloquence.
Abstemious in his habits, he possessed great physical endurance.
He went thoroughly into the practice as well as the theory of Stoicism, and lived so abstemious and laborious a life that he injured his health.
You know me: I am busy from morning till night and abstemious, so of course I am well.
Though accused of extreme licentiousness in his relations with women, and though he lived for years in adultery with Dona Maria de Osorio, Philip was probably less immoral than most kings of his time, including his father, and was rigidly abstemious in eating and drinking.