Guyon

(Sir). The impersonation of Temperance or Self-government. He destroyed the witch Acrasia, and her bower, called the “Bower of Bliss.” His companion was Prudence. (Spenser: Faërie Queene, book ii.)

The word Guyon is the Spanish guiar (to guide), and the word temperance is the Latin tempero (to guide).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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