Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
SS: Treatise On Fortitude And Temperance
Q[155] Of Continence
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We must next consider the potential parts of temperance: (1) continence; (2) clemency; (3) modesty. Under the first head we must consider continence and incontinence. With regard to continence there are four points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether continence is a virtue?

A[2] What is its matter?

A[3] What is its subject?

A[4] Of its comparison with temperance.