The power of hiding ourselves from one another is mercifully given, for men are wild beasts, and would devour one another but for this protection.

Henry Ward Beecher

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Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887) was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker, known for his support of the abolition of slavery, his emphasis on God's love, and his 1875 adultery trial. His rhetorical focus on Christ's love has influenced mainstream Christianity to this day.

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