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It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.





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Henry Ward Beecher
Henry Ward Beecher
  • Born: June 24, 1813
  • Died: March 8, 1887
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Congregational Clergyman, Abolitionist

Henry Ward Beecher 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.

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