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Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy

Virtue influencing one's will to have compassion for, and, if possible, to alleviate another's misfortune.   From Volume X of the Original Catholic Encyclopedia.

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Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy: Virtue influencing one's will to have compassion for, and, if possible, to alleviate another's misfortune; From the Original Catholic Encyclopedia
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