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Offline Emile

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Spiritual Combat - Scupoli
« on: January 14, 2022, 08:18:08 PM »
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  • I'm looking for a complete and legible copy of the book Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli. Specifically the 1884 edition published by Suttaby and Co.
    All of the electronic and print-on-demand versions that I can find are quite poor; missing pages, text on some pages unreadable.
    It's a beautiful translation that I think should be put back into print.

    https://archive.org/details/spiritualcombat03scupgoog/page/n6/mode/2up
    Patience is a conquering virtue. The learned say that, if it not desert you, It vanquishes what force can never reach; Why answer back at every angry speech? No, learn forbearance or, I'll tell you what, You will be taught it, whether you will or not.
    -Geoffrey Chaucer

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    Re: Spiritual Combat - Scupoli
    « Reply #1 on: January 14, 2022, 08:26:08 PM »
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  • Mother of Our Saviour Inc. has it for sale, not necessarily the 1884 edition:
    https://www.traditionalcatholicpublishing.com/n-spco.html

    Otherwise, I could try to transcribe a version of it for you myself. It'll take me a couple months. It's a little hobby I have during downtime at work (which I have a lot of).
    "Any man who... attempts to deprive the Sacred Heart of divine worship and glory - thereby convicts himself of heresy." - Cdl. Manning

     "We can, then, say, that the soul is of as much value as the blood of a God." - St. Alphonsus Liguori, Sermon for the 2nd Sunday after Easter


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    Re: Spiritual Combat - Scupoli
    « Reply #2 on: January 14, 2022, 08:52:32 PM »
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  • Thanks DL! MOS's is the 1945 edition; it's good, I just prefer the 1884. If I can find a complete copy I might take you up on the offer to transcribe it.
    Patience is a conquering virtue. The learned say that, if it not desert you, It vanquishes what force can never reach; Why answer back at every angry speech? No, learn forbearance or, I'll tell you what, You will be taught it, whether you will or not.
    -Geoffrey Chaucer