Tracts for the Times
Tract Tract, n. [Abbrev.fr. tractate.] A written discourse or dissertation, generally of short extent; a short treatise, especially on practical religion. [1913 Webster]

The church clergy at that time writ the best collection of tracts against popery that ever appeared. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

{Tracts for the Times}. See {Tractarian}. [1913 Webster]


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