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  • n. Plural form of tract.


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  • It is, however, but too true, that many tracts thus distributed are not _religious tracts_; that is to say, the substance of them is not in conformity with the truth of scripture.

    Fanny, the Flower-Girl, or, Honesty Rewarded

  • Of the last l0 or 12 animals I've killed, they all were one shot kills, dead in tracts even my 50 cal B. P out to l70 yds last year, which is zeroed @200 yds using POwerbelt Sabots and l50 grs of Pellets.

    Petzal: .270 vs.

  • I killed 4 animals last year, all l shot kills and all but one dropped in tracts, one ran about 70 yds.

    How Good is Good Enough?

  • Since the Sanskrit text is essentially philosophical tracts from the Bhagavad Gita, without titles, it appears the cast members are actually communicating to one another with their own words, which is not exactly the case.

    I read the news today, oh boy

  • Penal structures, as they are defended in tracts like A View of the Hard-Labour Bill (1778), have gained particular fame from Michel Foucault's account of the internalization of discipline at the level of the individual.

    Romantic Fear

  • Three main tracts of national forest are scattered across the state's Piedmont region, but the 119,076-acre Long Cane District and the 161,216-acre Enoree District feature higher deer densities and better hunting access than the mountainous Andrew Pickens District.

    100 Best Public-Land Hunts: South Carolina

  • If the library were the place where your child was learning to become a neo-Nazi or if your child were bringing home racist tracts from the library and reading them aloud to you in an attempt to "learn to think for himself," you would be the first to ask the librarian what in the h--- he thought he was doing when he placed these sorts of books in the library.

    Bagging our principles

  • 'We understand from your reports that up north there are large mountain tracts, a big lake region, great forest lands, a wide plain, and a big group of islands.

    Further Adventures of Nils

  • By the aid of vivisection, scientific proof of their existence has been secured, and the functional utility of certain tracts of the brain has been demonstrated, enabling us to localize, to a limited extent, cerebral action, and to inspire the hope that the further prosecution of the investigations now in progress may dispel some portion, at least, of the mystery which enshrouds our present dual existence.

    The New Criminology

  • And I am filled with sorrow and astonishment as I see some of the very best and most beloved men among us at the North withholding missionaries and tracts from the Southern country, and -- as Gustavus's aunt said some of these do -- calling it 'standing up for Jesus!'

    The Sable Cloud A Southern Tale With Northern Comments (1861)


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