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tractate (TRAK-tayt) noun

A treatise; an essay.

[Latin tractatus.]

"Oh, I spoke my speech out -- cribbed from Plato's tractate ...." Robert Browning, Pietro of Abano, 19th C.

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Absolute freedom mocks at justice. Absolute justice denies freedom. -Albert Camus, writer philosopher, Nobel laureate (1913-1960)

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