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As we were clad only in hats and shoes the snake had a distinct advantage, of which, for some reason, it did not make use; it just lay there and looked at us, while we discussed its capture in whispers and without moving.
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of which, for some reason, it did not make use; it just lay there and  
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looked at us, while we discussed its capture in whispers and without moving.
  
 
\startquote There's a bit of string in my trousers pocket, \stopquote\ said Bob, helpfully.
 
\startquote There's a bit of string in my trousers pocket, \stopquote\ said Bob, helpfully.
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\quote{All right, I'll nip back and fetch it. You keep an eye on the snake.}
 
\quote{All right, I'll nip back and fetch it. You keep an eye on the snake.}
  
\rightaligned{--- Gerald Durrell, {\em Three Singles to Adventure}}
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\rightaligned{--- Gerald Durrell, {\it Three Singles to Adventure}}
 
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Latest revision as of 20:02, 13 October 2019

\startquote

Syntax (autogenerated)

\startquote[...][...,...] ... \stopquote
instance of \startdelimitedtext


Syntax

\startquote[...,...,...] ... \stopquotation
[...,...,...] left middle right

Description

Be default, \startquote behaves the same as \quote. The only difference is that nearly every parameter in \setupquote affects \startquote, but only left and right affect \quote.

Example

\setuppapersize[A5]
\enableregime[utf]
\setupindenting[yes, small]

% A demonstration that \quote{} only responds to `left` and `right`
\setupquote[color=red, left=«, right=»]

As we were clad only in hats and shoes the snake had a distinct advantage, 
of which, for some reason, it did not make use; it just lay there and 
looked at us, while we discussed its capture in whispers and without moving.

\startquote There's a bit of string in my trousers pocket, \stopquote\ said Bob, helpfully.

\quote{All right, I'll nip back and fetch it. You keep an eye on the snake.}

\rightaligned{--- Gerald Durrell, {\it Three Singles to Adventure}}

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