Quote, Displayed


Extract or extended quoted passage from another work, usually made typographically distinct from surrounding text


Use this element for epigraphs, as well as for block quotes and extracts within text.


content-type Type of Content
id Identifier
xml:lang Language

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  disp-quote   %disp-quote-model;                           >


The following, in order:

This element may be contained in:

<app> Appendix; <body> Body of the Article; <boxed-text> Boxed Text; <fig> Figure; <named-content> Named Special (Subject) Content; <p> Paragraph; <sec> Section; <table-wrap> Table Wrapper

Tagged Example

<p>Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a
stinking savor; so doth a little folly him that is in reputation
for wisdom and honour.</p>
<attrib>Ecclesiastes 10:1</attrib>
<p>The term &ldquo;flies in the ointment&rdquo; is occasionally used
to describe minor defects in some endeavor.  But this quote from
Ecclesiastes has a much wider scope ...</p>