Quote, Displayed

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


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


content-type Type of Content
id Identifier
specific-use Specific Use
xml:lang Language

Content Model

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

Expanded Content Model

(label?, title?, 
(address | alternatives | array | boxed-text | chem-struct-wrap |
fig | fig-group | graphic | map-group | media | preformat | 
supplementary-material | table-wrap | table-wrap-group | 
disp-formula | disp-formula-group | p | def-list | list | 
tex-math | mml:math | related-article | related-object | 
ack | disp-quote | speech | statement | verse-group)*, 
(attrib | permissions)*)


The following, in order:

This element may be contained in:

<abstract>, <ack>, <app>, <app-group>, <bio>, <body>, <boxed-text>, <disp-quote>, <fig>, <glossary>, <license-p>, <named-content>, <notes>, <p>, <ref-list>, <sec>, <styled-content>, <supplementary-material>, <table-wrap>, <trans-abstract>



<preformat>... who would fardels bear,
To grunt and sweat under a weary life,
But that the dread of something after death,
The undiscover&rsquo;d country from whose bourn
No traveller returns, puzzles the will
And makes us rather bear those ills we have
Than fly to others that we know not of?</preformat>
<attrib>William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act III,
Scene IV</attrib>
<p>Shakespeare well understood the underpinning of
our society&rsquo;s tenacious need to cling to life:
the fear of death, the fear of the unknown.  Yes, we
acknowledge death is part of nature&rsquo;s cycle,
but even as we do so, we struggle ...</p>