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  • noun Plural form of quotation.

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Examples

  • Selecting apt quotations is a skill, and one that is often lacking in a review, where quotations from the book can be used excessively and as a substitute for an original perspective by the reviewer. (5) is OK if there is a good example elsewhere of what an author has "failed" at, but there sometimes isn't.

    Redefining the book review

  • Selecting apt quotations is a skill, and one that is often lacking in a review, where quotations from the book can be used excessively and as a substitute for an original perspective by the reviewer. (5) is OK if there is a good example elsewhere of what an author has "failed" at, but there sometimes isn't.

    March 2009

  • Selecting apt quotations is a skill, and one that is often lacking in a review, where quotations from the book can be used excessively and as a substitute for an original perspective by the reviewer. (5) is OK if there is a good example elsewhere of what an author has "failed" at, but there sometimes isn't.

    Redefining the book review

  • Material in quotations is verbatim from the chronology.

    Chronology of events

  • -- Two Messianic predictions are here combined, as is not unusual in quotations from the Old Testament.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Direct quotations from the plaintiff may become defamatory if they are presented in a context which has the effect of inviting reasonable right-thinking viewers or readers to draw inferences about the plaintiff which lower him or her in their estimation.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • The term “global threat” – in quotations marks, no less – is from the headline writer at the Washington Post who claims, “Clinton calls instability in Yemen a global threat.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Keeping Yemen in Perspective

  • Having read the above Faragher with its liberal use of quotations from the period made the latter point even more clear: this is not 18th century dialog.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • I think one of my very favorite quotations is remarkably apt here …

    Think Progress » Global warming is a ‘nightmare’ for coffee.

  • I will include two quotations from the New York Post article:

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Why the Arizona Law is Much Worse than the Federal Law It is Supposedly Based On

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