<disp-quote> Quote, Displayed

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


Best Practice

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

Base Attributes

Models and Context
May be contained in
Content Model
<!ELEMENT  disp-quote   %disp-quote-model;                           >
Expanded Content Model

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

Tagged Samples
Display quote may occur anywhere within a section, at the same level as a paragraph.
  <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>
  <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>
Containing a <speech>
    <p>I will ask now Kakizawa from Your Party, is 
     it possible [for your party] to merge with the 
     Japan Restoration Party, this [topic] has also 
     become now the focus of the news.</p>
    <p>When appearing on this program I looked forward 
     enormously to decide on this, well, it is up to 
     [their] policy, policy is important.</p>
  <attrib>(<italic>Shin Hōdō 2001</italic>, November 25, 2012)</attrib>
Related Resources