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QUOTATION, practice. The allegation of some authority or case, or passage of some law, in support of a position which it is desired to establish.
     2. Quotations when properly made, assist the reader, but when misplaced, they are inconvenient. As to the manner of quoting or citing authorities, see Abbreviations; Citations.

QUOTATION, rights. The transcript of a part of a book or writing from a book or paper into another.
     2. If the quotation is fair, and not so extensive as to extract the whole value or the most valuable part of an author, it will not be a violation of the copyright. It is mostly difficult to define what is a fair quotation. When the quotation is unfair, an injunction will lie to restrain the publication. See 17 Ves. 424; 1 Bell's Com. 121, 5th ed.
     3. "That part of a work of one author found in another," observed Lord Ellenborough, "is not of itself piracy, or sufficient to support an action; a man may adopt part of the work of another; he may so make use of another's labors for the promotion of science, and the benefit of the public." 5 Esp. N. P. C. 170; 1 Campb. 94. See Curt. on Copyr. 242; 3 Myl. & Cr. 737, 738; 17 Ves. 422; 1 Campb. 94; 2 Story, R. 100; 2 Beav. 6, 7; Abridgment; Copyright.

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542-43), what is clear in both of them is that they are literary quotations. The former is a combined paraphrase of Onegin's early life and Byron's biography, and the latter is, as Meyer notes, a paraphrase of the beginning of Constant' Adolphe.63 What is interesting in his listeners' reactions, though, is that the cultivated Mary is moved to tears by his performance, clearly judging it sincere, whereas the allegedly unsophisticated Maksim Maksimych correctly interprets Pechorin's little monologue as a quotation and asks about its source, by enquiring whether it was the French who had introduced boredom as a fashion.
Regarding the use of the Chinese language in these two stories, the length of the sentences, the mode of exposition, placing the protagonists who conduct the narrative in the forefront, are closer to modern language with a narrative that develops time in a continuous fashion, even if there are ancient expressions as well as many proverbs and literary quotations imbedded within.
Noting that both writers represent modes of enclosure within a sphere of consciousness, Tabbi argues that their narratives nonetheless figure a multiplication rather than diminishment of points of contact between mind and environment: "Out of a network of disappearing objects and elaborate literary quotations, these works in fact create what may be considered a textual analogue of distributed cognition, as in electronic networks of discrete and parallel subsystems" (83).
It contains dozens of unflattering pictures accompanied by literary quotations and Demetri's observations.
"Literary Quotations in Flannery's Another Besting of Both Englishmen." Gaelic Studies (U.K.) 42.2 (1978): 181-94.
The lexical entries found in DISC Compact include the usual elements of a good dictionary: the pronunciation and syllabification of lexical items, synonyms, literary quotations containing the lexical item, etymological information.
Italian readers are very familiar with Magris's wideranging culture, his levelheaded approach to the many issues he tackles, and his pristine style, rich in literary quotations, ranging from Homer to the masters of Western High Modernism: Proust, Joyce, and Musil.
The immigrant characters' language with all its slang sounds unrealistic and mars the effect of naturalness, though realism is the author's intended goal, even as the high-sounding English expressions used at times with literary quotations might cause some raised eyebrows.