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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The fact that we can insert the French pejorative into the context of an English sentence is evidence of a quotational context, on a par with other cases of "mixed quotation" widely discussed in the literature (see e.g.
Section 4 discusses the institutionalisation of these sequences and the term 'quotational compound', which is used to refer to similar citational constructions and investigates the status of <<quotational insertions>> (Meibauer 2007).
They also mitigated their commitment to the truth value of their utterances through the use of quotational shields, but used only two forms of objectivization shields: the passive and exclusive "we" (we = doctors as a professional group).
Within the narrative flow of action-images that construct the story, nature is distanced, excluded, fragmented or contained by quotational devices (windows, backgrounds, views).
As a text of feminine exchange that will not "delimit itself" with a goal of becoming a "text of territory with neat borders, with chapters, with beginnings, and endings" (Cixous 1984: 57), it flaunts its "cycloid inclusiveness" (the footnotes to the poem provide the sources for no fewer than 28 citations), and its intricate quotational tapestries (5), described by Hartman (1980: 131) as "a crazyquilt of thoughts, quotations and sounds" and by Moore herself as "a hybrid method of composition" (quoted in Parisi 1990:121).
An act of ardor," declares a voice in one of her stories.) And since it likes to suggest as much as it likes to state, her "quotational" style is one of absence, emphatic yet allusive, underwritten by an elsewhere.
He's the smartest project critic around with sufficient memory of his days in architecture to know the true reasons why the ethical, political, symbolic or quotational are not the only motives for design.
In this essay the author argues for a constructivist account of the entities composing the object languages of Davidsonian truth theories and a quotational account of the reference from metalinguistic expressions to interpreted utterances.
Jelinek's writing in this text achieves a particular kind of quotational narrative force, one that is at the same time ironically distancing and compulsively involving.
Addressing the risks entailed in the practice of 'complicitous critique' (Linda Hutcheon), Pitchford makes a persuasive case for Acker's and Carter's 'quotational tactics'; arguing that 'postmodern subjects can only create resistant tactics and resistant identities from already co-opted texts and discourses' (my italics) (p.
Albert Einstein is said to have hung a sign in his Princeton office that read, "Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." Or maybe it was "Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts." I've seen it expressed both ways by seemingly credible sources, and, alas, as arbiter of quotational accuracy, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations has failed me by not including Einstein's signage among its entries.
and, where appropriate, of the music's expressive tone, its symbolic character, and its referential or quotational nature" (p.