1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next 3 sentences on your blog, along with these instructions.
5.Don't you dare dig for that "cool" or "intellectual" book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest.
However, there's no problem if you read it aloud using a different tone of voice for the quotation. The typographic analog of changing your tone of voice is setting text off by indentation, also called 'displaying'. The sentence above is much easier to read when typeset as follows:
He turned and said to me:
I've done all I'm going to. I refuse to have any further part in it. My answer is no!
and then he left.
This is from LaTeX: A Document Preparation System (hey, it's the format for my thesis).
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