8.20 quotation & quote





Include a quotation. Both environments indent margins on both sides by \leftmargin and the text is right-justified.

They differ in how they treat paragraphs. In the quotation environment, paragraphs are indented by 1.5em and the space between paragraphs is small, 0pt plus 1pt. In the quote environment, paragraphs are not indented and there is vertical space between paragraphs (it is the rubber length \parsep).

\begin{quotation} \small\it
  Four score and seven years ago
  ... shall not perish from the earth.
  \hspace{1em plus 1fill}---Abraham Lincoln

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