QUOTATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of QUOTATION
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 n.  passage or expression that is quoted or cited; practice of quoting from books
Classic Sentence:
1  Some quotation that they would recognise from Shakespeare or from the Melodies would be better.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In THE DEAD
2  Now that supper was coming near he began to think again about his speech and about the quotation.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In THE DEAD
3  He ran over the headings of his speech: Irish hospitality, sad memories, the Three Graces, Paris, the quotation from Browning.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In THE DEAD
4  Mr. Bounderby may have been annoyed by the repetition of his own words to Stephen Blackpool, but he cut the quotation short with an angry start.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
5  Anne could not immediately fall into a quotation again.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
6  Mr. Micawber was so very much struck by this happy rounding off with a quotation, that he indulged himself, and us, with a second reading of the sentence, under pretence of having lost his place.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
7  The youth wished to launch a joke--a quotation from newspapers.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
8  Up in the city I tried for a while to list the quotations on an interminable amount of stock, then I fell asleep in my swivel-chair.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
Example Sentence:
1  In order to be able to check and compare price quotation, we need currently applicable insurance rates.
2  Since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation in speech.
3  The following quotation is taken from a nineteenth century travel diary.
4  I seem to recognize the quotation, but I cannot pin it down to its author.
5  He illustrated his argument with quotations from Pasternak.
6  Two short quotations will illustrate my point.
7  He's willing to converse with anyone about the quotations on the stock market.