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Old 02-08-2009, 04:10 AM   #3
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Or if a quoted text spans several paragraphs, in this case each paragraph starts with an opening quote mark but only the last one ends with a closing quote mark.
This is extremely common, especially in 19th century novels.

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And worse, there are books that use single quotes for top-level quote marks (mainly British, I think).
Yes - virtually all the Dickens books I've uploaded to MR use this convention.
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