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Revealing ellipses

The Chicago ‘rigorous’ method for handling ellipses in quotations (XV 11.57) is the only one that should be acceptable in scholarship. Chicago’s ‘three-or-four-dot method’ permits an incomplete sentence to be presented as a complete one. Thus, as an example, Chicago says that this passage: [A] The spirit of our American radicalism is destructive and aimless: […]

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