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excerpt

a part or passage taken from a book, speech, play, etc., and considered on its own; extract
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In a recent article, excerpted here from Bencivenga Bullets, "The two most powerful words in advertising and how to use them to explode your response fairly easily and consistently," we committed a disconcertingly common sin in both excerpting and copywriting (4/16/04).
Thus, with a hitherto neglected compilation of texts on musical notation, terminology, and compositional procedures from the hand of an unrecognized author of the first quarter of the sixteenth century, Woodley departs from the mainstream treatment of the transmission of music theory by excerpting parts of the paper manuscript and focusing upon social and intellectual contexts.
"We strive to present a balanced view -- both negative and positive -- of the way AT&T is being viewed in the media." When excerpting stories from the media, she attempts to retain the original flavor of the article.