blockquote element allows text quoted from another source to
be rendered in a particular way.
A typical rendering might be a slight extra left and right indent,
and/or italic font.
blockquote causes a paragraph break, and
typically provides a line or so of white space before and after the
Single-font rendition may reflect the quotation style of Internet mail by putting a vertical line of graphic characters (such as the greater than symbol, >) in left margin.
An example of using the blockquote element is:
I think it ends
<blockquote>Soft you now, the fair Ophelia. Nymph,
in thy orisons, be all my sins remembered.
but I am not sure.