unquote.

M: “‘Or what the kitchen maid saw through the keyhole.’  Unquote.”

S: “Writing’s your job. I’m only the publisher.”

M: “All right, publisher, take this. Quote: ‘No hunter of buckshot in the rear is cagey, crafty Connor.’ Unquote. Close paragraph.”

L: “Close job. Close bank account.”

The Philadelphia Story, Philip Barry, 1939

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