underscores

[ verb uhn-der-skawr, -skohr, uhn-der-skawr, -skohr; noun uhn-der-skawr, -skohr ]SEE DEFINITION OF underscores
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Italicized text is represented in the etext with underscores thusly.

Sole in the violent welter of those sheets it had no underscores nor any exclamations.

This latter theme, with the motive of Fate, underscores the earlier portions of the dialogue between Golaud and Mélisande.

The sad situation of the smaller and much less industrialized Monocacy in the same summer underscores the point.

In edition 11, underscores are used to denote words and phrases italicized for emphasis.