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6. Ordinary prose paragraphs: simpara and para

For everyday text paragraphs, enclose each paragraph in a simpara element. Here's an example from the Declaration of Independence:

    <simpara>
      He has abdicated Government here, by declaring
      us out of his Protection and waging War against us.
    </simpara>
    <simpara>
      He has plundered our Seas, ravaged our Coasts, burnt
      our Towns, and destroyed the Lives of our People.
    </simpara>

For paragraphs which include other complex structures such as bullet lists, programlisting shots, and such, it is necessary to use the para element. These will look the same in the final form as a simpara paragraph.