Unsupported titles/Square bracketed ellipsis

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An ellipsis between square brackets: + [ ].

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  1. Used to substitute parts of a quotation that are deliberately omitted.
    Original quotation:
    Authority is based first of all upon reason. If you command your subjects to jump into the ocean, there will be a revolution. I am entitled to command obedience because my orders are reasonable.
    The same quotation with an omitted section:
    Authority is based first of all upon reason. […] I am entitled to command obedience because my orders are reasonable.