God's interdict is framed as reported speech
introduced by walaka 'he ordered' and it is repeated and prefaced with the Lubukusu expression used to introduce a warning mukhakhola murio 'do not (under whatever circumstances)'.
The reflexive ponerse introduces reported speech
rather than the speaker's internal thoughts and can also introduce a non-lexicalised word.
In the particular performance during the story circle, Thompson offered several more instances of reported speech
through which he evaluated the credibility of the speaker and the health information being communicated.
The Tsezic quotative particles are used to indicate reported evidential and reported speech
. In Tsezic the quotative particle (Khwarshi--[??]in, Tsez--[??]in, Hinuq--[??]en, Bezhta--[??]o, Hunzib--[??]e) comes from the grammaticalized Perfective converb 'having said' (although in East Tsezic the current meaning of the verb is 'to shout').
Here is what Netanyahu's immediate predecessor, Ehud Olmert, said in a widely reported speech
to the Israeli Knesset in 2008: "We must give up Arab neighborhoods in Jerusalem and return to the core of the territory that is the State of Israel prior to 1967, with minor corrections dictated by the reality created since then." Olmert, a man with a reputation as a hard-liner, said that meant Israel would keep about 6 percent of the West Bank -- the major settlements -- and give up land elsewhere.
It was the reported speech
of Twink, who was plainly extremely angry at the affair between her husband and Ms Hickey, the judge said.
His reaction came after China lashed out at the Dalai Lama over his reported speech
in which he said Buddhists were living in prison-like conditions.
The narrator's statement in (3) about the heroine listening to her father and sister clearly signals that the heroine's consciousness is central to this passage of reported thought, which also functions to convey further layers of reported speech
"Why don't the Iranians trust us on the nuclear issue?" asked a staff member the House Foreign Affairs committee, who conceded he had not read the widely reported speech
but he added that "Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced on 11/2/09 in Marrakech that the U.N.
She draws on historical, archaeological, and linguistic research conducted or written by Native people such as land transactions, council decisions, and other documents, and their reported speech
Instead, those crucial sequences are retrospectively and lamely handled in reported speech
for the simple reason that in an adaptation as dully literal as this--and with just six actors and three non-speaking understudy/walk-ons--they are unstageable.