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              <h1>Nested Selectors in CSS</h1>

<p>Often, we may find ourselves wanting to style things <em>differently</em> depending on their <em>context</em>.</p>

<p>Take emphasis as an example. In typical copy, presented in a roman (non-italic) type, we may wish to add <em>emphasis</em> to a word or phrase by using <em>italics</em>.</p>

<p>But what if we want to quote a block of text which also emphasizes something?</p>

<blockquote>
  <p>This is a quote from some famous person who undoubtedly has something <em>very important</em> to say.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>If we want our block quote to be set in italics by default, then the visual style for emphasis needs to be different, <em>but only when inside a blockquote</em>.</p>

<p>This is where <em>nested selectors</em> come in handy.</p>
            
          
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              body {
  font-family: Georgia, serif;
  line-height: 1.4;
  margin: 3em;
  color: #888;
}

em {
  color: black;
}

h1 {
  color: black;
}

p {
  margin: 1.4em 0;
}

blockquote {
  border-left: 5px solid #EEE;
  padding: 0 0 0 .7em;
  margin: 0;
}

blockquote p {
  font-style: italic;
}

blockquote p em {
  font-style: normal;
}
            
          
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