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On the other hand, we could set the "tall" text to have aline-height which is actually bigger than itsfont-size. For example:
<P STYLE="font-size: 12px; line-height: 12px;">This is text, <EM>some of which is emphasized</EM>, plus other text<BR>which is <B STYLE="font-size: 24px;">boldfaced</B>and <SPAN STYLE="vertical-align: top; line-height: 18px;">tall</SPAN>