cloneNode method of the
(Oh, and by the way, there’s a new version of the Pull-quote plugin available)
Ultimately I decided the best way to do this would be to duplicate it as a custom function, that I could them modify to my heart’s content. As this proved to be more difficult than I first thought it would be, largely due to the difficulty of debugging recursive functions (that is, functions that can call themselves).
Take a look if you’re interested.