This is a paragraph. Remember, this page is meaningless viewed through a WWW browser like Netscape. You should view it as Source (under the View menu, in Netscape), save it to your disk, and use it as a skeleton for writing your own papers. It has lots of information in the source that is not visibie in a WWW browser.
This is another paragraph (with an emphasized word. And an italicized one. It also has a link in it, to the Brown home page.
If you still want to know more about HTML, check out the CIS pages on Support for the WWW. You can get to them from the Brown Home page, or you can go directly to the HTML online tutorial.