Nokogiri: to_s WITHOUT html surrounding's tags?

Joshua Muheim wrote:

If all you need is the original input, then why bother running it
through Nokogiri?

Obviously that's just for presentation purposes... I will apply some
other stuff to the DOM, too...

OK. So try again with an example that is closer to what you actually
need.

Best,

OK. So try again with an example that is closer to what you actually
need.

The example above is exactly what I need. I think my question is quite
simple?