How to use .html() in jquery to get all of the html including the container????

Hi, I am trying to get the entire html for my icon class:

          
<div class="icon">
        	<a href="necklaces/purse_copper_hw.jpg">
                <img src="necklaces/copper_icon.png" />	
        	</a>
        	<a href="necklaces/purse_copper_hw2.jpg"></a>          
        	<a href="necklaces/purse_copper_hw3.jpg"></a>          
            <input type="button" class="fav" value="Favorite" />
            <span class="faved hide">FAVORITED</span>
        </div>

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but when I do something like this

$(".icon").html()

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It gives me whats inside of the .icon div, but I want it to include the container div (.icon). Anyone know how to this??
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darren-w-Commented:
     <div class="icon">
        	<a href="necklaces/purse_copper_hw.jpg">
                <img src="necklaces/copper_icon.png" />	
        	</a>
        	<a href="necklaces/purse_copper_hw2.jpg"></a>          
        	<a href="necklaces/purse_copper_hw3.jpg"></a>          
            <input type="button" class="fav" value="Favorite" />
            <span class="faved hide">FAVORITED</span>
        </div>
        <div id="place"></div>

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$("#place").html($(".icon")[0])

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this will capture the content of the first returned element and place it in the div id=place
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FairyBusinessAuthor Commented:
thanks
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