- 'Jem told me I was being a girl, that girls always imagined things, that's why other people hated them so'
- "Hey, Mr Cunningham"
- 'things were utterly dull'
- 'I was more at home in my father's world'
- 'Atticus was right. One time he said you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them. Just standing on the Radley proch was enough.'
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- "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it."
- "Atticus was feeble: he was nearly fifty"
- "The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's concience."
- "I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand"
- "There's nothing more sickening to me than a low-grade white man who'll take advantage of a Negro's ignorance"
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- 'Jem was a born hero'
- 'brief indecision on the ethics of witholding his own dime'
- 'Jem shook his head. As Atticus's fists went to his hips, so did Jem's'
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- 'pocket Merlin'
- "In a pig's ear you did, Dill. Hush"
- "they just wasn't interested in me."
- 'Dill had started crying'
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- 'She slept in a folding cot in the kitchen'
- "Now you all quit that"
- 'Calpurnia's hands went to our shoulders'
- 'Calpurnia lead a modest double life'
- 'she was talking like the rest of them'
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- "He's been a faithful member of First Purchase since he was a boy"
- 'Tom Robinson's powerful shoulders rippled under his thin shirt...His left arm was fully twelve inches shorter than his right, and hung dead at his side'
- 'Tom's black velvet skin had begun to shine, and he ran his hand over his face'
- "I didn't wanta puch her or nothin'"
- "I felt right sorry for her"
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'Boo' Arthur Radley
- 'a malevolent phantom'
- 'Any stealthy small crimes committed in Maycomb were his work'
- 'The Radleys, welcome anywhere in town, kept to themselves, a predeilection unforgivable in Maycomb'
- "Will you take me home?' He almost whispered it, in the voice of a child afraid of the dark.'
- 'Soemone inside the house was laughing'
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The Ewell Family
- 'the Ewells had been the disgrace of Maycomb for three generations'
- 'bantam **** of a man'
- 'his face was as red as his neck'
- 'like a steady eyed cat with a twitchy tail'
- 'Maycomb gave them Christmas baskets, welfare money and the back of its hand'
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