To Kill A Mockingbird Quotes

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Scout

'I wasn't supposed to be doing things which required pants'

'Aunt Alexandra was fanatical on the subject of my attire'

"Atticus, is Jem dead?"

' I don't wanna go to school Atticus'

'He would wear me out if he ever heard of me fightin' any more.'

'Don't you remember me, Mr. Cunningham? I'm Jean Louise Finch. '

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Jem

'Dill had been studied and found acceptable'

'Run Scout! Run! Run!'

'Jem scowled'

'Jem's nose wrinkled'

"it's because he wants to stay inside."

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Aunt Alexandra

"He-Is-Trash"

" You should be in a dress and petticoat young lady"

" Stop scratching"

'Aunt Alexandra ignored my question'

"Finch women aren't interested in that sort of people."

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Atticus

'Atticus' office in the courtroom contained little more than a hat rack, a spitton, a checkerboard and an unsullied code of Alabama'

'Atticus investe his earnings in his brothers education'

'I thought that Atticus, a man who hated guns was the bravest man who ever lived'

' Thats your father all over again'

'Atticus dryly'

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Dill

'Summer was Dill'

'Summer was the swiftness which Dill would reach up and kiss me when Jem wasnt looking'

'Dill was a curiosity'

'Dill's eyes full of complicated plans to make Boo Radley emerge'

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Boo Radley

'Hey Boo'

'A ***** would not pass the Radley place at night'

'Phantom'

'Boo Radley was inside this house'

'There was a long jagged scar that ran across his fac; what teeth he had were yellow and rotten; his eyes popped and he drooled most of the time'

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Tom

'Seventeen bullet holes in him'

'You'd be scared if you were a ****** like me'

'Forehead relaxed'

'I did nothing Mr Finch'

'he would not have dared strike a white woman under any circumstances'

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Calpurnia

' There goes the meanest man ever'

' Stopped shyly'

'Waited for attention'

'Calpurnia looked peeved'

'Said it was hard on Helen'

'Slept on a folding cot'

'Calpurnia worked us at noon'

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Jem and Scout

' Jem had his little sister to think of'

' Run Scout! Run! Run!'

' Jem said he would accompany me'

'Jem stayed moody and silent for a week'

' Jem and I'

'Don't you touch him!'

' Let him go Scout'

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Family

'Boo's father was a foot washing baptist'

'Jem had his little sister to think of'

'Invested his earnings in his brother's education'

' I could be a ray of sunshine in my fathers lonely life'

'Fanatical on the subject of my attire'

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Courage

' Courage isn't a man with a gun in his hand'

' If spitting in my face and threatening me saved Mayella Ewell one extra beating, that's something I'll gladly take'

' It's courage when you know you're licke before you begin but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what'

'Bravest man who ever lived'

'Atticus didn't bat an eyelid'

'You can turn around and go straight home again'

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Social Class

'The Ewells were members of an exclusive society'

'There's only one kind of folks, folks'

'After all he's just a *****'

'Because-he-is-trash'

'Some folks don't like the way I live'

'They don't belong anywhere'

'White folk won't have 'em cause they're half coloured, coloured folk won't have 'em cause they're half white'

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Polly

really helpfull-thanks

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