To Kill A Mockingbird Chapters 18-25 QUOTES

Dolphus Raymond “I try to give ’em a reason, you see. It helps folks if they can latch onto a reason.”
Jem ” It’s like bein’ a caterpillar in a cocoon, that’s what it is…”Like somethin’ asleep wrapped up in a warm place.”
Miss Maudie “Whether Maycomb knows it or not, we’re paying the highest tribute we can pay a man. We trust him to do right. It’s that simple.”
Atticus Finch “We had such a good chance… I guess Tom was tired of white man’s chances and preferred to take his own.”
Dill “Well, I’m gonna be a new kind of clown. I’m gonna stand in the middle of the ring at laugh at the folks.”
Reverend Sykes “Now don’t you be so confident, Mr. Jem, I ain’t ever seen any jury decide in favor of a colored man over a white man…”
Mr. Gilmer “You’re a mighty good fellow, it seems-did all this for not one penny?”
Mr. Link Deas “I just want the whole lot of you to know one thing right now. That boy’s worked for me eight years an’ I ain’t had a speck o’ trouble outa him. Not a speck.”
Tom Robinson “I felt right sorry for her, she seemed to try more’m the rest of ’em-“
Judge Taylor “Atticus, let’s get on with these proceedings, and let the record show that the witness has not been sassed, her views to the contrary.”
Mayella Ewell “… an’ if you fine fancy gentlemen don’t wanta do nothin’ about it then you’re all yellow stinkin’ cowards…”
Mrs. Grace Marriweather “At least we don’t have that sin on our shoulders down here. People up the set ’em free, but you don’t see ’em settin’ at the table with ’em… Down here we jsut say you live your way and we’ll live ours.”
Calpurnia “They-they ‘preciate what you did, Mr. Finch. They-they aren’t oversteppin’ themselves, are they?”
Scout “Tom was a dead man the minute Mayella Ewell opened her mouth and screamed.”
Aunt Alexandra “Didn’t they try to stop him? Didn’t they give him any warning?”

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