“When we went in the house I saw he had been crying; his face was dirty in the right places, but I thought it odd that I had not heard him.”


“Atticus strolled over to Miss Maudie’s sidewalk, where they engaged in an arm-waving conversation, the only phrase of which I caught was ‘…erected an absolute morphodite in that yard! Atticus, you’ll never raise ’em!’”

“‘The world’s endin’, Atticus! Please do something—!’ I dragged him to the window and pointed. ‘No, it’s not,’ he said. ‘It’s snowing.’”