" You know, it's a funny thing about Braxton. He despises Negroes, Won't have one near him" (156).
" Don't beleive a word he says, Dill, I said " Calpurnia says that's n**** talk" (37).
"Tipical of a n**** o to cut and run" (240).
"Well if we came out durin' the Old Testament it's too long ago to matter" (78).
"That's what I thought," said Jem, "but around here once you have a drop of Negro blood, that makes you all black." (78).
"Scout," said Atticus, "nigger-lover is just one of those terms that don't mean anything—like snot-nose. It's hard to explain—ignorant, trashy people use it when they think somebody's favoring Negroes over and above themselves. It's slipped into usage with some people like ourselves, when they want a common, ugly term to label somebody" (107).
"... Know everything that's happened here since before I was born. There's a black boy dead for no reason, and the man responsible for it's dead. Let the dead bury the dead this time, Mr. Finch. Let the dead bury the dead" (276).