Of course I do. Don't say nigger, Scout. That's common.
Well if you don't want me to grow up talkin' that way, why do you send me to school?
's what everybody at school says.
From now on it'll be everyone less one-
Then why did Cecil say you defend niggers? He made it sound like you were runnin' a still.
Do all lawyers defend n-Negroes, Atticus?
Of course they do, Scout.
"I'm simply defending a Negro-his name's Tom Robinson. He lives in that little settlement beyond the town dump. He's a member of Calpurnia's church, and Cal knows his family well. She says they're clean-living folks. Scout, you aren't old enough t understand some things yet, but there's been some high talk around town to the effect that I shouldn't be defending this man. It's a peculiar case- it won't come to trial until summer session. John Taylor was kind enough to give us a postponement...