"Miss Caroline picked up her ruler, gave me half a dozen quick little pats, then told me to stnad in the corner."
"She was furious, and when she was furious Calpuurnia's grammar became erratic. When in tranquility, her grammar was as good as anybody's in Maycomb. Atticus said Calpurnia had more education than most colored folks."
"That boy's yo' comp'ny and if he wants to eat up the table cloth you let him, you hear?"
"I reluctanlty played assorted ladies who entered the script. I never thought of it as much fun as Tarzan, and I played that summer with more than vague anxiety..."
"My nagging got the better of Jem eventually, as I knew it would, and to my relief we slowed down the game for awhile."
"But I kept aloof from their more foolhardy schemes for a while, and on pain of being called a g-irl, I spent most of the remaining twilights that summer sitting with Miss Maudie Atkinson on her front porch."