I won’t say you ranout on a dare an‘ I’ll swap you The Gray Ghost if you just go up and touch the house.”
“Now you tell your father not to teach you any more. It’s best tobegin reading with a fresh mind.
Walter interrupted to ask if there was any molasses in the house
As we came to the live oaks at the Radley Place I raised my finger to point for thehundredth time to the knot-hole where I had found the chewing gum, trying to make Jembelieve I had found it there, and found myself pointing at another piece of tinfoil.
Dill and Jem were simply going to peep in the window with the loose shutter to see ifthey could get a look at Boo Radley, and if I didn’t want to go with them I could gostraight home and keep my fat flopping mouth shut, that was all.