"Jem wanted Dill to know once and for all that he wasn't scared of anything. "It's just that I can't think of a way to make him come out without him gettin' us.' Besides, Jem had his little sister to think of." (17)
"They spent days together in the treehouse plotting and pleaning, calling me only when they needed a third party." "I spent most of the remaining twilights that summer sittng with Miss Maudie."
"I-it's like this Scout," he muttered. Atticus ain't ever whipped me since I can remember. I wanta keep it that way." "You mean he's never caught you at anything." "Maybe so , but I want to keep it that way, Scout, we shouldn't have done that tonight Scout." (56)
"Jem said, "I reckon if he'd wanted us to know it, he'd a told us. If he was proud of it he'd a told us." "Maybe it just slipped him mind," I said. "Naw, Scout, it's something you wouldn't understand. (98-99)
Atticus stood trying to make Jem mind him. "I ain't going," was his steady answer to Atticus's threats, requests, and finally, "Please Jem, take them home," (153)
"That's what I thought, " said Jem, "but around here once you have a drop of Negro blood, that makes you all black." (162)