”During his first five years in Maycomb, Atticus practiced economy more than anything” (Lee, 5).
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I Atticus Finch do solemnly swear...
"Before I went to sleep Atticus put more coal on the fire in my room" (Lee,91). 127
Don't let 'em get to you Scout
" If you shouldn't be defendin' him, then why are you doin' it?' 'For a number of reasons,' said Atticus. 'The main one is, if I couldn't hold up my head in town, I couldn't represent this county in the legislature" (Lee, 100).
A noble man
It's the beautiful way of this country
"Atticus was feeble: he was nearly fifty... there was nothing Jem and I could say about him when our classmates said, 'My father-" (Lee, 118).
"Said Atticus'd be the ruination of the family an' he let Jem an' me run wild" (Lee, 114). "you just keep your high and keep those fists down" (Lee, 101).
"It's against the law, all right," said my father, 'and it's certainly bad" (Lee, 41).