"Dill was a curiosity. He wore blue linen shorts that buttoned to his shirt, his hair was snow white and stuck to his head like duckfluff. He was a year my senior but I towered over him" (Lee 9).
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"The Cunninghams never took anything they can't pay back- no church baskets and no scrip stamps. They never took anything off of anybody, they get along what they have. They don't have much but they get along of it" (Lee 26).
"There's some folks who don't eat like us, but you aint called on to contradict 'em at the table when they don't. That boys yo' comp 'ny and if he wants to eat up the table cloth you let him, you hear?"(Lee 32)
"Some tinfoil was sitting in a knot-hole just above my eye level, winking at me in the afternoon sun. I...withdrew two pieces of chewing gum minus their outer levels" (Lee 44).
"Dill was becoming something of a trial anyway, following Jem about...I spent most of the remaining twilights of that summer sitting with Miss Maudie Atkinson on her front porch."(Lee 55)