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For reasons unfathomable to the most experienced prophets in Maycomb County, autumn turned to winter that year.

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watching the sky go from yellow to pink as the sun went down, watching flights of martins sweep low over the neighborhood and disappear behind the schoolhouse rooftops. Miss

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To što smo poraženi stotinu godina prije nego što smo počeli nije razlog da ne pokušamo pobijediti.

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Пожалуй, мне от него и досталось бы, - согласился Аттикус. - Но видишь ли, сын, когда ты станешь постарше, ты будешь немного лучше понимать людей. Что бы там ни было, а всякая толпа состоит из людей. Вчера вечером мистер Канингем был частью толпы, но всё равно он оставался человеком. Всякая толпа во всяком маленьком южном городке состоит из людей, которых мы знаем, из самых обыкновенных людей, и это не очень для них лестно, не так ли?

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I said I would like it very much, which was a lie, but one must lie under certain circumstances and at all times when one can’t do anything about them. We

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tener un arma equivale a invitar al otro a que te dispare. —Esto

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He might have hurt me a little,' Atticus conceded, 'but sn, you'll understand folks a little better when you're older. A mob's always made up of people, no matter what. Mr Cunnignham was part of a mob last night, but he ws still a man.Every mob in every little Souhern town is always made up of people you know - doesn't say much for them, does it?''I'll say ot, ' said Jem.'So it took an eight-year-old child to bring 'em to their senses, didn't it?' said Atticus. 'That proves something - that a gang of wild animals can be stopped, simply because they're still human. Hmp, maybe we need a police force of children.

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Talking to Francis gave me the sensation of settling slowly to the bottom of the ocean. He was the most boring child I ever met. As

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Atticus had used every tool available to free men to save Tom Robinson, but in the secret courts of men’s hearts Atticus had no case.

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humanos. »Pero hay una cosa en este país ante la cual todos los hombres son iguales; hay una institución humana que hace a un pobre el igual de un Rockefeller, a un estúpido el igual de un Einstein, y a un ignorante el igual de un director de colegio. Esta institución, caballeros, es un tribunal. Puede ser el Tribunal Supremo de Estados Unidos, o el juzgado más humilde del país, o este honorable tribunal que ustedes componen. Nuestros tribunales tienen sus defectos, como los tienen todas las instituciones humanas, pero en este país nuestros tribunales son los grandes niveladores, y para nuestros tribunales todos los hombres han nacido iguales. »No soy un idealista que crea firmemente en la integridad de nuestros tribunales ni del sistema de jurado; esto no es para mí

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Atticus was speaking so quietly his last word crashed on our ears. I looked up, and his face was vehement. There’s nothing more sickening to me than a low-grade white man who’ll take advantage of a Negro’s ignorance. Don’t fool yourselves—it’s all adding up and one of these days we’re going to pay the bill for it. I hope it’s not in you children’s time. Jem

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He’s the same in the court-room as he is on the public streets.

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Let us leave it at this, said Atticus dryly. You, Miss Scout Finch, are the common folk. You must obey the law. He said that the Ewells were members of an exclusive society made up of Ewells. In certain circumstances the common folk judiciously allowed them certain privileges by the simple method of becoming blind to some of the Ewells’ activities. They didn’t have to go to school, for one thing. Another thing, Mr. Bob Ewell, Burris’s father, was permitted to hunt and trap out of season. Atticus,

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It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.

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I kicked the man swiftly. Barefooted, I was surprised to see him fall back in real pain. I intended to kick his shin, but aimed too high.

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Calpurnia'ya, "Sen görürsün," dedim, ona gösterecektim; yakında, o başka bir işle uğraşırken Barker Girdabı'na gidip kendimi suya atacaktım, o zaman üzülecekti.

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Понимаете, я стараюсь дать им повод, чтоб они не зря бранились. Людям куда приятней браниться, если у них есть повод.

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The Ku Klux’s gone, said Atticus. It’ll never come back. I

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sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whiskey bottle in the hand of - oh, of your father

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You might hear some ugly talk about it at school, but do one thing for me if you will: you just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don’t you let ’em get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a change . . . it’s a good one, even if it does resist learning.

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That doesn’t mean you hafta talk that way when you know better, said Jem. Calpurnia

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La coscienza è l'unica cosa che non debba conformarsi al volere della maggioranza.

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