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1  Walter's father was one of Atticus's clients.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
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2  "Let that be the least of your worries, Walter," Atticus said.
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3  Calpurnia always won, mainly because Atticus always took her side.
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4  I once asked Atticus if it ever had any; Atticus said yes, but before I was born.
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5  I told Jem if he set fire to the Radley house I was going to tell Atticus on him.
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6  Atticus ain't got time to teach me anything, I added, when Miss Caroline smiled and shook her head.
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7  She was a Graham from Montgomery; Atticus met her when he was first elected to the state legislature.
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8  Atticus said no, it wasn't that sort of thing, that there were other ways of making people into ghosts.
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9  Atticus's office in the courthouse contained little more than a hat rack, a spittoon, a checkerboard and an unsullied Code of Alabama.
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10  Jem condescended to take me to school the first day, a job usually done by one's parents, but Atticus had said Jem would be delighted to show me where my room was.
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  In PART 1: Chapter 2
11  During his first five years in Maycomb, Atticus practiced economy more than anything; for several years thereafter he invested his earnings in his brother's education.
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12  But there came a day when Atticus told us he'd wear us out if we made any noise in the yard and commissioned Calpurnia to serve in his absence if she heard a sound out of us.
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13  He liked Maycomb, he was Maycomb County born and bred; he knew his people, they knew him, and because of Simon Finch's industry, Atticus was related by blood or marriage to nearly every family in the town.
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14  John Hale Finch was ten years younger than my father, and chose to study medicine at a time when cotton was not worth growing; but after getting Uncle Jack started, Atticus derived a reasonable income from the law.
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15  Atticus had urged them to accept the state's generosity in allowing them to plead Guilty to second-degree murder and escape with their lives, but they were Haverfords, in Maycomb County a name synonymous with jackass.
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16  They persisted in pleading Not Guilty to first-degree murder, so there was nothing much Atticus could do for his clients except be present at their departure, an occasion that was probably the beginning of my father's profound distaste for the practice of criminal law.
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17  Simon would have regarded with impotent fury the disturbance between the North and the South, as it left his descendants stripped of everything but their land, yet the tradition of living on the land remained unbroken until well into the twentieth century, when my father, Atticus Finch, went to Montgomery to read law, and his younger brother went to Boston to study medicine.
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