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1  Any stealthy small crimes committed in Maycomb were his work.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 1
2  Maycomb was an old town, but it was a tired old town when I first knew it.
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  In PART 1: Chapter 1
3  His first two clients were the last two persons hanged in the Maycomb County jail.
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4  When my father was admitted to the bar, he returned to Maycomb and began his practice.
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5  Maycomb, some twenty miles east of Finch's Landing, was the county seat of Maycomb County.
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6  The Radleys, welcome anywhere in town, kept to themselves, a predilection unforgivable in Maycomb.
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  In PART 1: Chapter 1
7  But it was a time of vague optimism for some of the people: Maycomb County had recently been told that it had nothing to fear but fear itself.
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  In PART 1: Chapter 1
8  Dill was from Meridian, Mississippi, was spending the summer with his aunt, Miss Rachel, and would be spending every summer in Maycomb from now on.
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  In PART 1: Chapter 1
9  There was no hurry, for there was nowhere to go, nothing to buy and no money to buy it with, nothing to see outside the boundaries of Maycomb County.
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10  The shutters and doors of the Radley house were closed on Sundays, another thing alien to Maycomb's ways: closed doors meant illness and cold weather only.
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  In PART 1: Chapter 1
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  His family was from Maycomb County originally, his mother worked for a photographer in Meridian, had entered his picture in a Beautiful Child contest and won five dollars.
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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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  In PART 1: Chapter 1
14  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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  In PART 1: Chapter 1
15  The Maycomb school grounds adjoined the back of the Radley lot; from the Radley chickenyard tall pecan trees shook their fruit into the schoolyard, but the nuts lay untouched by the children: Radley pecans would kill you.
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  In PART 1: Chapter 1
16  They did not go to church, Maycomb's principal recreation, but worshiped at home; Mrs. Radley seldom if ever crossed the street for a mid-morning coffee break with her neighbors, and certainly never joined a missionary circle.
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  In PART 1: Chapter 1
17  The Haverfords had dispatched Maycomb's leading blacksmith in a misunderstanding arising from the alleged wrongful detention of a mare, were imprudent enough to do it in the presence of three witnesses, and insisted that the-son-of-a-bitch-had-it-coming-to-him was a good enough defense for anybody.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 1
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