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 Current Search - family in To Kill a Mockingbird
1  They said it ran in her family.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 1
2  He's a member of Calpurnia's church, and Cal knows his family well.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 9
3  This was not entirely correct: I wouldn't fight publicly for Atticus, but the family was private ground.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 10
4  At the church door, while she paused to talk with Zeebo and his family, Jem and I chatted with Reverend Sykes.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 2: Chapter 12
5  I wasn't sure what Jem resented most, but I took umbrage at Mrs. Dubose's assessment of the family's mental hygiene.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 11
6  It was customary for the men in the family to remain on Simon's homestead, Finch's Landing, and make their living from cotton.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 1
7  Aunt Alexandra, in underlining the moral of young Sam Merriweather's suicide, said it was caused by a morbid streak in the family.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 2: Chapter 13
8  Being Southerners, it was a source of shame to some members of the family that we had no recorded ancestors on either side of the Battle of Hastings.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 1
9  Occasionally someone would return from Montgomery or Mobile with an outsider, but the result caused only a ripple in the quiet stream of family resemblance.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 2: Chapter 13
10  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.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 1
11  Uncle Jack shook hands with Jem and swung me high, but not high enough: Uncle Jack was a head shorter than Atticus; the baby of the family, he was younger than Aunt Alexandra.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 9
12  Mr. Radley walked to town at eleven-thirty every morning and came back promptly at twelve, sometimes carrying a brown paper bag that the neighborhood assumed contained the family groceries.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 1
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.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 1
14  She hurt my feelings and set my teeth permanently on edge, but when I asked Atticus about it, he said there were already enough sunbeams in the family and to go on about my business, he didn't mind me much the way I was.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 9
15  Once, when Aunty assured us that Miss Stephanie Crawford's tendency to mind other people's business was hereditary, Atticus said, "Sister, when you stop to think about it, our generation's practically the first in the Finch family not to marry its cousins."
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 2: Chapter 13
16  I pulled at his sleeve, and we were followed up the sidewalk by a philippic on our family's moral degeneration, the major premise of which was that half the Finches were in the asylum anyway, but if our mother were living we would not have come to such a state.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 1: Chapter 11
17  Somewhere, I had received the impression that Fine Folks were people who did the best they could with the sense they had, but Aunt Alexandra was of the opinion, obliquely expressed, that the longer a family had been squatting on one patch of land the finer it was.
To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
  In PART 2: Chapter 13
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