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Atticus Finch: Scout, what in the world has got into you ?
Scout: Vm not going back.
Atticus Finch: Now, now.
Scout: Atticus, l'm not going back to school anymore-
Atticus Finch: Now, Scout, it 'sjust the first day.
Scout: I don't care. Everything went wrong. The teacher got mad as the devil at me and said you were teaching me to read all wrong and to stop it, then acted like a fool and tried to give Walter Cunningham a quarter when everybody knows Cunninghams won't take nothin' from nobody. Any fool could have totd her that,
Atticus Finch: Well... maybe she's lust nervous. After all, it's her first day teaching school and being new here.
Scout: Oh, Atticus..-
Attrcus Finch: Now, wait a minute If you learn this single trick, Scout, you 'II get aiong a lot better with afl kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.
Atticus Finch : Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Scout: But if I keep going to school, we can't ever read anymore.
Atticus Finch: Scout, do you know what a compromise is ?
Soout: Bending the law ?
Atticus Finch: Uh... no. lt's an agreement reached by mutual consent. Now... here's the way it Works. You concede the necessity of going to schooV we'lI keep right on reading the same every night just as we always have That a bargain ?