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To Kill a Mockingbird
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • He sat on the side of Jem's bed, looked at us soberly, then he grinned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Looking down the hall, we should have seen Atticus Finch, Attorney-at-Law in small sober letters against the light from behind his door.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When Miss Caroline threatened it with a similar fate the first grade exploded again, becoming cold sober only when the shadow of Miss Blount fell over them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was customary for every circle hostess to invite her neighbors in for refreshments, be they Baptists or Presbyterians, which accounted for the presence of Miss Rachel (sober as a judge), Miss Maudie and Miss Stephanie Crawford.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: Talk to me when your sober.
as in: a sobering thought
as in: I need to sober up.
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