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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • This case, Tom Robinson’s case, is something that goes to the essence of a man’s conscience— Scout, I couldn’t go to church and worship God if I didn’t try to help that man.
    p.139.8
  • Bit by bit the dead cigar would disappear, to reappear some hours later as a flat slick mess, its essence extracted and mingling with Judge Taylor’s digestive juices.
    p.221.7

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  • To make things better, to enjoy each other’s company, and to empathize are essence of humanity.
  • There was only—spring itself; the throb of it, the light restlessness, the vital essence of it everywhere...
    Willa Cather

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