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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • Overnight, it seemed, Jem had acquired an alien set of values and was trying to impose them on me: several times he went so far as to tell me what to do.
  • In addition to Jem’s newly developed characteristics, he had acquired a maddening air of wisdom.
  • We acquired no traumas from watching our father win or lose.
  • The first thing was that Mr. Bob Ewell acquired and lost a job in a matter of days and probably made himself unique in the annals of the nineteen-thirties: he was the only man I ever heard of who was fired from the WPA for laziness.

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  • Children acquire language at an amazing rate.
  • They are working to acquire nuclear weapons.

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