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To Kill a Mockingbird
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • Mr. Ewell, you heard the sheriff’s testimony, didn’t you?
  • Mr. Ewell, you will keep your testimony within the confines of Christian English usage, if that is possible.
  • -do you wish to reconsider any of your testimony?
  • Mr. Braxton Underwood, who had been sitting quietly in a chair reserved for the Press, soaking up testimony with his sponge of a brain, allowed his bitter eyes to rove over the colored balcony, and they met mine.
  • As Tom Robinson gave his testimony, it came to me that Mayella Ewell must have been the loneliest person in the world.
  • He went to the court reporter, said something, and the reporter entertained us for some minutes by reading Mr. Tate’s testimony as if it were stock-market quotations: "…which eye her left oh yes that’d make it her right it was her right eye Mr. Finch I remember now she was bunged."
  • It has relied instead upon the testimony of two witnesses whose evidence has not only been called into serious question on cross-examination, but has been flatly contradicted by the defendant.
  • The witnesses for the state, with the exception of the sheriff of Maycomb County, have presented themselves to you gentlemen, to this court, in the cynical confidence that their testimony would not be doubted, confident that you gentlemen would go along with them on the assumption— the evil assumption that all Negroes lie, that all Negroes are basically immoral beings, that all Negro men are not to be trusted around our women, an assumption one associates with minds of their caliber.

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  • Her emotional testimony moved the jury.
  • He said it in his testimony to the Senate Environment and Public Works committee on greenhouse gas emissions.

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