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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • 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.
    p.28.9
  • He sat on the side of Jem’s bed, looked at us soberly, then he grinned.
    p.177.2

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  • Looking down the hall, we should have seen Atticus Finch, Attorney-at-Law in small sober letters against the light from behind his door.
    p.200.5
  • It was the general opinion of Maycomb, however, that Mrs. Merriweather had sobered him up and made a reasonably useful citizen of him.
    p.308.7
  • 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.
    p.307.3

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as in: Talk to me when your sober. Define
not under the influence of alcohol
as in: a sobering thought Define
serious; or making one serious or calm
as in: I need to sober up. Define
to become less drunk
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