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- Starkly out of place in a town of square-faced stores and steep-roofed houses, the Maycomb jail was a miniature Gothic joke one cell wide and two cells high, complete with tiny battlements and flying buttresses.p. 201.0
flying buttresses = arches or half arches that transfer weight from an upper part of a wall to a lower support
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