In chapter 16 of "To Kill a Mockingbird", what is Miss Maudie's reaction to everyone wanting to go to the trial?

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When people were on their way to the courthouse Jem yelled to Miss Maudie Atchinson to ask if she was going to the trial.  She responed "I am not, 't's morbid watching a poor devil on trial for his life.  Look at all those folks, it's like a Roman carnival."