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Provide quotes made by Dill Harris in To Kill a Mockingbird.  

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Dill Harris, whose real name is Charles Baker, is a beloved friend of both Scout and Jem. Although he and Scout are engaged, he grows closer to Jem, and the two boys sometimes exclude her because she is a girl. Dill has a difficult relationship with his family and enjoys spending time in Maycomb and with the Finches. Scout tries to be considerate of his feelings, although she knows he is a not merely an inventive story teller but a fantastic liar. The three of them are involved together in the surveillance of the Radley home and a related game they invent, as well as attending the Robinson trial together.

Dill shows great curiosity, such as about the Radley house, but he can also be sensitive to other’s feelings. In chapter 1, when Jem tries to think of a way to coax Arthur “Boo” Radley out of his house, he uses the metaphor of striking a match under a turtle’s shell. Dill thinks this...

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