What are some examples of tolerence in Chapters 1-7 of To Kill a Mockingbird?i have read it but can't find any.

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CHAPTER 1.  Jem and Scout display their tolerance toward Dill, whose dress and manner are quite different from their own. They soon become the best of friends. The children are friendly with Miss Stephanie, the "neighborhood scold" and the prime source of gossip in Maycomb.

CHAPTER 2.  Scout shows tolerance toward her first grade teacher, Miss Caroline, returning to school each day in spite of her teacher's opinionated statements against Atticus. Scout also befriends Walter Cunningham Jr., the poor farm boy whose father had been Atticus' client.

CHAPTER 3.  Atticus explains his rule of tolerance with his suggestion that Scout "climb into his skin and walk around in it" before judging people.

CHAPTER 5.  The children get a lecture from Atticus about "tormenting that man"--Boo Radley. "What Mr. Radley did was his own business," Atticus explained.

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