Perhaps Atticus was right, but the events of the summer hung over us like smoke in a closed room. This includes his sewing of Jem's pants and the draping of blankets on them while Miss Maudie's house is burning down.
Chapter 26 School started, and so did our daily trips past the Radley Place. Want me run fetch her? There were at least twelve banana peels on the floor by his bed, surrounding an empty milk bottle. I mean have mean thoughts about anybody, even, is it?
He believes that "Boo Radley's stayed shut up in the house all this time… because he wants to stay inside" According to Dill, he and Jem had just come to the highway when they saw Atticus driving toward them.