Both Uses of
To Kill a Mockingbird
- J. Grimes Everett was doing his utmost to change this state of affairs, and desperately needed our prayers.
p. 336..4utmost = greatest effort
- I never heard tell that it's against the law for a citizen to do his utmost to prevent a crime from being committed, which is exactly what he did, but maybe you'll say it's my duty to tell the town all about it and not hush it up.
p. 369..8 *