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Usage examples for utmost

  1. 6. There was the utmost kindness of feeling between the new Governor and the people, when the news came that the English Parliament had passed a law called the " Stamp Act." – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  2. I have read it with the utmost pleasure and satisfaction. – Unfolding Destiny by Shoghi Effendi
  3. The town had done its utmost to make itself fine enough to receive the emperor. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. But almost immediately a young man entered whose face expressed the utmost concern. – The Orchard of Tears by Sax Rohmer
  5. Madame la Duchesse d'Orleans showed me the utmost gratitude for what I had done. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  6. Ought we not to do our utmost to make a room as pleasant as possible during the time that our friend can be with us? – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac
  7. I urged my horse to his utmost, and Wiggins rode steadily beside me. – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson
  8. Novion did on the instant go away, in the utmost confusion, and jumped into his coach. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 4 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon
  9. So he rode on, pushing his mount to the utmost, in and out among the stony hills, inquiring at every village and of all he met in the way for tidings of the Frank and his companion. – The Valley of the Kings by Marmaduke Pickthall
  10. But the utmost must be made of the sensation. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  11. Florence, who would not glance at the paper once it had appeared, and who did her utmost to forget Bertha's work, tried to believe that she was happy. – The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
  12. I told you a minute ago that Gordon always said you were a man to be trusted to the utmost, and- and I want to find out something about him. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  13. No. It is of the utmost importance that I see her personally immediately. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  14. " It is all- the utmost," she went on. – A Beautiful Alien by Julia Magruder
  15. The very utmost that we can conceive, is, that the increase in the second twenty- five years might equal the present produce. – An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas Malthus
  16. I suppose he thought your mother would not be alive when the girl came of age; for the doctors had agreed that she had only a few years to live at the utmost." – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  17. I have already stretched my conscience to the utmost for the sake of the lady. – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  18. Nancy's utmost dread had returned. – Silas Marner The Weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot
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