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The men, whose poniards his sword parried, had recourse to fire-arms, and two pistols were fired at him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
To such persons does he open the doors to pay them, while they are shut on the wretched owners without recourse.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Then we blotted out the fire, and, stretching ourselves on the ground, had recourse to the solace of tobacco.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
No other remedy remained but the application of force, and convinced of this, it had recourse to revolution.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
When we wish to regulate the admission of light to our rooms we have recourse to very clumsy contrivances.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
She would hate me if she knew I had recourse to the powers of darkness to gain her love, bitterly interposed Diotti.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
I think both facts may be accounted for without having recourse to the influence of climate.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
His only recourse was Eloise, and he planned a long time how to approach the subject without mentioning her apron.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Persons unable to work can have recourse to the charity of their fellow-men, and will, as a rule, find the necessary assistance.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
Therefore let us have recourse to Mary, and invoking her aid bravely resist all temptations.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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