Franz and Albert were like men who, to drive away a violent sorrow, have recourse to wine, and who, as they drink and become intoxicated, feel a thick veil drawn between the past and the present.
King of France, who was formidable still in spite of his recent reverses; and it was necessary, therefore, to have recourse to some profitable scheme, which was a matter of great difficulty in the impoverished condition of exhausted Italy.
Like all upstarts, he had had recourse to a great deal of haughtiness to maintain his position.
Supposing this person, wearied at the inefficacy of the poison, should, as Monte Cristo intimated, have recourse to steel!
"What is it you want, dear grandpapa?" said Valentine, and she endeavored to recall to mind all the things which he would be likely to need; and as the ideas presented themselves to her mind, she repeated them aloud, then,—finding that all her efforts elicited nothing but a constant "No,"—she said, "Come, since this plan does not answer, I will have recourse to another."
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If you’re not reasonable, my only recourse will be to sue you.
If you sign that contract and are unhappy with the car, you will have no recourse but to make the payments.