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recourse
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • 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.

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