And why could you not have explained things to her, and in view of your position, which you describe as being so awful, why could you not have had recourse to the plan which would so naturally have occurred to one’s mind, that is, after honorably confessing your errors to her, why could you not have asked her to lend you the sum needed for your expenses, which, with her generous heart, she would certainly not have refused you in your distress, especially if it had been with some…
"There’s no help for it, we must have recourse to Perezvon.
There are no more uses of "recourse" in the book.
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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.