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recourse
used in Light in August

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Definition
a different way to accomplish something when the preferred way doesn't work
  • He knows almost to the second when he should begin to hear it, without recourse to watch or clock.
    Chapter 16 (12% in)
  • Without recourse to clock he could know immediately upon the thought just where, in his old life, he would be and what doing between the two fixed moments which marked the beginning and the end of Sunday morning service and Sunday evening service and prayer service on Wednesday night; just when he would have been entering the church, just when he would have been bringing to a calculated close prayer or sermon.
    Chapter 16 (13% in)

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