resort to violence

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  • He will turn you over to them if you resort to violence. Cited from The Rose in the Ring, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • He could not believe that they would resort to violence now. Cited from The Lure of the Dim Trails, by B.M. Bower
  • But at that, I don't think they will resort to violence. Cited from Ted Strong's Motor Car, by Edward C. Taylor
  • They rarely resort to violence, however, unless it becomes necessary to ensure their own safety. Cited from Lights and Shadows of New York Life, by James D. McCabe
  • The poor should not resort to violence; the rich should appeal to the intelligence of the working people. Cited from Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume VIII, by Robert Green Ingersoll
  • People can lose their minds when they resort to violence.
  • Both sides are always ready to resort to violence. Cited from Proposed Roads to Freedom, by Bertrand Russell
  • He resorted to violence even when he was in prison.
  • I hope, Mr. Green, that you will not resort to violence. Cited from The Flying U's Last Stand, by B. M. Bower
  • Unable to defeat each other with words, the opposing groups resorted to violence.
  • To be just to John Blake he never attempted to resort to violence against his daughter. Cited from Love Eternal, by H. Rider Haggard
  • This confusion led him to be rude and anti-social, which would often resort to violence.
  • I, extravagant as I had shown myself on many points, had always set myself against resort to violence. Cited from Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again
  • Unable to attend school for much of his childhood he often resorted to violence and began drinking heavily.
  • They will only resort to violence if threatened.
  • There is no excuse for any resort to violence in this country. Cited from Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume VIII, by Robert Green Ingersoll
  • The prison administration resorted to violence every time the inmates tried to protest against anything.
  • Having failed to capture popular support in the elections, they resorted to violence as a means to voice their opinions.
  • Gugasian did resort to violence at least one time in his long career of robbing banks.
  • The employers also began to resort to violence to protect their replacement workers and break the strike.
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