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  • Here it has been thought better never to resort to their evidence. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918, by Various
  • I did not want to resort to force and drive him away. Cited from St. Nicholas Magazine for boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Dec 1877, No. 2
  • It is these, too, who are most often forced to resort to such operations. Cited from Woman and the New Race, by Margaret Sanger
  • I told him it was a very dangerous thing to resort to arms. Cited from The Story of Louis Riel: The Rebel Chief, by Joseph Edmund Collins
  • We heard that they had recently been obliged to resort to this practice. Cited from Canada and the Canadians, Vol. I, by Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle
  • Another approach is to resort to what is called a "common-law marriage".
  • How often in one's travels does one have to resort to them. Cited from Ranching, Sport and Travel, by Thomas Carson
  • Due to the club's financial situation they had to resort to selling many top players.
  • These things gave occasion to them to resort to force. Cited from Last Journals of David Livingstone, II (of 2), by David Livingstone
  • He finally was obliged to resort to arms, but without complete success. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume X, by John Lord
  • True it is that we have to resort to mass action. Cited from The Red Conspiracy, by Joseph J. Mereto
  • "And she can't do that, so she has to resort to this."
  • His pride would not allow him to resort to the charity of others. Cited from Jean-Christophe, Vol. I, by Romain Rolland
  • It was the only school district in the country to resort to such extreme measures.
  • It is time for us to resort to new measures of energy. Cited from The Empire of Russia, by John S. C. Abbott
  • I came back here to-night desperate, prepared to resort to any measures. Cited from My Lady of Doubt, by Randall Parrish
  • The only course of action was to resort to law.
  • He wanted that letter back, and to obtain it had to resort to crime. Cited from That Affair Next Door, by Anna Katharine Green
  • An ex army officer is forced to resort to a life of crime.
  • Again, therefore, he had to resort to literary jobs for his daily support. Cited from Oliver Goldsmith, by Washington Irving
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