Sentence Examples


  • The result was a great disaster, and Alexander had recourse to the old quibble of the Delphic oracle to Croesus for an explanation.
  • For the first time in his life Charles was now obliged to have recourse to diplomacy; and his pen proved almost as formidable as his sword.
  • Recourse was then had to protective legislation.
  • Marcellus had recourse to a blockade, but Carthaginian vessels from time to time contrived to throw in supplies.
  • In all other cases recourse must be had to a map, a globe or mathematical formula.