Without recourse

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Without recourse See under Recourse.
    • Without recourse (Commerce) words sometimes added to the indorsement of a negotiable instrument to protect the indorser from liability to the indorsee and subsequent holders. It is a restricted indorsement.
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Usage

In literature:

She might slip away from him yet without any recourse to violence on her own part.
"In Apple-Blossom Time" by Clara Louise Burnham
I think both facts may be accounted for without having recourse to the influence of climate.
"Journal of a Voyage to Brazil" by Maria Graham
This they did, too, without having recourse to hospitals.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
At last, however, he could not supply the cravings of his appetite without recourse to duplicates, and far more than duplicates.
"The Book-Hunter" by John Hill Burton
Wishing to remedy this state of affairs without recourse to unpleasant measures, I sat down to write to Petherton.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 1, 1916" by Various
But could he not escape the terrors of such without having recourse to a woman?
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
Sometimes it is sufficiently distinct to determine a species without recourse to other characters (tropicalis, oocarpa, Merkusii, etc.).
"The Genus Pinus" by George Russell Shaw
The Captain had recourse to the telephone again, getting residence after residence, without result.
"In Her Own Right" by John Reed Scott
The Cytha now, it seemed, was intent upon piling up a lead without recourse to evasive tactics.
"The World That Couldn't Be" by Clifford Donald Simak
The Depung incident shows how difficult it was to make any headway with the Tibetans without recourse to arms.
"The Unveiling of Lhasa" by Edmund Candler
Every meeting of our Women's Centennial Club will start inquiries which cannot be answered without recourse to the library.
"The Library and Society" by Various
I earned, then, sufficient to live comfortably without having recourse to the paternal purse.
"Bartholomew Sastrow" by Bartholomew Sastrow
Can we never take pleasure in Nature without having recourse to art?
"The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction - German" by J. W. von Goethe
The new emperor at once took steps to re-assert, if possible, his authority in Belgium without having recourse to armed force.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
It is my impression you will have a good night without having recourse to sedatives.
"Dr. Rumsey's Patient" by L. T. Mead
Should a difference arise it should be settled without recourse to war.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Interviews" by Robert G. Ingersoll
If captured, you pay the penalty without recourse to me.
"Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France" by Stanley J. Weyman
Worst of all, they might at any time be seized and sold into slavery without recourse to law.
"William Jay and the Constitutional Movement for the Abolition of Slavery" by Bayard Tuckerman
With patience and firmness the victor will succeed in pacifying these bands without recourse to methods of harshness.
"International Law. A Treatise. Volume II (of 2)" by Lassa Francis Oppenheim
Perry, however, was without authority to support his proposals by any recourse to violence.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 2" by Various
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In news:

Without legal or political recourse to address their grievances, they risk their lives, their liberty and the safety of their families to protest China's occupation of Tibet.
The special permits for the season that the Salvation Army gets allows them to ring the bells without recourse, according to the police.
Should VA be allowed to rescind retention bonuses for healthcare providers without explanation or recourse.
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In science:

However, there are certain situations in which such estimates are available without recourse to Theorem 1, for example, by direct computation.
Minima in branching random walks
In the general case the metric supz |ϕ(x, z )−ϕ(y , z )| need not be definable, and a more complicated construction is required to extract a definable metric from ϕ directly without recourse to quantification.
Definability of groups in $\aleph_0$-stable metric structures
Then, one can typically calculate the stationary distribution Qi exactly without recourse to a numerical solution.
Random copying in space
We show that we can reproduce all of the results of that experiment without recourse to an ad hoc velocity–kick correction needed by the earlier method, including some experimental results that the earlier model did not predict.
Prototyping method for Bragg-type atom interferometers
How such an embedding is generated without recourse to finite volume is a slightly more complicated, although not unsolvable problem.
Recent progress on the Random Conductance Model
It would be of much interest to find a solution to this problem without a recourse to the functional-analytic methods discussed above.
Recent progress on the Random Conductance Model
It is worth pursuing all alternatives, which provide a high chance to new physics. A large variety of models of f (R) modified gravity have been proposed to explain the ”dark universe” without recourse to dark energy and dark matter .
Extension of Loop Quantum Gravity to Metric Theories beyond General Relativity
Carath´eodory formulated entropy as a solution of the exact differential equation established by the aid of an integrating factor, with an adiabatic process but without recourse to imaginary engine cycles, and tried to describe the second law as axioms based on geometry2,5 .
Internal Heat Energy, Entropy and The Second Law: A New Approach to Theoretical Thermodynamics
The constant elevation scans of the Python V experiment allow us to exactly incorporate the effects of beam non-circularity, without recourse to any approximation.
Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropy Measurement From Python V
If one is willing to decompactify three of the toroidal directions and view the remaining moduli as zero modes of fields in 3 + 1 dimensional Minkowski space, then one can prove these statements from SUSY without recourse to any expansion.
M Theory and Cosmology
IIB string theory, and superconformal invariance in 2 + 1 dimensions has given us an understanding of the reason for emergence of this symmetry (without recourse to a weak coupling expansion) and of the chirality of the resulting spacetime physics.
TASI Lectures on Matrix Theory
The philosophy adopted here is that the stack is really a more fundamental ob ject. (It is galling that the semistability of a sheaf still lacks a convincing explanation in intrinsic terms without recourse to GIT.
Moduli of twisted sheaves
Simulations of hurricane tracks can then be generated using these parameters without further recourse to the data.
Statistical modelling of tropical cyclone tracks: a semi-parametric model for the mean trajectory
This makes it impossible to determine the first n dependent term in the series without recourse to some other information.
On the low temperature series expansion for the diagonal correlation functions in the two-dimensional Ising model
The beauty of the analysis is that DQC is recovered in a gauge invariant way without taking recourse to a singular vector potential of Dirac string.
Comment on Magnetic Monopole Excitations in Spin Ice
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