Without recourse

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(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.
See under Recourse.

See also: Recourse, Without

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
My mind is evidently so constituted that I am subconsciously forced into the path of duty without recourse to tiresome mental processes.
Tarzan would have liked to subdue the ugly beast without recourse to knife or arrows.
He might easily have entered their village without recourse to the gates, but he believed that a sudden and unaccountable disappearance when he was ready to leave them would result in a more lasting impression upon their childlike minds, and so as soon as the village was quiet in sleep he rose, and, leaping into the branches of the tree above him, faded silently into the black mystery of the jungle night.
You all are familiar with the naval tradition that a good officer could sense proximity to either line, and for my part, I am firmly convinced of the truth of this as I am that the compass finds the north without recourse to tedious processes of reasoning.
Without recourse to any moral principle, having for your foundation only individual selfishness, and the satisfaction of material desires?
Tarzan was sure that none other than God could inspire such awe in the hearts of the Gomangani, or stop their mouths so effectually without recourse to arrows or spears.
Their notion that they can play the system because their opponents' alternatives are expensive, bureaucratic and unloved has to be addressed without recourse to criminalisation.
Well, in large measure because of Kraus' unbelievable gall, her hubris in sweeping very unflattering details of other people's intimate lives into her own work, without recourse to the usual fictionalizing cake-frosting.
'It is instructive to note that Senator Boroffice has won elections in the past without recourse to violence or unorthodox means.
It would be quite interesting to know what level of pensions are paid to their retired/injured soldiers and if specialist care is provided by their governments - without recourse to charity.
This offering is being sold on an all cash, as-is basis, without recourse. The site had approved plans for a 12 story, 300 room hotel, with 117 parking spaces, but it would also be suitable for residential or commercial use.