Erat sentence example

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  • Disorder as such is likelier than order, quod erat demonstrandum.
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  • Viri rapinam improbo, sed latronum omnium humanissimus et princeps erat."
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  • Like her daughter-in-law Theophano and other exalted ladies of this period, Adelaide possessed considerable literary attainments (literatissima erat), and her knowledge of Latin was of use to Otto I., who only learned the language late in life and remained to the end a poor scholar.
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  • In the second satire, the lines 29 seq., " Qualis erat nuper tragico pollutus adulter Concubitu," show that the memory of one of the foulest scandals of the reign of Domitian was still fresh in the minds of men.
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