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Example sentences from the Web for Victa
The victorious cause pleased the gods, the vanquished one pleased Sieyès (victa Catoni).
Vi victa vis, vel potius oppressa virtute audacia est: and to the same purport, Muren.Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes|Ludwig Dderlein
There remains the dignity of a hopeless cause—“sed victa Catoni.”The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft|George Gissing
En ego victa situ quam veri effeta senectusArma inter regum falsa formidine ludit:Respice ad hæc.English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century|James Anthony Froude
Vetta was an uncommon Saxon name, and no other Vetta, son of Victa, was known in history.Sir James Young Simpson and Chloroform (1811-1870)|Henry Laing Gordon