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We want to construct a (transfinite) sequence (Uξ , Fξ )ξ<λ of weak representations of L, with (Uα , Fα ) (Uβ , Fβ ) whenever α ≤ β, whose limit (union) will be a lattice embedding of L into Eq ξ<λ Uξ . We can begin our construction by letting (U0 , F0 ) be the weak representation with U0 = L and (y, z) ∈ F0 (x) iff y = z or y ∨ z ≤ x. The crucial step is where we fix up the joins one at a time. Sublemma 1. If (U, F ) is a weak representation of L and (p, q) ∈ F (x ∨ y), then there exists (V, G) (U, F ) with (p, q) ∈ G(x) ◦ G(y) ◦ G(x) ◦ G(y).

Now let α, β, γ ∈ Con L. Clearly (α ∧ β) ∨ (α ∧ γ) ≤ α ∧ (β ∨ γ). To show the reverse inclusion, let x, z ∈ α ∧ (β ∨ γ). Then x α z and there exist y1 , . . , yk such that x = y0 β y1 γ y2 β . . yk = z . 49 Let ti = m(x, yi , z) for 0 ≤ i ≤ k. Then t0 = m(x, x, z) = x tk = m(x, z, z) = z and for all i, ti = m(x, yi , z) α m(x, yi , x) = x , so ti α ti+1 by Exercise 4(b). If i is even, then ti = m(x, yi , z) β m(x, yi+1 , z) = ti+1 , whence ti α ∧ β ti+1 . Similarly, if i is odd then ti α ∧ γ ti+1 .

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