Decipit / frons prima multos—First appearances deceive many.
Poetry, p. 25, which is of similar structure, we find the doubling of the frons.
In many stanzas the first and the last part (frons and cauda) are anisometrical.
They are, however, found already in Provenal poetry, and consist of the forehead (frons) and the tail or veer (cauda).
The shorter, Septenary part of the stanza represents the frons, the tail-rhyme stanza, the versus.
Here the frons is connected with the cauda, which recurs in each stanza as a kind of refrain, by means of concatenatio.
If the frons precedes the versus, the same distinctions, of course, are possible between the two chief parts.
When the Vertex, frons, and Postnasus are porrected so as to form a kind of rostrum which gives light in the night.
Those parts which lie on the outside of the posterior half of the eyes, between which the frons and Vertex intervene.
In the first place may be mentioned those which have parallel arrangement of rhymes, and in which the frons is isometrical.
n. pl. fron·tes (frŏn'tēz)