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  • * Images from around the net: the header is the frontis from an edition of Collins' Boy's Annual found at the Motoring Art Information website; Timothy's Space Book came from the Dreams of Space website, which has further illustrations from the book; and The Wonder Book of Motors is from the Old Classic Car website, which has one or two more examples of North's covers.

    T. E. North

  • Si quibus consuetae suae suppressae sunt menses, &c. talo secare oportet, aut vena frontis si sanguis peccet cerebro.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Non laudo eos qui in desipientia docent secandam esse venam frontis, quia spiritus debilitatur inde, et ego longa experientia observavi in proprio Xenodochio, quod desipientes ex phlebotomia magis laeduntur, et magis disipiunt, et melancholici saepe fiunt inde pejores.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • But my favorite stuff at DC was his frontis or introductory page work.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Ex vtraque parte frontis tondendo, plusquam in medio crines longos faciunt, reliquos autem sicut mulieres crescere permittunt.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

  • Nam vna habet homines enormis magnitudinis, cum solo in medio frontis oculo, qui absque vllo condimento manducant carnes et pisces.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Et ex vtraque parte frontis tondendo plusquam in medio crines faciunt longos: reliquos vero crines permittunt crescere vt mulieres.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Perceiving, however, that notwithstanding the last bullet had only flattened on his _os frontis_, he was fast sinking from the internal hemorrhage caused by the two first, which brought him to a check, I determined to expend no more valuable ammunition upon him, but inflict a final thrust or two of cold steel.

    Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851

  • _ Nigro-ænea; capite subtus albido, frontis disco rufescente, fascia albida; antennis piceis basi rufis; pedibus nigris, femoribus basi coxisque anticis albidis; alis limpidis, costa nigra.

    Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology

  • Deceased sat wearily down by me, and wiped his os frontis with his major maxillary -- chiefly from former habit I judged, for I could not see that he brought away any perspiration.

    Sketches New And Old

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