It may be tempting to generalize from this and assume that any heterometric
passage (the troubadours delighted in combining different meters) constitutes a citation, but that would be an error, for Matfre's expository passages are unusual in yet another way, one that no scholar has taken the time to discuss fully.
In accordance with Starling's law of the heart, or so-called heterometric
autoregulation, cardiac output is intimately dependent on Pv, since right atrial pressure is virtually identical to central venous pressure.
Before 1500, amorous complaintes tended to be long strophic poems written in heterometric
forms, such as Machaut's "Tels rit au main qui au soir pleure" from the Remede de Fortune on the rhyme scheme [a.