Of course they are uniform, because he has made them so after the brutal example of Procrustes.
The second publication of local origin was Baxter's Procrustes.
Procrustes, though he was a mighty tyrant, could fit only the body to the bed.
Most important was his slaughter of Procrustes, or the Stretcher.
It is a pity that the Procrustes is not more frequently found in our gardens; it would be an excellent gardener's assistant.
This is Procrustes admiring the exquisite proportions of his victim.
In pursuance of my duty in the premises, it of course became necessary for me to read the Procrustes.
The constitution is the true bed of Procrustes—and our sovereignty, however unwillingly we may yield it, must be the victim.
To begin by conceiving a system, and then making everything conform to its demands, is to place truth in the bed of Procrustes.
But on this educational bed of Procrustes each soul of our Anglo-Saxon race lays him down to pleasant dreams.
A mythical Greek giant who was a thief and a murderer. He would capture travelers and tie them to an iron bed. If they were longer than the bed, he would hack off their limbs until they fit it. If they were too short, he would stretch them to the right size.
Note: A “procrustean” method is one that relentlessly tries to shape a person, an argument, or an idea to a predetermined pattern.