The case against Megaupload might not be proportionate, wise, or able to withstand legal scrutiny.
By comparison, a proportionate range in a country the size of the United States is 475,000 to 7,473,000.
I do agree that a just and proportionate sentence must be determined, objectively, and without hysteria or undue emotion.
The justice of the cause to be fought for helps; it must be proportionate to the magnitude of the sacrifice demanded.
That was the ultimate in relativity: Energy is proportionate to matter.
Those persons in whom the quantity of the latter bear a greater proportion to the former, will swim with a proportionate facility.
The esteem in which a man is held is proportionate to the contents of his strong box.
No doubt it is so, if thrown with a proportionate force; but that cannot be obtained with a small gun.
The outline is defective; the middle bouts are too long to be proportionate.
But he may perhaps aspire to know at least the parts with which he has proportionate relation.