But they had no right to tyrannise over others, and tie them down to their own Procrustean bed.
Freethought has no Procrustean bed upon which it may bring all of its constituency to one and the same size.
It is an error to suppose that beauty must be racked on a Procrustean bed of formula.
Iron-bound, impersonal ethics, the Procrustean bed of rules, he soon saw at their true value as the deification of averages.
On its Procrustean bed the stunted members of the race are racked; the giants are cut down.