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 Proclivity.Procrustes’ Bed. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Procris.
 
Unerring as the dart of Procris. When Procris fled from Ceph’alus out of shame, Diana gave her a dog that never failed to secure its prey, and a dart which not only never missed aim, but which always returned of its own accord to the shooter. (See CEPHALUS.)   1
 


 Proclivity.Procrustes’ Bed. 

 
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