If something with several different
parts is all of a piece
, each part is consistent
with the others. If one thing is of a piece with
another, it is consistent with it.
At its peak in the Thirties, Underground design and architecture was all of a piece.
The essays that Parsons completed in the latter part of his life are of a piece with
his earlier work.
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