Unfortunately, I am confined to this theme by the narrowness of my experience.
This church is remarkable for its exceeding narrowness in proportion to its length.
It was not only that his intellect revolted against the narrowness of party, his whole being repudiated its clamorous and vulgar excesses.
Passing to the more indirect influence of Laud on his times, we can observe a narrowness of mind and aim which separates him from a man of such high imagination and idealism as Strafford, however closely identified their policies may have been for the moment.
But the essential narrowness and timidity of his general outlook prevented him from detecting and estimating latent forces, either in politics or in matters strictly intellectual and moral; and this lack of understanding and sympathy accounts for his distrust and dislike of the passion and fancy of Shelley and Keats, and for his praise of the half-hearted and elegant romanticism of Rogers and Campbell.