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All the nonsense of narrow-minded people, because he lives a retired life, and is engaged in finding out chemical secrets which the ignorant public don't know how to appreciate.
A violent revolution falls into the hands of narrow-minded fanatics and of tyrannical hypocrites at first.
Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise for their faculties, and a field for their efforts, as much as their brothers do; they suffer from too rigid a restraint, too absolute a stagnation, precisely as men would suffer; and it is narrow-minded in their more privileged fellow-creatures to say that they ought to confine themselves to making puddings and knitting stockings, to playing on the piano and embroidering bags.
Nobody was narrow-minded enough to rake up against her the half-forgotten facts of her father's past and her own origin.
But I wished her to have a friend for life,--who would cherish her, who would do her more justice than a coarse and narrow-minded brother, that she has always lavished her affections on.
A hundred times in every week, some new most paltry exhibition of that narrow-minded and injurious Party Spirit, which is the Simoom of America, sickening and blighting everything of wholesome life within its reach, was forced upon my notice; but I never turned my back upon it with feelings of such deep disgust and measureless contempt, as when I crossed the threshold of this madhouse.
We cannot and must not let India be hostage to those who wish to impose upon it a narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision," Sonia said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday that the calls for Syria's regime change come from narrow-minded people, unless they are villains.
While narrow-minded people lean to abide with their tight perspective, not willing to challenge themselves further.
Mr Hunt stop being so blinkered and narrow-minded and man up to the job by coming to the negotiating table to negotiate with the BMA without any pre-conditions so the matter can be resolved.
I suggest it is the similar narrow-minded, anti-English brigade he associates with.
Andy Tuscher, Yorkshire region director at EEF, said: "What the public and business want to see is not the narrow-minded, blame-driven politics we are currently witnessing, but a vision of where we are going as a country and an economy.