By degrees we appeared to contract our search within narrower
and easier limits.
Miss Tilney drew back directly, and the heavy doors were closed upon the mortified Catherine, who, having seen, in a momentary glance beyond them, a narrower
passage, more numerous openings, and symptoms of a winding staircase, believed herself at last within the reach of something worth her notice; and felt, as she unwillingly paced back the gallery, that she would rather be allowed to examine that end of the house than see all the finery of all the rest.
Swinging the prow of my boat toward the right, I sought the river's rocky side, and there I lay while Matai Shang and Thurid approached up the center of the stream, which was much narrower
than the Iss.
A political orator wittily compared our party promises to western roads, which opened stately enough, with planted trees on either side to tempt the traveller, but soon became narrow and narrower
and ended in a squirrel-track and ran up a tree.
The street glows narrower
and deeper, every space is overwhelmed and disappears.
The troop, accordingly, precipitated themselves to the left - the passage gradually growing narrower
And there is no part of the county where opinion is narrower
than it is here--I don't mean to throw stones, you know, but somebody is wanted to take the independent line; and if I don't take it, who will?
The author clearly has developed a remarkable natural aptitude for literature by liberal reading and most patient care  in composition--composition in that narrower
sense which is concerned with the building of a good sentence; as also in that wider sense, which ensures, in a work like this, with so many joints, so many currents of interest, a final unity of impression an the part of the reader, and easy transition by him from one to the other.
There was the same excitement over John, and Michael had even a narrower
squeak; but both were kept, and soon, you might have seen the three of them going in a row to Miss Fulsom's Kindergarten school, accompanied by their nurse.
The stairs had become narrower
and Zeb and the Wizard often had to help Jim pull the buggy from one step to another, or keep it from jamming against the rocky walls.
The further shore of the sea revealed a much narrower
strip of land between the cliffs and the water than upon the western side; but it was a hillier and more open country.
Only the crevice-mouthed caves were used, the narrower
the mouth the better.