(1) The book mentions many people and works to pray for, but its thrust is not parochial .(2) Grigor believes commissioners, most of whom are based in London, can be parochial in their outlook.(3) The parochial church council has unanimously rejected plans to move the 11 th Century church.(4) That we could rise above our narrow parochial shells to embrace the larger us?(5) Perhaps there are men or women of secret visionary ability in there, suffocating beneath the weight of mediocre debate and petty parochial feuding.(6) How long should he suffer these perennial indignities that seem part and parcel of involvement with petty politicians and a parochial press?(7) Americans who have long been criticized for parochial attitudes have grown more interested in the world beyond their borders.(8) The priest-in-charge and parochial church council have made the call.(9) Think of how grey, introverted, small-minded and parochial Scotland can sometimes be.(10) Each portion in the Plantation was designated a parish in the established church and provision for parochial land was incorporated into the scheme.(11) Lawyers always have a narrow and parochial interest in expanding the domain of human activity subject to their cartel.(12) The candidates focused almost entirely on narrow, parochial issues.(13) All proceeds raised will be divided between church and parochial funds.(14) This is not a time for provincial or parochial attitudes; this is a time for us to pull together.(15) Five hundred years ago, the available tools for enquiry were distinctly limited by parochial geography and religious culture.(16) But it sounded very parochial , very small-minded, very irrelevant.