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Strait and narrow   /streɪt ənd nˈɛroʊ/   Listen
Strait and narrow

The way of proper and honest behavior.  Synonym: straight and narrow.

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"Strait and narrow" Quotes from Famous Books

... tell us. He fancied he saw his four Bedford friends refreshing themselves on the sunny side of a high mountain while he was shivering with dark and cold on the other side, parted from them by a high wall with only one small gap in it, and that not found but after long searching, and so strait and narrow withal that it needed long and desperate efforts to force his way through. At last he succeeded. "Then," he says, "I was exceeding glad, and went and sat down in the midst of them, and so was comforted with the light and heat ...
— The Life of John Bunyan • Edmund Venables

Words linked to "Strait and narrow" :   way of life, path, straight and narrow, way

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