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subject to limits or subjected to limits

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They are still far too much circumscribed in their employments.
Kate went first, leaning upon her brother's arm, and talking with him and Mr Frank Cheeryble; and Mrs Nickleby and the elder gentleman followed at a short distance, the kindness of the good merchant, his interest in the welfare of Nicholas, and his admiration of Kate, so operating upon the good lady's feelings, that the usual current of her speech was confined within very narrow and circumscribed limits.
Cruz, in certain circumscribed spaces, which were generally bushy and all near the river, the ground was actually white with bones.
He assured me with intensified solemnity that he bounded; and the sight of the short and muscular Fyne bounding gravely about the circumscribed passages and staircases of a small, very high class, private hotel, would have been worth any amount of money to a man greedy of memorable impressions.
Those writers could with greater ease have conveyed a heroe from one country to another, nay from one world to another, and have brought him back again, than a poor circumscribed modern can deliver him from a jail.
That circle may be the most circumscribed, but if it is, it has this advantage--it holds nothing but the truth
They think much about thee with their circumscribed souls--thou art always suspected by them
But their circumscribed souls think: "Blamable is all great existence.
Feel myself ashamed and completely circumscribed in a- dressin' of you, for you are a nice gal and nothin' but it.
He dissects the division of literature into bordered "worlds," circumscribed by lines of culture, style, and authorship.
The sonographic features of uniformly iso- to hypoechogenic, circumscribed margins with no through transmission and positive vascularity on color Doppler were consistent with a solid mass.
It is 'Do you want to reclaim the founding principles that made us exceptional and great, an opportunity society with a circumscribed safety net?
If, in order to get that passed, we have to compromise in terms of a careful, well thought-out drilling strategy, carefully circumscribed to avoid significant environmental damage - I don't want to be so rigid that we can't get something done," he said.
6 cm), well demarcated, circumscribed lesions with variable pigmentation.
Even if a new Penn Station were built between 7th and 8th, the size would be circumscribed, which would limit the number of commuters that could actually fit through the space.