a.1.Capable of being circumscribed or limited by bounds.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Harry Levin quotes a Marlovian concept that is not mentioned in other works, although in the speech of "Orcanes, the noble infidel (renegade) used a similar expression to affirm a belief in a god who is not circumscriptible" (Jump 1967:98).
He that sits on high and never sleep, Nor in one place is circumscriptible, But everywhere fills every continent, With strange infusion of his sacred vigor.
and bring from the same things they find commodious for their own."(57) It was under this gospel of free trade that Marlowe could promote his terrible tsar as an instrument of Hermes, the god of universal commerce (T1, 1.2.210): "He that sits on high and never sleeps, / Nor in one place is circumscriptible" (T2, 2.2.50).