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yoke -- as in: the yoke of bondage
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Dreaming, perhaps, of banquets, as the starved usually do, and of ease and rest, as the driven slave and the yoked ox may, its lean inhabitants slept soundly, and were fed and freed.

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  • They threw off the yoke of slavery.
  • under the yoke of a tyrant

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