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yoke -- as in: the yoke of bondage
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Jane Eyre
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  • I rested my temples on the breast of temptation, and put my neck voluntarily under her yoke of flowers.
  • They were under a yoke, — I could free them: they were scattered, — I could reunite them: the independence, the affluence which was mine, might be theirs too.
  • I should suffer often, no doubt, attached to him only in this capacity: my body would be under rather a stringent yoke, but my heart and mind would be free.

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

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