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yoke -- as in: the yoke of bondage
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Julius Caesar
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  • — speaking of Brutus, And groaning underneath this age’s yoke, Have wish’d that noble Brutus had his eyes.
  • Let it be who it is: for Romans now Have thews and limbs like to their ancestors; But, woe the while! our fathers’ minds are dead, And we are govern’d with our mothers’ spirits; Our yoke and sufferance show us womanish.
  • O Cassius, you are yoked with a lamb That carries anger as the flint bears fire; Who, much enforced, shows a hasty spark, And straight is cold again.

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

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