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yoke -- as in: the yoke of bondage
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • God’s yoke was sweet and light.
  • —Well, I suppose that doesn’t interest you, but leastways there was such noise after the match that I missed the train home and I couldn’t get any kind of a yoke to give me a lift for, as luck would have it, there was a mass meeting that same day over in Castletownroche and all the cars in the country were there.

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

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