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yoke -- as in: the yoke of bondage
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Antigone
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  • I have long noted malcontents Who wagged their heads, and kicked against the yoke, Misliking these my orders, and my rule.
  • 1) Many wonders there be, but naught more wondrous than man; Over the surging sea, with a whitening south wind wan, Through the foam of the firth, man makes his perilous way; And the eldest of deities Earth that knows not toil nor decay Ever he furrows and scores, as his team, year in year out, With breed of the yoked horse, the ploughshare turneth about.

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

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