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Antonyms for unyoke

remove the yoke from

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The motif of a yoking and unyoking, freedom and bondage, continues to be explored in the second novella of Day 9, where a young nun, caught in flagrante with her lover and at risk of being severely punished by the convent's irate Abbess, succeeds, as Boccaccio's rubric tells us, not only in "liberating" herself from this danger ("fu deliberata"), but in securing the license to see her lover at her leisure.
20) But since "action" is, as it were, the "essence" of the Homeric self, a self that is annihilated in death, we may well expect that not only the hero's "physical" force, but his "intending power," his ability to posit and focus upon an end by which to direct the body's functioning, will also be dissipated in the final unyoking of his various substances and stuffs.