What is a yoke in the poem On His Blindness?
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“Yoke” is a Biblical image which means a harness which put on oxen (in Matthew). It symbolises the will of God. Here in the poem, yoke refers to the tests given by God to His people. In case of poet, his yoke is blindness. According to the poet, his blindness is the will of God and he should accept that gladly and bear it.
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