Quotation by Shakespeare

Our fathers' minds are dead,
And we are governed with our mothers' spirits.
Our yoke and sufferance show us womanish.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Cassius, in Julius Caesar, act 1, sc. 3, l. 82-4.

"Yoke and sufferance" means servitude and patient submission to it.
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