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Submerged (The) or The Submerged Tenth

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The proletariat, sunk or submerged in poverty; the gutterclass; the waifs and strays of society.

All but the ‘submergedʹ were bent upon merrymaking.”—Society, November 12th, 1892, p. 1273.


“If Mr. Booth has not inaugurated remedial work among the submerged tenth, he has certainly set the fashion of writing and talking about them.”—Newspaper paragraph, October 13th, 1891.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Stylites or Pillar Saints
Styx
Suaviter in Modo (Latin)
Sub Cuitro Liquit
Sub Hasta
Sub Jove (Latin)
Sub-Lapsarian, Supra-Lapsarian
Sub Rosa
Sublime Port
Sublime Porte (The)
Submerged (The) or The Submerged Tenth
Submit
Subpœna
Subsidy
Substitution of Service (The)
Subtle Doctor
Subvolvans or Subvolvani
Succession Powder
Succinct
Succoth
Suck the Monkey