Tenth Legion

(The), or the Submerged Tenth. The lowest of the proletariat class. A phrase much popularised in the last quarter of the nineteenth century by “General” Booth's book, In Darkest England. (See Submerged.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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