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Daemon
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marry beneath (oneself)

To marry someone who is of a lower social class or standing than oneself. More...

KSPavan
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marry beneath (oneself) — To marry someone who is of a lower social class or standing than oneself.
Emel Rapchan
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marry beneath (oneself)
- My grandma told me a story of a young rich lady that lived downstreet who was the daughter of an important banker and who married with the baker's son. Her mother lived ashamed for many years claiming that she had married beneath herself.
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“I married beneath me. All women do.”

― Nancy Astor [Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess Astor, CH (19 May 1879 – 2 May 1964) was the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat.]
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Gary98
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A wise woman had better marry beneath her. Much better chance to be happy. An unwise woman will be unhappy likely either way.
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