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noblesse oblige
used in The Glass Castle

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the obligation or responsibility of those of privilege to be honorable and generous towards those who are less privileged (often used ironically)
  • "You've got true noblesse oblige, Mountain Goat," Dad would say.
    p. 225.6

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