Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Sam on his way up!
“Caviare to the general.” (Hamlet, ii.2.)
Above the taste and comprehension of ordinary people. Caviare is a kind of pickle made from the roe of sturgeons, much esteemed in Muscovy. It is a dish for the great, but beyond the reach of the general public.
(Brewer’s Phrase and Fable)
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