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palates “theirs—You are plebeians . . . the great'st taste Most,” CORIOLANUS, iii. 1. 104. “The plain meaning is, ‘that senators and plebeians are equal, when the highest taste is best pleased with that which pleases the lowest,’ etc.” (STEEVENS) . “I think the meaning is, the plebeians are no less than senators, when, the voices of the senate and the people being blended together, the predominant taste of the compound smacks more of the populace than the senate” (MALONE) .

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