In some ways it is a melting-pot on a larger scale than New York even.
"They talk about the melting-pot," said Jeff rather helplessly.
All the old hard-and-fast traditions and drags on life are in the melting-pot.
That better market may be the melting-pot or it may be a foreign country.
Then you hold your tongue, and keep the melting-pot ready, and that's all you'll have ...