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He thought he detected a pleasant smell of herbs, like the potpourri his mother had in bowls in their house.
MR. WICKER'S WINDOWCARLEY DAWSON
Betty knows how to make that potpourri that Lloyd's Grandmother Amanthis always kept in the rose-jars in the drawing-room.
THE LITTLE COLONEL: MAID OF HONORANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
It held garnered with loving faith the memories of another day, as a bowl of potpourri still holds the sun of long dead summers.
THE NEST BUILDERBEATRICE FORBES-ROBERTSON HALE
The opera is a grand potpourri of waltz and polka motives and fresh, bright melodies.
And the rose he married comes to him a shrivelled leaf of a potpourri heap.
I want food for the gods—iced rose leaves, a decoction of potpourri to assuage my thirst.
DIMBIE AND I--AND AMELIAMABEL BARNES-GRUNDY
Bushels of their scented petals are yearly cured by me for Potpourri.
A GARDEN WITH HOUSE ATTACHEDSARAH WARNER BROOKS
There were, in fact, chintz-covered settees, and there was potpourri.
IN THE WILDERNESSROBERT HICHENS
An observing urchin and a rogue, he made a potpourri of the voices of nature and the voices of Paris.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
I had noticed that when preoccupied or excited the idioms of his various languages got tumbled into a rather hopeless potpourri.
WINGS OF THE WINDCREDO HARRIS

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