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Potage  n.  See Pottage.

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"Potage" Quotes from Famous Books

... piscatrix' is stalwart and strong (she can swim a mile with ease), she has carried her basket and nets since sunrise, and now at eight o'clock on this summer's morning sits down on the rocks, makes a quick breakfast of potage, plumes herself a little, and commences knitting. She does not stay long on the beach, but before leaving, makes a slight acquaintance with the strangers, and evinces a curious desire to hear anything they may have to tell ...
— Normandy Picturesque • Henry Blackburn

... 'Potage admirable!' said Count Mirabel. 'The best champagne I ever drank in my life. Mon brave, your health. This must be Charley's man, by the wine. I think we will have him up; he will lend us some money. Finest turbot I ever ate! ...
— Henrietta Temple - A Love Story • Benjamin Disraeli

... sweetness, and English poets borrowed freely from him. In his old age Desportes acknowledged his ecclesiastical preferment by a translation of the Psalms remembered chiefly for the brutal mot of Malherbe: "Votre potage vaut mieux que vos psaumes." Desportes died on the 5th of October 1606. He had published in 1573 an edition of his works including Diane, Les Amours d'Hippolyte, lgies, ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 2 - "Demijohn" to "Destructor" • Various

... la julienne avec des macaroni-dumplings. Potage de poison (sic) avec des pommes de terre. Pudding de Nordahl. Glace du Greenland. De la table biere de la ...
— Farthest North - Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship 'Fram' 1893-1896 • Fridtjof Nansen

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