And the king said: 'I saw in a dream seven fat kine, and seven lean ones devouring them; likewise seven green ears of corn, and seven withered. My counsellors, pronouncetomeuponmydream, if you are expounders of dreams.' 'A hotchpotch of nightmares!'they said.
This Bouillabaisse a noble dish is —A sort of soup or broth, or brew,Or hotchpotch of all sorts of fishes,That Greenwich never could outdo.william makepeace thackeray
He maintains that culture shows itself above all else in a unity of artistic style running through every expression of a nation's life. On the other hand, the fact of having learnt much and knowing much is, as he points out, neither a necessary means to culture nor a sign of culture; it accords remarkably well with barbarism, that is to say, with want of style or a motley hotchpotch of styles.georg brandes
This Bouillabaisse a noble dish is A sort of soup or broth, or brew, Or hotchpotch of all sorts of fishes, That Greenwich never could outdo; Green herbs, red peppers, mussels, saffron, Soles, onions, garlic, roach, and dace; All these you eat at Terre's tavern, In that one dish of Bouillabaisse.william makepeace thackeray