He was a Milanese, and his name was Gerolamo, which had become Jerry in the "melting-pot."
In some ways it is a melting-pot on a larger scale than New York even.
The melting-pot—I see the locusts swarming for their last attack on the good things of America.
Then you hold your tongue, and keep the melting-pot ready, and that's all you'll have to do.'
Drawn by the lure of the wheat, all pour themselves into the melting-pot.
As a matter of fact, the melting-pot may mix but does not melt.
Hazel gray, her brave eyes met mine across the witch-vapour curling from the melting-pot.
Viney went off with his head confused and his plans in the melting-pot.
The college plate and the jewels left by pious benefactors were stolen, and went to the melting-pot.
It seems to take no account of him, or to put him into the melting-pot with the masses.
A term expressing the view that immigrants to the United States have been fused or melted into a single people.