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Grace, old girl, this is a business that suits me; I was never meant for milk-and-water work.
I always wondered why such a fiery devil as he was married such a milk-and-water creature as my good mother.
He had no milk-and-water friends and no milk-and-water enemies.
It is impossible to govern such a country on the milk-and-water policy so loved by invertebrate politicians.
When you have simply got to reduce your hard-hearted parents to contrition, milk-and-water methods are useless.
He is, in a word, full of the milk-and-water of human kindness, and his family lives near Hackney.
“And yet milk-and-water is more likely to agree with you than anything resembling beer,” said Biarne, with a laugh.
Essay preaching—walking gingerly round duty, and flattering self-love; milk-and-water preaching—colorless, flavorless, and thin.
The other's a milk-and-water chap, just out of boardin'-school.
But he was not a milk-and-water man; and, gentle as were his manners, he was an earnest man.