Thanks to the milk-and-water softness of your former master!
It is a milk-and-water affair as it is now, and won't amount to anything.
I shall not bother making love to the milk-and-water, sentimental creature, as the other one probably did.
Only milk-and-water proprieties, tamely-virtuous platitudes.
Essay preaching—walking gingerly round duty, and flattering self-love; milk-and-water preaching—colorless, flavorless, and thin.
But he was not a milk-and-water man; and, gentle as were his manners, he was an earnest man.
But certain it is that he is either blackmailing her in a milk-and-water way, or hypnotizing her to obey his orders.
I like the spirit of him; there has been no milk-and-water drither, or lingering here.
When you have simply got to reduce your hard-hearted parents to contrition, milk-and-water methods are useless.
But it was no milk-and-water peace, no sugar-and-spice good will.