On Dec. 20,1913, we find the "Outlook" "putting the soft pedal" on the public indignation.
She muffled the notes with the soft pedal and broke off frequently.
And whisper,—soft pedal on Djickyns here, but heavy on his suff'rin' countrymen!
It is good to have, but egotism needs the soft pedal when we speak or do things.
When the train whistles for Needley, Harry, you put the soft pedal on the dope—that ought to help some.
There was a shadow across his sky, a soft pedal applied to every emotion.
The soft pedal in the square piano simply interposes a piece of felt between each hammer and its corresponding string or strings.
So Edith promised to play with the soft pedal down, which she never did.
If I thought it would please you I'd cut out the brass band effects and put some soft pedal polish on my manners.
Should the expression "p" be executed by the aid of the soft pedal or through the fingers?
[modeled on hard money]