It is nothing to the way you can spread it with two quarts of soft soap.
The answer is that I am making soap; soft soap, if you know what that is.
The hop-wash of soft soap and quassia, so effective against aphis attack, is of little avail in the case of red spider.
Prepare a fine thick lather of soft soap, boiled in soft water; dip a brush in it, and scour the marble well with powder.
Scotch or Welsh snuff, mixed with twice its weight of soft soap.
We had the "Head Barber," and, of course, any amount of soft soap.
The soft soap of commerce imparts to the liniment an unpleasant smell.
You don't need to soft soap me, Senator; save that for your office seekers.
We al'ys had our mouths well scoured out with soft soap when we didn't tell the truth.
Then she looked at the keg that had held their precious store of soft soap.
Flattery: “Mary asked the boss to stop giving her a lot of soft soap about her performance and to start leveling with her like any other employee.”
To make less prominent; deemphasize; downplay: Even my friends advised me to soft-pedal my criticisms
[1915+; fr the pedal on a piano that softens the notes played]